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Last night, on his Late Show, David Letterman announced his impending retirement, and the former R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills, randomly enough, was the one who broke the news via Twitter. Mills was…   Read Story »
Last night, Claire Danes hosted the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Concert Oslo's Spektrum. The show had performances from Omar Souleyman, Mary J. Blige, James Blunt, Jake Bugg, and, fascinatingly,…   Read Story »
We've mentioned several times that Lou Reed's last public act before his death was that glowing review of Yeezus. His last filmed interview, though, was part of an ad campaign for Parrot Zik…   Read Story »
During last night's Pearl Jam show at the L.A. Memorial Sports Arena, Eddie Vedder took a break from the band's usual setlist to pay tribute to Lou Reed. Vedder crooned the Velvet Underground's…   Read Story »
Cold Monday mornings aren't easy for any of us, and sometimes you need to treat yourself to the spectacle of Bono singing a drunk-wedding-singer rendition of Daft Punk's "Get Lucky." Fortunately,…   Read Story »
Near the end of September Lou Reed did a photo shoot in New York for Parrot ZIK headphones. Film director Farida Khelfa sat down with him and filmed a short interview. It is the last interview Lou…   Read Story »
Since Lou Reed's passing on Sunday, the outpouring of love and remembrance for the rock 'n roll legend has been legion. But today, his wife Laurie Anderson, an icon in her own right, has published…   Read Story »
After the news of Lou Reed's death circulated on Sunday, a whole lot of bands worked one of his songs into their setlists over the next few weeks. We're only seeing the footage now, but past Reed…   Read Story »
Today we posted Lou Reed covers from Pearl Jam, Twin Shadow, and My Morning Jacket with Neil Young, Elvis Costello, and Jenny Lewis. You can now add Arctic Monkeys to that list. The band kicked off…   Read Story »
Since yesterday's news about the passing of Lou Reed, we've heard new covers from My Morning Jacket and Pearl Jam. Twin Shadow's George Lewis Jr. (no stranger to covers) has one to share as well.…   Read Story »