Posts tagged "the velvet underground"

The Velvet Underground Tear ‘Venus In Furs’ Apart in Rare Color Footage

Soon after releasing the 45th anniversary reissue of their self-titled third studio album, the Velvet Underground have a new piece of mid-century nostalgia for you:…
Rachel Brodsky / December 1, 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

Watch This Andy Warhol-Directed Velvet Underground Concert

Andy Warhol’s support of the Velvet Underground is well documented, but a recently unearthed concert doc demonstrates a further intersection between his experimentally minded filmmaking…
Colin Joyce / May 27, 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

‘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

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

Hear Macaulay Culkin’s Pizza-Themed Velvet Underground Parody Band

"Papa John Says." "I'm Beginning to Eat the Slice." "I'm Waiting for Delivery Man." "Cheese Days." "Pizza Day." "All the Pizza Parties." "Take a Bite…
Marc Hogan / December 9, 2013

Stream Gap Dream’s Spacey Cover of the Velvet Underground’s ‘Sister Ray’

Burger Records is honoring the 45th anniversary of the Velvet Underground's White Light/White Heat with its very own version of the 1968 classic. On December…
Kyle McGovern / December 9, 2013

Hear Mr. Elevator and the Brain Hotel Cover the Velvet Underground’s ‘I Heard Her Call My Name’

To commemorate the 45th anniversary of the Velvet Underground's White Light/White Heat, Burger Records has assembled its own version of the avant-garde classic, featuring cover…
Kyle McGovern / December 6, 2013

Stream Curtis Harding’s Joyous Cover of the Velvet Underground’s ‘Here She Comes Now’

This whole week, SPIN is premiering a different track from Burger Records' upcoming tribute album to the Velvet Underground's White Light/White Heat. We've already unveiled…
Kyle McGovern / December 5, 2013

Hear Mozes and the Firstborn’s Gritty Cover of the Velvet Underground’s ‘Lady Godiva’s Operation’

In honor of the 45th anniversary of the Velvet Underground's White Light/White Heat, Burger Records has tapped a handful of artists to record their ow…
Kyle McGovern / December 4, 2013

Stream the Memories’ Faithful Cover of the Velvet Underground’s ‘The Gift’

On December 10, Burger Records will issue The Velvet Underground — White Light/White Heat Tribute Album, a cassette-only full-length that honors the 45th anniversary of…
Kyle McGovern / December 3, 2013

Stream Natural Child’s Epic Cover of the Velvet Underground’s ‘White Light/White Heat’

The Velvet Underground's classic second album, White Light/White Heat, turned 45 this year, and to commemorate the occasion, on December 10, Universal Music Enterprises will release…
Kyle McGovern / December 2, 2013

Lou Reed Tribute Show Lands Members of TV on the Radio, Light Asylum, More

Since Lou Reed's death on October 27, the iconic singer-songwriter has been honored many times over by a slew of artists and writers. Arcade Fire,…
Kyle McGovern / November 22, 2013

Goodbye, Lou Reed: New Yorkers Lovingly Celebrate His Life and Music

Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered at Manhattan’s Lincoln Center Thursday afternoon to honor Lou Reed at a three-hour public memorial. The event, announced on Facebook…
Kyle McGovern / November 15, 2013

Laurie Anderson on Lou Reed: ‘I Am So Proud of the Way He Lived and Died’

Since Lou Reed's passing on October 27, the late icon has been honored many times over by a slew of artists. Among those who paid…
Kyle McGovern / November 7, 2013
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