Quiet time around the holidays is perfect for stretching out on the sofa with a new book. Here are 10 books that are ideal for that snowy afternoon or as gifts for family and friends: Lou Reed: A Life (Little,...
Allyson McCabe talks with Anthony DeCurtis, author and music journalist, about the art of the interview, his friendship with Lou Reed, and teaching in the digital age.
From Lou Reed to Gucci Mane to Stevie Nicks, a look at the season’s music biographies.
The Literary Roots of Lou Reed Back in the spring, when I pitched the Los Angeles Review of Books on a regular column on musicians and their literary interests, my editor immediately came up with the title All the Poets.... read more AJBlog: CultureCrashPublished 2017-11-24 Almanac: Henry James on commercial theater “Then the mixture was to […]
The Literary Roots of Lou Reed Back in the spring, when I pitched the Los Angeles Review of Books on a regular column on musicians and their literary interests, my editor immediately came up with the title All the Poets.... read more AJBlog: CultureCrash Published 2017-11-24 Piano Sonata as Video Game: Anomalies in My Reception of […]
This Sunday on KCRW, Henry serves up songs new and old from David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Conrad Schnitzler and more.
The Long Island music venue was initially open from 1971 to 1987 and hosted Ramones, Springsteen, U2, Lou Reed, Tom Petty, Blue Oyster Cult, The Police, Anthrax, and more. Continue reading…
Featuring covers of Joy Division, Lou Reed, more
The New York Public Library?s exhibition, What?s New? Recent Acquisitions, presents the latest additions to its ever-growing collection. The items on display represent highlights from a diverse and exciting range of materials obtained over the past several years by all four of NYPL's research libraries: the Stephen A. Show More Summary
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Shilpa Ray Door Girl Northern Spy The streetwise, hard-boiled vibe of New York bard Lou Reed lives on in the wonderfully bracing new album from maverick singer-songwriter Shilpa Ray. Putting aside her trademark harmonium (an organ with a haunted-house sound), she adds chunky old-school hip hop and snarling punk to her sonic portfolio, while retaining […]
The Velvet Underground veteran had a solid rep as one of the hippest bad boy rockers to ever don a leather jacket. So what was he doing in the 80s shilling for a Honda scooter?
Anthony DeCurtis’ Lou Reed: A Life sheds new light on a complicated icon
Hear the first available track from Seger's upcoming album, which features tributes to some of the Detroit rocker's fallen musical heroes.
Look for new books by John Green and Alice Hoffman, plus a new bio of rocker Lou Reed.
Roz Chast discussed her new book Going Into Town with Fresh Air. Rolling Stone shared an excerpt from Anthony DeCurtis's book Lou Reed: A Life. The 2017 Giller Prize shortlist has been announced. Stream a new Rural Alberta Advantage song....
New York's Bottom Line was something of a home away from home for the late Lou Reed. So it's appropriate that Reed's first posthumous release is Lou Reed And Kris Kristofferson: In Their Own Words With Vin Scelsa. Out 9/15, the set includes a live rendition of the Velvet Underground's "Sweet Jane," featuring Victoria Williams,…