Posts tagged "lou reed"

Lou Reed Rhapsodizes On Life And Music In His Final Interview

Lou Reed said it himself: "My life is music." The legendary Velvet Underground frontman, who passed away October 27 at the age of 71, wasn't exactly known for his bedside manner, but that lovable curmudgeon sure did know a thing or two about sound. Lou gave what would be his final interview on September…
By: Rachel Krause / November 8, 2013

Read Laurie Anderson’s Obit For Her Husband Lou Reed

To our neighbors: What a beautiful fall! Everything shimmering and golden and all that incredible soft light. Water surrounding us. Lou and I have spent a lot of time here in the past few years, and even though we’re city people this is our spiritual home. Last week I promised Lou to get him out…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 31, 2013

The Vatican Had No Idea Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day” Was About Heroin

Gianfranco Cardinal Ravasi, the Vatican’s culture minister, was trying to do a solid by tweeting lyrics from the Lou Reed song "Perfect Day," as a tribute to the late singer who passed away this weekend. You can see…
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 30, 2013

RIP: Lou Reed, Rock Pioneer & Lead Singer Of The Velvet Underground, Dies At Age 71

No. No no no. Lou Reed, rock 'n' roll legend and frontman of the Velvet Underground, passed away in New York City at age 71 today. No cause of death has been released yet, but Reed underwent a liver transplant in May. Satellite's gone up to skies. Enjoy your walk on the wild side, Lou.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 27, 2013

Birthday Beauty Inspiration: Andy Warhol And His Factory

Andy Warhol, the artist and luminary responsible for the postmodern visual movement known as pop, would have been 84 yesterday. Though his death at 58 was woefully premature, I have a feeling he wouldn't have wanted to be around today — or, on the contrary, maybe he would, if only to see that America ha…
By: Rachel Krause / August 7, 2012

Sweet Release: What’s In And Out The Week Of September 30th 2008

MUSIC Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson I don’t want to hate on American Apparel, because I love it, but seriously, Oscar-winning Jennifer Hudson needs to fire her stylist. On the cover of her first solo record, she’s in a basic dress that hipsters have been humping in for years -- boring! She’…
By: Simcha / October 1, 2008

Star Couplings: Marky Mark Goes For Baby Number Three

Mark Wahlberg's fiance of four years, Rhea Durham, is pregnant with their third child. Man up, Marky. [DListed] Coolest surprise wedding ever -- Lou Reed married longtime partner Laurie Anderson in a secret ceremony in Colorado earlier this month. We're sure it was a "perfect day"! HA! [Contact Music] Before there…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 24, 2008