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John Cale: Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood – review

1338 days ago
Guardian Music(Double six)Always the most avant-garde member of the Velvet Underground, John Cale's first new album since 2005 features pianos being hit by fists, screaming synthesisers and violas, insistent beats and Chic-style funk guitar motifs. There are nods ... more info

John Cale: 'I don't want to end up in Pseud's Corner'

1340 days ago
Guardian MusicThe former Velvet Underground man on his love of hip-hop, why tangerines are more tempting than drugs, and why he doesn't feel bad about taking his anger out on pianos … or chickensHi John, how are you? I'm good. What are we supposed to be doing(1)... more info

'We played to no applause. Just silences'

1341 days ago
Guardian MusicAs John Cale prepares to release his new album, we head to Rock's Backpages – the world's leading archive of vintage music writing – for this 1971 Rolling Stone interview with Cale and former Velvet Underground chanteuse Nico• Read an interview... more info

Nico: "The End" 2CD reissue 10/01

1352 days ago
Here Comes The Flood The End, the fourth studio album by German chanteuse Nico, get the deluxe treatment with a 2CD reissue. The first disc has the original album which was produced by John Cale. Disc 2 contains songs cut a various John Peel Sessions, the Old Grey Whis... more info

Rotten beauty: the banana cover that binds Warhol and Velvet Underground

1354 days ago
Guardian MusicThe yellow and black logo Andy Warhol designed for the Velvet Underground perfectly captured their debut album's decadent beauty. So why drag it through the courts?It's sad to see one of the great creative partnerships of the 20th century being picke... more info

Velvet Underground lose copyright claim over Andy Warhol cover

1355 days ago
Guardian MusicJudge dismisses lawsuit by New York band over rights to banana image on their 1967 album sleeveA judge has dismissed part of a lawsuit by the Velvet Underground, over the rights to the iconic banana image that featured on their debut album. The band ... more info

Velvet Underground - Velvet Underground Lawsuit Partially Dismissed

1355 days ago
ContactMusicVelvet Underground stars Lou Reed and John Cale have been dealt a setback in their court battle over the use of the bands iconic banana logo The pioneering 1960s rockers launched legal action against officials at the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Vi... more info

Sleeve notes: Bob Dylan, Pussy Riot, Cat Power

1366 days ago
Guardian MusicCatch up with the last seven days in the world of musicThis week's most popular stories1. Video exclusive: Bob Dylan – Duquesne Whistle Your chance to watch the video to Bob Dylan's new single Duquesne Whistle, directed by Nash Edgerton. Duquesne W... more info

Video: John Cale – “Face To The Sky”

1367 days ago
Consequence of SoundBeware the spinning head. more info

John Cale: "Face To The Sky" video

1367 days ago
Here Comes The Flood Watch the new John Cale video for Face to the Sky. Director: Tom Scholefeild (a.k.a. Kon Om Pax). Available on iTunes as of now. On 7" from September 24 with Living With You (Organic Mix) as the B-side. more info

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