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Dog Ears Music: Volume 315

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by The Velvet Underground, The Jam, Hank Williams, and more.

On Teaching Performance at Harvard

Kalup Linzy | Posted 02.16.2014 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

photo taken at NYU Grey Gallery It is an honor to be the first to teach performance in the Visual and Environmental Studies Department at Harvard. ...

A Hit Song For Every Day Of The Week; Or, Music Has This Covered, Rebecca Black

The Huffington Post | Hilary Miller | Posted 12.11.2013 | Entertainment

"Friday" singer Rebecca Black recently stunned us with her latest viral hit, "Saturday." The title left some internet users nervous with the thought t...

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...

Dog Ears Music: Black Friday Playlist -- "One Debt Away"

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 01.29.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Middle Class Rut, Hank Williams, The Beatles, and more.

The Story Behind The Velvet Underground's Most Iconic Album Cover

Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts

One of Lou Reed's lasting legacies -- besides founding The Velvet Underground and introducing the world to the depths of feedback loops -- will foreve...

Lou Reed 1942-2013

Alex Simon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Lou Reed has been one of rock music's most profound innovators since bursting onto the New York club scene in the mid-'60s with his now-legendary band, The Velvet Underground. Much of Lou Reed's career has followed this path: work that was often misunderstood upon its first release, then usually hailed as a masterpiece in retrospect.

Lou Reed Really, REALLY Likes 'Yeezus'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.02.2013 | Entertainment

To say that Lou Reed has an affinity for Kanye West's "Yeezus" seems like an understatement. The word "beautiful" is used eight times in the Velvet Un...

Dog Ears Music: Bankrupt on Selling Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 01.23.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Modest Mouse, The Velvet Underground, Fitz and the Tantrums, Sleater-Kinney, Honeycut and more.

Battle Of The Banana: Warhol Vs. Velvet Undergound

Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts

Andy Warhol's career was based on repurposing well-known celebrity images and brands, but now the Warhol Foundation has found itself in a heated battl...

Chats With George Benson, John McLaughlin, Fred Schneider of The B-52's, and L.A. Guns' Tracii Guns, Plus Lisa Hannigan's New Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.20.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Sweetheart Of The Sun & Modern Art: Chatting With The Bangles' Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I think the culture today is very, very different from what it was in the '60s, and I feel lucky that I grew up at a time when I had these very strong female role models. They were strong women, but their power was very much connected to their creativity and their voice."

Warhol Factory Auteur Paul Morrissey Premieres News From Nowhere In-Person at Lincoln Center Tonight

Michael Vazquez | Posted 11.06.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Tonight, New York cinephiles are getting a once-in-a-lifetime experience as Paul Morrissey, Warhol's in-house Factory cameramen turned indie auteur debuts his new film, News From Nowhere.

Return To Return To Forever: Chatting With Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke, Plus John Common and Author Dr. Tony Youn

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.09.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Chick Corea's new album, Forever, is a two-disc set, with the first disc being acoustic, and the second disc with a full band and guests. For the first disc, I asked him if it was a return to Return To Forever.

For Your Viewing And Listening Pleasure: 10 Inspired Book And Album Pairings

flavorwire.com | Posted 06.01.2011 | Books

Combining your appreciation of different media can be tricky: You probably shouldn’t be watching a movie on your iPhone as you stroll through an art...

HuffPost Video Exclusive: R.E.M.'s "Überlin," Plus Conversations with David Lowery and Cowboy Junkies' Michael Timmins

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The following video, "Überlin," is R.E.M.'s latest offering, premiering exclusively on HuffPost.

Dog Ears Music: Volume Twenty-Six

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

My Morning Jacket is Americana-flavored old-school rock 'n' roll. The title Remnants is nostalgically brand new. Do play it loud.

Dog Ears Music: 'Tis The Season Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

It's not just the thought that counts; it's the overview of how each year we repeat the journey home. And on the return -- our jeans a little tighter, the déjà vu unpleasantries of travel; all a mere blip, as in the end we still do anything to come home to our loved ones.

That "St. Judy's Comet" Kid: A Dinner Conversation With Harper Simon

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Last year, harper Simon independently released an excellent solo debut that established him as one of the best new singer-songwriters in the genre.

Ten Records That Made This Cruddy Decade a Little More Bearable

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

The ten records that made my decade may not be the most cutting-edge or most obscure or significant of groundbreaking. But they're mine, and I love 'em all passionately. Here's my soundtrack to the decade of "Mission Accomplished."

Rocking to Warhol films

Robert Loerzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Robert Loerzel

Andy Warhol's films raise the question of what exactly you're supposed to do with them. Are they regular "films" meant to be seen in a movie theater? Or some other sort of art?