When Sonic Youth founders Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore separated after 27 many years of relationship in later 2011, the continuing future of their music group was left involved. Without officially splitting up, things in the Sonic Youngsters entrance quieted down considerably, with no programs for a fresh album no live schedules planned. In the springtime of 2012, Moore resurfaced with Chelsea Light Shifting, a new music group made up of Moore in the function of guitarist/vocalist/songwriter along with guitarist Keith Timber (also of Hush Arbors), bassist/violinist Samara Lubelski, and drummer John Moloney (also of Sunburned Hands of the person). The quartet proved helpful very much in the same territory as afterwards Sonic Youngsters result, with growly guitars, anxious dynamics, and Moore’s mystical counterculturally obsessive lyrical designs. They released many songs online during the period of the summertime, and started playing sporadic concert events quickly thereafter. The band’s self entitled debut full-length premiered in 2013 on Matador Information, house to Sonic Youth’s last albums preceding their nebulous hiatus.