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Maxim Ludwig & Angel Olsen – “Mercury Avenue”

19 days ago
Stereogum Earlier this year, Angel Olsen and Maxim Ludwig joined forces for a cover of the Velvet Underground’s “I Can’t Stand It.” Today, the pair is back with the grand “Mercury Avenue.” more info

John Cale – “Shark-Shark”

47 days ago
Stereogum Last year, legendary figure John Cale, one of two surviving members of the Velvet Underground, released the excellent solo album MERCY . Next month, he’ll follow that LP with a new one POPtical Illusion. The man is 82 years old, and he’s keep... more info

Rare Pressing of Velvet Underground & Nico Single Sells for $30,000

69 days ago
Consequence Of SoundThere are less than 10 known copies of this original promo still in existence. Rare Pressing of Velvet Underground & Nico Single Sells for $30,000 Mary Siroky more info

Maxim Ludwig & Angel Olsen – “I Can’t Stand It” (The Velvet Underground Cover)

88 days ago
Stereogum Next month, Light In The Attic are releasing a Lou Reed tribute album called The Power Of The Heart. We’ve heard contributions from Keith Richards and Rufus Wainwright so far, and today we’re getting a cover of the Velvet Underground’s “I ... more info

John Cale – “How We See The Light”

90 days ago
Stereogum At the very beginning of 2023, John Cale released a new album, MERCY, where the Velvet Underground legend collaborated with the likes of Animal Collective, Weyes Blood, Sylvan Esso, Laurel Halo, and more. It was our Album Of The Week when it came ... more info

The Jesus and Mary Chain’s William Reid on Having to Re-record Glasgow Eyes from Scratch: Podcast

93 days ago
Consequence Of SoundReid also talks about being heavily influenced by Lou Reed and The Velvet Underground. The Jesus and Mary Chain’s William Reid on Having to Re-record Glasgow Eyes from Scratch: Podcast Consequence Staff more info

Our Endless Numbered Days Turns 20

94 days ago
Stereogum It’s hard to hear it now like I heard it then. In the months and years following its release — 20 years ago this Saturday — Iron & Wine’s Our Endless Numbered Days became so successful and so influential that it’s now almost more of an a... more info

Watch Keith Richards Cover Velvet Underground For Lou Reed’s Birthday

111 days ago
JamBaseKeith Richards shared a cover of a Velvet Underground classic in honor of the late Lou Reed's birthday on Saturday. more info

New Lou Reed Tribute Album Features Keith Richards, Angel Olsen, Afghan Whigs, & More

115 days ago
Stereogum It’s been more than a decade since we lost Lou Reed, but his influence is still as indelible as ever. People continue to cover and sample Lou Reed and Velvet Underground songs all the time, and they still show up regularly on soundtracks. That... more info

Watch Black Crowes Debut Velvet Underground Cover & Perform New Songs In Las Vegas

133 days ago
JamBaseThe Black Crowes offered a two-night stand in Las Vegas over Super Bowl Weekend where they delivered two new songs from their upcoming album, 'Happiness Bastards,' and premiered a Velvet Underground cover. more info

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