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Listen to Lou Reed’s Previously Unreleased Demo, “Men of Good Fortune”

Words & Music, May 1965 Due Out August 26 via Light in the Attic

Aug 15, 2022

Light in the Attic, in collaboration with Laurie Anderson, will be releasing a new Lou Reed compilation album, Words & Music, May 1965, which features original demos of songs later recorded by The Velvet Underground as well as never-before-heard compositions. Today, they have shared a previously unreleased demo entitled “Men of Good Fortune.” It was recorded alongside bandmate John Cale. More

Listen to Lou Reed’s 1965 Demo of “Heroin”

Words & Music, May 1965 Due Out August 26 via Light in the Attic

Jul 18, 2022

Light in the Attic, in collaboration with Laurie Anderson, will be releasing a new Lou Reed compilation album, Words & Music, May 1965, which features original demos of songs later recorded by The Velvet Underground as well as never-before-heard compositions. Today, they have shared a 1965 demo of Reed performing “Heroin,” the final version of which would be featured on the band’s 1967 album The Velvet Underground & Nico. The demo was recorded alongside bandmate John Cale. More

New Lou Reed Album Featuring Demos and Unreleased Songs Announced

Words & Music, May 1965 Due Out August 26 via Light in the Attic

Jun 06, 2022

Light in the Attic has announced the release of a new Lou Reed compilation album, Words & Music, May 1965, which features original demos of songs later recorded by The Velvet Underground, as well as never-before-heard compositions. It will be out on August 26 via Light in the Attic in a variety of formats. More

Dec 22, 2021

Shortlists for the upcoming 94th Academy Awards have been announced for 10 different nomination categories, including Best Original Score and Best Original Song. The actual nominations will be announced on February 8, and the ceremony will be held on March 27, airing on ABC. More

Aug 31, 2021

Todd Haynes’ upcoming documentary about The Velvet Underground, which was announced four whole years ago, is finally seeing its release this year, and its official trailer has just been shared. The Velvet Underground: A Documentary Film by Todd Haynes will premiere on Apple TV+ on October 15. More

Hot Chip Announce “Late Night Tales” Album, Share Velvet Underground Cover

Album Due Out October 2 and Features Four Exclusive Hot Chip Track, Listen to Cover of “Candy Says”

Sep 02, 2020

Hot Chip are the latest artists to take part in the Late Night Tales series, in which musicians are tasked with putting out a chilled out mix to be listened to late at night. Their Late Night Tales album will feature four previously unreleased Hot Chip tracks and today they have shared one of them, a cover of The Velvet Underground’s “Candy Says.” More

Beck Covers The Velvet Underground’s “I’m Waiting for My Man”

Part of Spotify’s Music Happens Here Series

Jan 25, 2018

Beck released a new album, Colors, last October via Capitol. Now he has covered The Velvet Underground classic “I’m Waiting for My Man” as part of Spotify’s Music Happens Here series. More

Jan 06, 2017

Richmond, Virginia singer/producer Matthew E. White and British singer Flo Morrissey have teamed up for Gentlewoman, Ruby Man, a collaborative album of covers due out next Friday (January 13) via Glassnote. More

Father John Misty Covers Ryan Adams Covering Taylor Swift, in the Style of The Velvet Underground

"Blank Space" and "Welcome to New York" from "the classic Ryan Adams album 1989."

Sep 21, 2015

Father John Misty (real name Josh Tillman) has shared two covers of songs from the “the classic Ryan Adams album 1989.” No wait, that’s not right. Tillman has released two songs in the style of The Velvet Underground. Well, actually, no, they are covers of two songs by an obscure pop singer namedTaylor Swift. More