Sonic Youth co-founder Kim Gordon has shared her debut solo album No Home Record.
The record is mostly produced by Justin Raisen, who’s worked with Angel Olsen and Sky Ferreira. The nine-track LP boasts an array of abrasive guitar textures and perhaps unexpectedly, aggressive hip hop beats.
“I have this drum machine I borrowed from a friend and it’s very ’90s,” Gordon told Vogue. “[During the making of the album] I was also playing [Raisen] some ’90s hip hop and some more minimal sort of experimental hip hop like RP Boo and DJ Rashid, but also No Wave bands and The Stooges.”
On highlight “Paprika Pony,” Gordon touches upon the role of women in the entertainment industry over a mocking trap beat: “What am I? / Just not a girl / A woman / Give me a finger / Trigger trigger.”
Stream No Home Record in full here: