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Lou Reed
Words & Music, May 1965
The Complete Matrix Tapes
Light in the Attic Records
proudly announces the inaugural title
in their ongoing
Lou Reed Archive Series

11-track selection now available
on music streaming services


The Velvet Underground
The Complete Matrix Tapes
The Complete Matrix Tapes
4-CD set.
Recorded live at The Matrix,
San Francisco CA
26 & 27 November 1969

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The Velvet Underground
Loaded: Reloaded
45th Anniversary Edition

5-CD+DVD set. Includes Loaded remastered, mono mix, rarities, 1970 live at Max's & Second Fret...
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Various
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Magazine articles - English
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Pickwick City and the first meeting of Lou Reed & John Cale
UGLY THINGS #60 | Summer 2022
The definitive pre-VU/early-VU article (24 pages !!) by Phil Milstein
UGLY THINGS #60 Summer 2022
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I met myself in a dream...
That's the Story of the Third Album

I met myself in a dream... | That's the Story of the Third Album
Complete history of the third album, with all 184 photos of The Velvet Underground in Los Angeles Fall 1968, complete 1968-1969 press coverage, full discography.
336 pages!!


Gettin' Home
Steve Nelson | Gettin' Home
Memoir by Steve Nelson of his 10-year journey from living in the Andes to running The Boston Tea Party and Woodrose Ballroom.
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BOOTLEGS FILMS & VIDEOS
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CD box sets
1993 Reunion Tour CDs
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Films
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1993 Reunion Tour videos
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PHOTOS & AUDIO FILES SELECTED ARTICLES
Flashing on the VU 1966
photos by Lisa Law
Flashing on the VU 1966 - part 2
more photos by Lisa Law
Recording session, May 6, 1969
previously unseen photos by William 'Popsie' Randolph
'69 on the Road
rare shots from 1969 by Doug Yule
The Lost Loaded Shots
by Henri ter Hall / collection Steve Nelson
The Velvets that time forgot
1971 post-Lou VU photos
La Cave, October 4, 1968
3 rare live tracks
A Night With The VU
rare photos and 25-min Sister Ray live at the Boston Tea Party '68
Praise Ye The Lord
40 minutes of the "Legendary Guitar Amp Tape" in Realaudio!
Toronto Pop Festival 69
exclusive live version of Heroin
Sterling Morrison 1969
interview with Sterling Morrison
The Lowdown on Loaded
by Sal Mercuri
Head Held High
interview with Doug Yule
Sterling Memories
by Doug Yule
Reflections In A Lone Star Beer
interview with Sterling Morrison
Peel Slowly And See - The Velvet Underground Box
a review by Sal Mercuri
So What's With The Fourth Chord ?
by Ignacio Julia
LIVE PERFORMANCES & REHEARSALS AND SO ON...

The unanimous opinion was that we were 10 times better live than we were on records (Sterling Morrison, April 1981)

1965-66 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969
1970 | 1971-73 | Reunions
1993 European Reunion Tour

including known tapes, posters, ads, setlists etc. Special thanks to Gordon Lyon & Aral Sezen.

Studio & home recordings
The 'Great Lost Velvet Underground Album'
The Quine Tapes Special Feature
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By Olivier Landemaine
Online since June 27, 1996. Last modified: September 18, 2022

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And also: Moe Tucker, Jennifer & Doug Yule, Susan Pile, Dana & Phil Harris, Lisa Law, Yazid Manou, Steve Nelson, Henri ter Hall, Cliff Malloy and Mike Randolph, Callie Angell, Eric Schou, Johan Kugelberg, Michael Dregni.

Thanks: Jean-Malo & Jeg, Daniel Abraham, António Neto Alves, Glenn Armstrong, Patrick Banino, Eric Barry, Bruce P. Basile, François-Xavier Beague, Théo Bell, Simon Bellamy, Jeff Blake, Giorgio Bosio, Michael Carlucci, Kevin Chippendale, Daniel Coston, John Craig, Nic Dalton, Matt Deighton, Jeff Diamond, Peter Elliott, Eric Finkelman, Gary Fox, Phil Gamage, Warren Hill, Nick Huckle, Pieter de Jong, Detlef Jürgens, Bob Kachnycz, Mikko Kapanen, Kees van Hulst, Ondrej Klepsa, Mike Kostek, Koen van Krimpen, Alessandro Locchi, Gabino de Lorenzo, Peter J. Lyden, Frank Manley, George Manney, Larry Marion, Chris Meloche, Thomas Östreicher, Henry Owings, Duncan Peppercorn, Steffen Plöhn, Michael S. Prosser, Gavin Roberts, Esther Robinson, Nuno Robles, Rick Rod, Hervé Sanson, Mark Satlof, Louis F. Schürmann, Takeya Sekiguchi, Paolo Severini, Marc Skobac, Jos Stikvoort, Martin Sudfeld, Jim Testa, Frank Uhle, Arjan de Weerd, Matt Wrbican, William Zabusky.

September 18, 2022
Studio & home recordings updated.

August 27, 2022
Where's John? bootleg CD added.
• information about a fake poster for August 24-26, 1967 concerts at the Boston Tea Party added.

July 10, 2022
bootleg LPs added.

December 12, 2021
The Velvet Underground | A Documentary Film (Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack) 2CD added in CD compilations.
The Velvet Underground | The Ultimate Music Guide from the makers of UNCUT & VU documentary review in MOJO 333 added in UK magazines.
Les Inrockuptibles | N°04 | octobre 2021 added in French magazines

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