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Brian Eno Covers Lou Reed, Conjures the Titanic on New Album ‘The Ship’ [LISTEN]

Brian Eno just released The Ship, his latest full-length solo album on Warp. Apparently, the LP grew out of the legendary producer's fascination with World War I and the sinking of the so-called "unsinkable" Titanic. It plays like a pastiche, ...

Brian Eno Shares ‘The Ship,’ 21-Minute Ambient Title Track Off New LP: Stream It Here [LISTEN]

Electronic pioneer and legendary producer Brian Eno recently announced that his forthcoming full-length solo studio LP, The Ship, is due out April 29th via Warp Records. Now, the UK artist has shared the 21-minute ambient title track off the new ...

Kurt Vile, Steve Gunn Cover Velvet Underground, Parquet Courts Covers Neil Young At NYC Show

Kurt Vile covered The Velvet Underground and Bob Dylan's "Knockin' On Heaven's Door," for a mini festival in New York that hosted some of the year's best rock bands including Titus Andronicus, Speedy Ortiz, Screaming Females and many more.

Father John Misty Talks Taylor Swift Covers & Trolling the Media in New Interview

Father John Misty, aka Josh Tillman, found himself in the national spotlight when he covered two Taylor Swift songs via Ryan Adams via The Velvet Underground via Lou Reed, and in a new interview for Louisville radio station WFPK 91.9 FM he comes ...

Velvet Underground Box Set Reveals Nine Previously Unheard Tracks From Two 1969 Concerts

Polydor/ Universal Music Enterprise is releasing a four-disk box set of live Velvet Underground material performed in November and December of 1969. ...

5 Artists Who Have Never Been Nominated for a Grammy: Kinks, One Direction, The Strokes & More

While critical acclaim and awards aren't everything, to Lovato, getting a Grammy seemed to cement an impact or a worthiness of being remembered in days to come. But, don't worry Demi. You're in good company. These five major acts haven't been ...

Father John Misty Releases New Song 'The Memo' After Crazy Week

Father John Misty has had a crazy week, covering Ryan Adams' covers of Taylor Swift in the style of the Velvet Underground, which he later took down due to a spiritual encounter he had with Lou Reed, and accusations of ripping-off a 'Funny or Die' ...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Bracket Challenge: Vote Who Moves On...Nine Inch Nails, Green Day, N.W.A. and More

Music Times combines March Madness and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony into a bracket-style tournament, where only your vote can decide who gets enshrined: Nine Inch Nails, Green Day, N.W.A.? Vote and check back next week for the ...

LCD Soundsystem's Debut Album: 9 Songs Ranked for Its 10th Anniversary

Today, Jan. 24, marks the 10th anniversary of LCD Soundsystem's self-titled debut album, which saw DFA Records founder James Murphy combining the seemingly disparate worlds of punk and dance music into a distinctly '00s sound oozing with New York ...

Syd Barrett's 'The Madcap Laughs': 13 Songs Ranked For Its 45th Anniversary

Today, Jan. 3, marks the 45th anniversary of The Madcap Laughs, the debut solo album by original Pink Floyd frontman Syd Barrett. Other than being a remarkable album musically, The Madcap Laughs is also significant for being a surreal document of ...

6 Biggest Drops in Quality Between Albums: Bob Dylan, Prince and More

Following up a great album is always a daunting task for a musician, and though plenty of artists managed to do this successfully, (Radiohead's Kid A, Public Enemy's Fear of a Black Planet), many others have fallen completely short. Here are six of ...

Ringo Starr, Green Day, Lou Reed to Join Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of 2015 includes a bluesman, a Beatle and a chick who loves rock 'n' roll. Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Double Trouble, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts and Bill Withers and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band ...

The Velvet Underground's Third Album: 10 Songs Ranked

Though the 45th anniversary of The Velvet Underground's self-titled third album came in March, the album's deluxe 45th anniversary box set was released today, Nov. 24. The album was the band's first without founding member John Cale and marked a ...

8 Albums That End With Jam Sessions: Nirvana, George Harrison And More

Placing a lengthy jam session or free improv in the middle of an album can often ruin its flow, but these artists realized that these loose, free-flowing tracks would be most effective when placed at the end of an album. Here are eight albums that ...

11 Great Albums With 11 Songs: Fleetwood Mac, Radiohead, And More

If you're obsessed with albums like I am, the number of songs in a tracklist has an inexplicable significance. While having 10, 12, or 15 tracks seems very neat and tidy, and having nine or less seems vaguely progressive, 11 tracks bursts with ...

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