Tracey Thorn

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Linger On: Six Distinctive Lou Reed and Velvet Underground Covers

    The famous quote about the Velvet Underground -- of which the late Lou Reed was singer and primary songwriter -- is that everyone who heard them went on to form a band. There's no way to prove this: We'd argue that at least half of them became music journalists and/or zine editors. Nonetheless, ther ... More >>

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    December 21, 2005
  • Music

    February 20, 2002

    Lazy Boys

    Everything But the Girl's Ben Watt used to be half of a soft-pop duo; these days, he's manning the decks and pumping the bass