Thurston Moore is founder of the New York rock band Sonic Youth. He has over the last ten years produced five major solo albums including Demolished Thoughts Chelsea Light Moving, The Best Day, Rock n Roll Consciousness, and his latest 3-volume album entitled SPIRIT COUNSEL which features solo work, band work as well as a symphonic compositions for twelve guitarists. Thurston has held artist residencies at The Louvre in Paris, France and at The Venice Biennale in Italy. He is a professor of music at The Rhythmic Conservatory in Copenhagen, Denmark. In 2016 Thurston published ‘Stereo Sanctity: Selected Lyrics & Poems’ which features the lyrics he penned in Sonic Youth and as a solo recording artist and with his own Group.
Eva Prinz is a book editor and curator based in London. She has worked in the most prestigious art publishing houses in the world including Taschen, Rizzoli and Abrams. As an Editor of Fine Art Books she has edited museum catalogues, artist monographs as well as memoirs of artists, musicians, fashion designers and photographers. Ten years ago Eva Prinz & Thurston Moore started their own imprint under the moniker ECSTATIC PEACE LIBRARY. Since 2012 they have taught a summer writing programme at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics in Boulder, Colorado — a school founded by poets Anne Waldman and Allen Ginsberg in 1974. In 2018 Eva & Thurston founded The Daydream Library Series, a new record label dedicated to new music including SISTAHS by the London feminist punk trio Big Joanie.