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Mike Rathke

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Lou Reed's Last Great Album

    "You can't beat two guitars, bass, and drums," Lou Reed said many times, perhaps most notably in notes accompanying New York, this 1989 Twitter-feed of a current-events record that for most of the nineties seemed to stand not just as Ol' Poker Face's great comeback but also his Big, Important, Matur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    The Voice's 1989 Review of Lou Reed's New York

    The Lou Reed on 1989's New York is a different animal than the one we'd previously come to know. He's kicked drugs. He's explicitly political. "The archetypal Lou Reed song makes you feel compassion for somebody you never understood and never expected to feel compassion for," Voice scribe Tom Carson ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2008

    Live: Lou Reed at the Highline Ballroom's First Birthday Party

    CREDIT Lou Reed Highline Ballroom May 5 When newlywed Lou Reed took the stage for the Highline Ballroom's first birthday party in a loose leather shirt that looked less leathery than his 66-year old face, the songwriter spread his arms. It wasn't quite a triumphant acknowledgement, it wasn't quit ... More >>

  • Music

    April 25, 2000
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