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Thirty years. That's how much time has passed since Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore formed Sonic Youth. Once the princess of New York's '80s underground music scene and now a hip cool mom with a clothing line, Kim has powered through the years with finesse, flair and a freakin’ hot bod.
Sonic Youth recently completed a tour this past November in South America. The future of the band is up in the air following the marriage separation between Kim and Thurston. Whatever happens, Sonic Youth has made its mark in musical history and none of it would have been possible without Kim.
Here’s a video of Sonic Youth playing live on The South Bank Show in 1989:
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