Noise veterans on stage: Lee Ranaldo & Yo la Tengo performing „Mote“

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Lee Ranaldo (ex-Sonic Youth). Foto: Lee Ranaldo Facebook

If you ask me for my personal dream that never comes true I would tell you some freaky weird stuff like joining a show at Maxwell´s, Hoboken, with Yo la Tengo on stage rocking together with Sonic Youth´s Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley to my favourite SY song „Mote“. Freaky weird? It happened. Not for me but for a lucky bunch of people joining last years 3rd night of Hanukkah at Maxwell´s. Thanks to a pretty cool guy that filmed this session for all of us. After being on stage for more than 30 years – do these musicians look old at all? Do they act like rock dinosaurs? No way. No doubt that nothing can ever take away their slacker-coolness . They still are the kings of Indierock and the world knows it. All we can say is: THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU FOR POSTING THIS VIDEO. The last Junkies love yaw. 

 

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Bjoern Hering lebt seit über 30 Jahren in Dortmund, aufgewachsen zwischen Graffiti, schwitzigen Konzerten und haufenweise Instrumentenkabeln. Bjoern liebt das Reisen und das Entdecken von Vergänglichem inmitten von hektischem Großstadttreiben. Auf seinem Blog Last Junkies On Earth dokumentiert er das Treiben seiner Stadt.

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