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Once a year, around this time, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announces a whole new class of inductees who might be inducted into the Hall. Every year, we get one or two nominees who are eligible for…   Read Story »
Like most musicians who remain successful over the course of decades, the late Lou Reed had amassed a whole lot of musical equipment by the time he died last year. As Pitchfork notes, today Reed's…   Read Story »
Lana Del Rey is about to release her excellent sophomore album, Ultraviolence, and to promote that record, she is giving some kinda provocative interviews. First was the "feminism is not an…   Read Story »
A few months ago, during the lead up to his latest solo effort Darlings, Broken Social Scene ringleader Kevin Drew participated in CBC's "I'll Be Your Mirror: Canada Celebrates Lou Reed" concert. He…   Read Story »
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 »