Record Store Day's Black Friday Goodies
Bedford + BoweryRecord Store Day's Black Friday Goodies Include Releases From Lou Reed and Richard HellBedford + BoweryWe've already clued you into the Lou Reed release: The folks behind legendary Village club The Bottom Line are putting out the latest installment in their Bottom Line Archive Series, a recording of one of Lou's 50-odd appearances there. This 1994 set ...and more »
Posted on 17 October 2017 | 3:00 pm
Lou Reed 'A Life': An Exemplary Biography -
Best Classic Bands (blog)Lou Reed 'A Life': An Exemplary BiographyBest Classic Bands (blog)Lou Reed could be a prickly character…some people would argue that deleting everything in that statement after the “k” would be a more honest assessment. Contradictory and a natural-born contrarian—he was a hustler with a poetic soul, a damaged man ...and more »
Posted on 17 October 2017 | 9:33 am
5 Things We Learned From the New Lou Reed
Pitchfork5 Things We Learned From the New Lou Reed BiographyPitchforkRolling Stone contributing editor Anthony DeCurtis first met Lou Reed in an inauspicious place: the Cleveland Airport in June 1995, a day after Reed performed at the opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Both DeCurtis and Reed's flights were ...
Posted on 15 October 2017 | 10:21 am
Lou Reed: A Life by Anthony DeCurtis —
Financial TimesLou Reed: A Life by Anthony DeCurtis — not-so-perfect daysFinancial TimesBiographies tend to uncover hidden vices in their subjects. Lou Reed: A Life does the opposite. We encounter rock's most cantankerous figure weeping after a moving encounter with fans at a book signing. Telephone conversations are signed off with the ...
Posted on 13 October 2017 | 7:05 am
Bob Seger Previews New LP With Stirring Lou
RollingStone.comBob Seger Previews New LP With Stirring Lou Reed CoverRollingStone.comI Knew You When contains Seger originals as well as multiple covers, including versions of Leonard Cohen's "Democracy" and Lou Reed's "Busload of Faith." Reed's track, which appeared on his 1989 album New York, was crunchy, conversational rock; but ...Bob Seger album to honor Glenn Frey, Leonard Cohen, Lou Reed; listen to first track hereUSA TODAY"Busload of Faith" - Bob Seger (Lou Reed Cover) [YouTube Audio Single]ZumicBob Seger Releasing New Album Entitled 'I Knew You When'WRORVariety -Billboardall 19 news articles »
Posted on 13 October 2017 | 5:19 am
Report: IK Enemkpali, seeking sex, once
(Unrelated: Today’s playlist, in case you’re wondering, now will include Lou Reed’s “Walk On The Wild Side,” David Bowie’s “Lady Stardust,” Aerosmith’s “Dude Looks Like a Lady,” The Kinks’ “Lola,” The Who’s “I’m A Boy ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:40 am
Downtown WPB mural replaced without permit
The building's owner, Rodney Mayo, hired an artist to paint over the mural. The mural had faces of Lou Reed, Joey Ramone, Robert Smith, Morrissey and Ian Curtis; it now has images of wolves chopping down a forest. The new mural outside ‘Respectable' -- a ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:49 am
John Lennon piano and new photos go on
Lennon’s piano has also been used by other musical legends including Alice Cooper, Bob Dylan, Lou Reed, Don McLean and Aerosmith. Julia Baird with an image of her brother John Lennon Ahead of the unveiling Julia said: “Liverpool is John’s home and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:50 am
Velvet Underground to Reissue 'Loaded' as
The Velvet Underground will continue their series of box set reissues this fall with a six-disc, deluxe edition of their final album with Lou Reed, 1970's Loaded. The package will include stereo and mono versions of the LP, outtakes, live recordings and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:32 am
For Joseph Arthur, the Medium is the Message
Arthur’s sometimes-Lou Reed-ish inflections are not unexpected: 2014 saw the release of his homage, Lou: The Songs of Lou Reed, and at this show, Arthur covered “Walk on the Wild Side” with a beautiful pathos—and help from opening act, the powerful ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:01 am