Thurston Moore Band (photo by Bebe Labree Besch)
Thurston Moore

Thurston Moore releases his Sonic Youth-y new solo album, The Best Day, this week via Matador (stream it), and he's now made a video for the 8+ minute opening track, "Speak to the Wild," which was directed by Santiago Mostyn. You can check that out below.

As discussed, Thurston will be on tour with Parquet Courts/PC Worship spinoff PCPC and that tour hits NYC on Tuesday (10/21) at Saint Vitus (during but not part of CMJ) and Sunday (10/26) at Rough Trade (right after CMJ). Both shows are sold out, but we're giving away a pair of tickets to the Rough Trade show. Details on how to enter to win are below.

The Thurston Moore Band will also be on WNYC's 'Soundcheck' today (10/20) at 2 PM. Listen here.

Contest details, with the new video and full list of dates, below...

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Thurston Moore - "Speak To The Wild" (official video)

Director:
Santiago Mostyn

Producer:
Susanna Jablonski

Cast:
Filippa Arrias
Edward Arrias
William Rickman

Textile Sculptures by:
Nadine Byrne

Camera:
Marcus Harrling
Santiago Mostyn

Crew:
Rebecca Gustavsson
Frida Klingberg
Marja Knape
Josefina Malmegård

Thurston Moore -- 2014 Tour Dates
Tuesday, October 21 - Brooklyn NY -St. Vitus *
Wednesday, October 22 -Cambridge MA -- The Sinclair *
Thursday, October 23 0-Hamden CT -- The Ballroom at The Outer Space
Friday, October 24- Pawtucket RI -- The Met *
Saturday, October 25- Philadelphia PA -- Boot & Saddle *
Sunday, October 26 - Brooklyn NY -- Rough Trade NYC *
Friday, October 31 - BIME Festival, Bilbao Spain
Sunday, November 2 - Alcatraz, Milan, Italy
Monday, November 3 - Antoniano (seated), Bologna, Italy
Tuesday, November 4 - Komplex Club, Zurich, Switzerland
Wednesday, November 5 - Rockhal, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Friday, November 7 - Islington Assembly Hall, London, UK
Saturday, November 8 - Fleece, Bristol, UK
Sunday, November 9 - Gorilla, Manchester, UK
Tuesday, November 11 - Art School, Glasgow, UK
Wednesday, November 12 - Bodega, Nottingham, UK
Saturday, November 15 - Crossing Border Festival, The Hague, Netherlands
Sunday, November 16 - Gebaude 9, Cologne, Germany
Tuesday, November 18 - Räucherkammer, Wiesbaden, Germany
Wednesday, November 19 - Ampere, Munich, Germany

* - w/ PCPC

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For a chance at winning tickets to Thurston Moore at Rough Trade: either tweet something that includes both @BrooklynVegan AND "THURSTON MOORE AT ROUGH TRADE" in the tweet, or send an email to BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM with the subject line "THURSTON MOORE". Include your first and last name in the email. We'll pick a winner at random and contact them with more details. If you enter by email, it will not be shared with anyone else. Good luck!