Sonic Youth: Three Decades of Dissonance

Thirty essential songs by the indie institution

blog comments powered by Disqus

'Brother James'

"Brother James," an intense punk tune with a churning, menacing guitar hook, has been a staple of the band's setlists since it debuted in the early Eighties. This performance, filmed during their tour of Europe in support of Goo, was featured in the documentary 1991: The Year Punk Broke.

Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.


We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.