Edson was born in Manhattan New York. He was already
for the band Konk when he was asked to participate in
He did so for the recording of the original Sonic Youth
EP and a few
shows they did at that time.
Jim Sclavunos (1982-1983)
Although Jim has never been a true band member, he is
most of the drumming on Sonic Youth's second album
Confusion is Sex.
After Sonic Youth Jim concentrated on playing together
with his wife
Truus de Groot.
Bob Bert (1983-1985)
Bob answered the infamous advertisment which Sonic
Youth had put
up in the record store called 'Rocks in your Head'.
contribution to Bad Moon Rising is impressive, Bob never
able to connect with the ideas of the other members. They
decided to replace him after the European Bad Moon Rising
gave the job to Steve. Bob continued his musical career
with Pussy Galore. Never making
a secret of his bitterness over the way things went, he
has often remarked on his importance
in shaping Sonic Youth.