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Jesus and Mary Chain's Jim Reid shares Spotify playlist; NYC shows w/ Nine Inch Nails start this weekend

718 days ago
Brooklyn Vegan'Jim Reid Top Picks' include songs by The Kills, The Beatles, The Kinks, Lou Reed, Vashti Bunyan, Cabaret Voltaire, The Cult, Orange Juice, Nirvana, Neil Young, Go-Kart Mozart, The Snivelling Shits, and more. Continue reading… more info

David Nance Group – “Poison”

781 days ago
StereogumRocker David Nance already has three albums under his belt as well as a few unlicensed whole-album covers of records like Lou Reed’s Berlin and the Rolling Stones’ Goat Head Soup. The latter got him a cease and desist letter directly from the Sto... more info

Review: 'Nico, 1988' is powered by the formidable performance of Trine Dyrholm as the late pop singer

787 days ago
L.A. Times - EntertainmentIf you know the name Nico at all, it's from a brief moment in time in the 1960s when she collaborated with Lou Reed on the iconic "The Velvet Underground & Nico" album and was anointed by the media as the epitome of hipster cool. But Nico's creative ... more info

Sundaes – “Laundry Day”

808 days ago
Obscure Sound“Folding laundry time is dreaming time, I’m going for the gold,” are the lyrics that open the engrossing “Laundry Day”, a new track from Nashville act Sundaes. The vocal presence is quite reminiscent of Lou Reed, with the emerging flicker o... more info

Shorties (Recommended Funny Novels by Women, A New Collection of Lou Reed Interviews, and more)

808 days ago
LargeHeartedBoyLiterary Hub recommended funny novels by women (including one of my favorite books, Alina Bronsky's The Hottest Dishes of the Tartar Cuisine). My Week Beats Your Year: Encounters With Lou Reed, a collection of interviews with the legend, will... more info

Tina Harvey :: I’m Waiting For The Man (The Velvet Underground)

846 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardLou Reed tried to sell us on a Harlem heroin score being cool, even if he was feeling “more dead than alive.” Tina Harvey went to the same dealer, but she was just jonesing. Gone is the jangly swagger of the Velvets uptown jaunt – she a... more info

Eleanor Friedberger Remembers Crying Over a Canceled Guns N’ Roses Show

851 days ago
Consequence of SoundShe also shares what it's like being watched by Lou Reed and how she sees solo performance like a standup comic. more info

Shorties (Michael Ondaatje on His New Novel, A Lou Reed Poetry Collection, and more)

879 days ago
LargeHeartedBoyMichael Ondaatje discussed his new novel Warlight with Publishers Weekly. Rolling Stone reviewed the new collection of Lou Reed's poetry, Do Angels Need Haircuts?. May's best eBook deals. Stream a new Innocence Mission song. A docuseries based on Mic... more info

Ezra Furman on Lou Reed's genius: 'Queerness is defined by continual transformation'

888 days ago
Guardian MusicIn an extract from his book on Lou Reed’s classic album Transformer, musician Ezra Furman explores how Reed built up different versions of himself – and violently tore them downLou Reed created selves that he would grow to hate and even... more info

An Interview With Michael Imperioli About His New Lou Reed Novel

906 days ago
StereogumMusic fans can often be territorial. "That's an understatement, my friend!" Michael Imperioli -- the actor/writer/director best-known for his role as The Sopranos' perennial fuckup Christopher Moltisanti -- cackles over the phone when I make this sta... more info

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