His hits include “Walk on the Wild Side” & “Perfect Day.”
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.
Stream complete albums from The Beastie Boys, Friendly Fires, Danger Mouse’s new project, Lee “Scratch” Perry, The Antlers, and Atari Teenage Riot.
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.
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…