Kim Gordon, the Buzzcocks, Sondre Lerche, and the Dresden Dolls will all take part in the eighth annual Record Store Day in New York City, Saturday April 18. 641 more words
Tags » The Velvet Underground.
Keith Richards famously called it the ancient art of weaving. Subverting the distinctions of lead and rhythm. Like any technique, guitar interplay has no linear development. 362 more words
Once a Velvet Underground fan-boy, sleeping on their manager’s couch and failing to make a living, later the unlikely godfather of punk music, covered by David Bowie, The Sex Pistols, Iggy Pop, The Violent Femmes, The Pixies, and appearing as the guitar-playing Greek chorus in There’s Something About Mary. 16 more words
The inevitable winner at the end of any musical list I’ll ever compile, my love for Lou Reed’s voice and musical output knows no limits. In 2011 (I think) I was lucky enough to see him perform at Hop Farm music festival and although he sounded less than fantastic it was still one of the most perfect experiences that I’ve had. 245 more words