We all experienced the end of an era with the devastating news that The Velvet Underground founder/poet/all round legend LOU REED passed away just the other night.
Whether you’re a die hard fan of The Velvet Underground, are a proud owner of Between Thought and Expression or are only aware of ‘Walk On The Wild Side’, I place no doubt in my mind that we’ve all come across the work of LOU REED at some point or continuation of our lives.
Brooklyn eight piece SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS are best recognised for their big sound infused with a combination of soul and funk elements.
If you’re a music head, you’ll know that sometime in your life the question is always asked.
‘I’m just as fucked up as they say,’ croons Emily Haines, the star behind Canadian powerhouse METRIC.
Introducing Matt Nielson, Melbourne writer and all-round quirky PURPLE SNEAKERS contributor extraordinaire… “Because you don’t really know who I am and have no reason to listen to me, I’ve included some brief explanations for my choices in each category.