Kim Gordon has declared she will be publishing a new publication, titled no Iconanother week.
Arriving on October 13 via Rizzoli,” No Icon, is now an”personally curated record” that exemplifies Gordon’s younger generations in California, in addition to her venture to New York’s downtown music scene. The publication will print private things from Gordon, like photographs and artworks. No Icon will even contain a foreword in Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein.
“Through unpublished own photos, magazine and newspaper pictures, style editorials, and marketing campaigns, interspersed with Gordon’s song lyrics, writings, artworks, personal items, and ephemera, this publication demonstrates how Kim Gordon continues to be a role model for generations of men and women,” the publication’s webpage reads.
The newest publication follows from Gordon’s 2015 memoir, Girl At An Area, wherein she spoke that the breakdown of her union with Sonic Youth bandmate Thurston Moore. The memoir has been granted a four-and-a-half star review from NME.
“Gossip concerning the breakdown of her union and Sonic Youth will attract many to Gordon’s publication. However she overrides it superbly, managing both with resigned ease and locating catharsis through the artwork she a performance having an all-female line-up in Nirvana’s 2014 induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.”
Gordon introduced her solo debut album,’No Residence Record’, a year ago, eight years later Sonic Youth disbanded. NME gave the album three stars on its launch, describing it as”an available guitar album that surprises despite the writer’s genuinely enormous heritage”