Lou Reed

On April 28th, Garland Jeffreys will release a new album, 14 Steps To Harlem. Jeffreys continues making socially conscious
A Conversation with Laurie Anderson Mike Ragogna: Laurie, from your perspective, how did you affect each other’s creativity
If this election were a song, what would the title be? Joan &BLD : Obviously Bill Wurtz's "History Of Japan." Benjamin, you're
It's a family that needs almost no introduction. But here it is anyway. It started with Loudon -- a musical legend -- and continued on to Sloan, Rufus, Martha, Lucy, Lexi, Suzzi...and, well, you almost need a genealogy chart, or at least a timeline, to map it out.
"O Wagner, westward bring thy heavenly art, No trifler thou: Siegfried and Wotan be Names for big ballads of the modern heart
As a product of the 70s and 80s, I'm thrilled to have been asked to develop ArtBites classes around both exhibits even though food isn't exactly a topic featured in Mapplethorpe's work. At least not literally.
More big-name musicians must step forward and say: "There's always more money, but I only have one name. And I won't have people shouting my name in states where there are citizens who have no rights."
The most persistent question is whether language can adequately tell our stories. Citing various thinkers, such as David Foster Wallace, Wittgenstein and Kierkegaard -- whose lines appear in ticker tape on the screen -- the film director wonders about the cracks in our ability to shape the meaning of our world.
One day at an informal jam session, a fellow musician requested that Pavel put away the guitar and riff on his violin instead. And the rest, as they say, is history, including Pavel's stint with the popular Czech band Nahlas with Ivan Hlas.
Tammie's fearless self expression fueled her journey from her birthplace of Rockport-Fulton, Texas to countless stages and televisions, and is a perfect example of how artistic commitment really can pay off.
Steve Katz's new memoir 'Blood, Sweat, and My Rock 'n' Roll Years: Is Steve Katz a Rock Star?' has maybe the most spectacular revelation yet of any Rock memoir.
The Bottom Line has been closed for eleven years, it closed January 2nd, 2004. I think about it all the time because I spent a great deal of my life there. One of the things I'm working on is an oral history viewed from the perspective of the performers who performed there.
If you know her seemingly effortless performances, you what he means. She went on to present the first lifetime achievement award of the night, for visual art, to photographer Ralph Gibson.
I caught up with Brendan to talk about his project, what he learned from Danny (that every artist needs to hear) and the moment he discovered tape of Lou Reed listening to The Ramones for the first time.
Where there is life, there is hope, as evidenced in the latest work of George Usher and Lisa Burns -- who are indie pop royalty to my generation of New Yorkers -- and who still make music that matters to our demographic.
But Name also, unknowingly at the time, became an even more important facet of the Warhol legacy when the artist gave Name
One thing certain about 2014 -- and any year, for that matter: it brings with it new tribute and covers albums, as sure as the changing seasons. So with this year already more than half finished, it's time to look at some of the more notable to date.