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  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Lou Reed and Metallica's Lulu: A First Listen

    ​ What pisses me off is not that Lou Reed is collaborating with one of the more overrated bands of my lifetime, or doing his batshit Lou Reed thing (I rather enjoy his batshit Lou Reed thing) -- it's that he hasn't made a normal record since Ecstasy, one of my favorites of that year. Animal Se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Epic or Interminable? Lou Reed and Metallica's Lulu Is Going to Be Looong

    Lulu, in all her glory.​ Brevity wasn't at the top of our list of expectations for this year's Lou Reed and Metallica (heretofore known as "Loutallica") album (titled Lulu), but jeez, guys, 90 minutes? Indeed: The official tracklisting for Lulu hit the web today, and though the album only has ... More >>

  • News

    July 21, 2004

    Can You Love a Love Parade?

    Berlin's legendary -- but embattled -- Love Parade makes a San Francisco debut. But will thousands dance to its beat?

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