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Performer: Sonic Youth
Genre: Rock / Audio recording
Title: "Sister" Interview Disc
Released: 1987
Style: Alternative Rock, Interview
FLAC version ZIP size: 1621 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1961 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1268 mb
Rating: 4.6
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Sister is the fourth studio album by American alternative rock band Sonic Youth. It was released in June 1987 by SST Records. The album furthered the band's move away from the no wave genre towards more traditional song structures, while maintaining an aggressively experimental approach. Like Sonic Youth's previous records, Sister was not successful at the time. It later garnered critical praise, with several publications naming it one of the 1980s' best albums.

Sister interview disc. Track list: 1. The Sister Concept. 3. Sonic Song Structure & Method. 4. The Forthcoming Vids. Promotional disc w/ an interview conducted by Byron Coley in NYC on May 14th, 1987. Schizophrenia" "Beauty Lies In The Eye" & "Tuff Gnarl" are all LP versions. Etchings: Side 1: "SONIC YOUTH EAT DOGGY DICKS". Side 2: "A BYRON COLEY FUCKING SUCK UP 'N' STEVE SHELLEY SHUT UP". Steve says very little, hence the latter etching.

Already, Sonic Youth were wide-ranging miners of culture. When Sister came out, the cover collaged a Richard Avedon photograph and a snapshot from Disney’s Magic Kingdom (both were later obscured or removed). But the band best articulated their artistic identity in their obsessive reworking of sound. Since their debut EP they had been altering their guitar tunings and instrumentation, a practice of rewriting Ranaldo and Moore picked up in their days playing with Glenn Branca.

The blunt, chaotic sound of Sonic Youth's visionary but difficult early work had begun to give way to a more coherent and song-oriented attack on 1986's EVOL, and with 1987's Sister, Sonic Youth revealed that they were a great rock band as well as a great art band. From the shifting dynamics and disquieting mood of the opening track "Schizophrenia" to the ferocious coda of "White Cross," Sister was the work of a band that had grown impressively stronger and more unified in the 12 months since their previous long-player.

Sonic Youth Sister Oodles of Death Noise. Schizophrenia 00:00 (I Got A) Catholic Block 04:38 Beauty Lies in The Eye 08:05 Stereo Sanctity 10:25 Pipeline/Kill Time 14:15 Tuff Gnarl 18:50 Pacific Coast Highway 22:05 Hot Wire My Heart 26:23 Kotton Krown 29:46 White Kross 34:55 Master Dik 37:54. How come I think this is the greatest album ever and a few other SY albums are up there but other albums I just dont get at all? This is them at their prime. 5 months ago. Kurt gostava dessa Banda.

Better than Daydream Nation? Maybe. An undoubted classic in noise pop that's essential to fans of alternative rock. Sister is the lesser known of Sonic Youth's two great late 80's albums, though it's arguably the better. Sister, like most Sonic Youth albums, opens subdued, with the haunting lull of "Schizophrenia".

SONIC YOUTH Sister (Scarce 1987 UK vinyl LP released on the Blast First label, featuring an interview with Byron Coley of Forced Exposure magazine in New York, May 1987, picture sleeve CHAT1). N/A. Product Availability. vinyl LP album (LP record). Product Catalogue No. CHAT1. Comes from UK. Tracklisting & More Information.

Sonic Youth Format: Audio Cassette. Album is great if you are into instrumental music music. very calm the whole 60's feel to the music which is great. This album has gotten a great reissue treatment, with the five songs of the original EP, eight extra songs (live demos, basically), and several long essays in a booklet full of pictures. Starting off with that weird drum beat (with their pre-Steve Shelley drummer Richard Edson, making this the only album they do with this sound), the shivering guitars, and the galloping/limping rhythms, this is Sonic Youth as it was first ever hears on the SST original release. Yes, the drums are a bit jazzy, but it's all there in all its sqruonking glory.

Tracklist

A1 The 'Sister Concept'
A2 Schizophrenia
A3 Sonic Song Structure & Method
B1 The Forthcoming Vids
B2 Beauty Lies In The Eye
B3 Da Noo Yark Scene
B4 Tuff Gnarl
B5 Food Favorites
B6 Sonic Signoff

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Mute
  • Copyright (c) – My Ears! My Ears!
  • Copyright (c) – Crime Music
  • Mastered At – Utopia Studios
  • Pressed By – Lyntone Recordings Ltd. – LYN-18839
  • Pressed By – Lyntone Recordings Ltd. – LYN-18840

Credits

  • Interviewer – Byron Coley
  • Lacquer Cut By – Porky
  • Plated By – .Z.*

Notes

A2, B2 & B4 are 'Sister' LP versions.
A1, A3, B1, B3, B5 & B6 are interview/chat.

All chat raps tuk place at the sonic home on Eldridge St. NY'City 'n' may 14 '87. All tunes are copyright of My Ears! My Ears! Music except 'Hot Wire' (on proper L.P.) which is Crime Music A.S.C.A.P.
Blast First in association with Mute.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout etchings): CHAT - I - A A PORKY PRIME CUT. B LYN - 18839 - IU . Z. SONIC YOUTH EAT DOGGY DICKS .
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout etchings): CHAT - I - B B + PORKY PRIME CUT. LYN - 18840 - IU . Z . A BYRON COLEY FUCKING SUCK UP 'N' STEVE SHELLEY SHUT UP.