‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’ was never appreciated during its time but now the VU’s debut is hailed as a groundbreaking album that pointed to the future.
The event will be filmed at the YouTube Space in New York and streams exclusively on the Iggy Pop YouTube channel starting at 3pm EST tomorrow.
The sparse new clip imbues Iggy’s interpretation of a poem written by Lou Reed in 1970 with a riveting new visual dimension.
Their tenure was short-lived, but their influence is unmeasurable, and the best Velvet Underground songs still dare you to think differently.
The 1974 album, which saw Jack join his former Cream bandmate Eric Clapton on the RSO label, is one of many underrated gems in his catalogue.
Lou Reed is one of those musical happenings that seem to come out of nowhere, completely original, who have things to say that force people to listen.
Lou Reed’ career-spanning book of lyrics, ‘I’ll Be Your Mirror: Collected Lyrics’, is being updated and reissued by Faber & Faber on 7 November.
From songs by The Beatles to Rick Wakeman, Metallica to The Rolling Stones, uDiscover Music uncovers the best songs inspired by books.
From Stylophones to pool balls, the rock canon is full of odd sounds and instrumental exotica. Here are the most unusual instruments in popular music.
From powerhouse belters to multi-octave vocalists with mind-boggling versatility, the best male rock singers have left their mark on music history.
The histories of the most iconic recording studios – Sun, Motown, Abbey Road – have made them almost as famous as the musicians who have recorded there.
The recordings were captured during the fabled NYC outfit's multiple-night residency at the San Francisco nightspot late in 1969.
'Rock music that incorporates elements of traditional or classical music', surely a key art-rock principle is forging ahead, the shock of the new?
A selection of the finest work by a true great of American music.
From awards-laden lyricists to those whose creativity has reached new heights of expression, these musicians could – and should – be considered poets.