Sonic Youth Essay Question

In keeping with the Washing Machine album’s perceived “return to form” status among rock geek types, is it safe – or even valid – to name “the Diamond Sea” as the single most vital, expansive, formally successful work of what one might call their ‘Geffen period’? Discuss.

(listen here.)

(this query is brought to you by Vahno Industries, a subsidiary of Luther Pediatrics.)

and, really, you should listen to the whole damn track again before you write anything. that is the point of the whole thing, right?

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One Response to “Sonic Youth Essay Question”

  1. minx Says:

    This is one of those posts that I really admire, even though I don’t have the gumption to actually write the essay. I did listen to the track, though.


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