In this short martial arts film about a warrior preparing for his final battle, Lou Reed provides not only a chilling musical accompaniment but also sports his studious look when he appears in the film as “The Holder.” Final Weapon stars a famous Taijiquan master, Ren Guangyi, under whom Lou Reed and director Stephan Berwick have both studied. Unfortunately, the screening was last night in NYC, but we’ll be on the lookout for other opportunities to see the entire project.
by Jon Lorenz on 02-01-2010 Fans of Lou Reed's Metal Machine Music (or even the noisier side of The Velvet Underground) might be stoked to hear about Lou Reed's new Metal Machine Trio featuring Ulrich Krieger and Sarth Calhoun. The ... Read Post
Lou Reed and his Metal Machine Trio bring music inspired by Reed's infamously abrasive 1975 album Metal Machine Music to the live stage in Europe for a string of dates this April. Accompanied by sax player Ulrich Krieger and noize m... Read Post