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guitar players that inspired me 2:

 thurston moore / lee ranaldo - sonic youth


i think it was 1988 the first time i saw sonic youth. they played a secret show at tt the bears in cambridge. i had daydream nation but i didn’t love it. goo was the record that opened up my brain to what they were doing. they stick to more traditional song structure on this record and made it easier for me to fully absorb what they were achieving with all those tunings. i then started to go back and really appreciate the earlier material. i’ve seen them a few times since, i loved that what seems like random noise is actually a structured song. they actually play the same weird noises live. these guys and kevin shields are the reason i keep buying (then selling) jazzmasters. 

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