Posts Tagged ‘Lou Reed’

One Track Mind: Thee Lolitas, “Velvet Underwear”

Standout Track: No. 1, “Velvet Underwear,” from the new double 7-inch by D.C. garage-rock trio Thee Lolitas. All four songs on the EP—co-released by Fandango Records and Arnold Records—are manic rippers guaranteed to start a bar brawl. Just don’t go looking for deep meaning behind the tunes. “Panties,” says guitarist/barker Vlad Dolan when asked what [...]

Arts Roundup: Tramplings, Assault, a Bomb Threat, and Death Edition

Finding it tougher to afford actor housing and storage space in the District, Shakespeare Theatre Company is on track to purchase the former campus of Southeastern University. [Post]
Walking disaster Chris Brown arrested for assaulting a man outside the W Hotel; court date today. [Post, Post]
At Yardfest on Friday, a brief moment of chaos. [Arts Desk, [...]

Arts Roundup: ‘It’s a Mad World!’ Edition

Morning, readers.
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*Snoop and Mayer Hawthorne, together again. (See above.)
*After a bungled stateside distribution deal, EMI is basically screwed. Wonder if the financiers will do any better.
*Lou Reed to direct wistful doc about his 99-year-old cousin, which will premiere at the Visions du Réel [...]

Falling Out of Love With Lou Reed

The one-room Adamson Gallery looks and smells crisp, clean. Like fresh ink and paper, or new money. It's 6:30 p.m., and I’ve just slipped in with a party of three after fumbling the keypad/intercom system downstairs. This group claims the corner next to the bar, in front of the windows and the binder explaining the [...]