“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.
Tom Wilson was something of a rarity in rock: a black man producing music by white artists like Dylan, Zappa, and Velvet Underground. A look at his career.
Not every rock star struts a stage. Here are three artists who had a major impact on the image, sound, and attitude of rock and roll.
Fifty years later, a deluxe vinyl reissue of Velvet Underground’s “The Matrix Tapes” highlights the peculiar genius of Lou Reed and company.