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Nearly 50 Years Into Her Career, Laurie Anderson is Still Fearless

At 70, Laurie Anderson is producing some of her best work ever. We spoke to the experimental icon about politics, art and virtual reality.
Isabella Trimboli
New music

Fans of Odd 80s Punk Rejoice, The Zoomers Album is Getting Reissued

Listen to some wild space punk from the Louisiana Bayou.
Tim Scott
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Todd Haynes Is Directing a Velvet Underground Documentary Series

The filmmaker behind 'Velvet Goldmine' and 'I'm Not There' will interview surviving members and dig through archival footage for the upcoming docuseries.
River Donaghey

Honey Radar Broke Into a Radio Station to Perform a Guerrilla Musical Seance

Listen to a spontaneous salute to Robert Quine, the legendary guitarist who recorded The Velvet Underground.
Noisey Staff
art event

The Velvet Underground’s John Cale and Conceptual Artist Lawrence Weiner to be Honored at The Kitchen’s Spring Gala

And James Murphy is hosting the after party.
Nathaniel Ainley

These Are the 20 Best Gorillaz Collaborators

Ahead of 'Humanz,' we ranked the guest vocalists who have helped bring Damon Albarn's cartoon band to life.
Michael Rancic

A New Documentary Explores the Work of Legendary Rock Photographer Mick Rock

Barnaby Clay on 'Shot! The Psycho-Spirtual Mantra of Rock,' his new film about the rock'n'roll photographer.
Nathaniel Ainley

Photographer Mixes Lou Reed Lyrics With Mongolian Emptiness in this Ghostly Series

Italian photographer Alessandro Zanoni makes like a poetic ghost in his lyrical photographs of a deserted urban town.
Diana Shi
Please Kill Me

Andy Warhol Wanted Lou Reed to Be His 'Mickey Mouse'

Billy Name, a late key figure in the 60s art scene and briefly Warhol's lover, speaks to the authors of 'Please Kill Me' about the Velvet Underground's breakup, and the time Warhol was almost murdered.
Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain
Holy Shit

Watch Billy Corgan Cover The Velvet Underground in His Tea House

Don't break Billy's heart.
John Hill

The Twinkeyz’ Classic Space Punk Album ‘Alpha Jerk’ Has Been Lovingly Restored After 40 Years

From Sacramento via outer space, the Twinkeyz were one of the greatest 70s bands to write about aliens, ESP and biblical monsters.
Tim Scott
we saw this

Life Lessons from Art and Music's Cult Queens Laurie Anderson and Marina Abramovic

The cult artists congregated for an audience-driven discussion about everything from Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' to Ambramovic and her late husband Lou Reed's Guidelines for Life.
Aliza Abarbanel