Lou Reed

Interviews

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
5.14.18
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
8.7.17
Thump

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
4.15.17
Features

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
4.12.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch the Trailer for 'SHOT!,' the Doc That Explores the Golden Age of Rock from Behind the Camera Lens

The VICE-produced film is coming out April 11th and follows iconic photographer Mick Rock, who worked alongside David Bowie, Lou Reed, and more.
Noisey Staff
3.14.17
Please Kill Me

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

The authors of Please Kill Me talked with Warhol's "boy," Billy Name, a key figure in the 60s art scene who built the Factory, as well as witnessed the rise of Edie Sedgwick, the Velvet Underground's breakup, and the time Warhol was almost...
Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain
8.28.16
Holy Shit

Julian Casablancas Covered The Velvet Underground's "Venus In Furs" For HBO's 'Vinyl'

Casablancas evokes the spirit and power of Lou Reed like no other.
John Hill
4.16.16
Holy Shit

Listen to Julian Casablancas Cover The Velvet Underground's "Run Run Run"

For 'Vinyl'—HBO's new Scorsese-helmed, balls out, 1970s music industry TV series—Julian Casablancas lends his pipes to the character of Lou Reed.
Kim Taylor Bennett
2.19.16
Interviews

John Cale's 21st Century: Music for a New Society, for a New Society

The Velvet Underground's founder discusses the dramatic rework of his seminal LP 'Music for a New Society,' plus he talks Lou Reed, drugs, God, punk, and much more.
2.3.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Listen to David Bowie Impersonate Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, and More in a Newly Unearthed Recording

David Bowie's sense of humor was too good.
John Hill
1.21.16
In Memoriam

Robert Christgau Remembers Six Ways 70s Bowie Changed Culture Forever

Bowie was everything: a punk prophet and an arena-rock pioneer, a free spirit and a proud poser, an adept of black musical vanguards as well as white, a dynamo and an amalgamator and a shrewd hanger-on.
Robert Christgau
1.12.16
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Love, Doubt, and Death in New York City: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau explores the "finest" albums from Laurie Anderson and Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts.
Robert Christgau
10.30.15
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