Here’s a nice video of John Cale performing Venus in Furs – it’s a TV broadcast from 10th January this year. h/t Here Comes The Flood
Apparently recording a cover album of Nico’s classic 1970 album Desertshore was something of an obsession of Peter Christopherson (Throbbing Gristle, Coil, X-TG). Sadly this project was incomplete at the time he died. It was however resurrected by his X-TG colleagues… Continue Reading →
I bought my first copy of The Velvet Underground & Nico way back in the 1970s, when it was a relatively young thing of around a decade in age. Sadly, though it had the benefits of a gatefold sleeve, it lacked the… Continue Reading →
Xkcd’s cartoon today on Christmas songs and baby-boomers in the USA. But of course we in the UK favour Slade!