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Monday, October 28 2013

Legendary Heart: A Remembrance of Lou Reed

Lou Reed lived an extraordinary life, but that's mainly because he never followed any existing archetype. He was Lou Reed, and there was never anyone like him before, and there will never be anyone like him after.


Monday, July 22 2013

Fuck Buttons: Slow Focus

As visceral and astringent as it is seductive and poised, the Bristol duo's latest album of electro-noise epics is a triumph, and oddly danceable to boot.


Thursday, May 17 2012

Feeling ‘80s Spirit: Post-Hardcore Punk for the Plastic Generation

Moss Icon and Jason Farrell still sizzle in the present tense, despite years of obscurity.


Sunday, October 30 2011

Lou Reed and Metallica: Lulu

Have you ever been to a concert where the main act brings out a special guest for a song or two, and the connection is so pure that there is a palpable feeling of excitement in the room? Except in brief, fleeting moments, that doesn’t happen on this album.


Friday, July 1 2011

Various Artists: Rave on Buddy Holly

This tribute collection of 19 covers of one of early rock's most influential pioneers features legends (Paul McCartney, Lou Reed), indie A-listers (Modest Mouse, My Morning Jacket, She & Him), and -- would you believe? -- Kid Rock.


Tuesday, September 14 2010

From Old World Underground to Hollywood (and Back): Metric’s New Wave Adventure

Emily Haines' journey with her band Metric has taken her everywhere from on stage with Lou Reed in Sydney, Australia to writing songs for teenage vampires in Hollywood. But all roads continue to lead back to her Toronto home.


Monday, April 5 2010

“A Fanatical Fan with Fanatical Opinions”: An Interview with Jim DeRogatis

Noted pop music critic Jim DeRogatis discusses much with PopMatters, including getting into fights with Wayne Coyne, why Lou Reed is frustrating to talk to, and why Lollapalooza is Wal-Mart ...


Tuesday, January 20 2009

Berlin gets a second chance to impress

“I never met a hero I didn’t like. But then, I never met a hero. But then, maybe I wasn’t looking for one.” -- Lester Bands on Lou Reed.


Lou Reed’s Berlin (2007) (Short Ends and Leader) [26.Sep.08]
E.S.L.: Eye Contact (Reviews) [27.Aug.08]
Lou Reed performs “Berlin” (Reviews) [7.Jan.07]
Lou Reed: Coney Island Baby (Reviews) [23.Oct.06]
Lou Reed: The Raven (Reviews) [18.Feb.03]
    Lou Reed: Ecstasy (Reviews) [3.Apr.00]
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