From the remove of 47 years, it is difficult to adequately calibrate the impact of "The Velvet Underground and Nico," the 1967 debut album by the New York band fronted by Lou Reed, who died Sunday at…
Musicians and fans were quick to react to news of Lou Reed's death on Sunday, reflecting the widespread influence of the Velvet Underground founder.
Lou Reed, the singer-songwriter whose darkly poetic recordings as frontman for the Velvet Underground and as a solo artist provided indispensable blueprints for punk, glam, noise rock and nearly…
After making the festival rounds over the past year, including New York's Stony Brook Film Festival where it won the grand prize in Aug., 2012, "AKA Doc Pomus," about the songwriter behind such hits…
Stanley Snadowsky, a music lover and savvy negotiator who co-founded and ran New York's Bottom Line nightclub and was KISS's first manager, died Feb. 25 in Las Vegas of complications due to diabetes…
A strong candidate for limited release, the pic thrusts a forgotten pioneer back into the limelight while illuminating a part of rock history.
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival announced its 2013 lineup late Thursday evening, with headliners including Blur, the Stone Roses, Phoenix and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Dutch music-biz shutterbug and occasional helmer Anton Corbijn ("Control," "The American") is asked to lay down on the cinematic equivalent of a shrink's couch in Low Countries docu "Anton Corbijn…
Another blandly recycled storyline and a denouement that feels rather violent for tykes.
Twenty-eight pop songs go looking for a drama to accompany them in "Palermo Shooting," which suffers from being both pretentious and inconsequential.