Consumer Guide: November, 2019

Looming anxiety and avant-garde commitments, from Bud Powell to Kim Gordon

Gauche: A People's History of Gauche (Merge) Political anxiety intensified into barely contained losing-it hysteria (“Pay Day,” “Rectangle”) *

Kim Gordon: No Home Record (Matador) Pre- or post-breakup, Gordon’s non-Sonic Youth music has always indulged her avant-garde commitments and pretensions. Tossing off punky jingles or slathering on the noise, she’…

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