Tagged: The Velvet Underground


Public Lou Reed Memorial Planned for Thursday in NYC

According to a message on his Facebook, a public memorial for Lou Reed will be held this Thursday, November 14, at Lincoln Center in New York City. Scheduled to begin at 1pm and run three … read more »

POSTED November 12, 2013 10:30PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,
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R.I.P. Lou Reed

According to Rolling Stone, Lou Reed, founding member of the Velvet Underground, Andy Warhol collaborator and prolific solo artist, passed away today at the age of 71. The cause of his death has yet to … read more »

POSTED October 27, 2013 2:22PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (6) TAGS: , ,

Art Show: Tony Conrad

As an artist, Tony Conrad has done a little bit of everything all the time, producing films like The Flicker, which eschews narrative structure for flashing lights and music; collaborating on a 1973 album called … read more »


Staff Selects: Wu Lyf and the End of Brodom

Every week, a different FADER editor compiles a playlist to highlight a new release and give you a guide to that artist’s web of influences and peers. These Staff Selects live in our Spotify app, … read more »

POSTED November 27, 2012 12:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Stream: Thee Oh Sees, “European Son (Velvet Underground Cover)”

Universal is celebrating the 45th anniversary of The Velvet Underground and Nico this week with a tricked-out, five-disc, Super Deluxe Edition of the 1973 classic. They’re also teaming with San Francisco garage imprint Castle Face … read more »

POSTED October 30, 2012 6:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: ,

Interview: John Cale

John Cale, the multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer who lent the Velvet Underground a good deal of their left-of-center musical edge, may be in his seventies, but he seems completely disinterested in looking back. Even when … read more »

POSTED October 17, 2012 11:09AM IN MUSIC TV INTERVIEWS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Korallreven’s A Dream Within A Dream Mix

Korallreven‘s A Dream Within A Dream is the third (here’s one and two) in a series of the Swedish duo’s breezy, mainstream-pop-and-not-mainstream-pop-infused mixes, probably best summed up sonically by the pretty, pale teal/iris blue color … read more »

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The Kills, Levi’s® Pioneer Sessions

A tight grasp of jangly rock n’ roll, as well as making something sparse sound complex are just a few of the criteria required for recreating a definitive cut by The Velvet Underground. That makes … read more »

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Premiere Stream: The Kills, “Pale Blue Eyes”

“Pale Blue Eyes” is one of the most tumultuous songs Lou Reed ever wrote for the Velvet Underground, and The Kills approached their cover with the necessary heartbroken pathos: singer Alison Mosshart sounds like she’s … read more »

POSTED June 29, 2010 10:27AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Kate Moss Going Nico for The Kills' Jamie Hintz's New Band?

If the rumors are true, supermodel Kate Moss is covering a Velvet Underground song with the new band her boyfriend, the Kills’ Jamie Hintz, is forming. Those with non-selective memories may recall Moss’ come-hither guest … read more »

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