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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 10/31/13

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Lou Reed 1942-2013

  • Lou Reed dead at 71 (Rolling Stone)
  • John Cale mourns Lou Reed (Rolling Stone)
  • …As does Velvet Underground drummer Moe Tucker (UCR)
  • Lou Reed album sales rise 607% following death (Billboard)
  • U2 to release limited edition single in November (NME)
  • Stevie Wonder to play Songs In The Key Of Life in full (Rolling Stone)
  • Arcade Fire dub themselves the “black sheep” of the music industry (NME)
  • New music from Grizzly Bear’s expanded Shields (SPIN)
  • James Blake wins Mercury Prize (Pitchfork)
  • Broken Bells tease new music in sci-fi short (Rolling Stone)
  • Beck to release new album in February (NME)
  • The Who to launch “last big tour” in 2015 (Rolling Stone)
  • Foals to join the anti-Spotify club (Stereogum)
  • Rolling Stones concert film coming to theaters and DVD (UCR)
  • Young The Giant returning with Mind Over Matter (Rolling Stone)
  • Elbow name new album Carry Her Carry Me (NME)

Lou Reed – “Walk On The Wild Side” (Live from 1982)

Pearl Jam cover Lou Reed’s “I’m Waiting For The Man”

Midlake – “Antiphon”

The Flaming Lips cover Tame Impala’s “Elephant”

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