Gordon, Kim

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Gordon, Kim Gender: F
Kim Althea Gordon
born on 28 April 1953 at 01:30 (= 01:30 AM )
Place Rochester, New York, 43n09, 77w37
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Rectified from approx. time
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 07°38' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 26°43 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 16°38'

Kim Gordon
photo: Scottdoesntknow, license cc-by-sa-3.0


American musician, vocalist, visual artist, record producer, video director, fashion designer, and actress.

Gordon, who initially started out as a visual artist, rose to prominence as the bassist, guitarist, and vocalist of alternative rock band Sonic Youth, which she formed with Thurston Moore in 1981. Gordon also formed the musical project Free Kitten with Julia Cafritz (of Pussy Galore) in the 1990s, and debuted as a producer on Hole's critically acclaimed debut album Pretty on the Inside (1991). Gordon also worked on a fashion line called X-Girl in 1993, and continued to write and release material with Sonic Youth throughout the 1990s and in into the late 2000s.

Gordon has collaborated with Ikue Mori, DJ Olive, William Winant, Lydia Lunch, Yoko Ono, Raymond Pettibon, Courtney Love, and Chris Corsano. In 2012, after the breakup of Sonic Youth, Gordon formed Body/Head with friend Bill Nace, releasing their debut album Coming Apart in September 2013. Gordon is also working on an autobiography.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Ono, Yoko (born 18 February 1933)
  • business associate/partner relationship with Ranaldo, Lee (born 3 February 1956). Notes: Band mates in Sonic Youth


  • Work : Begin Major Project 8 May 1981 in Manhattan (Sonic Youth live debut at Club 57)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes her in "Sonic Youth" by Stephen Dalton, The Times, September 2005: "We [Thurston Moore and I] both have Capricorn rising." Article found at the Rock Backpage's website.


  • Vocation : Beauty : Designer/ Fashion
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (guitarist)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer