The Resource Girl in a band : a memoir, Kim Gordon

Girl in a band : a memoir, Kim Gordon

Label
Girl in a band : a memoir
Title
Girl in a band
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Kim Gordon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story--a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of the first women of rock and roll. Often described as aloof, Kim Gordon opens up as never before in Girl in a Band, telling the story of her family, growing up in California in the 1960s and 1970s, her life in visual arts, her move to New York City, the men in her life, her marriage, her relationship with her daughter, her music, and her band. Gordon takes us back to the lost New York of the 1980s and 1990s, which gave rise to Sonic Youth and the Alternative revolution in popular music. The band helped build a vocabulary of music--paving the way for Nirvana, Hole, Smashing Pumpkins, and many other acts. But at its core, Girl in a Band examines the route from a girl to a woman in uncharted territory, highlighting unconventional music, art, and the meaning of partnership--and what happens when that identity dissolves
Cataloging source
BLACP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gordon, Kim
Dewey number
  • 782.42166092
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
memoirs
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gordon, Kim
  • Gordon, Kim
  • Sonic Youth (Musical group)
  • Sonic Youth (Musical group)
  • Alternative rock musicians
  • Alternative rock musicians
  • United States
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Girl in a band : a memoir, Kim Gordon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
6 audio discs (7 1/4 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062401687
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897119421
  • 839363
  • (OCoLC)ocn897119421
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Girl in a band : a memoir, Kim Gordon
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
6 audio discs (7 1/4 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062401687
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897119421
  • 839363
  • (OCoLC)ocn897119421
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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