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Review: Nils Lofgren pays moving tribute to Lou Reed with 'Blue with Lou' Special

On April 26, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Nils Lofgren (E Street Band) released his new studio album "Blue with Lou," where he pays homage to the late Lou Reed.

Five Grand Stereo, a '70s style art-rock' outfit from London Special

Chris Singleton is a renowned music industry publicist who also fronts this ambitious six-piece. He now finds himself in the curious position of handling his own publicity. Digital Journal spoke with him about this musical juggling act.

Deranged to Divine: Singer Carina Round to release compilation Special

The Wolverhampton-born singer/songwriter is to put out a brand new 18-track collection containing some of her greatest hits and some previously unheard material. Digital Journal asked her a few questions.

Ruby Friedman ventures into new territory with her first LP Special

Having released a number of singles and EPs over the last seven years, the nomadic singer and bandleader (of the genre-hopping Ruby Friedman Orchestra) discusses her long-awaited debut album, 'GEM.'

Where is Macaulay Culkin now? Playing in pizza-themed Velvet Underground tribute band

The child actor synonymous with the Christmas-themed Home Alone films has formed a tribute band playing Velvet Underground songs, with lyrics solely devoted to pizza. Well, Kevin DID like his pizza.

Music stars pay tribute to Lou Reed in BBC film

Blondie's Debbie Harry, Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore, Boy George and other musical celebrities will honour rock legend Lou Reed in a forthcoming BBC film.

Op-Ed: Lou Reed — One of a kind

Lou Reed wasn't a great songwriter nor was he a great musician, so just what was his contribution to music that means he will never be forgotten?

Lou Reed retrospective

Sydney - Lou Reed’s death leaves a hole in American music. He was a musical nonconformist, a quirky/earthy songwriter, and an unwilling icon to a music scene full of too many icons. Reed’s bumpy road to “stardom” was never straightforward.

Rock legend Lou Reed dies at 71

Southampton - Rock legend Lou Reed, solo artist, vocalist and guitarist for the band "Velvet Underground" died Sunday at the age of 71.

Rock legend Lou Reed dead at 71 from 'liver-related ailment'

Lou Reed, the legendary America musician and song-writer, died today. The cause of Reed's death has not yet been confirmed but Reed's literary agent told AP Reed died of a "liver-related ailment." He underwent a liver transplant in May.

Lou Reed survives liver transplant operation

Cleveland - The avante garde composer and glam uberperformer Lou Reed, is resting and convalescing after receiving a life saving operation in which his liver was transplanted

High frequency dog concert to be staged in Sydney, Australia

Sydney - "Music for Dogs", a special high-frequency concert aimed at man's best friend will take place in front of the Sydney Opera House, Australia, in June.

Is Berlin the coolest city in the world? Special

Berlin - The capital of Germany is thriving. In addition to the historic Turkish community, a new category of migrants are populating the city and they're not just looking for a job, but for a cool way to live.
 

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Willner s talent for recognizing artistically interesting combinations is one originating in his you...
Willner's talent for recognizing artistically interesting combinations is one originating in his youth. “I grew up at the tail-end of where that was very normal,” the 57 year-old producer says, “you know, let’s call it music-as-vaudeville, when records became an art form in the same way literature, and art, and movies were, and the variety shows on TV: you had Dr. John next to Miles Davis next to Buffalo Springfield.”
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