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Today marks the one-year anniversary of Lou Reed's death, and Reed's former Velvet Underground bandmate John Cale has released a new video for an old song in Reed's honor. Cale recorded a more upbeat…   Read Story »
Since 2009 the Big Ears Festival has brought a massive slate of experimental music to Knoxville, Tennessee, and they've just announced their lineup for next spring (the festival occurs during the…   Read Story »
This past week, Mark Lanegan released Imitations, his album of old-timey covers. The video for his version of John Cale's "I'm Not The Loving Kind" follows a haunted, leathery cowboy -- a figure even…   Read Story »
Last year, John Cale, formerly of the Velvet Underground, released his ornately titled solo album Shifty Adventures In Nookie Wood. One of the songs that didn't make it onto the album was "All Summer…   Read Story »
Last year, we gave Album Of The Week to Blues Funeral, the last album from the wizened and liquor-throated former Screaming Trees frontman Mark Lanegan. Later this year, he'll follow it up with a…   Read Story »
Last year, the eternally boss Velvet Underground legend John Cale released his queasy and perplexingly titled solo album Shifty Adventures In Nookie Wood. And now, the drone-pop…   Read Story »
Whether you experience Christmas as a spiritual curative or a wretched crucible likely depends upon your capacity to enjoy the Yuletide season's truly disassociate spirit of insanity. Most of us may…   Read Story »
Attempting to rank songs by the Velvet Underground -- the '27 Yankees of rock-music catalogs -- is almost inevitably going to end in tears. Upon hearing of this assignment, our dear friend and fellow…   Read Story »
As a music fan, it’s hard to express the heart-palpitating, adrenaline-boosting excitement of getting an email asking if you would like to interview rock legend John Cale. As one of the founders of…   Read Story »
The former Velvet Underground member John Cale will soon release his new solo album Shifty Adventures In Nookie Wood, and you know an album has to be good if it's going to justify a title like that.…   Read Story »