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NY Film Festival Unveils Main Slate, Sets Vaccination Requirement for 2021 Edition

The 2021 New York Film Festival has unveiled its main slate and will require proof of vaccination for all audiences, filmmakers and staff members at venues for the annual fall event. The…

Cannes: Todd Haynes’ ‘The Velvet Underground’ Doc an Instant Contender

In a year already packed with great music documentaries — from Questlove’s Summer of Soul to Edgar Wright’s The Sparks Brothers to Mary Wharton’s Tom Petty: Somewhere You Feel Free — another…

Todd Haynes’ ‘The Velvet Underground’: Film Review | Cannes 2021

The filmmaker dives deep into the story of the influential rock 'n' roll band led by Lou Reed and John Cale and the creative ferment of 1960s New York City that spawned them in this documentary for…

‘Industrial Soundtrack for the Urban Decay’: Film Review

This fan-friendly music documentary charts the rise of ear-bashing industrial rock from underground cult to influential global subculture

Parquet Courts are Young, Fast and Ter-RIFF-ic: Concert Review

Mathematical, minimally precise rockers roar through 16-song, 50-minute set, leaving the crowd wanting more.

Macaulay Culkin Forms Pizza-Themed Velvet Underground Tribute Band

The actor's new band is called The Pizza Underground, whose songs ooze with cheesy puns.

John Cale Remembers Friend Lou Reed: ‘We Have the Best of Our Fury Laid Out on Vinyl’

The two musicians co-founded The Velvet Underground in 1965.

Lou Reed’s Death: 5 Memorable Music Moments (Audio)

The Velvet Underground co-founder, who later embarked on a solo career, died Sunday at age 71.

Lou Reed’s Death: Hollywood Mourns the Rock Icon

"He was a master," writes David Bowie, while John Cusack tweets that he was "inspired" by the singer-songwriter, who died Sunday at 71.

Rock Icon Lou Reed Dies at 71

UPDATE: The acidic singer, songwriter and guitarist founded and fronted Andy Warhol's The Velvet Underground and had solo hits including "Walk on the Wild Side" and "Perfect Day."