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The Velvet Underground

  1. biopics
    Velvet Underground Singer Nico Getting BiopicIt’ll focus on the last years of her short life.
  2. For Better or Worse, Lou Reed Was Always Lou ReedFor better or worse, Lou Reed was always Lou Reed: a self-sabotaging, widely disliked man who gave voice to the unwanted and despised.
  3. i'm set freeeee
    Listen to This — I Don’t Think You’ll Regret ItBrian Eno covers the Velvet Underground’s “I’m Set Free.” 
  4. obits
    Tony Conrad, Seminal Musician/Filmmaker, DiesConrad helped name the iconic art rock band the Velvet Underground.
  5. year in culture 2015
    The 10 Best Album Reissues of 2015Tribe, VU, the Isleys — gang’s all here.
  6. interview
    Macaulay Culkin’s Pizza Underground Origin Story“Mack said, ‘I want in if you need an extra member. And the rest is history.’”
  7. vulture lists
    10 Great Lesser-Known Lou Reed SongsNo “Perfect Day” or “Walk on the Wild Side” on this list.
  8. obits
    Rosen Remembers Lou Reed, a Pop Star for AdultsReed believed that a rock lyric could accommodate ideas as grand and meaty as literature.
  9. encounter
    Sniping About Lou Reed With John Cale, Experimental Rock’s Eternal Almost-Star41 minutes with the vanguard composer and former Velvet before an orchestra-backed nostalgia-tour stop at BAM.
  10. What Non-Comedy Songs Make You Laugh?A few days ago, I was listening to “O’Malley’s Bar” by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds on the subway, and when Cave sang, “I shot Richard Holmes in […]
  11. lawsuits
    The Velvet Underground Sues Warhol Foundation Over Banana ImageRun, Run, Run to court.
  12. right-click
    Brand-new Velvet Underground Song! We Bet You Never Thought You’d Read That on a Blog!Plus: LCD Soundsystem!