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Read online Girl in a Band.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Girl in a Band Kim Gordon founding member of Sonic Youth fashion icon and role model for a generation of women now tells her story a memoir of life as an artist of music marriage motherhood independence and as one of the first women of rock and roll written with the lyricism and haunting beauty of Patti Smith s em Just Kids em .

Often described as aloof Kim Gordon opens up as never before in em Girl in a Band em Telling the story of her family growing up in California in the s and s her life in visual art her move to New York City the men in her life her marriage her relationship with her daughter her music and her band em Girl in a Band em is a rich and beautifully written memoir .

Gordon takes us back to the lost New York of the s and s that gave rise to Sonic Youth and the Alternative revolution in popular music The band helped build a vocabulary of music paving the way for Nirvana Hole Smashing Pumpkins and many other acts But at its core em Girl in a Band em examines the route from girl to woman in uncharted territory music art career what partnership means and what happens when that identity dissolves .

Evocative and edgy filled with the sights and sounds of a changing world and a transformative life em Girl in a Band em is the fascinating chronicle of a remarkable journey and an extraordinary artist by Kim Gordon

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Girl in a Band
Title:Girl in a Band
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ISBN:0062295896
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Number of Pages:273
Category:music, non-fiction, memoir, biography
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Cinderella's Big Score: Women of the Punk and Indie Underground, Performing/Guzzling: Kim Gordon, Kim Gordon: Chronicles Vol. 2, Girl in a Band, My Ideal Bookshelf, Kim's Bedroom, Kim Gordon: Chronicles Vol.1, Is It My Body?, Astronomy Online Laboratory; CD-Rom and Plainsphere Included, Kim Gordon: Noise Name Paintings and Sculptures of Rock Bands That Are Broken Up
This artist s book is best summed up in Kim Gordon s own words Basically what the book consists of is a loopy text of me having a conversation with someone named Julia about Dylan s book i Chronicles i at a Strokes gig It s supposed to seem like an excerpt out of a novel The text is short only just over a couple pages The rest of the book consists of pics of me from over the years And the book is titled i Chronicles Vol i, A limited edition artist s book by one of the most respected indie underground cultural icons of our time br br An artist s book by visual artist and legendary indie rocker Kim Gordon this volume is an intoxicating look into Gordon s dreamy visual world Watercolors paintings photographs and written word combine to create a portrait of an artist s work inspired by popular culture The first copies include a beautifully printed limited edition signed print by Gordon This luxurious yet affordable package combines layers of media to create an extension of the artist s portfolio with written contributions by artist Jutta Koether and writer Hilton Als i Kim Gordon Performing Guzzling i is the first in a series of books by Rizzoli and Nieves that consists of beautifully designed books by artists photographers and designers who have substantially contributed to the texture of artistic culture Each project will be an extension of the artist s portfolio, i Cinderella s Big Score i celebrates the contributions of punk s oft overlooked female artists explores the latent and not so latent sexism of indie rock so often thought of as the hallowed ground of progressive movements and tells the story of how these women created spaces for themselves in a sometimes limited or exclusionary environment The indie music world is littered with females who have not only withstood the racket of punk s intolerance but have twisted our societal notions of femininity in knots br Raha focuses on the United States and England in the s and s and illuminates how the seminal women of this time shaped the female rockers of the s and today Groups profiled range from The Runaways The Slits and The Plasmatics to L Sleater Kinney and Le Tigre The book includes women not often featured in women in rock titles such as Exene Cervenka of X Eve Libertine and Joy de Vivre of Crass and Poison Ivy Rorschach of the Cramps Includes rare interviews and more than forty B amp W photos, Kim Gordon founding member of Sonic Youth fashion icon and role model for a generation of women now tells her story a memoir of life as an artist of music marriage motherhood independence and as one of the first women of rock and roll written with the lyricism and haunting beauty of Patti Smith s em Just Kids em br br Often described as aloof Kim Gordon opens up as never before in em Girl in a Band em Telling the story of her family growing up in California in the s and s her life in visual art her move to New York City the men in her life her marriage her relationship with her daughter her music and her band em Girl in a Band em is a rich and beautifully written memoir br br Gordon takes us back to the lost New York of the s and s that gave rise to Sonic Youth and the Alternative revolution in popular music The band helped build a vocabulary of music paving the way for Nirvana Hole Smashing Pumpkins and many other acts But at its core em Girl in a Band em examines the route from girl to woman in uncharted territory music art career what partnership means and what happens when that identity dissolves br br Evocative and edgy filled with the sights and sounds of a changing world and a transformative life em Girl in a Band em is the fascinating chronicle of a remarkable journey and an extraordinary artist