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Oct 23, 2017

Spoon released a new album, Hot Thoughts, back in March via Matador. They also just put out a 10th anniversary reissue of 2007’s Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga on Merge. Now the band have shared a new video for Hot Thoughts track “Do I Have to Talk You Into It.” More

Oct 25, 2016

Andrew Bird has been doing a series of shows from his living room called “Live From the Great Room” that he’s been posting to his Facebook page. Now a video of Bird and Matt Berninger (The National, EL VY) covering the Lou Reed classic “Perfect Day” has surfaced. More

Listen to David Bowie Impersonate Bruce Springsteen, Lou Reed, and More in 1985 Recording Session

Bowie Also Does Iggy Pop, Neil Young, Tom Waits, Bob Dylan, and Others in "Absolute Beginners" Session

Jan 21, 2016

Back in 1985, when David Bowie was recording his vocals for the theme song to the Julian Temple film Absolute Beginners (which Bowie also acted in), he started messing around in the studio and singing the vocals in the style of other famous singers, including Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Iggy Pop, Tom Waits, Lou Reed, Bob Dylan, and Anthony Newley. More

Watch: Kevin Drew Cover Lou Reed’s “What’s Good”

Darlings Is Out Now On Arts & Crafts

May 14, 2014

Broken Social Scene frontman Kevin Drew recently stopped by CBC Music. More

Oct 29, 2013

As artists continue to express their respect and adoration for the work of the late Lou Reed, Twin Shadow has surfaced once again with his ongoing “UNDER THE CVRS” series, posting a hushed rendition of Reed’s “Perfect Day.” More

Oct 29, 2013

In the wake of Lou Reed’s death numerous artists have been pulling out all manner of covers to pay tribute to the legendary songwriter. More

Oct 28, 2013

Over the weekend Neil Young held his annual Bridge School Benefit shows in Mountain View, CA. More

Musicians and Actors React to the Passing of Lou Reed

Passed Away Earlier Today at Age 71

Oct 27, 2013

Legendary singer/guitarist Lou Reed passed away earlier today (Sunday, October 27, 2013). According to various reports, including CNN, Reed had a liver transplant in May, which may have been a factor. We have collected tributes from various musicians and actors. More

NPR Streams Buddy Holly Compilation

Rave On Buddy Holly Drops June 28

Jun 20, 2011

The star-studded tribute, which arrives June 28, features 19 tracks of Buddy Holly’s greatest hits. More

Feb 17, 2011

As a Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Booker T. Jones has a pretty remarkable Rolodex. That was made clear by the announcement of new album, The Road From Memphis (out May 10 via ANTI-Records). More


Spandau Ballet on Lou Reed

Tipping Their Hat to the Great

Apr 01, 2014

At first listen, one wouldn’t necessarily draw a line between Spandau Ballet and Lou Reed. More


Feb 29, 2012

New York City’s fabled Carnegie Hall hosted the 22nd annual Tibet House Benefit, with curation once again courtesy of composer Philip Glass, who’s been involved with the Tibetan cause since 1966. The event was at its most eclectic this year, featuring the likes of Das Racist, Magnetic Fields frontman Stephin Merritt, Antony Hegarty of Antony and the Johnsons, Laurie Anderson, and Anderson’s husband Lou Reed. More

Aug 11, 2009

A report from day three of Lollapalooza 2009, including Lou Reed, Bat For Lashes, The Raveonettes, Neko Case, and Jane’s Addiction. More

Nov 02, 2008

Lou Reed’s 1973 studio album, Berlin, a follow-up to the widely acclaimed Transformer, failed to capture the same praise and accolades as that gender-and-music-bending endeavor. But 25 years on, Berlin is now recognized as one of Reed’s finest, most ambitious, and under-appreciated efforts. More