Thurston Moore releases surprise new instrumental album, 'screen time'

Thurston Moore
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Thurston Moore has followed up his sixth studio album, By The Fire, with the release of a surprise instrumental album, titled screen time, which is available now on Bandcamp.

After first announcing the unexpected new album on Twitter, the former Sonic Youth member later revealed that the collection itself is a commentary on society and the value of art.

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Matt Owen
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Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.