Alt.rock pioneers play first of three nights as part of the ATP season
[b]Sonic Youth[/b] played the first night of a three date residency at London’s Roundhouse last night (August 30).
Playing as part of the [b]Don’t Look Back Festival[/b] organised by All Tomorrow’s Parties, the band were reprising their 1988 double album [b]Daydream Nation[/b].
Starting with ‘Teenage Riot’ – highlights from the album included Hendrix tribute ‘Hey Joni’ and ‘Eric’s Trip.’
Afterwards, Sonic Youth were joined by new bass player Mark Ibold, formerly of [b]Pavement[/b], for a set of material from new album [b]Rather Ripped[/b].
They played only one track from their the rest of their past back catalogue – ‘Mote’ from 1990’s ‘[b]Goo[/b]’.
“That’s enough of our old shit!” commented guitarist [b]Thurston Moore[/b].
For Uncut.co.uk’s [b]full report[/b] on the show – click here for Reviews Editor John Robinson’s blog.
Sonic Youth play the Roundhouse again tonight (August 31) and tomorrow (September 1).
The full set list last night was:
Teen Age Riot
Cross The Breeze
Trilogy – Wonder/Hyperstation /Eliminator Jr
Do You Believe In Rapture
Jams Run Free
Other bands to feature in the series of events include the House Of Love and Cowboy Junkies.
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