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Patti Smith Group – Radio Ethiopia (1976): Shadows in Stereo

Patti Smith Group – Radio Ethiopia (1976): Shadows in Stereo

The Patti Smith Group’s ‘Radio Ethiopia’ is to ‘Horses’ what ‘White Light/White Heat’ is to ‘The Velvet Underground and Nico.’

The Velvet Underground – White Light/White Heat: Super Deluxe 45th Anniversary Edition (2013)

The Velvet Underground – White Light/White Heat: Super Deluxe 45th Anniversary Edition (2013)

Those who consider themselves hardcore Velvet Underground fans can probably skip this review — because no matter what’s said, they’ll want this anyway.

One Track Mind: John Cale, “All Summer Long” (2013)

One Track Mind: John Cale, “All Summer Long” (2013)

Who’d have thought that the season would be made complete by a summer-themed track from John Cale, of all people. But this underground musician’s underground musician has made a career out of dizzying left turns.

Velvet Underground goes bananas over use of famous album cover image

Andy Warhol’s iconic banana image from the debut album of the Velvet Underground has certainly been famous for more than 15 minutes. In fact, it’s slated to begin showing up soon on cases, sleeves and bags — but the Velvets aim to block the move.

Forgotten series: Nico – The Marble Index (1969)

“The marble index of a mind for ever voyaging through strange seas of thought, alone,” wrote Wordsworth in “The Prelude.” It was from this poem that German über model-turned-singer Nico took the inspiration

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