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Rock as minimal modernism

Lou Reed, 1942–2013
by / RP 183 (Jan/Feb 2014) / Obituary

I wouldn’t recommend me as entertainment. – Lou Reed, 1978

It has acquired the status of a primal scene. 1964. A party in New York’s Lower East Side, the mythical site of the period. Terry Phillips, an executive at Pickwick Records, meets two ‘long-haired’ young men. Thinking they look the part, he asks them if they …