Tag Archives: Lou Reed

Record Store Day 2022 Dangles Monkbait…I May Have To Act [part 1]

Ah yes. Record Store Day. That fake holiday that doesn’t give, but instead, takes. It’s coming again this year, and pandemic be damned, they are going ahead with the traditional April 23rd time frame. None of the periodic “drops” throughout … Continue reading

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Book Week – Bettye Kronstad: Perfect Day; An Intimate Portrait Of Life With Lou Reed

I don’t plan on buying very many books these days. A far cry from my childhood when my mom used to complain that I spent any money she gave me on books instead of other, lesser things! Once, she gave … Continue reading

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Faust Were My Kind Of Bargain At Big Ears

As The Big Ears Festival approached like a speeding train in my consciousness while occupied by other things, I was happy to see that a month or so out, changes had been made to free up some of the early … Continue reading

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Lou Reed: 1942-2013

Just last week I was out of town, and rescheduled another look at the three singles that changed my life. Number one was appropriately enough by Lou Reed; without whom, most of what I enjoy in music might not even … Continue reading

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REDUX: Three Seminal Singles – Number 1

September 29, 2010 I grew up listening to Top 40 radio on the AM band as a child. I was given a transistor radio and discovered Los Angeles’ KHJ [“Boss Radio”] sometime during the summer of 1970 while I was … Continue reading

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David Byrne, Meet Peter Gabriel. Peter Gabriel, Meet David Byrne.

Various: …And I’ll Scratch Yours UK CD [2013] David Byrne – I Don’t Remember Bon Iver – Come Talk to Me Regina Spektor – Blood Of Eden Stephin Merritt – Not One Of Us Joseph Arthur – Shock the Monkey … Continue reading

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Song Of The Day: The Velvet Underground – What Goes On

Today I have a track that lodged itself in my brain and I have to listen incessantly to it. It’s not Post-Punk, but is certainly proto Post-Punk. I was listening to my VU boxed set “Peel Slowly And See” and … Continue reading

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