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Yoko Ono, Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore


Collaborative effort bringing together members of Sonic Youth with avant-garde artist wife of John Lennon

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  1. 6.0 |   All Music

    This type of collaboration runs the risk of very quickly becoming an excuse for like-minded peers to hang out and jam slightly, but YokoKimThurston feels more focused and risk-taking than some weekend distraction between friends
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  2. 6.0 |   Rolling Stone

    The voice-and-guitar cacophony might suggest avant-garde couples counseling. But what's most remarkable is how legible it sounds
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  3. 5.0 |   Pitchfork

    YOKOKIMTHURSTON is not so much a decibel-bursting showcase for the Queen of Noise and her unruly understudies as a conversation between intimates speaking in tongues and tangles
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  4. 5.0 |   No Ripcord

    To listen to this album repeatedly is not rewarding – it seems to be a live recording, produced without overdubs, full of glaring contingencies, mostly interesting on first listen only
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  5. 4.0 |   Q

    It's less primal scream, more yawn. Print edition only

  6. 4.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    The most troubling part of YOKOKIMTHURSTON, beyond the end result, is the thought of what it could have been
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  7. 3.7 |   Paste Magazine

    If YOKOKIMTHURSTON only exists to reassure people that Moore and Gordon can be in the same room, it’s more than done its job. Unfortunately the music itself (or lack thereof) is one of the biggest ripoffs any of the involved parties have yet released
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  8. 2.0 |   Under The Radar

    YOKOKIMTHURSTON is an improvisational cluster that has no beginning and no end, and no plot to keep listeners on the track to redemption
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