Posts tagged "lou reed"

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 a…
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

An Unreleased Velvet Underground Album Will Finally See the Light of Day

The Velvet Underground's 1969 self-titled third album turned 45 this year, and they're celebrating this landmark with a new, elaborately stuffed box set. While that's great…
James Grebey / October 2, 2014

Lou Reed’s Music Gear Will Sell on eBay

Nearly eight months after the death of the late, great Lou Reed, the time has finally come to unload a portion of the massive amount…
Colin Joyce / June 17, 2014

Joseph Arthur and R.E.M. Duo Cover Lou Reed on ‘Letterman’

David Letterman’s long goodbye begins. On April 3, the man who has been an institution of late-night network TV for more than three decades announced…
Marc Hogan / April 4, 2014

Lou Reed Remembered By Friends, Colleagues, Ex-Wife at SXSW Panel

Six years ago, the late Lou Reed was South By Southwest’s keynote speaker — a slot which generally involves a famous rock icon giving word…
David Menconi / March 13, 2014

Personal & the Pizzas Dis Macaulay Culkin’s Pizza Underground on Zesty ‘Death Threat’

The pizza wars are heating up again. And this time, it’s Personal. To recap: Last December, the online music world learned that Macaulay Culkin wa…
Marc Hogan / February 7, 2014

‘Definitive’ Lou Reed Biography to Focus on His Love of New York

In the months since Lou Reed's death, many words have been written about the late icon. Robert Christgau bid farewell, Dave Hickey lamented the lo…
Kyle McGovern / January 7, 2014

‘A Good Friend’: Lou Reed Remembered by the Velvet Underground’s Moe Tucker

Looking back on the musicians we lost in 2013, Lou Reed's name stands out. Reed's former Velvet Underground bandmates Maureen "Moe" Tucker and Doug Yule…
Marc Hogan / December 16, 2013

Macaulay Culkin’s Pizza Underground Get Served by Personal & the Pizzas

"Surprisingly very few articles re: the influence of pizza on the last 5 years of musicmaking."…
Marc Hogan / December 12, 2013

In Memoriam: The Musicians We Lost in 2013

Over the last 12 months, we said goodbye to the leader of the Velvet Underground, the man behind Magnolia Electric Co., a key Ohio Player,…
Kyle McGovern / December 11, 2013

Velvet Underground Bandmates to Remember Lou Reed for U.K. TV Special

British television has decided December 15 is a perfect day for a Lou Reed documentary. BBC Four will broadcast Lou Reed Remembered at 9 p.m.
Marc Hogan / December 10, 2013
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