- These sentences, from Ellen Willis’ essay “The Velvet Underground,” are exactly how I want to remember Lou Reed. The piece originally appeared in Greil Marcus’ ‘Stranded’ collection, but is reprinted in ‘Out of the Vinyl Deeps,’ the anthology of Willis’ music criticism edited by Nona Willis Aronowitz. (via judyxberman)
Bob Dylan, Joan & Mimi Baez & their mother, 1965.
The Feelies - Rock n Roll (VU cover)
from the stellar show at the Sinclair, Cambridge, MA, 9-27-13
The audience is pretty bouncy for Boston! I’m definitely one of the bouncing heads visible in the last 1/3, but I can’t figure out which one.
The right way to end your work week.
Stills, Young, Crosby & Nash
Fascinating and breathtakingly cinematic short film about the nutrient cycle in Alaska, including the Jekyll-and-Hyde life and afterlife of wild salmon, by filmmaker Paul Klaver – the best thing since Radiolab’s poetic piece on the afterlife of whales.
Pair with Jon Mooallem’s moving meditation on wildlife.
Cul-de-Sac (Blind Alley), US lobby card. 1967
Rendezvous Records, 1950s