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The Velvet Underground – Rock & Roll (Gigamesh Edit)

Jenny said when she was just five years old There was nothin’ happenin’ at all Every time she puts on a radio There was nothin’ goin’ down at all, Not at all… That’s exactly how I felt this morning and that’s pretty much how I’ve been feeling for the last year or so. It’s not that […]

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 […]

The Velvet Underground – Sunday Morning

This is going to be another quick weekend post. I’m writing this from the back patio at El Biet in Williamsburg, the weather is incredible, I’m with a good friend, the blog is doing great and I couldn’t be happier – La vie en rose. Anyways, as I sit here waiting for my next meeting […]

The Black Lips – I’ll Be With You

I’m such a big fan of The Velvet Underground that I almost have no choice when it comes to the modern bands that are so heavily influenced by those nihilist geniuses.  ”I’ll Be With You,” is an ode to good old fashioned friendship, and I like it. I went to the premiere of “Man, I Love […]

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 […]

The Velvet Underground – Heroin

The O-ri-gi-na-tors. The Velvet Underground – Heroin