'Rock Memoirs Are The New Record'

February 24, 2015 9:49 PM

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Sonic Youth front-woman Kim Gordon's new memoir, Girl in a Band, confronts the way the musician's gender often played a too-prominent role in how her work was discussed. In an interview with HuffPost Live, she addressed commonly asked questions about what it's like to be a female musician, or a musician who's a mother.

"It's a question you couldn't answer in two or three sentences or a paragraph. It's also kind of annoying. Women just want to be seen as musicians, and people," Gordon said. "Obviously it does make a difference when you're a woman, what you bring to it. And it's a subtle thing that doesn't necessari...

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