Sonic Youth has introduced a brand new stay archival launch program to have fun the 30th anniversary of their seminal 1988 album Daydream Nation. Today, stay audio and video content material is accessible by way of nugs.net on the web site’s music streaming service, a number of obtain codecs (e.g. MP3, hi-resolution audio), and CD. Audio releases embody stay recordings of their 1988 CBGB present in New York, their 2007 Glasgow present—which can also be out there as a video—and 2011’s live performance on the Williamsburg Waterfront in Brooklyn.
“Through the years and as the times changed we recorded our live shows as often as we could, on cassettes, DATs, CD-Rs and later on multi-track recorders,” Sonic Youth’s Steven Shelley mentioned in a press release. “We collected fan-generated audience tapes, shady bootlegs and anything we could get our hands on. We now maintain an archive of hundreds of hours of Sonic Youth concerts and we’d like to share some of our favorites.”
Sonic Youth are additionally commemorating the 30th anniversary of Daydream Nation by selling gear and memorabilia, releasing take a look at pressings of the LP, and a number of film events surrounding the album in choose cities.
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