June 29th, 2012 at 9:06 am
We conclude our week-long focus on Olivier Assayas and the recently published A Post-May Adolescence: Letter to Alice Debord and Olivier Assayas, edited by Kent Jones, with a look at the director’s collaborations with Sonic Youth.
Sonic Youth were one of the band’s featured in Assayas’s film Noise, a documentary of The Festival Art Rock in Saint Brieuc . The band also provided teh soundtrack for Assayas’s 2002 film Demonlover. In this video, which provides a rare and fascinating glimpse into the construction of a soundtrack, Assayas and Sonic Youth members collaborate on the music for the film: