Entries tagged with: Lou Reed
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation today announces the artists who will induct this year's honorees at a ceremony on March 10, 2008, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City:
Leonard Cohen will be inducted by Lou Reed
The Dave Clark Five (Dave Clark, Lenny Davidson, Rick Huxley, Denis Payton and Mike Smith) will be inducted by Tom Hanks
Madonna will be inducted by Justin Timberlake
John Mellencamp will be inducted by Billy Joel
Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff will be inducted by Jerry Butler
The Ventures (Bob Bogle, Nokie Edwards, Gerry McGee, Mel Taylor, Don Wilson) will be inducted by John Fogerty
Little Walter will be inducted by Ben Harper
"Gravity" and "Safety Zone" are both written and performed by Lou Reed and were inspired by Nanking the film which opened in selected theaters on December 12th, 2007.Lou Reed has also been busy working with the Killers, and will be speaking at SXSW this year. Nanking is playing at Film Forum in NYC.
Both of these pieces of news are related to SXSW. Obviously the Lou Reed one is....
The South By Southwest Music Conference and Film Festival are pleased to announce that Lou Reed will be the keynote speaker for 2008. Reed’s keynote will be held in conjunction with a screening of Julian Schnabel’s film “Lou Reed’s ‘Berlin,’” which documents a recent performance of the landmark 1973 album.And the White Williams one is because...
A longtime presence at SXSW, the London based label (Domino) has announced that they will be presenting The Kills, White Williams, Lightspeed Champion, Sons & Daughters and These New Puritans all in one night on one special Domino Records Showcase!SXSW music is March 12-16, 2008 in Austin, TX. White Williams' next NYC show is February 10th @ Studio B. One of his last NYC shows was at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Lou Reed performed "Berlin" in Brooklyn in December 2006.
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Last time I posted this, it was just the song. Now here's the real video along with some behind the scenes clips where Lou Reed talks about his love for the song and the Killers...
Lou Reed has been recording with the Killers....
Lou Reed & Bright Eyes @ Town Hall, NYC - May 25, 2007 (CRED)
"Boy am I glad I mustered up my last bits of strength to attend the Bright Eyes show last night. Look who guested for two songs!" [Loose Record]According to the setlist at Cafe Eclectic, they played 'Waiting For The Man' and 'Dirty Blvd.'. Ben Kweller was the guest Saturday night. Each of the seven nights will have a different guest.