One of the most perplexing albums that Lou Reed released and a turning point in his career as he seemed to change musical direction out of nowhere. What was most fascinating about this record was how he left behind the gritty cabaret of Transformer and Berlin for virtuoso rock musicians playing flashy lead solos. After […]
Here’s a great pic of Lou Reed and Mick Ronson having dinner somewhere. Lou Reed’s death seems somehow shocking even though he was a man of 71 who hadn’t exactly been kind to his body over the years, despite his recent interest in Tai Chi. This is an interesting two minutes of these two discussing each […]
News just in that Lou Reed has died. More details as they come in but this just been posted by Rolling Stone: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/lou-reed-velvet-underground-leader-and-rock-pioneer-dead-at-71-20131027 This link may need to be cut and pasted.
Jonathan Wilson’s first officially released solo album is a mellow and dreamy affair. And it really is an a affair, in love with everything analogue and seventies. If it wasn’t made in California I’d say it was music to listen to in front of an open fire staring into the flames – but I guess […]
Asa Butterfield in a scene from the movie Ender’s Game. Religious belief seems to have put its foot in it again as Orson Scott Card the author of the book writes a 3,000 word essay on why he opposes gay marriage and then disappears. In the wake of the publication of his repugnant views,the studio […]
This year’s NME poll places The Smiths, The Queen Is Dead as the greatest album of all time. If you would like to see the Top 500 go here: http://www.nme.com/news/the-smiths/73363 Here the complete album here but if you do not have a vinyl copy of this then hopefully this will inspire you to go and […]