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  • Se despide Lou Reed: 'chico malo del rock'

    Se despide Lou Reed: 'chico malo del rock'
    Aunque Lou Reed, fallecido el domingo a los 71 años de edad en Long Island (Nueva York), afirmaba que dejó de ser "el chico malo del rock" en los setenta, este icono del "underground" y exvagabundo del lado salvaje nunca perdió oportunidad de azuzar al...
  • Lou Reed put the underground front and center

    Lou Reed put the underground front and center
    Those looking for one version of Lou Reed's life need look no further than to the late critic Lester Bangs, who presented a particularly harsh, if affectionate, take on the artist's story in a single sentence. "Lou Reed is the guy that gave dignity...
  • Lou Reed dies; rock critic Robert Hilburn remembers 'warmest guy'

    Lou Reed dies; rock critic Robert Hilburn remembers 'warmest guy'
    Rock critic Robert Hilburn, who wrote much about Lou Reed during his more than 30 years at the Los Angeles Times, told The Times on Sunday that of all the people he had interviewed over the years, Reed was the most different from his public image....
  • Memories of Lou Reed: Pizza, vinyl and UCLA

    Memories of Lou Reed: Pizza, vinyl and UCLA
    There was no shortage of recording of rock, pop and R&B music going on in New York in the 1960s, but as a recognizable music scene, New York definitely held a lower profile than those of Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Detroit, Memphis and a few...
  • Lou Reed album sales jump 607% after death

    Lou Reed album sales jump 607% after death
    The music of rock pioneer Lou Reed, the anchor for the legendary band The Velvet Underground, has seen a big sales boost since he died Sunday at age 71.  For the week ended Oct. 27, total sales of Reed's albums were 3,000, up 607% from the previous...
  • Weekend preview: What's up, Tiger Lillies?

    Weekend preview: What's up, Tiger Lillies?
    The Tiger Lillies’ Martyn Jacques possesses one of the more remarkable voices in popular music, a buttery falsetto that evokes the yearning beauty of Jimmy Somerville and Bronski Beat, a sound perfectly calibrated for the SoBe-style dance-club...
  • Neil Young, Red Hot Chili Peppers at Silverlake Conservatory benefit

    Neil Young, Red Hot Chili Peppers at Silverlake Conservatory benefit
    Neil Young turned up in Los Angeles on Wednesday night at a hilltop mansion in Silver Lake that hosted the annual benefit concert for the Silverlake Conservatory music school, the event spearheaded by Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, singer Anthony...
  • Police's Andy Summers, Stewart Copeland due at film premiere Nov. 3

    Police's Andy Summers, Stewart Copeland due at film premiere Nov. 3
    Two-thirds of the Police -- guitarist Andy Summers and drummer Stewart Copeland -- will be reunited on Sunday to talk about their role in Amnesty International’s benefit concerts at the world premiere of “Released!” a new concert film...
  • Review: Arcade Fire encounters hot band the Reflektors at Palladium

    Review: Arcade Fire encounters hot band the Reflektors at Palladium
    One of the great musical bummers of our time has been the wholesale narrowing of the phrase "dance music." In modern-day parlance, it's come to signify mostly the thump-based electronic beats created on computer and delivered by DJs in sweaty EDM clubs. ...
  • Lou Reed 'didn't suffer fools gladly,' remembers Moe Tucker

     Lou Reed 'didn't suffer fools gladly,' remembers Moe Tucker
    Vevet Underground drummer Maureen "Moe" Tucker reflected on friend and former bandmate Lou Reed in an appreciation published this weekend by British newspaper the Observer. Reed, 71, died in October of complications from a May liver transplant. "It's...
  • REVIEW: J. Geils Band singer Peter Wolf gets lost in many styles at Sellersville Theater

     
    J. Geils Band singer Peter Wolf is a musical chameleon. Not in the way of David Bowie or Neil Young, who simply try out styles indiscriminately, but in the way of someone who truly loves music and sees no difference......