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Confusion Is Sex – Sonic Youth

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  • To follow up their self-titled debut, Sonic Youth's Confusion Is Sex blossomed into the band's first album: a brain-bludgeoning, completely fried endeavor of dissonance and disarray, a perfect soundtrack for running from a chain-wielding gang near the SIN Club.

    This was the sound of 1983 New York City, nothing like the jangly roots of college radio rock starting to formulate in Athens, Georgia. It sounded like no one else on Earth, for that matter. The raw, Wharton Tiers 8-track production is dark, the Kim Gordon- scrawled cover figure art of Thurston Moore is dark, Lee Ranaldo's back cover photo-collage and Catherine Ceresole's crumpled-xeroxed images that adorned the inside are dark.

    It's an album that moves Sonic Youth forward from their first EP almost by devolving backwards into true ugly, lo-fi primitivity. The bareboned arsenal of junkpile guitars and implementation of alternate tunings was growing, and so were the songs that matched the individual attributes of each instrument: certain ones groan and growl a specific way that the band started to realize itself could become the compositional germ of a song.


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  • Artist: Sonic Youth
    Label: Goofin' Records
    Format: LP
    Units: 1
    Country: US
  • A1 (She'S In A) Bad Mood - Version
    A2 Protect Me You
    A3a Freezer Burn
    A3b I Wanna Be Your Dog
    A4 Shaking Hell
    B1 Inhuman
    B2 The World Looks Red
    B3 Confusion Is Next
    B4 Making The Nature Scene
    B5 Lee Is Free