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Hollis Lomax talk to us about fermenting Şalgam, jamming with neighbour Thurston Moore and headlining Glastonbury

Hollis Lomax; consisting of Will Rowland (Keyboard/Vocals) Hugo Keays (Guitar) Will Ellis (Bass Guitar) and Rob Taylor (Drums), are excited about "reaching an audience who'd particularly enjoy our sound" now that lockdown restrictions look set to be eased further. After recently releasing their latest single, Past Time on 28th May, the four piece band, formed at Oxford University, have now secured a "support slot, alongside Pynch (Somebody Else), at The Waiting Room, Stoke Newington in August". The off-set jazzy rhythms of Hollis Lomax incorporate various elements into a mix that they themselves sometimes describe as "angular and mathy". It's not hard to see a link to both Talk Talk or Stereolab, two band's that Hollis Lomax has sited as an influence (Listening to their sound, I'm pretty sure early Metronomy must be on the band's radar too). Before they start playing to live audiences again, and ahead of a dream tour with Adele, we caught up with the creative band to discover what they're up to.
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Thurston Moore to headline London’s Grand Day Out 2021

Thurston Moore has been announced as the headliner for Rockaway Beach’s Grand Day Out – see the full line-up below. The event will take place at The Clapham Grand in London on August 29 ahead of the three-day Rockaway being held at Butlins in Bognor Regis in January 2022. Grand...
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Thurston Moore, Confidence Man and more announced for Dark Mofo 2021

The program for the 2021 instalment of Hobart’s winter arts and music festival Dark Mofo has finally arrived. Dark Mofo was one of the first events in Australia to cancel its 2020 iteration due to the growing COVID-19 pandemic. Marking its return this year, festival organisers have said they are committed to offering much of the 2021 program for free.
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Thurston Moore – “Sketch Of Light”

Former Sonic Youth co-leader Thurston Moore has released a whole lot of music over the past year — By The Fire, the recent surprise instrumental album Screen Time, and a bunch of Bandcamp loosies. Today, he’s sharing another one-off track, “Sketch Of Light,” a meditative guitar instrumental that comes accompanied by a poem that Moore wrote:
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Steve Albini, Thurston Moore, El-P & more feature in new Lil BUB coffee table book

From featuring on Run the Jewels' Meow the Jewels and rocking out with Andrew W.K. to interviewing Steve Albini on her Big SHOW (not to mention having him on a 2019 live edition held in Asbury Park, where he, Kelley Deal, and Fred Armisen performed a song for her), internet famous cat Lil BUB had a couple of paws planted in the music world. She passed away in December of 2019, and a new limited edition coffee table book will celebrate her legacy, and include contributions from some of her friends. El-P, Andrew W.K., Thurston Moore, Kimya Dawson, David Yow, Aesop Rock, Jack Black, and Albini (who wrote the foreword) are among the contributors to Lil BUB: The Earth Years. It's due out April 23, and is limited to 3000 standard editions and 500 deluxe editions. Each comes with a 7" record, Transmissions from Space, "featuring two new pieces composed by Lil BUB herself, from her intergalactic afterlife." Here's more from the description:
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AMN Reviews: Dave Tucker, Pat Thomas, Thurston Moore, and Mark Sanders – Educated Guess Vol. 1 (2021; 577 Records)

Recorded Live at London’s Cafe Oto on March 4, 2020, right before lockdown began, this grouping of three UK-based improvisers and American Moore was one of those experiments that turned out better in practice even though it must have looked good on paper. Educated Guess Vol. 1 is two long tracks, 17 and 20 minutes respectively. On it, guitarists Tucker and Moore layer abstract chording, prickly runs, and note-bending over Sander’s rhythmless drumming. Thomas contributes his usual percussive piano, but often takes more of a background role by adding weird electronics and spacy keyboard lines.
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Sylvain Sylvain tribute includes David Jo, Debbie Harry, Rollins, Glen Matlock, Thurston Moore

A group of friends and fans will come together to celebrate the life of Sylvain Sylvain of New York Dolls. On Valentine's Day, an online tribute will feature stories, performances, and videos from many artists, including Dolls' singer David Johansen with Earl Slick and Mara Hennessey, Debbie Harry and Clem Burke of Blondie, Henry Rollins, Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, Lenny Kaye, Glen Matlock of Sex Pistols, photographer Bob Gruen, Ivan Julian, and many more. That will be accessible via The Bowery Electric and Rolling Live Studios streaming platforms.
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David Johansen, Debbie Harry, Thurston Moore Join Sylvain Sylvain Tribute Show

The New York Dolls’ David Johansen and Earl Slick will lead a virtual tribute concert to their late bandmate, Sylvain Sylvain, February 14th at 7 p.m. ET. The show will feature a mix of stories, performances, and videos from an array of Sylvain’s peers and admirers. Along with Johansen and Slick, the lineup boasts Debbie Harry, Thurston Moore, Henry Rollins, Clem Burke, Lenny Kaye, Bob Gruen, Michael Des Barres, Mara Hennessey, Ivan Julian, Chuck Prophet, Glen Matlock, the Blue Oyster Cult’s Joe, and Albert Houchard and the Lemon Twigs. A complete lineup is available on the poster below.
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Thurston Moore drops surprise instrumental album, Screen Time

Thurston Moore has released a surprise instrumental album, Screen Time, over Bandcamp. The 10-track album is Moore’s seventh under his own name and follows By The Fire, released in September last year. In a statement about the new project, Moore explained that he approached each song as if it were...
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Thurston Moore releases surprise new instrumental album, 'screen time'

Thurston Moore has followed up his sixth studio album, By The Fire, with the release of a surprise instrumental album, titled screen time, which is available now on Bandcamp. After first announcing the unexpected new album on Twitter, the former Sonic Youth member later revealed that the collection itself is a commentary on society and the value of art.
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Thurston Moore Surprise-Releases New Instrumental Album, ‘Screen Time’

Project follows ex-Sonic Youth member’s 2020 LP, By the Fire. Thurston Moore has released a surprise instrumental album, Screen Time, which is available on Bandcamp. The former Sonic Youth member announced the project with few details and minimal fanfare, writing on Twitter, “Thurston Moore new music ‘screen time’ (10 songs).” (A representative for Moore did not immediately return a request for additional information.)
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Thurston Moore releases surprise ambient album ‘screen time’

Thurston Moore has released a surprise new album entitled ‘screen time’, which consists of 10 abstract and ambient instrumental pieces. The musician shared the record without fanfare today (February 5), which is available to stream and download exclusively via Bandcamp. You can take a listen below. It comes just five...
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Hear Yo La Tengo, Andrew Bird, Thurston Moore & Lee Ranaldo, & More Musically Interpret Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg’s classic poetry collection The Fall Of America: Poems Of These States 1965-1971 turns 50 this year, or at least the stop-date of all those poems coincides with a 50th anniversary celebration — the book itself was published in 1973. To commemorate Ginsberg an dhis legacy, a bunch of musicians recorded a tribute album setting those poems to music.