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Lou Reed Lyric Book to Be Reissued With Martin Scorsese and Laurie Anderson Intros

I’ll Be Your Mirror: Collected Lyrics, a decade-spanning book of lyrics from the late Lou Reed that has been out of print, is being updated and reissued…
Israel Daramola / September 3, 2019

Hall & Oates: Our 1988 Interview

This article originally appeared in the July 1988 Issue of SPIN. "I am he, the light-bearer, Lucifer, the morning star!" shouts the handsome…
Timothy White / August 31, 2019

The Ramones: Our 1986 Interview

This article originally appeared in the August 1986 issue of SPIN. It was one of those humid summer days in 1979 when the…
Legs McNeil and John Holmstrom / August 11, 2019

Peter Gabriel: Our 1986 Interview

This article originally appeared in the September 1986 issue of SPIN. She shaved her head as penance. A darkly handsome young woman with…
Timothy White / August 4, 2019

The Modern Lovers: Our 1986 Feature, Funny How Love Is

This article originally appeared in the June 1986 issue of SPIN. "We don't want some girl to fool around with / We don't…
Scott Cohen / July 20, 2019

Tom Waits: Our 1985 Interview, Tom Waits for No Man

This article originally appeared in the November 1985 issue of SPIN. Tom Waits has a voice that could guide ships through dense fog.
Glenn O'Brien / July 13, 2019

Karen O and Danger Mouse Cover Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day”

Earlier this year, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O, alongside the producer Danger Mouse, released a collaborative full-length project entitled Lux Prima. The two are still…
Israel Daramola / June 13, 2019

New York Public Library Releases Lou Reed Cards

In celebration of their new Lou Reed Archive, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has issued a limited run of Lou Reed-themed library…
Will Gottsegen / March 15, 2019

Watch St. Vincent and Doveman Cover Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day”

St. Vincent released MassEducation, her stripped-back, piano-and-vocal retake on her MASSEDUCTION album of 2017, in October of this year. Annie Clark has been busy performing…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 21, 2018

Bob Seger – “Busload of Faith” (Lou Reed Cover)

Rock god Bob Seger will release a new album, I Knew You When, in November. Today, he released the first track. It's a take on Lou…
Dale Eisinger / September 22, 2017

Listen to Lou Reed Perform “Sweet Jane” From an Upcoming Live Album of Shuttered NYC Venue the Bottom Line

The Bottom Line was a beloved, intimate music venue in lower Manhattan where many established artists played in the 1970s, '80s and '90s. It went…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 17, 2017

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
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