What were the inspirations that empowered The Velvet Underground to trash rock’n’roll tropes and replace them with the sound of the future?
‘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.
Escaping from the darkness of of ‘White Light/White Heat,’ The Velvet Underground’s self-titled third album turned down the volume and turned up the warmth.
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.
A look at some of the classic music inspired by the famous New York landmark.
'Hey Lou Hey Liz', Phair’s first ever livestream + Q&A with Brad Wood is also set for March 3.
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 catalog.
The cover comes from Alice Cooper’s upcoming album ‘Detroit Stories’ out February 26.
Helmed by Todd Haynes, the film will feature a trove of never-before-seen footage of the influential band.
The prolific session guitarist worked with KISS, Meatloaf and more.
The Velvet Underground are one of the most influential rock bands in history, founded by Lou Reed and known for their confrontational rock music.
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.
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.
The recordings were captured during the fabled NYC outfit's multiple-night residency at the San Francisco nightspot late in 1969.