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2017
The Bottom Line Archive Series: In Their Own Words with Vin Scelsa
2015
The Sire Years: Complete Albums Box
2014
Le Bataclan (Live) [Remastered]
2011
Lou Live And Wild - [The Dave Cash Collection]
2011
Lulu
2011
The Essential Lou Reed (Remastered)
2008
Berlin: Live At St. Ann’s Warehouse
2008
The Creation of the Universe
2004
Animal Serenade (Live)
2002
The Raven (Expanded Edition)
2002
The Raven
2000
Lou Reed
2000
The Blue Mask
2000
Metal Machine Music
2000
The Bells
2000
Rock and Roll Heart
2000
Growing Up In Public
2000
Ecstasy
1998
Perfect Night In London (Live)
1998
Berlin
1996
Set the Twilight Reeling
1992
Between Thought and Expression: The Lou Reed Anthology
1991
Magic and Loss
1990
Songs For Drella
1989
New York
1988
1969: Velvet Underground Live, Vol. 1
1986
Mistrial
1984
New Sensations
1984
Live In Italy
1983
Legendary Hearts
1978
Take No Prisoners (Live)
1978
Street Hassle
1976
Coney Island Baby
1975
Lou Reed Live
1974
Sally Can't Dance
1974
1969: Velvet Underground Live, Vol. 2
1973
Rock 'n' Roll Animal
1972
Transformer
1972
The RCA & Arista Album Collection
Lou Reed Mar 27, 2019
Tomorrow, for one day, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts will transform its Vincent Astor Gallery into a listening room where visitors can hear, and see, treasures from the newly opened Lou Reed Archive. A special library card sign-up station will be available for visitors interested in getting a limited-edition Lou Reed New York Public Library card, with Mick Rock's iconic image of Lou. (while supplies last). The Lou Reed Archive documents the span of Reed's creative life through his own extensive papers, photographs, recordings, videos and other materials. Details: https://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2019/03/28/lou-reed-listening-room
Lou Reed Mar 02, 2019
77 years ago, Lou arrived on this planet. We're marking the occasion by sharing a previously unheard demo of Endless Cycle from the New York album which is currently enjoying its 30th anniversary. Happy Birthday Lou!
Lou Reed Jan 10, 2019
30 years ago today, Lou released New York. Here's a pretty in-depth interview from March '89 recorded just after the tour had kicked off. "Things that happen in the city, those things happen every week. It almost doesn't matter what names they had, it's just the same old thing happens every week. It doesn't matter which cop was shot or who did this or who did that. It's every week and in every city, you just change the name and it's the same story. So it didn't seem to me that it was relying on topicality for its strength."
Lou Reed Oct 29, 2018
In January 1979, Lou Reed and John Cale dropped by WPIX to chat and share some tunes. This is one of the most entertaining radio programs I've ever heard, with Lou's wit on full display alongside his excellent playlist. Absolutely give this a listen if you've never heard it before.
Lou Reed Oct 28, 2018
Lee Ranaldo & The Dust (with Thurson Moore) covered Rock 'n' Roll a few weeks after Lou's passing. Here's a recording from that show in London on November 21, 2013
Lou Reed Oct 27, 2018
There's a bit of magic in everything And then some loss to even things out - Please share your memories of Lou in the comments
Lou Reed Oct 22, 2018
Don Fleming recently gave an interview about the Lou Reed Archive Collection at NYPL The New York Public Library including what sort of material people will be able to access once it's made available to the public.
Lou Reed Aug 06, 2018
I happen to love Andy Warhol, period, and I just think he's fantastic. -Lou Reed Andy Warhol was born 90 years ago today. With Lou in 1976, photo by Mick Rock.
Lou Reed Jul 30, 2018
Producer Sean Slade describes a smokin' recording session with Lou Reed.
Lou Reed Jul 24, 2018
45 years ago July 1973 RCA Records released Lou's third solo album 'Berlin'. After panning the album on it's release Rolling Stone magazine later included it in their list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. When asked if he felt vindicated, Lou said, "For what? I always liked Berlin." Listen @YouTube: https://buff.ly/2LKNFwc Listen @Spotify: https://buff.ly/2OfIPJ5
Lou Reed Jul 09, 2018
#OTD 9JUL2002 'Legendary Lou Reed' is released by BMG International - a compilation of Lou's work from his eponymous debut in 1972 to his fourteenth studio album Mistrial in 1986. The compilation featured fifty songs. What Lou Reed solo songs would be on your 'Best of' Lou Reed album?
Lou Reed May 22, 2018
Tomorrow: Anne Waldman and Laurie Anderson read from Do Angels Need Haircuts?, along with Don Fleming, Merrill Reed Weiner (the rocker’s sister), and Hal Willner. Pick at The New Yorker: http://bit.ly/2IzN0Ai Free to the public: http://bit.ly/2ID6boG
Lou Reed May 17, 2018
Laurie Anderson spoke with The Times and The Sunday Times about Lou's rare early poetry, and the new book, Do Angels Need Haircuts?, that the Lou Reed Archive just published with Anthology. Read: https://buff.ly/2wYOy1B
Lou Reed May 11, 2018
#FanArtFriday A pencil portrait by Paola Lomuscio.
Lou Reed May 08, 2018
"He has a melodic sense that's just well above anyone else in rock & roll. Most people could not sing some of his melodies. He can really go for a high note. Take 'Satellite of Love,' on my Transformer album. There's a part at the very end where his voice goes all the way up. It's fabulous.” -Lou quote on David Bowie's backing vocal. In 1973 Lou released his single of "Satellite of Love” on RCA Records. Produced by David Bowie and Mick Ronson. Here’s the picture sleeve from the Netherlands. Stream: https://buff.ly/2FXGixN
Lou Reed May 02, 2018
Anthology
Lou Reed May 01, 2018
Do Angels Need Haircuts?: Early Poems by Lou Reed, with Laurie Anderson, Anne Waldman and Friends Please join us on May 22nd for this free event at NYPL The New York Public Library to celebrate the release of the Anthology Editions/Lou Reed Archive publication of 'Do Angels Need Haircuts?.' Ticket Reservations: https://www.showclix.com/event/loureedpoems/pre-sale
Lou Reed May 01, 2018
In August of 1970, 28-year-old Lou Reed quit the Velvet Underground, moved home to Long Island, and began writing poetry. In relative isolation, Lou wrote poems and “very short stories,” contributing his work to journals and small press publications. “I’m a poet,” he proclaimed from the stage of St. Mark’s Church in March 1971. Though his retirement from music wouldn’t last—only six months later he began recording his debut solo album—Lou’s passionate identification with the written word was solidified, and would last the rest of his life. Do Angels Need Haircuts? is a snapshot of this lesser-known parallel path in Lou’s creative output as a writer. This book, the first to be produced by the Lou Reed Archive, gathers Lou's poems and stories from the March 1971 reading, photographs from the era—by Mick Rock, Moe Tucker, and others—images from rare poetry zines, and a 7” record of previously unreleased audio of the 1971 St. Mark’s Church reading. Featuring a foreword by Anne Waldman archival notes by Don Fleming and an afterword by Laurie Anderson. Out May 1st. Published by: http://anthology.net/books/
Lou Reed Mar 02, 2018
Happy Birthday Lou! There are some exciting projects in the works beginning with the release of Do Angels Need Haircuts?, a book of Lou's unpublished poetry coming in April 2018 by Anthology Editions. info: http://anthology.net/book/do-angels-need-haircuts/ -the Lou Reed Archive team
Lou Reed Jan 31, 2018
White Light/White Heat 50 years ago today.
Lou Reed Dec 25, 2017
Lou Reed and John Cale. Christmas Day 1977 at Lou's apartment. Photo: Kate Simon
Lou Reed Dec 14, 2017
Nat Finkelstein’s Velvet Underground photos at the Irma Freeman Center. "likely no one captured more early Velvets images than Nat Finkelstein, who (among his many distinctions) was house photographer for Velvets patron Andy Warhol’s Factory" Story: https://buff.ly/2o6dlw4
Lou Reed Dec 14, 2017
In 1994 Lou Reed played guitar on the The Smithereens "Point of No Return." RIP Pat Dinzio. Listen:https://youtu.be/836muCSUwG8
Lou Reed Dec 04, 2017
Metal Machine Music 'Lou Reed’s 1975 album has been called one of the worst albums ever made. The truth is it is the product of genuine love and passion, still exhilarating and bursting with possibility four decades on.' Mark Richardson Pitchfork ‏ Read: https://buff.ly/2AGImfg
Lou Reed Dec 01, 2017
“Between two Aprils I lost two friends/Between two Aprils magic and loss…”. New article on 'Magic and Loss' from Hayim Kobi: Read: https://musicaficionado.blog/2017/11/27/magic-and-loss-by-lou-reed/