Originally Posted by swa(y)
kim, by her own admission, was never all that great (as far as "complexity" is concerned) of a bassist until recent times. however, ive always liked her stuff. and i think she is a talented woman. her stuff stuff ussually tends to be simple, yeah, but it supplements what the other guys (lee/thurston) are doing rather nicely. sonic youth wouldnt/couldnt be SY without her...IF only cause of her unique voice (which yeah, has often been compared to nico's and that girl from destroy all monsters) < i still think its unique though. there'll never be another kim.
Exactly my point. She compliments the other members, and is smart for be subtle, and not overwhelming. That would destroy the sound, and ultimately, Sonic Youth.