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

Photo Videos of Some of My Trips

I have recently got into making videos of the photos of some of my trips accompanied by music that has been important to me over the years. This includes tracks … Continue reading Photo Videos of Some of My Trips

My Favourite Albums of All Time (Part Two)

This is the second part of my favourite albums of all time. You can find the first part here My Favourite Albums of All Time Part One. 6. Astral Weeks by Van Morrison Astral Weeks … Continue reading My Favourite Albums of All Time (Part Two)