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Thurston Moore narrates straight edge documentary

Remember when Nardwuar asked Thurston Moore if he'd ever had sex on acid, and Thurston's all, “I don't smoke, I don't drink, I don't fuck. At least I can fucking stink”? Turns out the ultimate chilled-out entertainer (and Sonic Youth frontman) has contributed his narration skills to the National Geographic Channel's documentary “Inside Straight Edge,” which kind of brings things full circle. The one-hour documentary, directed by Shadrack Smith, premiered on NGC last night and focuses on three cities where the clean-living, peer-pressure-resisting movement is well established: Boston, Salt Lake City, and Reno. “Inside Straight Edge” covers the Ian Mackaye-birthed movement's more inspiring qualities (promoting self-confidence, healthy living, and solidarity against conformity) as well as the violence carried out by its more zealous and, uh, conformist factions.


Although it's not surprising that Thurston turned up in a hardcore-punk documentary -- in recent years, Trash has popped up in flicks like We Jam Econo and American Hardcore -- it's interesting that this narrator dude is the same dude who sang skag anthem “Silver Rocket.”


The documentary will also air Saturday, April 13, at 4 p.m. [The Daily Swarm]

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And he narrates like prison docs for nat geo too! Weird!

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