The announcement has also raised doubts over the future of Sonic Youth after Matador revealed that plans for the band remained "uncertain".
What does SY stand for?
SY stands for Sonic Youth (band)
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- North Bay (Ontario Northland Railway Code)
- Sailing Yacht
- School Year
- Scotland Yard
- Screw You
- See You/Ya
- Shoulder Yaw (robotics)
- Shrewsbury (postcode, United Kingdom)
Samples in periodicals archive:
THURSTON MOORE DEMOLISHED THOUGHTS THURSTON Moore may not be a household name, but his band Sonic Youth helped define a generation of shoegazing, psychedelic grunge at their peak in the late Eighties and early Nineties.
Before becoming known as a photographer, Richard Kern was a director of short "death-punk" films, pioneering a post-Warholian B-porn aesthetic that made itself at home on Sonic Youth album covers and in East Village basement screening rooms at a time when it was still possible to call such production "underground.
The 10 cuts on Nancy Sinatra were written and performed by a formidable cast of alternative rockers, including members of U2, Pulp, and Sonic Youth.
But we're talking about Sonic Youth here - one of the most influential bands of all time - the alternative rock legends who practically patented feedback.
At times on small platforms, at times on the floor, six dancers teased their way--part bump-and-grind, part break vocabulary--through a mostly standing, stationary crowd as a DJ played music by Sonic Youth and video screens flashed graffiti.
Byline: GAVIN MARTIN SONIC YOUTH Shepherds Bush Empire AMERICAN underground veterans Sonic Youth are famed as masters of self-destructing rock 'n' roll.