New On Netflix: Blue In The Face

The companion piece to Smoke features many of the same characters ad-libbing various situations set in and around Harvey Keitel’s Brooklyn cigar shop.

Lou Reed & Metallica “The View”

Santa brought you an early holiday present, but you’ve clearly been very bad so it’s a big lump of audio coal: the first and hopefully only clip from the Loutallica album, Lulu. For some inexplicable reason Darren Aronofsky directs.

What’s New In Music This Week

This Week: Lou Reed and Metallica – you decide for yourself; Portland’s Blouse is sugar and synths; Brian Wilson and the few remaining Beach Boys finish an album after 45 years; James Ferraro goes automated; The Soft Moon’s new EP: sinister, intense, dark.

Lou Reed & Metallica “Lulu” Teaser

What’s up with the weird collabs? Jack White with Insane Clown Posse and now a whole album of Lou Reed with Metallica? Reed says Lulu may be his best work to date and “maybe the best thing done by anyone, ever.” Um…you decide.

Lou Reed Interview 1974

It’s 1974 and a Bloody Mary drinking Lou Reed is being “seriously” interviewed by the Australian press about taking drugs, songs about drugs, fans on drugs, and drugs on a plane. Chances he’s on drugs during this interview? I’m gonna say high to very high. Amazing.

Full Release: Music

Welcome to another week of music, old friends – and this one promises to be a doozy. A few bands we’ve spotlighted on the site are dropping discs this week, and if you’ve got any wax in your ears, you’d better clean it out. Let’s pump up the jams. Bla…