Mick Rock—Rock of Ages

For this journalist, to be in the court of photographer Mick Rock is an honor. One is seldom granted the privilege of climbing inside the mind of someone whose photography served as the foundation for modern r...
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Reality Check: Lou Reed – 1942-2013

“When you dance hard…slow dancing.” – Lou Reed, “Rock Minuet”   New York beat in him. This is what he captured, after all; his epic poem, his distorted ode, his ebony attire and his affected, queer t...

In Memory Of Lou Reed: 1942-2013

He was an avatar of cool, who set a standard that an entire generation within New York and without it tried and more often than not failed to match. Lewis Allan Reed could be as understated musically as the...

Lou Reed & Metallica: Lulu

I’m hesitant to call Lulu, the collaboration album by Lou Reed and Metallica, awful; only because doing so would be an acknowledgement that it exists. It’s much better to pretend that Lulu was never made in...