“New York” isn’t just the title of the new Lou Reed reissue; it was the city that shaped him and his music from Day One.
Mike Scott has merged influences from Bob Dylan to spoken word in the music of The Waterboys. “Good Luck, Seeker” is the next step.
Rock ‘n roll is raucous. Many performers have taken a swing at fellow bandmates or family members. Here are some of the top conflicts in the genre.
Fifty years later, a deluxe vinyl reissue of Velvet Underground’s “The Matrix Tapes” highlights the peculiar genius of Lou Reed and company.
It was hard to stand in the spotlight with David Bowie, but guitarist Mick Ronson did so more than admirably. Along the way, he worked with stars including Elton, Lou Reed, even John Mellencamp — and deeply influenced rising artists like Morrissey and Def Leppard. A tribute to his all-too-short career.