TV Shit

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TV Shit
EP by Sonic Youth & Yamatsuka Eye
Released February 1994
Recorded 1993
Genre Noise, noise rock
Length 9:19
Label Ecstatic Peace!
Producer Sonic Youth
Sonic Youth chronology
Dirty
(1992)
TV Shit
(1993)
Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star
(1994)

TV Shit is an EP by American alternative rock band Sonic Youth and Japanese vocalist Yamatsuka Eye. It was released in February, 1994, through Thurston Moore's Ecstatic Peace record label. It is a series of covers, all of the same track, DC Youth Brigade's song "No Song II", the original version of which was a one-second song consisting of the spoken word "no".

Background[edit]

The album cover's spine and back cover (with the exception of the photo) is from the Karlheinz Stockhausen album Gesang der Jünglinge, which is often credited as being the first electronic album.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "No II (Part 1)"   0:51
2. "No II (Part 2)"   1:13
3. "No II (Part 3)"   3:30
4. "No II (Part 4)"   3:45

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

AllMusic called the EP "a fun, throwaway exercise" and "a must for all Sonic Youth fans, and it will alienate just about everyone else."[1]

Personnel[edit]

  • Sonic Youth
Additional personnel
  • J. Mascis ("No II (Part 1)")
  • Mark Arm ("No II (Part 1)")

References[edit]

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