Due to Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon’s recent separation, Sonic Youth may have played their final concert ever last night. Currently the last scheduled tour date on the band’s website, the performance took place at the SWU Music and Arts Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Below,
you can find footage of the band performing “Death Valley ’69”, as well as the concert’s setlist. Update: As Slicing Up Eyeballs points out, the band’s entire set was broadcast on TV and online, and you can watch a replay below.
While it remains to be seen what the future holds for Sonic Youth, two of the band’s members have already revealed solo plans for 2012. As previously reported, Moore has mapped out a new leg of solo tour dates for January and February. In addition, Guitarist Lee Ranaldo recently announced the release of his first song-based solo album, Between the Times & the Tides, due for release on March 20th via Matador Records.
Brave Men Run (In My Family)
Death Valley ’69
Calming the Snake
‘Cross the Breeze