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Sunday Mourning… Lou Reed is dead

Rolling Stone is reporting that Velvet Underground founder and rock-n-roll icon Lou Reed has died at the age of 71, some five months after undergoing a liver transplant. Here’s a clip: …”Produced” by Warhol and met with total commercial indifference when it was released in early 1967, VU’s debut The Velvet Underground & Nico stands […]

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Spending the evening with Patrick Elkins on WCBN

If you’re near a radio, computer or phone, Patrick Elkins and I are about to go live on the world’s best radio station to talk about Legfest… Join us at WCBN. update: While I didn’t get any audio of our interview, which I think went really well, I did get a few short videos from […]

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Welcome to Sunday morning

It would have been better with Moe Tucker, but you get my point.

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The Tea Partyfication of Moe Tucker

When my friend Chris in New York sent this video to me last night, my first impulse was shock. I felt like I’d just discovered that a loved one had been replaced by a pod person. I’ve always respected Moe and her politics, which I took to be thoroughly progressive in nature. Having at one […]

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Velvet Underground members talk about the old times, somehow without mentioning John Cale

Our outspoken drummer friend Moe Tucker reunited with her perpetually grumpy Velvet Underground collaborator Lou Reed a few days ago for an appearance at the New York Public Library, coinciding with the release of the new book, “The Velvet Underground: New York Art.” The event, I’m told, sold out in less than four minutes… probably […]

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