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Tag Archives: Lou Reed

EMPT Presents – Wet Dreams #1 by Barry Poppins

We all want so much man, over achievement and extreme ambition are glorified and admired almost universally these days but have you ever stopped to ask why?… Hustle, hustle, hustle. Grind, grind, grind. Why does everyone got hustle on their mind?” MIA was something else back then, I remember first hearing that hook and questioning […]

Lou Reed – Walk On The Wilde Side (Rocco Raimundo Extended Edit)

Flight Facilities took up residency at Australia’s Triple J last October and the simply incredible result was four, separate, decade-spanning mixes that required an immense amount of research and curation. They’ve finally released the first of those mixes which spans the 10-year period of 1972-1982. The mix is flush with seminal works, sound bytes from historical figures, […]

The Velvet Underground – I’m Waiting For The Man

When this album was released in 1967 it was largely ignored. Fools. Since then it has been recognized as one of the most influential and critically lauded rock albums in history. It was recorded in 1966 during  Andy Warhol’s Exploding Plastic Inevitable multimedia event tour, which I wont even try to describe. Don’t know if […]

Lou Reed – Walk On The Wild Side

Most of you will recognize this song as the sample for Tribe Called Quest’s Can I Kick It; while I think the Tribe song is an creative and energetic reinvention, it’s pale in comparison to the quaint and haunting original. Take A Walk On The Wild Side was the surprise hit single from Lou Reed’s […]