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Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “Heroes”

So Motörhead covered David Bowie's "Heroes." This is, even for Gotcha Covered, a fairly weird development -- not just because it's an ostensibly unlikely combination…
Nate Patrin | August 10, 2017 - 2:12 pm

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “These Days”

We've only hit the second installment of Gotcha Covered, and we're already dealing with one of those classic "who covered who" conundrums: an instance of…
Nate Patrin | April 12, 2017 - 10:55 am

Sounding Board

The Velvet Underground & Nico Is 50 Years Old But Still Sounds New

I was talking to Lou Reed the other day and he said that the first Velvet Underground record sold 30,000 copies in the first five
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 10, 2017 - 1:42 pm

More Nico stories

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “These Days”

We've only hit the second installment of Gotcha Covered, and we're already dealing with one of those classic "who covered who" conundrums: an instance of…
Nate Patrin | April 12, 2017 - 10:55 am

Nico Biopic On The Way

Christa Päffgen, the woman better known as Nico, had a fascinating life and career. She starred in Fellini's La Dolce Vita, fell in with Andy…
Tom Breihan | October 24, 2016 - 12:42 pm

Soundwalk Collective With Jesse Paris Smith – “I Will Be Seven” (Feat. Patti Smith)

The rock legend Patti Smith's new project is an intriguing one. She's teamed up with Soundwalk Collective, a sort of sound-art group based in New…
Tom Breihan | August 30, 2016 - 1:51 pm

Soundwalk Collective & Jesse Paris Smith – “Killer Road” (Feat. Patti Smith)

Patti Smith is still doing her thing. Soundwalk Collective and Smith's daughter, Jesse Paris Smith, have joined the punk legend, author, and poet to collaborate…
Collin Robinson | June 16, 2016 - 11:28 am

Watch John Cale Play The Velvet Underground & Nico With Animal Collective, The Libertines, & Mark Lanegan

Multi-instrumentalist, former Velvet Underground member, and art-rock elder statesman John Cale performed the entirety of VU's seminal debut The Velvet Underground & Nico tonight at…
Peter Helman | April 3, 2016 - 11:38 pm

Drake – “Controlla” (Feat. Popcaan) + Babeo Baggins – “Things I Forgot To Do” (Nico Cover) (Feat. Drake)

We still know basically nothing about Drake's new album Views From The 6 beyond the promise that it's coming in April. But we do have…
Chris DeVille | March 29, 2016 - 10:16 am

Mark Lanegan & Beth Orton – “Your Kisses Burn” (Marc Almond & Nico Cover)

UK label Heavenly Recordings is turning 25 this year, and they're releasing a few special singles to celebrate. They got relatively recent signee Mark Lanegan…
Peter Helman | July 22, 2015 - 6:22 pm

Ty Segall – “Femme Fatale” (Velvet Underground Cover)

As a companion to the box set commemorating the 45th anniversary of The Velvet Underground & Nico, Castle Face and Universal will release a covers…
Corban Goble | October 17, 2012 - 10:51 am