On July 21, 1992.


On July 21, 1992, “DGC” label released “Dirty”, the seventh Sonic Youth studio album. It was recorded in 1992, at “The Magic Shop” and “Sear Sound” in New York, and was produced by Butch Vig, Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley.


  • Thurston Moore– vocals, guitar, mixing
  • Lee Ranaldo– vocals, guitar, mixing
  • Kim Gordon– vocals, bass, guitar, mixing
  • Steve Shelley– drums, mixing
  • Ian MacKaye– guitar
  • Butch Vig– engineer, mixing
  • Edward Douglas – engineer
  • Fred Kevorkian – engineer assistant
  • Andy Wallace– mixing
  • John Siket – mixing assistant 
  • Peter Beckerman – mixing assistant
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Mike Kelley – artwork
  • Kevin Reagan – art direction
  • Richard Kern – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley, except where noted.

  1. 100%
  2. Swimsuit Issue
  3. Theresa’s Sound-World
  4. Drunken Butterfly
  5. Shoot
  6. Wish Fulfillment
  7. Sugar Kane
  8. Orange Rolls, Angel’s Spit
  9. Youth Against Fascism
  10. Nic Fit – Alec MacKaye
  11. On the Strip
  12. Chapel Hill
  13. JC
  14. Purr
  15. Crème Brûlée

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