Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon and avant-garde musician Bil Nace have been tantalising hipsters for some months now in the build up to the release of their first LP as a collaborative, Coming Apart.

Their Body/Head project has seen the pair create a very intense new sound, using instrumental passages, shattered riffs and screeching feedback to make their big, sonic pronouncements. The official word on the album is "Initially their approach was largely instrumental - lattices of interwoven feedback rainbows, with bits recalling everyone from Heldon to Keiji Haino...They often performed against a backdrop of slow-motion film projection, creating a dream narrative of undeniable power and visionary reach. Kim's voice began creeping more into the mix, and the vocals are now an intrinsic part of their musical architecture. They have even started writing and playing 'songs', compositionally distinct from their purely aleatory origins, but still featuring lots of built-in improvisational space."

Listen to 'Coming Apart' below. The full album is due for release on September 16th.


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