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Lou Reed dies age 71: listen to his greatest hits

Former Velvet Underground frontman and solo star Lou Reed has died aged 71. Listen to some of the songs that made him a rock and roll icon.<p>Lou Reed, the rock legend and founder member of The Velvet Underground, has died aged 71, according to <b>Rolling Stone Magazine</b>.<p>The cause of his death has not yet …

Lou Reed

Lou Reed and Metallica: the interview

Lou Reed has died aged 71. In this interview from 2011, Reed and Metallica defended their controversial collaboration album Lulu to Neil McCormick.<p>Metallica celebrate 30 years together, for most of which they have been the pre-eminent heavy metal band on the planet. In Paris, for a TV appearance …

News

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New Albums

Lou Reed: 10 essential tracks

In memory of Lou Reed, Neil McCormick chooses 10 tracks that sum up the genius of the Velvet Underground founder<p>1. <b>Heroin</b> (1967)<p>In the era of Sergeant Pepper and flower power, The Velvet Underground’s seven minute, two note drone about shooting up, speeding drug rush followed by grinding come down, …

Lou Reed

Iggy Pop Pens Tribute To Lou Reed

<b>Iggy Pop</b> has penned a moving statement on the death of <b>Lou Reed</b>.<p>It's been the day's biggest news story. The death of Lou Reed closes the book on a …

Lou Reed

Premiere: Marika Hackman - Cinnamon

The world is full of alt folk newcomers, of young artists piecing apart the acoustic template.<p>Yet even within this whirlwind, this morass of new …

Indie Music

Warpaint Outline Album Plans

<b>Warpaint</b> are set to release their new self-titled album on January 20th.<p>Warpaint are stirring. A few weeks ago, the four piece revealed that plans …

New Albums

Album Review: Polica - Shulamith - There Goes The Fear, a UK/US/IE Music Web site

Eyes watering, you emerge from the eerie dry ice. All you can do is solemnly bop your head, your face morose after the journey you’ve been on, …

Alexander Armstrong and his Band Celebrate the Great British Songbook, St James’s Theatre, review

Alexander Armstrong is the latest in a long line of comedians to burst into song with considerable success, says Jane Shilling after a beguiling evening<p><b>Hugh Laurie did it</b>. Rob Brydon does it from time to time. And now Alexander Armstrong is at it as well. There seems to come a moment in the …

Great British Bake Off

Lou Reed's Cause Of Death Confirmed

<b>Lou Reed's</b> cause of death has been confirmed as liver disease by his doctor.<p>Lou Reed's passing has left an irreplaceable hole in rock's tapestry. A …

Lou Reed

Video of the Moment #1366: Dirty Projectors - There Goes The Fear, a UK/US/IE Music Web site

If you’ve ever fancied seeing a bit of the National Parks in California, <b>Dirty Projectors</b> have come through for you. The band’s promo video for …

Listen: Tears For Fears Cover Hot Chip

<b>Tears For Fears</b> have posted a cover of Hot Chip's 'Boy From School'.<p>The sign of great songwriting is the number of cover versions it inspires. The …

Synthpop

Royksopp Line Up New Single

<b>Royksopp</b> are set to release new single 'Running To The Sea' on December 16th.<p>With their glacial, melodic take on synth-pop, Royksopp have spent more …

New Singles

The National - Sea Of Love (Live On Later...)

Back once again, the new series of Later... seems to have a point to prove.<p>For every big gun - Sir Paul McCartney, anyone? - there have been a …

Visceral

Video of the Moment #1367: Los Campesinos! - There Goes The Fear, a UK/US/IE Music Web site

In what has to be the oddest song title in recent memory incorporating fruit, <b>Los Campesinos!</b> have released the video for ‘Avocado, Baby’, from their …

David Bowie - Love Is Lost

David Bowie is one of the most successful songwriters of all time, someone who is used to lavish budgets and no-expenses-spared stunts.<p>Yet a new …

David Bowie

10 for 2014: vote for the bands you think will take the world by storm next year! - There Goes The Fear, a UK/US/IE Music Web site

As 2013 winds down to a close, we look to next year and want to ask you, our devoted readers, <b>who do you think will be the Next Big Thing in music?</b><p>Ask …

Grizzly Bear Post Unreleased Track

Grizzly Bear have posted unreleased track ‘Listen And Wait’ online.<p>Grizzly Bear seem to have reached a point in their career when the band can simply …

Concerts

Live Gig Video: Marika Hackman plays an acoustic version of new song 'Cinnamon' - There Goes The Fear, a UK/US/IE Music Web site

Brighton songbird / songwriter <b>Marika Hackman</b> has revealed this lovely acoustic performance of new track ‘Cinnamon’, performed in the tranquil setting …

Video of the Moment #1368: Frightened Rabbit - There Goes The Fear, a UK/US/IE Music Web site

<b>Frightened Rabbit</b> have unveiled their latest promo video, this time for ‘Pedestrian Verse’ track ‘Holy’. The mini-film follows a working woman’s day …

Mercury Prize nominees 2013: who are they?

The Mercury Prize ceremony is shown on Channel 4 tonight. Remind yourself who the nominees were with Alice Vincent and James Lachno's guide<p><b>David Bowie, The Next Day</b><p><b>Who is he?</b><p>One of the biggest rock stars of the last 50 years, David Bowie has also previously gone by the aliases Ziggy Stardust and …

David Bowie

Beastie Boys' Mike D Remixes Portugal. The Man

Beastie Boys' rapper Mike D has stepped in to remix <b>Portugal. The Man</b>.<p>A true collective, the death of MCA left enormous questions for the remaining …

Beastie Boys

Laurie Anderson Pens Lou Reed Obituary

Laurie Anderson has published a short tribute to her late husband, <b>Lou Reed</b>.<p>The death of Lou Reed has been accompanied by all manner of tributes, …

Lou Reed

The Killers’ Brandon Flowers criticises ‘retarded’ US pop music

Frontman says the songs played in America are "not even music"<p>Brandon Flowers of The Killers has hit out at the state of pop music in America, saying …

Music

International Velvet

They've extended their horizons further than the customary three chords and some home truths...<p>[a]Sleeper[/a]’s first law of female-fronted bands …

Pop Music

Metronomy tease 2014 comeback with snippet of new song

First new music since release of 2011 album 'The English Riviera'<p>Metronomy have teased their return by posting a snippet of new song ‘I’m Aquarius’ …

New Singles

Massive Attack To Release Dub Version Of 'Mezzanine'?

<b>Massive Attack</b> could be set to release the long lost Mad Professor-helmed dub version of 'Mezzanine'.<p>Massive Attack have always been vocal about the …

Massive Attack

These New Puritans: Fragment Two - live session video

London-based band These New Puritans released their third album, Field of Reeds, in June 2013. A departure from the more bombastic tones of their earlier work, it is more quiet and thoughtful. Joined by jazz singer Elisa Rodrigues as well as live brass, they visit the Guardian studio to perform an …

Premiere: PYYRAMIDS - Invisible Scream

Fans are the most important thing.<p>The music industry may be dominated by marketing executives, social media analysts and (gulp) journalists, but …

Journalism

Video of the Moment #1359: Deap Vally - There Goes The Fear, a UK/US/IE Music Web site

Lindsey Troy and Julie Edwards, aka Los Angeles punks <b>Deap Vally</b>, have released their latest video for single ‘Walk of Shame’. If this doesn’t keep …