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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | August 7, 2020 - 4:53 pm

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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

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The Remarkable Popularity Of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”

There was a moment last December when a lightbulb went off in my head, though it glowed more like a string of Christmas lights. My…
Chris DeVille | November 11, 2016 - 2:46 pm

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John Cale – “Lazy Day”

John Cale is always around -- just recently, in fact, he popped up on the excellent Kelly Lee Owens track "Corner Of My Sky." He's…
Ryan Leas | October 6, 2020 - 11:38 am

Andrew Bird – “Andalucia” (John Cale Cover)

Andrew Bird has a lot going on these days. Many years ago, the handsome whistling bastard was a member of the Squirrel Nut Zippers, the…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2020 - 9:58 am

Michael Sheen Faces Down A Toaster In Kelly Lee Owens’ “Corner Of My Sky” Video

Kelly Lee Owens released her excellent Album Of The Week-worthy Inner Song last month. One of its many highlights is "Corner Of My Sky," a…
James Rettig | September 23, 2020 - 2:35 pm

Kelly Lee Owens – “Corner Of My Sky” (Feat. John Cale)

We're finally only a few weeks away from the release of Kelly Lee Owens' sophomore album, Inner Song, after it was announced way back in…
James Rettig | August 4, 2020 - 10:06 am

J. Robbins – “Winter Sun” & “Magic And Lies”

J. Robbins has had a busy year. For one thing, Jawbox got back together. Jawbox, the great and important DC post-hardcore band that Robbins once…
Tom Breihan | November 25, 2019 - 11:10 am

Marissa Nadler – “Poison” (Feat. John Cale) & “If We Make It Through The Summer”

Marissa Nadler is renowned for her distinctly gothic aesthetic, vulnerable lyrics, and delicate croon. With the pair of confessional new tracks she’s shared -- "Poison,"
Connor Duffey | February 21, 2019 - 8:45 am

Watch Animal Collective, Kurt Vile, & More Perform The Velvet Underground & Nico With John Cale

The Velvet Underground's seminal debut The Velvet Underground & Nico turned 50 this year, and to celebrate, former VU member John Cale is hosting two
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 17, 2017 - 1:05 pm

Animal Collective, Sky Ferreira, & More Joining John Cale For Velvet Underground & Nico Shows

Earlier this year, John Cale announced a series of retrospective shows to celebrate The Velvet Underground & Nico's 50th anniversary. Those shows take place next…
James Rettig | November 10, 2017 - 5:16 pm

Watch The Velvet Underground’s John Cale & Moe Tucker Reunite To Perform “I’m Waiting For The Man”

The Velvet Underground's John Cale and Moe Tucker reunited over the summer to perform "I'm Waiting For The Man" at the Grammy Salute To Music…
James Rettig | October 12, 2017 - 11:03 am

Watch John Cale Play The Velvet Underground & Nico With The Kills, Gruff Rhys, Clinic, Wild Beasts, & More In Liverpool

The Velvet Underground's seminal debut album The Velvet Underground & Nico turned 50 years old in March. To celebrate that anniversary, John Cale enlisted the…
Peter Helman | May 27, 2017 - 4:09 pm

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The Remarkable Popularity Of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”

There was a moment last December when a lightbulb went off in my head, though it glowed more like a string of Christmas lights. My…
Chris DeVille | November 11, 2016 - 2:46 pm

John Cale Pulls Out Of Beleagured ATP Fests: “They Let Us All Down”

All Tomorrow's Parties 2.0 was supposed to take place at Pontins holiday came in Prestatyn, North Wales this weekend and the following, but back in…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 15, 2016 - 12:33 pm

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
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