Velvet Underground

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Todd Haynes is Making a Documentary About the Velvet Underground

The director of Velvet Goldmine says the doco will rely on a rich culture of experimental film.
Noisey Staff
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

Ultimate Painting Create Crystalline Pop From Inside a Small East London Apartment

Stream the London duo’s third album ‘Dusk’.
Tim Scott
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 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
thump news

Brian Eno Shares Gorgeous Cover of The Velvet Underground’s “I’m Set Free"

Listen to a new track from the ambient pioneer’s forthcoming album 'The Ship.'
Benjamin Boles
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
Internet Exploring

Aloha! Two New Tracks from Drake Have Appeared Online

The first features Popcaan and the second samples Nico from the Velvet Underground.
Noisey Staff
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Box Set Bonanza: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

The Dean examines new box sets compiling '60s and '70s classics from the Velvet Underground, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, and more.
Robert Christgau
you know who sucked

Lou Reed Was a Jealous, Misogynistic 'Prick' Who Acted Obnoxious to Sell Records

We talked to the author of a new biography, "Notes from the Velvet Underground," about how we're all "beginning to see the light" on the beloved proto-punk provocateur's personality.
Lauren Oyler
Longreads Or Whatever

Lou Reed's Life in the Suburbs, 'Transformer,' and the Days after the Velvet Underground

Check out an excerpt from Aidan Levy's new book on the rock legend.
Aidan Levy
Woah, Dude!

Father John Misty Reckons Lou Reed's Ghost Told Him to Remove Taylor Swift Cover in a Dream

*Hits blunt*