Tag Archives: Lou Reed

Sonic Roundup 11/9

Vaudeville rocker Tom Waits made headlines earlier this year with the announcement of his seventeenth studio album Bad As Me, which was released last month, on October 21st. It’s Waits’ first album of entirely new material since 2004′s Real Gone, and has since received an aggregate score of 89/100 from Metacritic. Now, catch a newRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Pixies are the latest to cancel shows in Israel. A couple of weeks ago, Elvis Costello canceled his shows there, citing Israel’s poor treatment of the Palestinians. Now, the raid on the Gaza-bound aid flotilla has prompted Black Francis and company to call off would would be their first ever concert in Tel Aviv. TwoRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Did you know secrets can lead to the cleaning areas of landmines? That’s the hope of “secret” e-mail blog The Plug Five Project. In conjunction with a healthy list of popular webzines, blogs, and artists that include Wavves, John Vanderslice, and Woods, the Plug Five Project just asks for a one time donation of $2Read more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Congrats to Phoenix, this year’s Grammy winners for Alternative Music Album with Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix. The French quartet, who were live on KEXP just over a week ago, beat out stiff competition of David Byrne and Brian Eno‘s Everything That Happens Will Happen Today and Yeah Yeah Yeahs‘ It’s Blitz!, among others. Most of theRead more...

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Review Revue: Lou Reed - New York

Ahhh, New York. What could be more controversial, more inspiring of both gushing love and bitter derision, than the city of New York (currently hosting CMJ and many of our KEXP DJs, of course)? Well, maybe New York, the 1989 album by Lou Reed. It took me a while to figure out just what albumRead more...

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