lou reed

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

Lou Reed and Kraftwerk Are Among the 2015 Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees

Lou Reed is being showered with well-deserved praise today. Just a few hours after he was announced as a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee as…
James Grebey / December 16, 2014

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 Inductees: Green Day, Lou Reed, Joan Jett, and More

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its list of 2015 inductees this morning, and it's a lineup that should make punk fans new…
Andrew Unterberger / December 16, 2014

Review: The Velvet Underground’s Self-Titled ‘Super Deluxe Edition’ Is a Treasure

Devoted legions of Velvet Underground fans have probably heard some or most of what's found on the 45th-anniversary reissue of the band's self-titled 1969 album.
Dan Reilly / November 25, 2014

The Velvet Underground Share Previously Unreleased ‘One of These Days’

The Velvet Underground's 45th-anniversary reissue of their self-titled third LP includes a ton of previously unreleased goodies, including a bunch of alternative mixes, mono versions,…
Dan Reilly / November 21, 2014

Hear the Velvet Underground’s Live, Remastered ‘I’m Waiting For The Man’

Velvet Underground die-hards will have one heck of a Christmukkah present to look forward to this year. We're talking, of course, about the band's upcoming…
Rachel Brodsky / November 4, 2014

Green Day, Lou Reed, and Nine Inch Nails Nominated for Rock Hall of Fame

The nominees for next year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony are in, and Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, the late Lou Reed, and the Smiths are among…
Brennan Carley / October 9, 2014
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