‘Kool Thing’ Kim Gordon Kicks Off Noise Pop

An experimental show like Noise Pop’s Opening Night at Rickshaw Stop is a gamble: The distorted guitar feedback, disturbed vocals, and grinding percussion are either ultimately fascinating or alienating to an audience. With four acts on the bill, last night was a mixture of grating and gratifying, but those who endured to watch Kim Gordon’s post-Sonic Youth project Body/Head witnessed the range of emotion this music can convey.

Kim Gordon and Bill Nace opened Noise Pop with improvisational noise rock.
  • Kim Gordon and Bill Nace opened Noise Pop with improvisational noise rock.

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