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- The finale from a tribute concert two days ago organized by Lou's good friend and former band m (Type: video | Published: 2014-03-04T14:00:01+0000 | Likes: 0 | Shares: 813)
Lou Reed: The finale from a tribute concert two days ago organized by Lou's good friend and former band member Kevin Hearn.Comments:
Michael Erickson - Damn.. I was just listening to part of this album and also Metal Machine Music, totally forgot that Lou had passed away earlier last fall. He is the most searched "Lou" person on the internet except the French Kings Louis XIII, XV and XVI. That says a lot seeing as how his primary career arc was several decades before the popular implementation of the internet.
Vesna Nikolic - Wonderful people
Arne Habenicht - here is in my opinion the best performance of this song I know, great solo from Mike, I miss you Lou http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jk0SsuZKQ58
Jonathan Mitchell - Always nice to hear Fernando play that bass line.
Jean Aase - Aaaaahhhhhh. Not Lou, but still ...
Bruce Bauer - Excellent, but I wonder whose decision it was to be politically correct by dropping the phrase that venerated black back up singers?
Thomas Wolff - The first time I ever heard the phrase "giving head" was in Walk on the Wild Side. It's amazing that they ever played that song on AM radio in the '60's. An while this is a lovely tribute what's missing is Lou's control and understate emotion. I miss you.
Stewart Stewie Robertson - I don't know - Was lucky enough to see Lou 3 times - not sure I like this . Tribute or not - think I'll listen to RocknRoll Animal
Sal Fernandez - Must be difficult for bass player Fernando without his sidekick and band leader Lou !! Nice job
Catherine Marples - MOST ENJOYABLE "
Terri Santavy - love that bass slide, miss LOu
Pedro Rafael Guerrero Rivas - full of happy shine people.
Tom Ziniti - Bought it in 1970 something. Still listen to it. Love Lou a lot! Also love "Looking for Love" on "The Bells."
Griselda Porta - hermoso Lou Reed!!!
Peter Holt - Without Lou Reed Music Will Now Change, And That's What Time Does, But Lou Reed Certainly Changed Our Times. God Bless Mate.
Malcolm Rudd - Great version,can't wait to hear the rest of the concert, sad that Lou is not with us!
Vincent Zaleski - A fantastic tribute-but it really hit home-Lou is gone.
Isabel Lança - Wonderful : Thank you :)
Dragan Gligora - Besmrtna "Wlk on the wild side"
Ángel Jerónimo García Navas - Tu, turú, turú, turú, tuturutú...
Deb Collis - Made me cry a bit.x.Wonderful.Miss the man.xXx.
- "Take me for what I am
a star newly emerging"
Happy birthday Lou. From your friends, family, a (Type: status | Published: 2014-03-02T17:00:00+0000 | Likes: 0 | Shares: 1022)
Lou Reed: "Take me for what I am a star newly emerging" Happy birthday Lou. From your friends, family, and fans. We thought today would be a good day to announce that the Lou Reed Archive is currently a work in progress. There are stacks upon stacks of boxes, full of hundreds of tapes, photographs, artwork, hard drives, letters, and more that will be transferred, cataloged, and assembled into an incredible archive. It's a long road ahead and we'll be sharing our progress along the way right here on the Lou Reed facebook and twitter pages so stay tuned!Comments:
Jo Tia - We miss you sweet Lou
Jo Tia - Today I'm going to listen again Magic and Loss (full!!!!) I will look at the stars Lou! Will you see me?
Marie Claire Dacquet - Waiting for it. Photo taken in Berlin Nov 3, 2013
Eric Bourdon - he came in my youth and show me a wonderful and nasty world. Bad influence but good trip. Maybe i was too young but it was really a great travel in my mind. Now I m sane, conscious wise and alive. It's the hell he shows me that made the flowers i see today.
David Messier - Miss you Lou, but forever grateful for how your music has shaped my life.
Carla Marchesan - Lou Reed was a brave knight in shining leather armour, who, with his sharp guitar and razor sharp tongue, slashed through the fabric of social conventions to reveal the lives less ordinary of those on the wild side of life. He championed the cause of closet and underground dwellers. May his legacy and fighting spirit never be forgotten. PS. I'd love to volunteer my holidays to the Archive any time, I'm a professional librarian.
Ray Caurant - Check out this video on YouTube:
Sent from my iPhone 5
Bobbie Smith - Play you everyday, songs live on. You still are the best. Put a brick on Flagler ave new Smyrna beach where you can party with us, says Lou reed perfect day, wildchild. Hope your in fla with us. Happy birthday coney island baby. Thanks guys))). Bananas. Me. Lou reed and vu)))
Babs Wilkinson - Oh my...have been shifting through boxes of my years on the road with Lou in 73-74-75...what memories!!
Wayne Mehl - Some lives continue to amplify after the physical form has passed. Mozart was not as well know in his lifetime as he is now. Looking forward to the archive. Future generations will be able to "discover" Lou in their own context.
Terry Adams - Although he's gone, his voice lives on.
Serge Julien - I declare March 2nd Lou Reed Day! Though I miss you, I can still feel the energy through your work. Happy birthday again Lou!
Pat Murphy Martin - Spent the evening playing nothing but Lou last night in celebration!
Carolyn McCanna - Happy Birthday Lou, You are deeply missed. Hopefully Hal Willner, Laurie, Merrill (Lou's sister) and his former bandmates are all a part of going through Lou's personal collection of his work. The people who knew him the best. Even having John Cale look at some of the stuff would be really nice too.
Patricia Carman - in Argentina we can't buy Lou's Cd...please take care of that
Dean Duluoz - Magic and loss... Lou, you save my life, one more time... I miss you!!!
Eric Finkelman - Our lives were saved by your 'Rock-N -Roll' ... Thanks Lou! (Where ever you are) ... I can't wait for the archives ... Your 15 minutes will never end...
Anthony Sallis - "Cos deep down inside, I've got a rock and roll heart"
Justin Kris - The last great American whale.
Gregory Hoffmann - Happy Birthday To You
Happy Birthday To You,
Happy Birthday Dear Lou
Happy Birthday To You !
RIP Uncle Lou! Thanks...
Mikio Tashiro - I am waiting for my man in Japan.
- Stephan Berwick, friend and Tai Chi brother of Lou, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund (Type: video | Published: 2013-12-20T18:09:33+0000 | Likes: 0 | Shares: 201)
Lou Reed: Stephan Berwick, friend and Tai Chi brother of Lou, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a feature-length version of Final Weapon. Final Weapon was originally released in 2010 as a short film. It stars Master Ren Guang Yi, Lou's long-time Tai Chi teacher, and features a cameo appearance by and the music of Lou.Comments:
Jo Tia - The spiritual side! Love you, Lou!
Ian Wooding - escuse me but aren"t you dead ?
Chuck Strinz - Life's good ... but not fair at all.
Jo Tia - hell yes! please! born again Lou
Richard Reid - Jack he was a banker and Jane she was a clerk....... Gonna miss you Lou RIP
Violet Li - http://www.examiner.com/article/an-illuminating-evening-with-lou-reed
John Gardiner - What a musical genius!!!
Brian Moremon - Ocean let it roll on forever R.I.P. Lou
Nina Kossoff - attn. Shane Boyar
Rykl Videz - </3
Lou Reed my fkn hero.
Michael Ross - RIP - I miss you lou...
Ben Hamley - Samuel Porter Seeney
Scrod Fisher - Lou, you are Missed !R.I.P.
Pavel Strashny - he willl live forever and ever and ever in our memories...
Jo Tia - please turn on again the project, maybe with more time you can get all the money :D
Johnny Ivan Mego - this is fantastic, come back!!!
Jo Tia - Lou can you see us?
Cheryl Plumleigh - Tai Chi & Master Ren Guang Yi were such a huge part of Lou Reed's life. Discipline, vibrancy & spirit of one's body & mindset is stunning in this film. It's beautiful.
Roberto Gonati - Born again Lou!!!!!!
Albert Murrian - where's 250,000 dollars when i need it?
Jose Manuel Escobar Marquez - 'Walk On The Wild Side'
- Growing up in public. A New Yorker's experience with Lou Reed. http://bit.ly/1b2xqE0 (Type: photo | Published: 2013-11-05T18:36:22+0000 | Likes: 0 | Shares: 1102)
Lou Reed: Growing up in public. A New Yorker's experience with Lou Reed. http://bit.ly/1b2xqE0Comments:
Stuart Inman - Fuck, gonna cry again.
Susan Ciccantelli - beautiful. thank you, Jeremy Shatan. I think you nailed it - Lou's message, delivered in the life he lived: "don't believe what you read, don't believe what people say about you, hone your internal compass and let it guide you."
Choyoung Yi - http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=QYEC4TZsy-Y
Alan Hird - R.I.P. Mr. Reed x
Edzard Eddy Bluhm - I´m so sorry for your wife Laurie - that you are no longer here - but i´m sure you are watching over her from the New York sky.
Alexandra Bonk - Zi really miss lou reed thank you for the post
Ann Bukowski - We miss you, Lou :(
Faber Deandrade - Una settimana di malinconia abissale dopo la tua morte, Lou. Mi ha preso proprio male. RIP
Vladislav Hristov - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgR4KBTlXus
Brian Blank - I saw Lou coming out of a bookstore in the village back in the '80's. Without saying a word, he gave me a look that said: "If you recognize me or say hello, I'll bite your f*cking head off." So...wisely, I said nothing. :-)
Paula Cunha - I didn't stop crying since he died!
Elena Berton - Transfomer arrived this morning. I feel blessed,its like Lou is sitting next to me, while I am looking at this amazing collection of pictures,my heart his filled with sadness, and I can't hold my tears.Forever you will be in my heart <3
John Heppenstall - Top article mate, can relate to all of that. As my brother Glynn said after we first heard Lulu: "Maybe his music's not meant for everyone, but everyone should experience it."
Bat-zone Rui Coelho - Miss this great artist who gave a lot will pop rock music ...
Istardust Queen - Magic and loss...
Simon Gratton - He is and was a one of a kind. He was like the trinity. Lou was Jesus, Bowie is god and Iggy was like God or Jesus on smack. I used to think they were one person, three distinct characters. I wasn't serious but I'm sure you all get my point??
Sonja Kovacev - https://www.facebook.com/events/218440211668839/?hc_location=stream
Andrew Pappas - It's just a perfect day to be standing on a corner waiting for my man and get ready to rock and roll...a true creative force and talent is gone!
Ed Wagemann - Who is posting these things on Lou Reed's facebook page??? I always thought it was Lou himself who was posting. Now that he has passed I have to wonder who is posting these things. Had he ever posted things here or was there always someone else posting for him?
Sandra Dzk - I love you forever! 3:-)
Annabelle Guehria - bon voyage! continuer....
- Lou Reed, 1942-2013: Inside the new issue of Rolling Stone, published Friday 8th November. Laur (Type: photo | Published: 2013-11-06T21:00:16+0000 | Likes: 0 | Shares: 6758)
Lou Reed: Lou Reed, 1942-2013: Inside the new issue of Rolling Stone, published Friday 8th November. Laurie Anderson, Bono, Patti Smith, Maureen Tucker, Doug Yule, and many more artists pay tribute to a legend. http://rol.st/1bY6un0Comments:
Juan Manuel - Until finally rolling stone devotes its cover to a real artist and not a plastic pop idol!!!!, RIP lou reed (y)
Jason Bradley - Finally, Rollingstone pays tribute to a worthy artist in God knows how many years. Thank you to the cheif editor for recognizing this man for the legend he is.
Matteo Prezioso - Legend he was yes, but way before he was dead.
Jason Paskowitz - Finally, Rolling Stone has a cover without some retarded shithead rapper on it.
Adam Lipson - GOODBYE LOU REED !!
Over the past several weeks, I’ve read Lou Reed’s obit in The New York Times, one from his Laurie Anderson (his wife of 21 years) and a poignant tribute written by Patti Smith in this week’s New Yorker magazine.
I never met Lou Reed in person, but I felt a strong connection to him.
I was raised in Greenwich Village, graduating high school in 1979. Lou Reed, like so many other artists, was a resident of Greenwich Village. We all knew who he was. He was important. He wrote seminal and groundbreaking music in the 1960’s that would later define the punk and new wave music I would hear at CBGB’s during my high school years. Just as Bob Dylan sat at the intersection of Folk and Rock, Lou Reed sat at the intersection of Rock and Punk. His work would shape the music of the next decade. He was important.
He sat at Max’s Kansas City as a peer to Andy Warhol, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Edie Sedgwick and so many others. He created at the Invention Factory. He harbored a secret admiration for Bob Dylan who he knew through Edie Sedgwick. His music, which defined much of New York’s New Wave and Punk era, had little lead guitar, politically and socially charged lyrics and mirrored the fabric of New York society. Lou was New York and New York was Lou.
I attended New York’s Stuyvesant High School. On most days, my walk to and from school would take me down Mercer Street past “The Bottom Line.” For those who don’t know, “The Bottom Line” was a small music venue that could seat roughly 200 people (legally). It was considered to be the premier small music club in the United States during the 1970’s and 1980’s. Artists would release new albums and record producers would sit in the front row and triage who they had to sign to a record deal and who would not get signed. For most of us music lovers, it was an incredible venue to hear great music, but it was also part of Greenwich Village.
The Bottom Line was a special place, I believe, for Lou Reed as well. When Lou wasn’t touring during the late 1970’s, he would use the Bottom Line as his performance home. If you wanted to see Lou, you had to go to the Bottom Line. For top acts like Springsteen, Costelllo, Waits, Ramones and others, the Bottom Line would generally have a late show and an early show. The early show would play from 7:30 – 10:00PM. The late show was supposed to play from 11:00 till as late as closing – but not for Lou. During the Fall of 1978 and the Spring of 1979, while in high school, I attended two of Lou’s late shows at the Bottom Line.
For us “MUSIC LOVERS”, we have three, four or five shows that we will never forget. For me, it’s Neil Young at Madison Square Garden in 1979, Elvis Costello at the Palladium in 1979, Bruce Springsteen in Hartford in 1978 and the two Lou Reed Shows at the Bottom Line in 1978 and 1979.
Both shows were similar. Lou came out relatively promptly at 11:15PM. Lou’s lyrics were spoken and not sung. They were raw, truthful and sarcastic. We heard him sing “New York Conversation”, a parody of New York’s elite gossiping about one another. We heard “Perfect Day” which sarcastically pokes fun at love ballads. We heard him cry out “When I’m Closing in on Death” during his rendition of “Heroine”. We heard “Rock and Roll”, a song about how the advent of New York City FM rock radio saved a girl’s life (referring to WNEW). He played for countless hours. He wasn’t just a musician. He was a social poet and an impressionist artist. He painted our New York society in spoken music with a Stratocaster.
I remember walking out of the club at 5:45AM for both shows onto the corner of Mercer and 4th Streets and being startled by the daylight. I would never forget those shows.
Two years later while watching TV, I saw images of my Greenwich Village neighborhood set to Lou Reed’s “Take A Walk on the Wild Side.” At the end of the one minute TV spot, Lou Reed appeared on a stationary Honda Scooter in front of the Bottom Line. He said only five words…..”HEY….DON’T SETTLE FOR WALKING.” It was his only TV ad. While I never imagined Lou doing a TV advertisement, this one seemed perfect. It was his New York, it was his music, it was his punk rockers, it was his The Bottom Line. It was Lou.
(It’s on Youtube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkXxFCu7kPI).
More than 10 years later, Lou Reed released his greatest solo album entitled (what else?) “New York.” “New York” was a socially relevant depiction of New York City in the late 1980’s that spoke to its poverty, prostitution, pollution and prejudice. The album was a commercial success and was nominated for the Grammy for Best Album. I remember watching the Grammy Awards with all of the musicians lobbying for their albums and hearing Lou say “I’ll never win.” He was right. We all knew it, but there was an amazing sense of victory in the nomination of this important album. This was not just his victory. It was a victory for many of us from the old neighborhood. Seven years later he would be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his work with The Velvet Underground.
Over the past several years, I’ve looked on the web every week to see if Lou Reed is playing anywhere locally. I haven’t seen him since 1979. When I heard the news of his death, I was saddened because his music (and his words) meant so much to me. I was also selfishly saddened that I will never get to see him perform again.
Rita Santa-Rita - One week later and I still can't believe he's gone.. he'll never be forgotten, that's for sure
Rocio Adriana Lopez - I'm buying the fuck out of this issue when I get the chance.
Dustin Demoss - The only way that POS Ragazine will get so much as a glance from me. We miss you, Lou.
Josiah Miller - So it looks like I'm actually buying an issue of Rolling Stone.
Emilio Martínez - I read what Laurie Anderson said to Rolling Stone, it was incredible and really emotive. I think there are few people who have made an impact in music and in the world like Lou did, he's a legend and his legacy and music stay forever. Thank you for everything, Lou.
Giuseppe Luciano - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6uBkJSbQO0
Patrick Abell - Lou Reed on the cover, that's great. Was Miley Cyrus too busy to talk to you guys this month?
Gregory Patalano - Best thing to be on that RAG for years
Michael Goglia - Don't buy this crap. Lou is being interviewed by Lester Bangs for the next issue of Creem as we speak.
Armand Marc Hazan - Finally the Rolling Stone has on the cover a REAL musician and not a terrorist, or some wannabe "musician"!!!
Matthew Richard Laurier - Fuck RIP More like Return If Possible... :)
Susan Edrington - Not wild about Rolling Stone, but Lou looks cool on any cover. I'm sorry we lost him and that his wife lost him. He was a treasure. Blessings.....
Kimberly Birkett - So glad they choose Lou Reed for the cover! :-) <3
Linda Brown - What a Rock Concert it's going to be in Heaven with all of the Greats that are there!!!!!
Alessandra Ribeiro - ai Ronan Cleber da Silva essa eu quero lml
Mindy Zantek Ringhofer - Very fitting and deserved tribute to the master of all things!
- Lou Reed, 1942-2013: In this week's issue of the NME, the 1975 Lester Bangs interview in full, (Type: photo | Published: 2013-11-08T14:37:49+0000 | Likes: 0 | Shares: 2527)
Lou Reed: Lou Reed, 1942-2013: In this week's issue of the NME, the 1975 Lester Bangs interview in full, plus Lou's last ever interview with Mark Beaumont. www.nme.com/magazineComments:
Frank Oneill - one of the great American artists.. he painted stories with music and verse.. some of the paintings were not always pretty as they showed a side of life that was hard, other paintings were so soft and lovely.. but each came directly from his heart, and touched each of us in different ways.. his genious has not always been appreciated by the masses, but those who who looked, saw the genious and loved him for sharing with us...
Ell Marree - Legend, missed and loved <3
Mike Kielty - http://bit.ly/16F9siC
Kirk Austin - thank you, Lou, for the impact you had on my life. you aided an extra dimension that would otherwise have been stifled
Jose Trivino - LIfe is weird knowing we wont be able to see you perform anymore. We'll meet somewhere else in that stage you helped to create for US. <3
Ashley Rocques - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWFgGxe-CjI
Pascal Furminieux Art - I'll be your mirror, reflect what you are/ In case you don't know/I'll be the wind, the rain and the sunset/The light on your door/To show that you are home...
Tiffany Cruz-Hoffmann - I love you Lou Reed, you always be like family to my soul!
Joan Mastropaolo - Poet and crusader. Will be missed.
Brian Walsh - god, the world's just a sadder place now
Rukkus T Talbot - RIP LOU REED!!! RESPECT...
Bat-zone Rui Coelho - the world of music became poorer...
Josipa Marenić - can't belive that he is gone...great artist and poet....
Driss Jaidi - 'Queen bitch', according to Bowie in the 'Hunky Dory' LP..
Daav Dauphin - LEGEND! Always loved and missed! <3
Kirkus Aulicino - Carol SobreiraBueno Netto
Doddy Znp - Mr.Lulu....R.I.P
Pony Sue - Lo amo, me hizo muy feliz este chabon <3
Simon Gratton - I do not like or think like "Lester Bangs" Lester Sucks.
Barbara Moreira - will always be here.
Gina Smothers DiMartino - I still miss, still grieve for this amazing soul.
- Luke Haines (ex-Auteurs) pays homage to Lou with a new song entitled "Lou Reed Lou Reed" http:/ (Type: photo | Published: 2013-11-10T10:56:06+0000 | Likes: 0 | Shares: 2060)
Lou Reed: Luke Haines (ex-Auteurs) pays homage to Lou with a new song entitled "Lou Reed Lou Reed" http://goo.gl/nuEBzV. Illustation by Mark Smith.Comments:
Jack McCarthy - I would love to peel open a banana to find a small Lou Reed.
J.T. Prewitt - Luke Haines Genius
Harry Goaz - Call me from Heaven, Lou* xoxo Harry
Justin Friedman - Check out my band's tribute to Lou Reed with some Tribe Called Quest elements http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NTDM3IvWw8
Colm O'Cleary - Haines is a remarkable songwriter
Mia Efrem - I love Reed and bananas but I'm not sure what this is actually implying...
Laura Leone - Warhol is the ONLY one who can do the banana peel justice for Lou...sorry.
It was HIS album cover for The Velvet Underground & Nico that made it such an iconic statement!
Margherita Moretti - Francesco Salvioni tu sei una banana
Nigel Steggall - TOP Entertainer !
Tommy Otis - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jO6_L_a9tAY
Chris Bodor - Man this Lou tribute picture has a wide appeal.
Bigg Jeff - Rest in Peace, Brother Reed.
Bab Soetens - LO-OVE IT !!!!!!!
Pablo Diaz - Karen Álvarez Araos
Milca Vds - i love lou reed but not this... how do you call this kind of thing?... :-)))
Leigh Frederick - Like if you still have original Velvet Underground w/ Nico Banana album... a must have album... vinyl!
Kathy Leigh - funny..now hes gone he gains an extra 11,000 plus likes???
Adrian Rew - song and artwork both suck
Gabbi Côté - Antoine cest un peu comme ton t shirt ca! Ahha
Callum Bates - this song is horrible
James Thompson - I'm with that guy!
- Morrissey pays tribute to Lou by releasing a cover of “Satellite of Love” on Nov 29. The t (Type: photo | Published: 2013-11-11T22:08:40+0000 | Likes: 0 | Shares: 2039)
Lou Reed: Morrissey pays tribute to Lou by releasing a cover of “Satellite of Love” on Nov 29. The track was recorded at Moz’s 2011 show at the Chelsea Ballroom in Las Vegas.
Chris Loveman - This isn't the place for anti-Morrissey comments; he's making a tribute.
James Brightman - It's a very good cover. Also, he's not doing it for the money, otherwise, don't you think he would have reformed The Smiths instead?
Alie Moore - Hold on, listen to the song before bitching.
Morrissey actually helped Lou out by gretting him in the line up for a festival and is a true fan.
He hardly needs to improve his fame when his book is selling well and is all over the gaff.
Some people are full of crap.
Now I will say it could look like band wagon jumping BUT he covered the song Two years ago.
So I would give him the benefit of the doubt
Like him or hate him Morrissey has earned his place in music history.
The haters Will hate, the lovers Will love and rest will tap dance as they will.
Matt Adams - Morrissey loved and respected Lou Reed. He is paying tribute to someone who meant a great deal to him and inspired him greatly. There's no need for negative comments. Quite simply if you don't like him then don't buy it.
Christopher J Cole - The level of animosity towards Morrissey here is disturbing. All he has done is to release a tribute to a seminal musician. It is a show of respect from one music icon to another. I could give two shits if you like Morrissey or not. But when you imply he lacks talent, simply because you don't care for his music, it makes you look incredibly feeble-minded.
Marcos David Cukierkorn - http://true-to-you.net/morrissey_news_131027_01
Donna Scalzitti - I love Morrissey. One of my favorite singers of all time. He absolutely did not do anything for money or publicity. He never bought into the whole MTV thing or anything like that. He may be a bit eccentric, but he's as genuine as they come when it comes to his music!!!!
Selena Ann Wood - idol to idol. love it.
Matt Adams - The money goes to Lou Reed's estate. Morrissey is not cashing in, he is paying tribute. For god sake.
Jennie Jareth - Lou would love it
Margaret Dennis - Nicely done. Great tribute to a great musician.
John Byron - Great cover, lovely tribute.
Jacio Truzzi - Such a brilliant cover, one of the best!
Bettina Netri - Grande Morrissey !!!
Jason Down - Moz your the best. Thank you for doing this.
Daniel Peirson - Beautiful cover of a great song
Ana Cláudia Amorim - 2 idols combined
Natalie Aguilera - both are sweethearts
Billy Abbott - This is a great cover by a great artist and I can't wait until a mastered version is available for purchase.
Arthur Gray - Hey haters, this song was done 2 years before Lou died.
Sarah Maciejewski - I think its great!!
- Spectrum Culture revisits Lou Reed's Ecstasy. "Reed delivers the type of off-the-cuff interplay (Type: photo | Published: 2013-11-12T19:01:50+0000 | Likes: 0 | Shares: 472)
Lou Reed: Spectrum Culture revisits Lou Reed's Ecstasy. "Reed delivers the type of off-the-cuff interplay that is reserved for true legends, the type of tracks that further revealed the character of an idol, innovator and antihero." http://bit.ly/1dmqRvtComments:
Mirko-Daniel Varjosaari - Like a Possum <3.. Ecstasy's a very underrated, even misunderstood album, and one of his very best in my opinion.
Jackie Fate - Baton Rouge gets me all the time
Bo Smith - Spectacular album...and the only tour on which I was ever able to see Lou. It was a truly magical experience.
Peter Sprangers - his last truly great album
Jane Gibbs - Lying here in bed reading this and lookin at the Ecstasy Tour poster I somehow managed to beg or steal in Edinburgh on my wall and thinking how lucky am I to have grown with this guy's music and poetry for 40+ years of my life.
Billy Curry - This is one of Lou's Greatest Albums....Me?....I think its up there with Street Hassle
Rustle Wait - Lou whines and rages about Sylvia's fidelity. For an hour. In song. Still better than Mistrial.
Mark The-k - One of the best five Lou Reed albums ever!
Dan Eastgate - One of my favorites. Thank You Lou.
Scott Baker - This album is incredible....
Jussi Karjalainen - Great cover art!
Roger Augustus - i remember the album cover with Lou reading "Big Uns" he inspired me to do many things, some of which are not particularly good for you. But I will never be the same...and that's what rock and roll is all about.
Gerardo Michlig - His best album since the 70's
Gina Smothers DiMartino - An amazing musical experience, as always with Mr. Reed.
Duncan Wood - Didn't get to see him as much as i wanted to, '84 Brixton and Manchester '92, but an awesome stage presence that told you that you were in the same room as a master!! Right up there with Bowie. miss ya Lou.x
Duncan Wood - Yeah man! 'New York' and 'Coney island baby' two works of immense quality guitar play. x
David Houghton - Agree with Mirko Like A Possum my favourite Lou Reed track - ever !
Cheryl Plumleigh - One of my favorite albums. In Derek Staples write up on "ECSTASY", 2 things hit me. Cover shot was taken by Lou Reed "in a moment of pure rawness...the wisdom that is only available to those who have fought to survive themselves." The t-shirt with this picture says DON'T BE AFRAID on the back while the multi-face T has tour cities listed on back. Mr. Staples also brings up the "issues of his former relationships" on this album may have come about due to his public association with Laurie Anderson, his future wife (and best friend). Such a beautifully crafted outpouring from Mr. Reed's heart.
Gabriel Fernandez - Always put the title track on repeat whenever I want to get in a trance and create art.
Jules Standen - Amazing sounding record.
Marlene Rufus Holmes - I think we should let him die.
- "New York: Lou Reed at Lincoln Center"
A gathering open to the public - no speeches. no live p (Type: photo | Published: 2013-11-12T19:52:58+0000 | Likes: 0 | Shares: 2793)
Lou Reed: "New York: Lou Reed at Lincoln Center"
A gathering open to the public - no speeches. no live performances, just Lou's voice, guitar music & songs - playing the recordings selected by his family and friends.
The Paul Milstein Pool & Terrace at Lincoln Center
Thursday November 14th. Time 1:00PM to 4:00PMComments:
Theo Isok - Lou Reed lives forever through his music
Molly Perry Jermyn - so much love sent to you Laurie!! RIP Lou.
Sean O'Kane - It would be great if this was streamed live. Lou's influence in music is a worldwide one and a heartfelt tribute by the city he loved is one we'd all like to share. Please consider this idea - I wish I was there.
Richard Swandel - Please post the playlist so this gathering can be recreated elsewhere.
Wiek Vermeulen - Put it on internet. Live!
Lizzie Bolton - my heart will be there.
Patricia Flores Palacios - que pena vivir tan lejos, lou estarás en mi corazón gracias a tu visionaria genialidad!!
Jesse Macias - Damm I wish I was there! What a perfect day!
John Emr - Thanks for being a big part of my life Lou.
Babs Wilkinson - Wish I could go...remember when we were on the road together in the 70s , the zoo in Sydney, riding a trolley in SF, The movies in NY, so many planes and phone calls and interviews(Lester Bangs was a doozy in 75) so many memories...recording studios ...Ezrin, Julie Christie...our youth
...highs and lows and music music music...Barbara (Fulk) wilkinson
Tom Ryder Runton - A large amount of +ve vibes will be with you from all of us fans in the UK
Rv Branham - it would be great to have this in cities & towns everywhere... i can think of friends here in portland, seatac, & in el-lay, & san francisco, in mexico city, in buenos aires, in melbourne, in paris, in london, in amsterdam, in zagreb, in madrid, who'd attend local gatherings in a new york minute!
Bruno Oliveira - Lou Reed is eternal !!
Marcos David Cukierkorn - I wish I could be there, too. But I'll be listening Lou in my house.
Stéphane Pellennec - "You know I'm gonna miss you now that you're gone
One sweet day
One sweet day" <3
Sherri Hunt-Todd - Sending respectful thanks in memory of Lou, with thanks and appreciation for all his creative talents which he shared with the world! RIP Lou.
Onduty Bullmastiffs - LOVE YOU LOU.....rest easy big guy....
Henry Scott-Irvine - Guest contributor Henry Scott-Irvine shares his experience working with Lou Reed on the Classic Albums - Lou Reed: Transformer documentary:http://dangerousminds.net/comments/lou_reeds_sweet_side_behind_the_scenes_of_the_transformer_documentary
Yann Brongniart - My daughter name's Lou ^^ loving memory for you Lou RIP
Sheila Hunn - Take a walk on the wild side Lou. R.I.P. ;)
John Gulino - So sad. You can the sorrow on his face. Feisty to the end.
"New York: Lou Reed at Lincoln Center"
A gathering open to the public - no speeches. (Type: photo | Published: 2013-11-14T16:36:01+0000 | Likes: 0 | Shares: 1362)
Lou Reed: Today.
"New York: Lou Reed at Lincoln Center"
A gathering open to the public - no speeches. no live performances, just Lou's voice, guitar music & songs - playing the recordings selected by his family and friends.
The Paul Milstein Pool & Terrace at Lincoln Center
Thursday November 14th. Time 1:00PM to 4:00PMComments:
Hughe Harrison - Wish I could be there
Monty Smith - For those of you who can’t attend: I went during the first hour. It’s a beautiful day here in NYC, and the gathering is in a very nice open courtyard at Lincoln Center, by a large reflecting pool. Lou’s music is playing on a really clean, clear, sound system. People were wandering in and out. Some are stopping to listen only for a song or two. Most, of course, are staying longer. Some are dancing, some are singing, some are sitting still, some are watching, some have their eyes closed. Young, old, men, women, children. Business suits, bluejeans, leather…. Everything you’d expect. Nicely done. R.I.P. Lou.
Lois Langevin-King - RIP Lou Reed. I honor your works & your music. Much light & love to your family and to your soul's journey. ❤️
Jarmo Estama - Farewells from Finland. Lou Forever.
Sheila Hunn - This world was never meant for one as
beautiful as you ........<3 R.I.P.
Justin Kris - "It's a bright night, there's a Lou Reed tribute at Lincoln Center."
Daniel Kalmann - Was very simple and moving, and his music was as gigantic as the man himself. Thank you Lou Reed. http://youtu.be/aV2ZKhvKBvk
Roger Carpenter - Seems very dark on my screen so
Bhalin Singh - If you are in NYC, a must do.
Jim Curran - Sounds great! To paraphrase Lou, "Valium would help that bash" :)
Tory Gates - This is such a great picture of Lou, in all its simplicity. I believe this is how I'll remember him.
John Runberg - I jammed The Blue Mask album today.....RIP Lou
Tom Evon - Wish I could've been there, but I'll have my own here in Detroit. Got almost all Lou did that was available to the public on three formats. His music & poetry lives on!
Michael Charest - Of coarse I wish I could have been there but what I got from Lou and his music I will always have no farther away then my stereo and if that's not a gift I don't know what is
Tom Brown - Godspeed. Mr .Reed
Arthur S. Moreau Iv - Harry Rosenblum Michelle Le Patrick Cruse, go to this for me
Bernie Dunn - I was fortunate to see Lou do the New York show in Boston, 1989. R.I.P. Lou!
Suzette Brubeck - A True Legend in music!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thomas Cerniglia - What am I doing here ? I live in NYC, gotta go now...TTYL
Mario Rodriguez - what a beautiful man <3 R.I.P.
Robert Lloyd - Wish I could be there!
- "For Lou playing as if your life depended on it was all that mattered." Guitarist Aram Bajakian (Type: photo | Published: 2013-11-16T04:12:14+0000 | Likes: 0 | Shares: 986)
Lou Reed: "For Lou playing as if your life depended on it was all that mattered." Guitarist Aram Bajakian reflects on what it was like playing guitar for Lou Reed. http://goo.gl/PIUZMsComments:
Ramon Garibaldo V - Such a powerful essay. We all miss you, Lou
Jerry OBrien - What an incredible essay and two great musicians.
Cheryl Plumleigh - Aram has given us so much about Lou Reed behind the scenes as only a fellow band member could do. Thank you so much for sharing your memories with us, Aram. Lou could never really know how respected, admired & loved he was.
Mark Trezza - gunna miss you lou
Cédric Robert - Thank for that solo on Sunday morning. i droped a tear even if it saturday morning right now. Well it doesnt matter. It is great. Yeah, created a moment!
Frédéric Katchadourian - Strong and smart the Armenian...
Amir Cohen - Listening to Lou has always been as if your life depended on it...
FrancescoeFranz Longhi - His trio is unbelievable!
Nina Mc Donald - Great photo shot
Laurent Naturellement - and the big Tony Thunder Smith on drums
Gary Hoopengardner Sr. - Lou provided opportunity for musicians to ROCK!
Mike Embley - This is the best piece I've seen.
Erik Sulev - We saw Aram play with Lou in Nyon Switzerland last year and he was fantastic and Lou appeared genuinely happy on stage with this band. Some killer versions of older stuff mixed with stunning LULU selections.
Jo Tia - Lou all your friends are a little bit sad, please send us a sign if you are ok.... I'm waiting for what Fernando Sanders will say
Billi Love - . . . namasTe . . . . <1> ;-) . . . . .
Dean Cohen - Lou was great!!!
Surajo Ma - fly high Lou Reed
Bob Etter - I ran into a friend of mine that had some time with Lou back in the day on the train today and, of course, the conversation led to Lou. She said he had a lot of heart...like a dentist...she loves her dentist, BTW. I'm thinking he might have doubled up laffing at that one.
Jose Antonio Maciá Pérez - Genio del rock puro . perfect day
April Thomason - Sounded like a violin...
Richard Craik - Lovely words Aram. What a great night that was in Leamington Spa.
- Henry Scott-Irvine shares his experience working with Lou Reed on the making of the Classic Alb (Type: photo | Published: 2013-11-17T16:33:39+0000 | Likes: 0 | Shares: 1298)
Lou Reed: Henry Scott-Irvine shares his experience working with Lou Reed on the making of the Classic Albums documentary 'Transformer' http://goo.gl/N60ElZ.Comments:
Glyn Whatmough - I said hey honey take a walk on the wild side and all the coloured girls go, do do do, do, do do do, do do do do do.....
Sara Elizabeth Jean Matthews - too funny... I'm just listening to a playlist.. currently "Satellite of Love" is spinning.. what a great way to spend the morning.... love the lou.
Charlotte Hilton - http://www.itsobscure.co.uk/lou-reed/4580842773 check out my timeline of Lou Reed's career!
Derek Negroweisse - Lou Reed Was 8 Times Better In The Velvet Underground, Yet In His Passing Rarely Do You Hear Adequate Mention...... What Brought Lou Reed, The American Songwriter, To The Position Of Relevance Similar To Led Zeppelin...... Was His Band, The Velvet Underground...... They Supplied The Elegiac Beauty Yin To His Gritty N.Y. Yang......... Long Live Lou Reed And The Velvet Underground............
Rosa Ortiga Puig - Hace muchos años en la calle Tallers, entrar en Castelló y pedir un disco de Lou Reed que tiene una canción que hace : du, dudu,dudu,dudu du du
Chris Rasak - Lou is one of my all time faves!! I know he was sick...but I am really having a difficult time with his passing. Love you Lou RIP.
Sari Kataja - Its Cold in Alaska
Jose Silva - Miss Him, and never meet Him :'(
S Adam Bernstein - I still say Robert Downey Jr. is Lou Reed's illegitimate son!
Jose Luis Sandobal - Sabes cual es la version criolla de Louu REDD?????? MIGUEL ABUELO te suena los abuelos de la nada????? mariposas de madera yo te voy a regalarver si te guardas una y no la hechas a volar.....
Don Willett - Sweet Jane............
Catherine Marples - A GREAT VIEW an' INSIGHT .....
Katrine Brøgger Speldt - WHY? Why can´t we just get it clean. Ned no sex other places than in the brain!
Rénald Le Salmioch - Alain Geoffron (y) .
Joanne Simmons - My best friend and I used to boogie to 'Transformer' all the time in the '70's with our long hair, beads, bracelets and patchwork jeans........great times and great music
Matt Wood - One of my all time favorite albums, timeless...
Susan Clarke - I loved this album
Jeroen Terhell - Miss the creative mind of Lou Reed
Sven Jansen - Is that an aubergine in your pocket or are you just glad to see me?
Michael Mulqueen - Lou, we will all miss you. Thank you for all your brilliant work throughout the years.
Roger Augustus - CLASSIC album. I LOVE the flashlight Lou shoved down his pants for the pic on the right!
- Guitar Feedback (Drone) Installation tomorrow 12/1
An audio installation by Lou's friend and f (Type: status | Published: 2013-11-30T19:52:05+0000 | Likes: 0 | Shares: 173)
Lou Reed: Guitar Feedback (Drone) Installation tomorrow 12/1 An audio installation by Lou's friend and former guitar tech, Stewart Hurwood, will be on display at the Kasher Gallery in Chelsea this Sunday from 12-3pm. The installation is based on Lou's guitar feedback method used on Metal Machine Music (1975) and the MM3 tour (2008-09). 12/1 Noon-3pm Steven Kasher Gallery 521 W 23rd St New York, NY 10011 -- From Stewart Hurwood: - In 1975 Lou Reed released Metal Machine Music. Lou told me that he ostrich tuned his guitar, propped it against the speaker, set the whole thing into feedback and recorded it to tape! This was the armature for the album. Around 2008 Lou decided he wanted to take this concept and tour with it in the live environment. I spent days to determine how best to make and control guitar feedback. After tweaking and testing Lou decided we should use a minimum four-guitar and amp combination. We would set these amps feeding back half an hour before the MM3 concert commenced and watch the audiences get drawn into a meditative state. Lou named the guitar and amp feedback, “The Drones”! The Drones set the sonic platform from which the MM3 trio would springboard and freeform. Lou Reed fed on raw energy and loved loud guitar amplifiers feeding back! During one session Lou looked up at me and yelled, “I feel healed in the Drones”! Later, we discussed the idea of sonic massage; sound resonation in the body's cavities, attenuating in the internal organs and healing. I aim to run The Drones from 12 noon - 3:00PM Sunday, December 1st at Kasher Gallery in Chelsea. Kasher Gallery 521 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011 For some it will be loud and you are advised to protect your hearing (earplugs will be available at the gallery). Be well!Comments:
Gemma Leanne Goode - Still hard to believe Lou's not with us any more. x
Kev Brock - Love Lou Reed or hate him, he was never afraid to play what he wanted to play musically and was never afraid to say what he wanted to say. This man had a lot of balls and he was a musical genius!
Gene Fleeger - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ostrich_guitar
Natacha Oliveira - Sergio Victor Sayeg
Paul Elhoff - We all wish we had heard about this sooner:(
Valdis Nils Vilums - the orig ''MMM'' was...(as Reed h/self said)...the ULTIMATE guitar solo!!!
Marcos David Cukierkorn - Good luck, Stewart!
Christopher King - We miss you brother! There is a reading regarding MMM in this tribute video from Seattle :) http://youtu.be/UflK47gPUTE
Tiziana Finzi - Caro Ricky Russo se ci vai fai foto! Thanks
Jenneke Berkheij - R.I.P. Lou thank u for your music!
Michael Sargant Lambert - You wouldn't b anything to do with Johnny B, by any chance ? Yep, "waiting for the man" springs to mind. He's with all the others now, eh!
Jo Tia - I agree with Gemma, it's hard to believe you're not with us, Lou but people like you never disappears just walks away.
Steve Mcpherson - ive got that album cant be many out there
Miikka Saraniemi - For the first time I just saw from our one TV-channel here in Finland Rock'n'roll Heart and Berlin concert. Damn how good stuff it was and now I can say Reed came even bigger influence than before.
Michelle Erskine - For a moment there, I hoped it was Chelsea, London!
Catherine Marples - MUST BE GOOD... ALL " LOU FANS" are still pretty much grieving Massive Artist .......
Damian Lopez - ☺♥♥♥♥☺
Cathy Parnell - Yes,the world is missing a great artist.
Stephen Hofmann - Sounds bloody appalling.
Otomo Blues - http://revolutionblues.wordpress.com/2013/12/06/the-velvet-underground-venus-in-furs-1967-saul-leiter/
David King - lou's music will live on forever in all of our hearts but we will still miss him love
- Patti Smith on Lou Reed - "So many of us have benefited from the work he has done. We all owe h (Type: photo | Published: 2013-11-03T16:05:38+0000 | Likes: 0 | Shares: 4235)
Lou Reed: Patti Smith on Lou Reed - "So many of us have benefited from the work he has done. We all owe him a debt. Most of us that owe a debt are not very happy to own up to it. Sometimes you like to imagine that you did everything on your own. But I think with Lou, everyone will stand in line to say thank you, in their own way." http://bit.ly/Hmy5FBComments:
Милан Тоскић - the underdog of rock and roll
Sebastian Molina - Lou sos el mejor de los mejores...para siempre!!
Melanie Simpson - Patti Smith the female equivalent of Lou Reed.
Mário Rodrigues - Two legends of NYC proto-punk.
Jim Pritchard - I always thought of you as kind of sister and brother of alternative rock and roll. Carry on Patti. The torch is still burning hot!
Gina DiMartino - Our wise poet who spoke truth even if some didn't want to hear it.
Beverly Ivie - I think that is so true,, luv pattie smiths stuff,, but i can an listened to Lou n my cd player for same cd for a yr,,just this last spring i sent him a mess. on fb an sent him mess. tellin him how much he meant to me,, his words,, his music,, books the list goes on and he sent me a simple Thank U" it meant everything to me that this great man actually could read my lil mess. and respond to ME just some lady from Al.... i told everyone,, smilein ,, enthousiatic,, PROUD,, that he really cared about me,, a true fan,,,have cried since i heard he passed ,, but then i listen'ed to "MAGIC AN LOSS" and his very words gave me such comfort,, i felt he was rite there n room with me ,,and he was ' -)
Zeus Becerra - Both you and Lou have this quality of holding us on our headphones. Two voices that speak to the listener intimately. He will be greatly missed. I found myself getting choked up when talking about him to a friend. I said to them we lost a true artist. The music will always be played. Let's all take a walk on the wild side.
Steve Moore - Many stood on this man's shoulders
Viva Khadija LaLa - I cannot even imagine what music nd culture in general would ve been like without him. u r so right that we r not aware of how much we owe.
Peter Clark - Thank you Patti Smith, Lou's spirit lives becaause of folks like you. Love is here to stay.
Tasha Thomas Smart - Patti is awesome. I hope she comprehends just how many owe her thanks as well. Not only as musicians and poets, but as human beings. Thank you Lou, RIP.
Scott Nolan - I've been singing "perfect day" it's a perfect song. Rest easy Lou, and thank you. Xoxo
Aram Bajakian - Will never forget the first festival I played with Lou, Hop Farm, 40K or so people, I was so nervous. iggy Pop and Patti Smith were watching us from the side of the stage which made me even more nervous. Patti started crying at one point. We miss you Lou, so dearly.
Jackie Burns - He did what he loved send didn't give a shit what everybody else was thinking
Kimberly Halliday - Love them both...and Patti seems a generous soul. So did Lou Reed. I missed a book signing he did back in the early 1990s. I didn't know about it until afterward. The worker at the book store told me Lou had to go compose himself after the fans had left. He was so touched they cared about him,he said to her. That was well into his fame and career. Only a really gentle heart would feel that way. He hadn't become jaded. Rest in peace Lou Reed.
Jim Lawless - as always patti so well said
Renate Oelzant - Thank You Patti for This great Words about a great man <3
Cas Bezanson - He had the gift for saying the truth without judgement.
Stuart Wilson - Oh it's such a perfect day i'm glad i spent it with you
Mike Contreras - Listening to Berlin right now!