Tag Archives: The Velvet Underground

Remembering Lou Reed through his relationship with Lester Bangs

“Lou, as you were courageous enough to be our mirror, so in turn we’ll be your family.” – Lester Bangs, The Bells Review, Rolling Stone I don’t think I knew what good music was until I heard the Velvet Underground for the first time. As a graduate student at Syracuse University I discovered Lou Reed […]

Playlist of the Week

Playlist: Easter – 20 Musical Takes on Jesus Created by: Ann Powers, pop critic at NPR Weather you celebrate Easter with colored eggs and bunnies, as a religious holiday honoring the resurrection of Jesus, or not even at all, you must check out this playlist. Artists often address spirituality and religion in their music, and […]