The most epic musical moment at this year's South by Southwest Festival was a Lou Reed tribute extravaganza, a tented Texan sweatfest that saw the guest of honor publicly kissing Moby on the cheek (!) and a string of cover- song mini-sets from rock stalwarts Yo La Tengo, Thurston Moore, and My Morning Jacket. Invariably, Lou's homage-payers gravitated toward no-fail classics (i.e. "Pale Blue Eyes," "Candy Says," "I'm Not a Young Man Anymore" in title alone), but singer-songwriterly type Mark Kozelek went for the quadruple Axel of Reed covers: "The Kids," a desolate doozy from... More >>>