velvet underground Archive

Take 5: The Pop Side of the Velvet Underground

The late Lou Reed is one of rock music’s most iconic artists. With and beyond the Velvet Underground, his work is revered for its boundary-pushing nature, often bringing taboo subjects […]

Book Review: Anthony DeCurtis — Lou Reed: A Life

There have been a number of books written about Lou Reed and/or the Velvet Underground. Victor Bockris’ Transformer: The Lou Reed story hit shelves nearly a quarter century ago, at […]

Hundred-word Reviews: DVDs

Reviewing DVDs takes more time than albums, since when previewing them, I can’t do much else than sit there and watch. So it takes me awhile to get to DVDs. […]