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MGMT recall how Lou Reed rejected their offer of a collaboration

941 days ago
NME Velvet Underground icon also suggested they sack their managers Lou Reed and MGMT's Andrew VanWyngarden MGMT have discussed how they reached out to Lou Reed with the offer of a collaboration, revealing that he turned …Continue reading » The ... more info

What's going on Thursday?

942 days ago
Brooklyn VeganTonight's NYC shows include The Zombies, Lou Reed's Birthday Celebration, John Nolan, Tommy Stinson, The Spook School, and more. Continue reading… more info

Lou Reed Turned Down An Offer To Work With With MGMT, Told Them To Fire Their Managers

942 days ago
StereogumAs the guy who made Lulu with Metallica, Lou Reed was maybe not the right person to offer anyone career advice. But it's still pretty funny to learn what he told MGMT. MGMT, whose new album Little Dark Age just came out, recently appeared on Tom ... more info

This Week's Interesting Music Releases - February 2, 2018

968 days ago
LargeHeartedBoyAnna Burch's Quit the Curse, Bat Fangs' self-titled debut, and Field Music's Open Here are the three new albums I can wholeheartedly recommend this week. Archival recordings include two Lou Reed live recordings (Thinking of Another Place and Waltzing... more info

Gotcha Covered: White Light/White Heat

971 days ago
StereogumWeird: The Velvet Underground's second album doesn't feel 50 years old. Granted, Lou Reed and Sterling Morrison are no longer with us, Mo Tucker went tea party, and John Cale... well, he's a still-active 75. But aside from the fact that guitar-bass-d... more info

What it was like making Velvet Underground’s debut record

1053 days ago
New York PostJohn Cale and Lou Reed co-founded the influential Velvet Underground — discovered by Andy Warhol, who snagged a producer’s credit on the band’s first record, released in 1967. Cale plays the Brooklyn Academy of Music on Nov. 16, 17 and 18. The ... more info

Books: Biographer ponders the defiant Lou Reed

1057 days ago
Detroit Free PressIn Anthony DeCurtis' book, influential rocker is a man of mystery and contradictions             more info

Bob Seger covers Lou Reed and Leonard Cohen on new album, I Knew You When

1069 days ago
Uncut It's his 18th studio album It's his 18th studio album The post Bob Seger covers Lou Reed and Leonard Cohen on new album, I Knew You When appeared first on Uncut. more info

Inside the wild, debauched world of Lou Reed

1081 days ago
New York PostHe sang about scoring heroin in Harlem, hung out with Andy Warhol at the Factory and inspired generations of punk bands that went on to rage at CBGB. Lou Reed was as New York as Yankee Stadium, and his best songs continue to inspire. But, as revealed... more info

Shorties (Roz Chast Interviewed, An Excerpt from a New Lou Reed Biography, and more)

1090 days ago
LargeHeartedBoyRoz Chast discussed her new book Going Into Town with Fresh Air. Rolling Stone shared an excerpt from Anthony DeCurtis's book Lou Reed: A Life. The 2017 Giller Prize shortlist has been announced. Stream a new Rural Alberta Advantage song.... more info

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