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A Tribe Called Quest Says Lou Reed Got All the Money from “Can I Kick It?”

A Tribe Called Quest has never received a dime for their breakout hit.... Read more »

Watch Laurie Anderson’s Poignant Rock Hall Induction Speech For Lou Reed

Lou Reed was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last night for the second time, after previously being included in 1996... Read more »

Don’t Believe the Hype: Highly Anticipated Albums That Didn’t Deliver

Anticipation can be a double-edged sword. While a hyped up album or long-awaited release builds interest, it also raises expectations. In some cases, it yields... Read more »

Listen to Lou Reed’s Last Interview: “I am very emotionally affected by sound”

Lou Reed gave his last interview on September 21 2013, talking to director Farida Khelfa after a photo shoot for the company Parrot, who he’d been helping work on... Read more »

Beginning to See The Light: Remembering Lou Reed

By Colin Small From “Heartbreak Hotel”, to Dylan going electric against folk fame, to Henry Rollins screaming “you’re one of them!”, to the muddy romantic... Read more »

R.I.P. Lou Bega: 20 People Who Don’t Know Who Lou Reed Was

This past weekend, rock legend Lou Reed passed away at the age of 71. News outlets around the world covered the story, and about 99%... Read more »

Talking Heads’ David Byrne Reflects on the Life and Impact of Lou Reed

Today, friend and fellow New York musician David Byrne of Talking Heads shared some words with Rolling Stone about Lou Reed. Here’s some of what he... Read more »

Twin Shadow – “Perfect Day (Lou Reed Tribute Cover)”

Adding to the Lou Reed tribute covers, Twin Shadow takes on the legend’s classic, “Perfect Day.” Featuring the silhouette of George Lewis Jr. and a... Read more »

Watch a Short Documentary Directed By Lou Reed

  When Lou Reed passed away Sunday at the age of 71 it left a gaping hole in the hearts of musicians, fans, and those who... Read more »

Watch My Morning Jacket, Neil Young, Elvis Costello, And Jenny Lewis Pay Tribute to Lou Reed

Over the weekend, Neil Young hosted his annual all-star Bridge School Benefit shows in Mountain View, CA. As always, the benefit spanned two days, but... Read more »

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