Velvet Underground

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‘Orange Is the New Black’ Soundtrack Features Regina Spektor, Kelis & The Velvet Underground

For those who are going through Orange Is The New Black withdrawal, this news might tide you over.

04/02/2014

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Bono Remembers Lou Reed in a Touching Eulogy

In his eulogy, Bono recalls the first time he met Reed, on the Amnesty International Conspiracy of Hope tour in 1986. He writes of how he and Reed bonded over poetry, specifically James Joyce. The two would go on form a friendship that involved swapping short-stories by Delmore Schwartz and poems by Seamus Heaney.

11/07/2013

Robert Smith of The Cure (David Wolff-Patrick/Getty Images)

10 Great Alternative Rock Cover Songs

Presenting: Ten alt-rock songs that come real close (and often do) usurp the power of their source material.

07/26/2013

Prince @ Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival 2008. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Spin Magazine Ranks 100 Greatest Guitarists, Sans Legends

When mainstream music magazines rank the greatest guitarists of all time, the same names tend to linger toward the top of the list: Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin‘s Jimmy Page, the Rolling Stones’ Keith […]

05/04/2012

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