Tag Archives: Velvet Underground

Monday Music News

We’ve been hearing a lot about 2014 releases, but Third Man Records is already talkin’ about 2015 -- that’s when the new album from The Dead Weather comes out. Can’t wait that long? The supergroup of Jack White, Alison Mosshart of the Kills, Dean Fertita of Queens of the Stone Age, and Jack Lawrence ofRead more...

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R.I.P. Lou Reed

Lou Reed, one of the most influential artists of our time, has sadly passed away today at the age of 71. Cause of death has not yet been reported, however Reed underwent a liver transplant earlier this year. John Richards, host of The Morning Show on KEXP and Associate Program Director, has said, “We areRead more...

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Record Store Day Black Friday 2012 Preview

The day after Thanksgiving, while the masses are lining up early for blockbuster sales, tying Christmas trees to their car roofs, or kicking back at home and watching football, you’ve got only one place you need to be: your favorite record store. Tomorrow is Record Store Day Black Friday, a day to support record stores,Read more...

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Tuesday Music News

Thee Oh Sees released their cover of the Velvet Underground‘s “European Son” for the upcoming Velvet Underground & Nico 45th anniversary box set put out by Castle Face that will be released on November 6th. Remember the 6th of November because if John Dwyer, White Fence, Ty Segall, and The Fresh & Onlys have anythingRead more...

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Monday Music News

Following her arrest for hash possession last Thursday, Fiona Apple made her first statement on the arrest during a show in Houston the following night. Apple noted that while “most of [the people involved in her arrest] were very nice to me”, Apple claimed that four related persons partook in “inappropriate and probably illegal” behavior.Read more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Spencer Krug can’t keep still. The Wolf Parade, Swan Lake, and Sunset Rubdown member is going solo under the guise Moonface. All those bands and not one official website? I suppose he has an excuse. In the face of all these reunions -- permanent or temporary as they may be -- it only seems rightRead more...

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Scribes Sounding Off: Big Week for Rock Write In Seattle

by Chris Estey This week in literature-friendly, music-loving Seattle we have two legendary rock writers, Gillian G. Gaar and Richie Unterberger, making public appearances for their brand new tomes: The Rough Guide to Nirvana and White Light/White Heat: The Velvet Underground Day-By-Day, respectively. Gillian Gaar has informed and entertained local and national rock fans forRead more...

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