Tag Archives: Velvet

New Album Releases: Laura Veirs, The Shires, Manic Street Preachers and The Velvet Hands

It’s a theme that resonates through the 12 warm and gloriously melodic tracks here, each bursting with small detail: “No fear, no confusion, just a slither of the moon” as she sings on The Meadow, the album’s most ineffably beautiful song. The style is country, folk, broadly Americana, Viers’s voice sometimes soft, high and soaring, at other times as ro… ...

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Golden Globes 2018 Red Carpet Trends: Velvet, Emeralds & Sequins Ruled the Night

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Hollywood’s biggest and most talented stars made an elegant and powerful statement at the 75th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, stepping out in chic all-black ensembles in support of the Time’s Up initiative. For this year’s celebration, women from all areas of the entertainment industry encouraged attendees to wear the dark tone as a way ...

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John Cale Stages Roaring Tribute to Velvet Underground With MGMT, Sky Ferreira, Animal Collective, More

In the program notes to his scruffy, roaring Velvet Underground tribute at the Brooklyn Academy of Music last night, John Cale noted he’s “reluctant to spend too much time on things past.” Fair enough. But as foundational member and key sonic architect of a band that ranks with rock’s greatest, he’s earned a victory lap. And 50 years – the ...

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John Cale Recruits Animal Collective, Sky Ferreira, More for Velvet Underground Anniversary Shows

John Cale has announced a series of shows at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City. The founding member of the Velvet Underground will perform the seminal album The Velvet Underground & Nico in its entirety on November 16 and 17 to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the album’s release. On November 18, Cale will perform “John Cale’s 75th ...

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See Velvet Underground's Surviving Members Play 'Waiting for the Man'

The Velvet Underground‘s John Cale and Moe Tucker reunited recently for a keyboard-banging performance of “I’m Waiting for the Man,” a track off their 1967 debut, The Velvet Underground and Nico. Cale played a Kurzweil and sang Lou Reed’s part, while Tucker played the woodblock along with Cale’s band, as part of the Grammy Salute to Music Legends concert. A ...

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