Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo has outlined plans for a new live album recorded at London's Rough Trade East.
The songwriter released his studio album 'Electric Trim' last year, a warm, meditative work that found the guitarist exploring fresh spaces.
Hitting Rough Trade East for an intimate in-store, the solo performance stripped the material on 'Electric Trim' down to the bare bones.
Capturing for posterity, a new live album documenting that show will be released on December 14th.
Lee Ranaldo explains: "It was cool to have the first Electric Trim show be in an intimate setting. I came over to Europe on a promo trip and did the show at Rough Trade East in London, and a rooftop session in Paris a few days later…"
"I’m so proud of this group of songs, they are so exactly-what-I-wanted them to be, and they were still fresh at this moment - I was discovering them, stripping away all the arrangements to the simple, sturdy songs themselves with just a voice and a few acoustic guitars."
Check out a solo version of 'Last Looks' below.
For tickets to the latest Lee Ranaldo shows click HERE.
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