A half a century ago this year, the Velvet Underground released its debut LP, “The Velvet Underground & Nico.” This enduringly transgressive album would go on to earn the music-industry axiom, that although relatively few people bought it initially, everyone who did started a band. 3,373 more words
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THE VELVET UNDERGROUND-LOADED-LIMITED VINYL EDITION.
With the continued resurgence in interest of all things vinyl, many retailers and record companies are joining forces to release limited edition of what they refer to as classic albums. 3,403 more words
From the opening sounds of a slightly off-key guitar, if I had not known that this was recorded by friends of mine in Santiago, Chile, I’d have concluded that I was listening to an unfamiliar (to me) Mississippi Records curated compilation of guitar music from a long time ago in a place far far away. 661 more words