Lou Reed

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Lou Reed’s Hudson River Wind Meditations to be released on vinyl for the first time

The 2007 new age album will arrive on vinyl via Light in the Attic in January

best live albums

The 50 Best Live Albums

The greatest documents of a thrilling live performance.


The 12 Best Reissues of 2022

A look back at the remastered, expanded and back-in-print gems of the past year.

Lou Reed demo

Hear Lou Reed’s previously unreleased demo, “Men of Good Fortune”

Hear another unreleased track from the upcoming ‘Words and Music, May 1965’ compilation

Lou Reed Archive Series

Light in the Attic announces Lou Reed Archive Series

Hear an early version of “I’m Waiting for the Man”

Lou Reed box set

Lou Reed solo albums collected in new box set

Lou Reed’s solo albums are being collected in a new box set. Titled The RCA/Arista…

33 1/3 series of books announces new publishing lineup

Jawbreaker, Björk, Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Twin Peaks among the new titles.

The Smiths

The Smiths, Nine Inch Nails among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 nominees

Lou Reed, Bill Withers and Green Day also nominated.

Berlin albums Einsturzende Neubauten

10 Essential Berlin Albums

10 great albums by Berlin artists, recorded in Berlin, or inspired by Berlin.

Lou Reed

R.I.P. Lou Reed

The Velvet Underground founder and musical provocateur is dead at 71.

Treble’s Top 200 Songs of the ’70s

The first 50 of our favorite tracks from the 1970s.

10 Essential Glam Rock Albums

Featuring Ziggy, Freddie, Bolan and Lou.

10 False-start Debut Albums

When the first album doesn’t come out quite right.

10 Pop Music Urban Legends

10 of our favorite tales of rock ‘n’ roll folklore.

History's Greatest Monsters

Monster #1: Lou Reed’s Metal Machine Music

Our inaugural monster bash begins with an infamous noise.