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  1. Lofgren leads way in lessons on following the bandleaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | The Columbian

    ... you play a key role on such albums as Neil Young's "Tonight's the Night," Bruce Springsteen's "Tunnel of Love" and Lou Reed's "The Bells," that's your fate. But Lofgren's work as a bandleader is much prized by critics and fellow musicians. His 2014 ...


  2. In "The Crossing" Alejandro Escovedo has crafted a rock n roll immigration epic poemRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Salon

    ... "The Crossing" achieves symbiosis with its lyrical story of immigration and its open borders musical policy. "Lou Reed was a fly on the wall when we made this record," Escovedo said in reference to the importance of Reed's solo record, "Street ...


  3. Mugen Hoso at The Triple Nickel show previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... ocals, and classic-rock references that range from The Beatles' "Norwegian Wood" to the "colored-girls" chorus from Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side." If you're looking for a bass-free Sunday night pick-me-up, Mugen Hoso should be your No. 1 choice.


  4. Founding member of Hoboken music scene to return with 'spellbinding' TululaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | NJ.com

    ... high school education right there." In an amazing stroke of coincidence, Norris would later join the final post-Lou Reed incarnation of the Velvets, then led by Doug Yule. "When I moved to Boston in 1968, the Velvets were basically in residence at ...


  5. "It's almost like the past is a big closet you can go into and rummage through,'' says Suzanne Vega.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | The Age

    ... the 1960s, particularly among artists working in Vega's close orbit in New York. "I was really influenced by Lou Reed, who was really fearless in what he wrote about, including domestic violence." She also cites new wave bands such as the ...


  6. Violent Femmes Make Nostalgic Noise at Toyota Music FactoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | Dallas Observer

    ... show with extended passages from The Doors' "Roadhouse Blues" (Ray Manzarek has produced some Bunnymen singles) and Lou Reed's "Walk On the Wild Side" working their way into "Villiers Terrace" and "Nothing Lasts Forever," respectively. After ...


  7. Review: Gorillaz' 'The Now Now' Is a Focused Call for Unity In Hard TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | RollingStone

    Damon Albarn trims down the guest list and focuses his songwriting on the band's most coherent LP to date During almost two decades in business, the mightiness of Gorillaz has been its mutability - it's a pop-rock-hip-hop-free-trade- zone where anyone from Lou Reed to Vince Staples could show up and work a groove. But that's also been its flaw: While last year's Humanz brought some fire , it felt more like a streaming algorithm than a coherent album.


  8. Arthur Buck - Are You ElectrifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | Brookale Public Radio

    ... the early 2000s, while Buck has backed Arthur on numerous occasions, including for an elegiac, piano-led cover of Lou Reed's "Walk On the Wild Side" on the Late Show with David Letterman in 2014. But back to Mexico. Specifically, a little town off ...


  9. David Bowie's collaborator Mick Ronson remembered: "They were brothers and they were partners"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | Salon

    ... is a heartfelt and thorough portrait that gives even attention to all facets of Ronson's talents. He co-produced Lou Reed's "Transformer" with Bowie; was a go-to sideman and foil for Mott the Hoople vocalist Ian Hunter during the latter's late '70s ...


  10. Future shock: The talking dead? Ghosts recorded in Sauchiehall Street are nothing to be spooked byRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    ... from Braveheart in the static. The one who didn't was David Mundell but apparently he can hear Rule Britannia in Lou Reed's Metal Machine Music. WITH several alleged hauntings and a copious abundance of bevvy merchants, it's clear spirits and ...


  11. Laurie Anderson embraces the future with VR while salvaging the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | The Age

    ... the program is Drones, a project she created with Stewart Hurwood, long-time guitar technician for her late husband Lou Reed. In this sonic installation, amps and guitar feedback bounce off the walls, riffing on Reed's notoriously "difficult" ...


  12. The Welcome Home Party I Never HadRead the original story

    May 30, 2018 | Fluxblog

    ... in 2008, when he was making a comeback with Child Ballads. One of the songs from that session was an adaptation of Lou Reed's "Street Hassle" which was never officially released. Here it is, along with the copy I wrote for it when I originally ...


  13. Lou Reed was 'terribly emotional' as an artistRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Owatonna People's Press

    The former Velvet Underground frontman died in October 2013 at the age of 71 leaving behind a legacy of revered music from his time with the band and his five-decade spanning solo career including songs such as 'I'm Waiting for the Man', 'Venus In Furs', 'Perfect Day' and 'Walk on the Wild Side'.


  14. Review: Arctic Monkeys' 'Tranquility Base Hotel' Is a Space-Lounge OdysseyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | RollingStone

    ... Base is the rare album that might've been better live, so you could hear him fuck with people in real time, like Lou Reed's Take No Prisoners ). In any case, his inchoate chops are very limiting in terms of creating enjoyable music (he starting ...


  15. 4 for the rest of your West Seattle MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | West Seattle Blog

    EZRA FURMAN BOOK READING: Ezra Furman is a singer-songwriter - and an author, too. He's written a book about Lou Reed 's "Transformer" and will read from, and sign, it tonight at Easy Street Records , 6 pm.


  16. 'I'll haunt you if you quit': New Lou Reed book includes lost Syracuse poemRead the original story

    May 2, 2018 | The Post-Standard

    A new book of Lou Reed poetry features words of inspiration at Syracuse University that led to a colorful career in music, art, photography and more. "Do Angels Need Haircuts? Early Poems by Lou Reed" features lost poems by The Velvet Underground frontman, along with an afterword by Laurie Anderson, photographs by Mick Rock, and an audio recording of a spoken word performance.


  17. Iceage on Old Punks, Poets, and Rock'n'Roll Romantics: Jukebox JuryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Spin

    ... you don't practice it. And you're so focused on just being there. But people said it sounded good. Ronnenfelt: Lou Reed is one of those people, in your formative years of listening to music, where you're maybe into it because of the more accessible ...


  18. Playing the blues for B.B. King's Times Square music meccaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | New York Daily News

    ... or an Einstein. People move here just because of songs about the city like "On Broadway" by George Benson, Lou Reed's "Walk On The Wild Side" or "Chelsea Hotel #2" by Leonard Cohen. Live music, done right, delivers a soul-cleansing roundhouse punch. ...


  19. Revisiting "Transformer": Lou Reed's walk through the David Bowie Superstar MachineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | Salon.com

    RCA Records made a radio spot for the release of "Transformer" that may have been amusing, disturbing or both to Reed. Over a medley of the most hard-rocking moments of the album, the announcer reads: "In the midst of all the make-believe madness, the mock depravity and the pseudo-sexual anarchists, Lou Reed is the real thing.


  20. Metroa s Record Store Day PicksRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2018 | Metroactive

    ... Vile), the record includes the hit "Avant Gardener," which established Barnett as something of this generation's Lou Reed and launched her career in the process. Waxahatchee & Kevin Morby Dark Don't Hide It / Farewell Transmission Jason Molina's ...