by Dave Thompson The last few months have seen a slew of Velvet Underground reissues hit the racks – the anniversary reissue of their first, a colored vinyl re-do of their last, and a double package of out-takes. All excellent, …
Spin Cycle reviews the latest releases of Velvet Underground, Neil Young, Richard Hell, the Ramones, Ian Dury, United States of America, T Rex, Alice Cooper, Faces, Johnny Cash, Funk Inc., Three Pieces, Otis Redding, the Doors, Lee Brilleaux, etc.
Don’t look now, but the eighties are back. Okay, theoretically, they never went away – not really. Such a monumental lack of taste, after all, could scarcely be remedied by the mere turning of a calendar page, and besides, some …
A round-up of the books, reissues, box sets and new releases that kept us spinning (and cycling) all year long…. BOOKS Attila the Stockbroker – Arguments Yard: My Autobiography (Cherry Red Books) Subtitled “35 Years of Ranting Verse and Thrash …
Spin Cycle reviews new releases from Queen, Velvet Underground, Eric Clapton and more.
Frontwoman Lou Reid discusses “Tramlines” single and other topics in a Q&A.
Beatlemania is alive and well, if this week’s Market Watch is any indication.
Leanne Cowie, drummer for the post-punk outfit The Scientists, answers a few questions about the band, her musical influences and, most importantly, her drumming.
Buying “Historia De La Musica Rock: Lou Reed” was not about the music as much as it was a reason to acquire a “Historia De La Musica Rock” record for the collection.
Being compared to the Velvet Underground isn’t such a bad thing. That is unless it comes up so many times in interview after interview that you just want to smash your copy of Loaded against a rock.