Kim Gordon blends dissonance and classic rock riffage on new single, Grass Jeans

Kim Gordon performs at Marc Jacobs, Sofia Coppola & Katie Grand Celebrate The Marc Jacobs Redux Grunge Collection And The Opening Of Marc Jacobs Madison at Marc Jacobs Madison on December 3, 2018 in New York City
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Kim Gordon – formerly of alt-rock pioneers Sonic Youth – has returned with a new single, Grass Jeans.

This month, all proceeds from the song – the guitarist/bassist's first new material since her 2019 debut solo album, No Home Record – will benefit Fund Texas Choice, a non-profit organization that pays for Texans’ travel to abortion clinics.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.