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Velvet Underdog
Sterling Morrison: An Oral History With Interviews
"...no longer in the band he had co-founded, the Velvet Underground...."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Velvet Goldmine
"...the setting for Todd Haynes' wildly original new film, Velvet Goldmine. For rock fans who were either too young..."

Nov. 6, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

A Time of Recognition
An excerpt from John Cale's new autobiography, What's Welsh for Zen?
"...light on the workings of Cale's beloved legacy, the Velvet Underground. Taken from the last chapters of the beautifully..."

April 14, 2000 Music Feature by Victor Bockris

Margaret Moser Tribute: Alejandro Escovedo
“Her love for the Velvet Underground and John Cale was the same as I had”
"...with the Texas thing and a love for the Velvet Underground and John Cale in particular. That was why..."

June 30, 2017 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Half Japanese: The Band That Would Be King
"...David Fair from their earliest warblings to their current underground status as the best band in the world. Culling..."

May 27, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Nico Icon
"...sonorous vocal contributions to the music of the early Velvet Underground, but Nico Icon also investigates her pre-Velvets modeling..."

May 3, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Margaret Moser Tribute: John Cale
Velvet Underground co-founder on first meet: “Up walks a petite blonde with all the swagger of someone 10 feet tall”

June 30, 2017 Music Feature by Ed Ward

Mo' Music: October 29
A shout out to Lou and scary songs to hear in the dark
"...Reed. In high school I stole the first two Velvet Underground albums from Best Buy. I played them to..."

Oct. 29, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

Paradise
Ten years after Gravity, Alejandro Escovedo finds his "Paradise."
"...a frame behind the couch. Beefheart, Bowie, and the Velvet Underground sun themselves on the windowsill next to the..."

June 28, 2002 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

DVDanger: Streets of Fire
A rock & roll fable hits Blu-ray, plus more new releases
"...Streets of Fire is the Velvet Underground & Nico of Eighties movies. Almost nobody saw..."

June 18, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Lou Reed’s Rock & Roll Heart
Saved by that which he revolutionized
"...with the huge yellow banana on the cover called Velvet Underground & Nico called to me. The photo on..."

Oct. 28, 2013 Music Post by Bill Bentley

Tuesday SXSW Interview
Argentine rockers Capsula cover Bowie's Ziggy Stardust to open SXSW Music 2016
"...somehow with Tony Visconti. There was a Spanish and Velvet Underground connection. Ignacio Julia, who is a writer from..."

March 11, 2016 Music Feature by Alejandra Ramirez

Outta the Bag
John Cale loosens a new 'Black Acetate' on the unsuspecting underground
"...moved to New York in the mid-Sixties, when the underground was cracking open. For musical revisionists, Cale was the..."

Oct. 28, 2005 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

San Antone on a Hot and Dusty Night
I Love (Live) Rock & Roll
"...Brown bellowed he was the God of Hellfire, the Velvet Underground gave a nod to heroin, or the 13th..."

Aug. 18, 1995 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Lou Reed Box Set Tells Tale of Early Solo Career
The RCA & Arista Album Collection's 17 discs document the Seventies and Eighties
"...Moses Melody record store in Houston listening to The Velvet Underground & Nico in 1967, I felt a powerful..."

Dec. 16, 2016 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

The Velvet Underground
Out of the basement and under the tree!
"...The Velvet UndergroundThe Velvet Underground: 45th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition (Polydor/Universal..."

Dec. 12, 2014 Music Review by Tim Stegall

Seeing the Light: Inside the Velvet Underground
Old hat for Velvet vets, but knowledge for newcomers
"...Seeing the Light: Inside the Velvet Undergroundby Rob Jovanovic St. Martin's Press, 294 pp., $26.99..."

June 15, 2012 Music Feature by Michael Toland

Let It Rock
Rock & Roll Books Spring 2000
"...roll you want courtesy of his tenure in the Velvet Underground during Andy Warhol's Factory days and his acute..."

March 17, 2000 Books Feature by Margaret Moser

2 Kool 2 Be 4gotten
"...right air of privilege. From the rich brocades and velvets chosen for upper-class bedrooms to the fine points of..."

Nov. 29, 1996 Books Feature by Margaret Moser

On Ondine on Film
The pope and the artist, the hotel and the factory
"...Warhol in a totemic way. Attracted more by the Velvet Underground than art, Warhol and company represented the Cultural..."

Oct. 17, 2003 Screens Feature by Louis Black

On Ondine on Film: Editor's Cut
This is an extended version of the story that ran in the print edition.
"...Warhol in a totemic way. Attracted more by the Velvet Underground than art, Warhol and company represented the Cultural..."

Oct. 17, 2003 Screens Feature by Louis Black

The Pink Pick
Kate Messer remembers when she first met Velvet Underground guitarist Sterling Morrison and they bonded over the Gibson SG like a couple of guitar geeks.
"...against the wail and fury of the original mid-Sixties Velvet Underground and Exploding Plastic Inevitable. I could just see..."

March 17, 2000 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Record Reviews
"...a cover of "There He Goes," the EP's melancholy Velvet Underground highpoint and a version to make Patsy Cline..."

Feb. 21, 1997 Music Review

'You Were Right, Andy'
Getting beneath the surface of Andy Warhol with Tom Sokolowski
"...to the song "I'll Be Your Mirror" by the Velvet Underground]. If you see the death penalty, car crashes,..."

Oct. 17, 2003 Arts Feature by Jacqueline May

Friday Picks
SXSW picks & sleepers
"...After all, how many times have you heard Se–or Velvet Guitar cap a searing set with a reach-for-the-stars version..."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature

Sterling Morrison
"...Sterling Morrison was in the Velvet Underground longer than any other member, yet often remained..."

Sept. 8, 1995 Music Feature

The Black Angels Confront a Violent World
New LP Death Song soundtracks a society on the brink
"...their Austin-born singer Roky Erickson. Taking cues from the Velvet Underground, Christian Bland laid reverberating guitars over sloshing drones..."

April 28, 2017 Music Feature by Alejandra Ramirez

Monkeys Gone to Heaven
Pixies guitarist Joey Santiago sounds the call ... for balut!
"...made it rough and ready. We borrowed from the Velvet Underground and the Stooges – the rawness, nothing too..."

Sept. 17, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Over the Wall
Echo & the Bunnymen's guitarist Will Sergeant didn't much care for Donnie Darko.
"...work threading the decadent psychedelia of the Doors and Velvet Underground through the ongoing upheaval of punk rock. Calling..."

March 17, 2006 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Up and Down
Director Jan Hrebejk’s stylishly interwoven tales of modern-day Prague add up to a melancholy, comedic riff on what it means to be European these days.
"...Tríska, Emília Vášáryová, Petr Forman and Kristýna Boková. The velvet revolution has given way to a decidedly unvelvetine underground..."

May 6, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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