SYR1: Anagrama

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SYR1: Anagrama
SYR1 Anagrama.jpg
EP by Sonic Youth
Released May, 1997
Recorded 1997
Length 22:35
Label SYR
Producer Sonic Youth
Sonic Youth chronology
Washing Machine
SYR1: Anagrama
SYR2: Slaapkamers met slagroom
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau B+[2]
Pitchfork 7.6/10[3]
Rolling Stone positive[4]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3/5 stars[5]

SYR1: Anagrama is an EP by American alternative rock band Sonic Youth. It was released in May 1997, and was the first in a series of experimental and mostly instrumental releases issued on the band's own SYR label.[1]


The liner notes for Anagrama were written in French, starting a tradition of having the liner notes of SYR releases written in foreign languages.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Anagrama"   9:31
2. "Improvisation Ajoutée" ("Extra Improvisation") 2:54
3. "Tremens" ([from Latin]: "Trembling") 3:22
4. "Mieux: De Corrosion" ("Better: Of Corrosion") 6:54


Sonic Youth


  1. ^ a b Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "SYR 1 – Sonic Youth : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved April 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Robert Christgau: CG: Sonic Youth". Retrieved April 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ Schreiber, Ryan (July 1, 1997). "Sonic Youth: Anagrama: Pitchfork Review". Pitchfork. Archived from the original on July 24, 2008. Retrieved April 19, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Sonic Youth - Syr 1 CD Album". CD Universe. Retrieved June 21, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Sonic Youth: Album Guide". Rolling Stone. Retrieved June 21, 2013. 

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