Lou Reed: Walk On The Wild Side
Produced by David Bowie, "Walk On The Wild Side"—from his second solo album Transformer—is one of Reed's biggest mainstream successes. The epically irreverent 1972 track speaks to so much of his life's widespread interests: New York City, curious adventures...
Lou Reed & Laurie Anderson: Halloween Parade
Lou Reed is survived by his wife, the multifarious artist and musician Laurie Anderson. The pair often performed together, and the holiday-appropriate video of their Parisian performance of "Halloween Parade" showcases their unique collaborative energy...
The Velvet Underground & Nico: I'll Be Your Mirror
In lieu of a musical guilty pleasure this week, we looked to the other aspect of our two-fold PrivateJam series; a deeply personal tune. One of music's most revered critics, the New Yorker's Sasha Frere-Jones, penned a deeply heartfelt postscript about...
The Velvet Underground: The Legendary Guitar Amp Tapes
Reed is undoubtedly most known for his visionary guitar work and in 1969 a devoted fan captured his brilliance by recording The Velvet Underground's 13-song set at Boston's short-lived, experimental concert venue, the Boston Tea Party. Reportedly...
ListenUp: Lou Reed Tribute
Lou Reed: See That My Grave Is Kept Clean After 71 colorful years the immensely influential musician Lou Reed (born on 2 March 1942) passed away on Sunday, 27 October 2013. Not since Elvis has rock'n'roll received such a loss, and the indelible...
Rock: Music
by Matt Spangler Photo books flaunting the great faces of rock 'n' roll sometimes seem to outnumber the actual musicians presently vying for their shot. But when one of the last legendary lensmen like Mick Rock takes up the pages, the pictures...
Eva Zeisel Kettle Giveaway Winner
Congratulations to Kitty G. the winner of our Eva Zeisel Kettle Giveaway! Kitty will receive a numbered limited edition of Zeisel's newest design, the Eva Kettle for Chantal. Kitty, a long-time admirer of Zeisel was chosen at random from hundreds...
Happy 100th Birthday Eva Zeisel
Eva Zeisel turns 100 today and to celebrate we're giving one lucky reader a numbered limited edition of her newest design, the Eva Kettle for Chantal. Eva is still working. Her life, as well as her contributions to the world of design, are still...
Eva Zeisel: Eva Kettle and Pinnacle Tea Set
This fall Eva Zeisel will celebrate her 100th birthday by introducing her first tea kettle design and reissuing her classic Pinnacle Tea Set, designed in 1985 for International China. As usual her design is ergonomic, graceful, timeless and functional...