Monthly Archives: October 2020

Apple lands in ‘The Velvet Underground’ documentary about an original ’60s American band

Apple has landed the rights to “The Velvet Underground,” for Apple TV+ which is a new feature documentary from Oscar-nominated director Todd Haynes. The Velvet Underground were an American rock band formed in New York City in 1964 by singer/guitarist Lou Reed, multi-instrumentalist John Cale, guitarist Sterling Morrison, and drummer …

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The Flaming Lips: we are an American band

The Flaming Lips face the nation’s uncertain future with a dose of revisionist history on their most moving release since The sweet newsletter. Wayne Coyne is alone in the Flaming Lips’ Oklahoma City warehouse, surrounded by the band’s long list of decommissioned stage props. Dazzled unicorns and deflated robots lie …

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The 40 best covers of rock bands

The cover of the song. Before many bands made their big leap, they started playing covers somewhere before eventually expanding their catalog to include original material. For some bands like Disturbed and Foo Fighters, covers have remained a favorite spot in their shows to this day. Other bands such as …

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