Lou Reed

Interviews

Nearly 50 Years Into Her Career, Laurie Anderson is Still Fearless

At 70, Laurie Anderson is producing some of her best work ever. We spoke to the experimental icon about politics, art and virtual reality.
Isabella Trimboli
5.14.18
New music

Fans of Odd 80s Punk Rejoice, The Zoomers Album is Getting Reissued

Listen to some wild space punk from the Louisiana Bayou.
Tim Scott
12.15.17
Premieres

Honey Radar Broke Into a Radio Station to Perform a Guerrilla Musical Seance

Listen to a spontaneous salute to Robert Quine, the legendary guitarist who recorded The Velvet Underground.
Noisey Staff
5.31.17
Holy Shit

Watch Billy Corgan Cover The Velvet Underground in His Tea House

Don't break Billy's heart.
John Hill
5.14.16
Premieres

The Twinkeyz’ Classic Space Punk Album ‘Alpha Jerk’ Has Been Lovingly Restored After 40 Years

From Sacramento via outer space, the Twinkeyz were one of the greatest 70s bands to write about aliens, ESP and biblical monsters.
Tim Scott
5.4.16
we saw this

Life Lessons from Art and Music's Cult Queens Laurie Anderson and Marina Abramovic

The cult artists congregated for an audience-driven discussion about everything from Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' to Ambramovic and her late husband Lou Reed's Guidelines for Life.
Aliza Abarbanel
5.2.16
Holy Shit

Julian Casablancas Covered The Velvet Underground's "Venus In Furs" For HBO's 'Vinyl'

Casablancas evokes the spirit and power of Lou Reed like no other.
John Hill
4.16.16
Holy Shit

Listen to Julian Casablancas Cover The Velvet Underground's "Run Run Run"

For 'Vinyl'—HBO's new Scorsese-helmed, balls out, 1970s music industry TV series—Julian Casablancas lends his pipes to the character of Lou Reed.
Kim Taylor Bennett
2.19.16
Interviews

John Cale's 21st Century: Music for a New Society, for a New Society

The Velvet Underground's founder discusses the dramatic rework of his seminal LP 'Music for a New Society,' plus he talks Lou Reed, drugs, God, punk, and much more.
2.3.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Listen to David Bowie Impersonate Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, and More in a Newly Unearthed Recording

David Bowie's sense of humor was too good.
John Hill
1.21.16
In Memoriam

Robert Christgau Remembers Six Ways 70s Bowie Changed Culture Forever

Bowie was everything: a punk prophet and an arena-rock pioneer, a free spirit and a proud poser, a dynamo and an amalgamator and a shrewd hanger-on.
Robert Christgau
1.12.16
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Love, Doubt, and Death in New York City: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau explores the "finest" albums from Laurie Anderson and Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts.
Robert Christgau
10.30.15
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