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Behind the Counterculture #34: Thurston Moore

Sonic Youth Thurston Moore, still sonic after all these years, when out shopping, at least...

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by Lake, Editor, London for outsideleft.com
originally published: December, 2005
Anecdotes from Behind the Retail Frontline

Thurston Moore bought a book on folk music. I once saw Sonic Youth play on Brighton beach. It took me 10 minutes to realize they had started playing. I thought they were just tuning up.

Behind the counterculture is a recurring series of celebrity encounters or near encounters in or close to a West London used book and record store.

Behind the counterculture episodes compiled by Lake

Previously on Behind the Counterculture Ian Brown ⇨

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