The Velvet Underground

Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – November 1987 (Volume 19, Number 3)

By Steve Crawford | April 18, 2023

Lou Reed, the Monkees, and me!

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 30 to 21

By Steve Crawford | July 15, 2021

“One chord is fine. Two chords is pushing it. Three chords and you’re into jazz.”

‘I’ll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute To The Velvet Underground And Nico’ Out September 24

By admin | July 14, 2021

with tracks from Iggy Pop, St. Vincent, Sharon Van Etten…

The Gigantic List Published By Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time

By Alyson Camus | September 23, 2020

Was this list really worth the effort?

Celebrate The 50th Anniversary Of ‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’ With John Cale This Fall

By Alyson Camus | May 27, 2017

John Cale is planning a big celebration

‘Warhol Revisited’ An Exhibit Presenting 250 Originals By Andy Warhol, At Santa Monica’s Revolver Gallery

By Alyson Camus | April 20, 2017

fascinated by celebrities of all kinds and origins

These Days: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

By Iman Lababedi | March 15, 2017

the band could have been at Bowery Ballroom last night

The Greatest American Rock ‘n’ Roll Band Of All Time: The Velvet Underground

By Steve Crawford | March 17, 2016

Hopefully, a few lives have been saved by rock ‘n’ roll in the process

These Days: Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | November 25, 2015

Everyone is so young, and so fresh and different and at Grand Zero of the hippie revolution, they sound like nothing out there

Hear, My Friends: Paula Iwamoto-Schaap's Five Songs

By Iman Lababedi | December 11, 2014

Not for her the rough and tumble of EDM pop, no not at all, rather she opts for the urban sophisticat classic rockism of a cubist enthralled and tied down to the great rock and soul moment. Or, if you prefer, she likes Stevie Wonder!

Cheri Dahl's "Hollywood Meltdown" Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | March 12, 2014

In these songs, Dahl exemplifies a musical intensity, a meeting of soulfulness and electricity, “Green Tourmaline” is built around a crystalline guitar break that brings life to her metaphor for love, it is so strong it draws you up and gives you pause, it makes you think

Hear Ye: What rock nyc Is Listening To 12-20-13

By Iman Lababedi | December 20, 2013

The “and I’m sticking to it” has more stickiness than the rest of the album combined, which is why it was a minor hit, though it doesn’t explain why Black Panties, is Kelly’s bestselling album in years. Maybe the album cover does that – B+

Hear Ye: what rock nyc is listening to 12-10-13

By Iman Lababedi | December 10, 2013

Oh, she’s nine years old, that why Rod Stewart upped her to nineteen, though it does beg the question why did Berry make her a child instead of a teenager. The answer would probably be target demo but that makes no sense either! Maybe it is more like a significant portion of the audience but we don’t remember it that way – A+