All Tomorrow’s Parties: The Warhol Years 1965–1967| PopMatters|Peter Hogan

In meeting Andy Warhol, the Velvets acquired what few fledgling bands have been lucky enough to achieve: a wealthy patron. In addition, Warhol’s Factory, populated by an enormous range of … Continue reading All Tomorrow’s Parties: The Warhol Years 1965–1967| PopMatters|Peter Hogan

The lasting influence of The Velvet Underground and Nico | Riley Fitzgerald

The Velvet Underground and Nico embodies a seldom realised idea: that music really can change the world. A financial failure in its time, the loose collection of these New York artists’ self-titled … Continue reading The lasting influence of The Velvet Underground and Nico | Riley Fitzgerald

Overloaded: The Story Of White Light/White Heat | MOJO

BY DAVID FRICKE (Mojo Magazine) “NO ONE LISTENED TO IT. BUT THERE IT IS, FOREVER – THE QUINTESSENCE OF ARTICULATED PUNK. AND NO ONE GOES NEAR IT.”– Lou Reed, August, 2013 … Continue reading Overloaded: The Story Of White Light/White Heat | MOJO

John Cale on the ‘Chaos’ of Velvet Underground – Rolling Stone

John Cale reflects on the 50th anniversary of ‘The Velvet Underground and Nico’ and the chaos that surrounded it. Source: John Cale on the ‘Chaos’ of Velvet Underground – Rolling … Continue reading John Cale on the ‘Chaos’ of Velvet Underground – Rolling Stone

‘The Velvet Underground and Nico’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know – Rolling Stone

Source: ‘The Velvet Underground and Nico’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know – Rolling Stone Actually, I did know most of this, but not Warhol’s idea of putting a crack on … Continue reading ‘The Velvet Underground and Nico’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know – Rolling Stone