The latest Sonic Youth was a mess, and not a hot one. But Thurston’s solo album, Trees Outside the Academy, was a perfect gem in the swirling ocean of good and bad. Moore is also an author- 2007’s “No Wave” was a success, and now he’s written the text for yet another book of photos and nostalgic memories. It’s called, simply, “Grunge” and is out Oct. 15. See pics and info here.