An edit of “Antenna” by Bob Teagan’s crew, second show of the summer Eternal tour, The Vic Theatre, Chicago, June 28th 2009.
“What We Know” directed by chris habib. Shot during the 2009 Eternal tour.
SY+Merzbow+Mats Gustafsson special live set at Roskilde festival, 2005. “Other Sides of SY” – shot by Lee in mid-jam. O’Rourke on electric measuring tape.
A collage of recent footage of Sonic Youth in Paris. Shot and Edited by S&G Films, Paris.
SY playing Marc Jacobs fashion show, The Armory, NYC, 020808, shot by Roland Groenenboom, Leah Singer and YouTube. Edit by Lee.
Footage of SY at St. Anne’s Church, NYC, November 1999, shot by legendary filmmaker Jonas Mekas. SY is playing to Harry Smith’s “Early Abstractions” film, as part of a celebration of Harry Smith, the avant-garde filmmaker who was responsible for compiling “The Anthology Of American Folk Music.” SY also backed up Roswell Rudd from the NY Art Quartet on “Drybones,” a song from the box set. Check out more of Jonas’ amazing work at jonasmekas.com—a new short film is uploaded every day (this SY film was Oct 8, 2007 on Jonas’ calendar)–free to d/l on day of release, .99 thereafter.
The end of “Expressway”, shot stageside by Leah Singer during the bands recent trip South of the Border. -LR
Director Braden King’s video shot at CBGB’s last June. Six more videos for songs from ‘Rather Ripped’ are available at the sy.com video page.