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  1. On Air Next: Radio 1190 spinning new music to keep you sane while studyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Colorado Daily

    ... choral vocals and a catchy two-note guitar pattern that continues to groove through the whole song (similar to Lou Reed's "Walk On the Wild Side"). "Something of a Rabbit" sways back and forth with a slow, dancing drum beat and an engaging lilt. ...


  2. Pete Shelley Was an Innovator Far Beyond PunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Billboard

    ... his debut solo album Sky Yen combined the relaxing drones of early Tangerine Dream with the unsettling roar of Lou Reed's Metal Machine Music . (A sequel of sorts, Cinema Music and Wallpaper Sounds , recorded in 1976, was released in 2016.) ...


  3. Sticky CarpetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | The Sydney Morning Herald

    ... becomes an untouchable superstar. I am amazed at how the video came out, I'm so psyched."i album of the week Lou Reed Thinking Of Another Place (Bang! Records) a ...a ...a ...a ...A1 2 The intro jam alone to this 1976 show from Lou Reed is the ...


  4. Echo & The Bunnymen played Town HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | Brooklynvegan

    ... in snippets of The Doors and Bowie, and on "Nothing Lasts Forever" he tipped his hat to New York with a little Lou Reed. Setlist and a few videos from Town Hall are below and pictures from the night are in the gallery above. SETLIST: ECHO & THE ...


  5. Why the Velvet Underground could only have come from New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Salon

    We offer a 1-Hour Ad Free time pass, which lets you Read Now, and Pay Later No upfront registration for payment needed; cost is $0.50 per hour, pay only once you owe $5.00 7-Day Access and Monthly Subscriptions are also available Like many Velvet Underground fans, the music seemed almost like an extraordinary secret when I first encountered it. Lead singer Lou Reed had some radio hits during his solo career that one could occasionally hear on classic rock radio, but the VU - with their songs about sadomasochism, drug use, and accidental murder - still seemed like edgy, outsider music in the mid-'90s, even though the albums were already three decades old.


  6. An accent on the '80s from Echo & the Bunnymen at the OrpheumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | Boston.com

    ... totems. A brief medley of Bowie and the Doors failed to coalesce with "Villiers Terrace," but an interpolation of Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side" into "Nothing Lasts Forever" fared better. Still, such diversions were kept to a minimum. This ...


  7. Hugh Cornwell celebrates some more heroes, and villainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Galway Advertiser

    ... Monster comprises songs inspired by such famous, and infamous, figures as stunt motorcyclist Evel Knievel, singer Lou Reed, actor/inventor Hedy Lamarr, dictator Robert Mugabe and, in 'Le Grand Dame', Cornwell's late mother Winfred, a formidable lady ...


  8. Rolling Stone Magazine's Anthony DeCurtis Talks Lou Reed & Clive...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | LongIsland.com

    Anthony DeCurtis, author of 'Lou Reed: A Life,' is Tom Needham's guest this Thursday on 'The Sounds of Film.' Stony Brook, NY - November 13, 2018 - Anthony DeCurtis joins Tom Needham this Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB's 'The Sounds of Film' to discuss his popular book, 'Lou Reed: A Life.'


  9. Goal met through help of musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... of the chorus: "Walk on, walk on, walk on, walk on." That's what I intend to do. 2. "Walk on the Wild Side" by Lou Reed. It's as salacious and controversial now as the day it was released in 1972. It's also a really good song. Long live Lou. 3. "I ...


  10. Remembering Lou Reed: The Velvet Underground & Solo Live Jams Spotify PlaylistRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2018 | JamBase

    Rock 'n' roll legend Lou Reed died on this date in 2013 at the age of 71. An archetypal New Yorker and frontman for the seminal art-rock pioneers The Velvet Underground , Reed was also successful as a solo musician, artist, poet and cultural icon. Throughout his career, Reed was a charismatic and attention-grabbing live performer.


  11. What Happened October 27th In Pop Music HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2018 | The Spirit of Rock CHOM

    ... he returned to the stage and told the audience he was suffering from exhaustion coupled with a flu. - In 2013, Lou Reed died of liver disease in New York at the age of 71. As frontman for The Velvet Underground and as a solo artist, he recorded ...


  12. Rock & Roll Photographer Mick Rock Selling Guitar Pick Jewelry Art at Upcoming Gallery ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... carpet opportunities, and more. With exhibits ranging from classic portrait pieces of LI natives like Joan Jett and Lou Reed to Mick Rock's quintessential album covers from the late 60's through today including Lou Reed's "Transformer", Iggy Pop's ...


  13. LI Sound: Velvet Underground Experience explores legendary band's LI rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | Newsday

    A new exhibit on Velvet Underground -- Sterling Morrison, Lou Reed, Nico, Maureen Tucker, John Cale -- has opened in NoHo. Photo Credit: Nico Cornell University / Division of Rare Manuscript Collections Though the Velvet Underground is a quintessentially New York band, its roots were in Long Island - something the new Velvet Underground Experience is careful to point out.


  14. Lou Reed, B-52s, The Cure & More: 10 Acts That Earned Their First...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | Billboard

    Lou Reed poses for a portrait during a photo shoot for the album cover "New York" on Franklin St., in 1988 in New York City. Since its inception 30 years ago, Billboard 's Alternative Songs airplay chart has reflected the format's unique platform as a springboard for acts that have gone from relative obscurity to global superstardom.


  15. Stage Buzz Q&A: The ChurchRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2018 | Illinois Entertainer

    ... favorites like "Undersea" or "Submarine" as casual fans might be about "Reptile?" S.K.: I read an interview with Lou Reed once. He said, "I see my whole career as a body of work. I started the Velvet Underground, and here I am - he was talking about ...


  16. Treasure Island Music Festival on the San Francisco Bay, October 13-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Boing Boing

    ... and indie vendors. Dig it. In 1979, jazz flautist Herbie Mann's album Yellow Fever featured this disco cover of Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side." As Lou once advised, "Pervert your sense of decorum." (via Weird Universe) It meant to do that. The ...


  17. Disco cover of Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side" from 1979Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Boing Boing

    In 1979, jazz flautist Herbie Mann's album Yellow Fever featured this disco cover of Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side." As Lou once advised, "Pervert your sense of decorum."


  18. Weekly survey: What are the best tracks to test headphones, earbuds, and speakers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | CISN Country 103.9 FM

    ... in what you're looking to by. I use both methods. In the first instance, I often go with "Walk on the Wild Side" by Lou Reed. A proper version of the original recording is loaded with subtleties that can only be heard with high-quality gear. (Hint: ...


  19. Andrew Loog Oldham - "Sounds and Vision"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | North Shore News

    ... "(Rock) often referred to as 'The Man Who Shot the Seventies', for his iconic images of Syd Barrett, David Bowie, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, Queen, the Sex Pistols, The Ramones, Blondie, Rocky Horror Picture Show, etc. London born, he has resided in New ...


  20. Guitarist Nils Lofgren shares wisdom that anyone who doesn't feel enough like a leader should hearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | The Day

    ... 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 ...