“Lou Reed’s New York Shuffle,” a new weekly music program, will debut on Sirius Satellite Radio this Sunday. Episodes are hosted newlywed Lou Reed and the king of classy covers albums, Hal Willner. More »
NME news editor Paul Stokes shares three “indie rock nightmares” on the magazine’s blog, but they’re along the lines of “I live with Julian Casablancas” and “this guy from the Klaxons is looking at me!” The world of indie rock has infinitely more disturbing horrors, and while I’ve never actually had the three dreams I describe below, maybe you will once you’ve read them. Prepare to Touch And Go…to hell! Eee-heheheheheheheeee!
They’ve been living together and making googly-eyes at each other on stage for over a decade, but NYC lovers Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson didn’t seal the deal until earlier this month. More »
The Black Keys, the blues-rock/country-punk/hyphenated-something duo from Ohio, have agreed to let Danger Mouse ride the faders on their 2008 album. More »
I was excited to see the newest issue of American Photo had devoted itself to the inherent rockingness of photography, but knew I was in for a bumpy ride just by merely glancing at the cover, which offered a neon smorgasboard of musicians-turned-photogs: Mick Fleetwood, Lenny Kravitz, Graham Nash, Perry Farrell, Melissa Auf Der Maur, Patti Smith, John Mayer, Lou Reed, Jakob Dylan, Michael Stipe, and Bryan Adams. Really.
In case you were wondering what, exactly, you were missing when you heard about all those industry parties featuring big-name musical guests, Lou Reed is here to let you know that the answer is “Not much, except for that drained-soul feeling.” More »