When it comes to music history, influence and pure creativity, few names come to mind. Lou Reed has always been one of those names. His posthumous induction into the Rock Hall of Fame has prompted a release of a classic late-in-life interview with the man. Anti Music discusses it:
Syndicated radio show In The Studio have posted a special online episode where they open their archive up on a rare interview with the late Lou Reed to celebrate his posthumous induction into the Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist. The show sent over these details:
Before his death in October 2013 from complications following a liver transplant, Lou Reed’s career was never the blueprint for commercial success, but his music has influenced remarkably across decades, from co-founding the Velvet Underground to a solo career chock-full of powerful human stories. Lou Reed’s unabashed singing truth to power has disturbed some but inspired millions.
You can stream the entire interview here.