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Album Review: John Cale – Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood

1424 days ago
Consequence of SoundThe art rock icon tries his hand at just about everything, resulting in nothing more often than not. more info

The Nialler9 Dublin gig guide // October 2nd – 8th

1424 days ago
Nialler9Highlights: Hard Working Class Heroes, Bondax & Ifan Dafydd (win tickets below), John Cale, Omar Rodriguez Lopez, Ras G, Mumblin’ Deaf Ro  & Spook  in NCH, David Kitt performing Small Moments. This is the weekly list of recommended Dublin gigs ... more info

John Cale - Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood

1425 days ago
DrownedInSoundAn enjoyable offering from a genuine treasure. Read the full story on more info

John Cale: Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood – review

1428 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'

1430 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'

1431 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

1442 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

1443 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

1445 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

1445 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

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