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Edward Rogers: Rock 'n' Roll Never Forgets in New York City

Tom Semioli | Posted 09.02.2014 | New York
Tom Semioli

To be a rock 'n' roll practitioner in this strange place is to be an iconoclast and a dreamer -- like Edward Rogers, and his mentor, Kevin Ayers.

Erik den Breejen at Freight + Volume

Kari Adelaide | Posted 07.27.2014 | Arts
Kari Adelaide

The grid-like formation of lyrics, which are the primary constructive element in these works, are reminiscent of rongorongo tablets, a form of proto-writing from Easter Island made with dense rows of glyphs on shaped pieces of wood.

Conversations with KISS' Paul Stanley, Joseph Arthur and Katy Tiz, Plus Hans Chew's Strange Love Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Paul Stanley: "What continues to resonate 40 years later is a band that stands its ground, that bows to no one, that sings about self-empowerment and about following your own path, and celebrating life."

Meet the New King of New York: Kenyon Phillips

Tom Semioli | Posted 06.21.2014 | New York
Tom Semioli

Lou Reed is dead; long live the new King of New York: Kenyon Phillips.

I Respect Music: Artists' Pay for Radio Play

William Buckley Jr. | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment
William Buckley Jr.

Congress, for the first time since 1976, is reviewing and rewriting copyright law and doing so within the context of the Internet and the digital distribution of creative works. The stakes couldn't be higher for the creative community.

Philip Seymour Hoffman and the Wheel of Suffering

Tim McHenry | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McHenry

Lou Reed died an exemplary death. He was surrounded by his wife and his friends, bathed in the dappled gauze of a Long Island morning sun. As Laurie A...

Laurie Anderson Surprises Us All

Tim McHenry | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McHenry

Laurie Anderson once said on stage at the Rubin that the essence of good art is that it should have the ability to surprise. It no longer surprises me...

Springsteen & Us

John Garrett Andrews | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
John Garrett Andrews

photo © Richard Hurley, 1973 I guess every early fan of an artist can be accused of believing that the early days were the best and I am afraid th...

Peter Tosh Remembered: A Conversation With Niambe McIntosh, a Chat With The Bongos' Richard Barone, Rafael Vigilantics and FSC Exclusives and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.26.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"To me, that sort of bravery, and harmony with oneself and with the World, is the true legacy of Peter Tosh."

Macaulay Culkin's Current Project Will Shock You In The Best Way

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.09.2013 | Comedy

Child stars have a nasty habit of growing into public spectacles as they age, but Macaulay Culkin's current project indicates that he's doing just fin...

You Can Never Write Too Many Love Letters

Bridget Fonger | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Bridget Fonger

We never know how loved people really feel. We need to start erring on the side of telling them more. There can never be too many love letters. Ever.

Dancing With Lou: "A Perfect Day" at Lou Reed's Lincoln Center Public Remembrance

Sandi Bachom | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Sandi Bachom

Yesterday, as I turned the corner onto the reflecting pool and stand of trees in the shadow of the Julliard School of Music, I came upon a remarkable site.

Lou Reed Remembered at Wake On Wild Side

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Stefan Simanowitz

"When the smack begins to flow, then I really don't care anymore" a man recites in front of a packed chapel in north London choking back the tears. This is not your ordinary Sunday afternoon church service. Instead it is a memorial for Lou Reed, held a week after the musician's death.

Waitin' for My Man (Lou Reed)

John Densmore | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
John Densmore

Maybe Lou Reed's comment to Rolling Stone writer David Fricke in 1987, "I hate cheap sentiment," was the reason for Mr. Reed's confused facial expression in response to my comment when we first met.

Inae Oh

PHOTOS: Fans, Family Honor Lou Reed In NYC

HuffingtonPost.com | Inae Oh | Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A public memorial honoring Lou Reed, who died last month at age 71, was held at Lincoln Center Thursday afternoon, allowing fans to refle...

The Vertigo of Life

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

I have an edge. Sarcasm and irony are two of my favorite things. I am a wide eyed optimist. I love a happy ending. This is the dichotomy that is me. Lou Reed meets Jack Johnson.

Public Lou Reed Memorial To Be Held At Lincoln Center

Posted 11.13.2013 | Arts

A public memorial will be held at Lincoln Center in honor of Lou Reed, the musician, singer, songwriter and poet who passed away on October 27. On Thu...

Morrissey Plans Lou Reed Tribute

rollingstonelogo | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By Mike Ayers Morrissey has had a lot on his mind these days, with his autobiography Morriss...

Lou Reed's Wife Says Goodbye To Her Beloved In The Most Beautiful Way

Posted 11.06.2013 | Weddings

In a moving farewell tribute to her late husband Lou Reed, Laurie Anderson has reflected on the deep love, respect and camaraderie that characterized ...

Lou Reed Leaves Estate To Wife & Sister

AP | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Rocker Lou Reed's life was decidedly unconventional, but he wanted his estate used for a very traditional purpose: to be...

Laurie Anderson Honors Lou Reed

AP | Posted 11.03.2013 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Laurie Anderson says her late husband Lou Reed was a "prince and a fighter" whose music reflected his love of life...

I Ignore Lou Reed, But My Friend Charlie Winds Up in Lou's Apartment

Binky Philips | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

I first met Lou Reed at the Holiday Fundraiser Fair at Grace Church in Brooklyn Heights, the day after Thanksgiving, 1967.

Laurie Anderson Shares Lou Reed's Final Moments Doing Tai Chi

Posted 11.01.2013 | Religion

Laurie Anderson wrote a beautiful, brief obituary for her husband Lou Reed. Printed in the East Hampton Star, the piece shares Anderson's moving acc...

Lou Reed: 1942-2013

James Campion | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
James Campion

The Velvet Underground came and went long before anyone had any idea of what New York was going to be again, was going to act like in the undulating zeitgeist; the horny, thorny, idiotic soot and grime and bankrupt moral dogma of the much later hip-hop cries for vengeance.

Wake on the Wild Side: Lou Reed to Be Celebrated at London Memorial Service

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 12.31.2013 | Arts
Stefan Simanowitz

"This would be a very different world without Lou Reed. There are many people who feel a distinct need to say goodbye" says Pakula. "This is event is intended for anyone and everyone whose life has been touched by his music and poetry, be they old rock stars, young musicians or just ordinary folk."