Lou Reed

  • May Rio on “Stay[ing] open, and a little bit confused.”

    Earlier this week May Rio (of Poppies) released a music video for “Reservations,” a morosely quirky ballad about being smitten with a recovering junkie.  The video, directed by Michael Jenson, was rendered on Mario Paint and edited on VCRs.  The audiovisual combo is a poignant reminder of the early-mid...
  • Lucy Dacus’ Home Video and 10 More Gems from Matador Records

    This Friday, June 25th, sees the release of Lucy Dacus’ third LP, Home Video, courtesy of Matador.  The album chronicles the existential ins and outs of Dacus’ formative years in Richmond, VA.  Her fourth and latest single, “Brando,” tells the tale of a high school friend obsessed with Old...