lou reed

10 Musicians Look Back on the Albums They Don’t Remember Recording

After David Bowie's tragic passing last year, I spent some time with my personal favorite Bowie album, Station to Station. While marveling over its raw…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 8, 2017

Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson Went Out in New York City Every Single Night

The new New York Times profile of the renowned NYC musician and multimedia artist Laurie Anderson is filled with delightful little details. Anderson does an impression of…
Andy Cush / April 21, 2017

Hear Father John Misty’s Charming, Faithful Cover of the Velvet Underground’s “Who Loves the Sun”

There aren't many Velvet Underground songs that would seem like a natural fit for a Father John Misty cover, but "Who Loves the Sun," the…
Andy Cush / April 18, 2017

Here’s Your Full List of 2017 Record Store Day Releases, Including David Bowie, Andre 3000, and the Grateful Dead

Today, Record Store Day shares its full list of releases that will be available exclusively at independent record stores across the country, Pitchfork notes. Notable releases…
Andy Cush / March 21, 2017

Watch Laurie Anderson Perform Lou Reed’s The Raven and Other Unreleased Works

Lou Reed's personal archives--a diverse collection featuring everything from original writing drafts, to quirky personal affects, to hours of unreleased audio and video--are now on display…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 14, 2017

Lou Reed Archives Will Include Extensive Audio and Video, Bar Tab Receipts, Puppy Photos

Lou Reed's personal and professional archives will become part of the New York Public Library collection. The library announced the news today at a press conference at…
Anna Gaca / March 2, 2017

Laurie Anderson, ANOHNI, Mark Kozelek, Lucinda Williams, and More Sing ‘Love Songs of Lou Reed’

Lincoln Center's Out of Doors concert series hosted a day-long tribute to late Velvet Underground frontman and quintessential New York rock star Lou Reed yesterday. Musician…
Anna Gaca / July 31, 2016

Brian Eno’s New Album ‘The Ship’ Arrives on April 29

Tireless experimenter Brian Eno has announced a new album, The Ship, to be released this April. According to a press release, the album was "conceived from experiments…
Anna Gaca / February 24, 2016

The 100 Greatest David Bowie Moments

As devastating as it was when news came down last Monday that David Bowie had died of cancer at age 69 — and it's hard…
SPIN Staff / January 19, 2016

Author of Lou Reed Biography Says He Was ‘a Monster’

The author of an upcoming unauthorized biography of Lou Reed, Notes From The Velvet Underground, says that the legendary musician was "a monster" who…
James Grebey / October 12, 2015

Father John Misty Wasn’t Actually Visited By the Ghost of Lou Reed, You Guys

In a shocking development, singer-songwriter and massive troll Father John Misty didn't actually get visited by the ghost of Lou Reed last month.
James Grebey / October 9, 2015

Karen O and Miley Cyrus Join 2015 Rock Hall Induction Ceremony

The list of participants in the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony is growing, as today it was revealed that Karen O will…
James Grebey / April 8, 2015

Watch Animated Lou Reed Call the Doors ‘Stupid,’ Recall ‘Savage Reaction’ to Velvet Underground

PBS has gone ahead and animated a 1987 interview that Joe Smith conducted with Lou Reed, and it serves as a detailed reminder of the…
Rachel Brodsky / February 17, 2015

Hear Lou Reed Get Introduced to the Ramones’ Music in 1975

Legendary rock publicist Danny Fields is the subject of a new documentary titled Danny Says, directed by Brendan Toller (I Need That Record!). Fields, who…
Rachel Brodsky / December 30, 2014

Watch Deer Tick and Sharon Van Etten Cover Lou Reed’s ‘Perfect Day’

In celebration of their 10th anniversary, Deer Tick are doing a six-day residency at Brooklyn Bowl in New York City, where they'll cover a different…
Rachel Brodsky / December 29, 2014
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