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folk legend Eric Andersen releasing comp (hear a live track from The Bitter End)

919 days ago
Brooklyn VeganEric Andersen hailed from the same Greenwich Village folk scene as Bob Dylan (who has covered his music and toured with him), went on the Festival Express Tour with the Grateful Dead (who have collaborated with him), and he's now releasing a car... more info

Courtney Barnett shares new track ‘Need A Little Time’

927 days ago
NME The clip finds Barnett going to space Courtney Barnett – Lou Reed, 'Perfect Day': “Every time I hear it just kills me a little bit. I got into Loud Reed fairly recently, just from meeting other musicians and them introducing me to stuff.” ... more info

Def Leppard's Joe Elliott: My 5 Favorite Glam-Rock Songs

929 days ago
Rolling StoneYou only need to listen to Def Leppard's "Rocket" to hear how much frontman Joe Elliott loves glam rock. The lyrics pay tribute to David Bowie, Lou Reed, T. Rex, Queen and Sweet all in the space of about six minutes. So when Rolling Stone asked ... more info

Ezra Furman wrote a book about Lou Reed's 'Transformer,' playing SXSW (BV day party included)

933 days ago
Brooklyn VeganPlus: check out video and setlist from Ezra's recent Bowery Ballroom show. Continue reading… more info

Alex Cameron – “Before Too Long” (Paul Kelly Cover)

935 days ago
StereogumThe Australian singer and songwriter Paul Kelly became a sort of under-the-radar critical favorite in the '80s, writing shimmering and jangling pop songs that continue to hold up today. (The songs hold up a lot better than Kelly's old band name: Paul... more info

Lou Reed Poetry Collection 'Do Angels Need Haircuts?' Set for Release

940 days ago
Rolling StoneA collection of unpublished Lou Reed poems will be released this spring as Do Angels Need Haircuts? The book will be accompanied by a 1971 recording of the Velvet Underground singer reciting the works at New York'sThis article originally appeare... more info

Lou Reed’s lost poems to be published in new book

940 days ago
NME Hear the Velvet Underground singer recite two of the poems Lou Reed in 1972 Unseen Lou Reed poems are set to be published in a new book. Titled Do Angels Need Haircuts?, the book …Continue reading » The post Lou Reed’s lost poems to be pub... more info

Happy Birthday Lou Reed

940 days ago
Ryan's Smashing Life It's raining and flooding all along the coast today.  Thanks for everything Lou. Happy Birthday LOU REEDWiki / Web more info

LISTEN: Lou Reed Reads From Forthcoming Book Of Poetry

940 days ago
The QuietusAnthology Editions announces the publication of a book of Lou Reed's poetry more info

'We are the people who are desperate beyond emotion': Lou Reed's lost poetry to be published

940 days ago
Guardian MusicPoetry reflecting on nationhood, sex and whiskey, written in 1970 after Lou Reed left the Velvet Underground, is to be published for the first time“We are the crystal gaze returned through the density and immensity of a berserk nation.” I... more info

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