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Lou Reed :: Words & Music, May 1965

15 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardListening to this phenomenal collection of Velvet Underground prehistory, it’s fairly mind-boggling how fast Lou Reed and John Cale moved in the earliest stages of their creative partnership. Less than a year after these acoustic demos were made, t... more info

Lou Reed :: Transformer | Transformed

28 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardTo celebrate a half-century of Transformer, here’s an alternate version of the album, cobbled together from live performances, NYC apartment demos and internet sessions, stretching from the early 1970s to the 21st century. Some of these tunes would... more info

Hear Lou Reed’s May 1965 ‘Men Of Good Fortune’ Demo

49 days ago
JamBaseLou Reed's "Men Of Good Fortune" demo arrived today in preview of the forthcoming collection, 'Words & Music, May 1965.' more info

Hear Lou Reed’s Previously Unreleased Demo For “Men Of Good Fortune”

50 days ago
Stereogum The esteemed reissue label Light In The Attic and Lou Reed’s widow Laurie Anderson have been rolling out unreleased Reed material from the forthcoming Words & Music, May 1965, the first in a series of planned albums from Reed’s archives. The a... more info

Hear Lou Reed’s May 1965 “Heroin” Demo

78 days ago
Stereogum Next month, the reissue label Light In The Attic is releasing some of Lou Reed’s earliest demos as an album called Words & Music, May 1965, featuring a tape recording that Reed created and mailed to himself that remained unopened for almost 50 y... more info

Listen To Lou Reed’s May 1965 ‘Heroin’ Demo

78 days ago
JamBaseListen to a May 1965 demo Lou Reed recorded of The Velvet Underground song “Heroin.” more info

Shorties (An Interview with Coco Mellors, An Exhibit of Lou Reed's Archives, and more)

84 days ago
LargeHeartedBoyThe Creative Independent interviewed author Coco Mellors. The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is opening up Lou Reed’s archives in a large-scale exhibit. free eBook today: We Organize to Change Everything: Fighting for Abortion Acce... more info

Lou Reed, John Cale & Nico :: Le Bataclan, Paris 1972

102 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardTaste the whip. Captured in January 1972, a year and half following Lou Reed's hard exit from the Velvet Underground, we find ourselves at Le Bataclan theatre, Paris, France. The occasion marked a semi-impromptu reunion of the former VU bandmates. Fo... more info

Lou Reed’s surprising archives: sex store receipts and football snapshots

117 days ago
New York PostAn exhaustive new exhibit reveals that the "Walk on the Wild Side" icon was actually a diligent record keeper. more info

Listen To Lou Reed’s ‘I’m Waiting For The Man’ Demo From Lou Reed Archive Series ‘Words & Music, May 1965’

120 days ago
JamBasePreview the upcoming Lou Reed archival release 'Words & Music, May 1965' with an early version of The Velvet Underground classic "I'm Waiting For The Man." more info

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