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by simonm
17 Oct 2021 15:25
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Candy Says (video and audio combined)
Replies: 8
Views: 339

Re: Candy Says (video and audio combined)

thanks! interesting! i like that early fuzzy b/w video...
how did you get the footage?
i can't say i remember seeing that in the film, but presumably Haynes' researchers got it from Nelson.
by simonm
16 Oct 2021 00:57
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Todd Haynes docu announcement
Replies: 56
Views: 6617

Re: Todd Haynes docu announcement

The doc makes it seem as though Moe was missing because she was pregnant, then Sterling left (which is just flat out wrong - that happened during the early post-Lou era), and then Lou left. It would give people the impression that the band was falling apart, and that made Lou want to leave, when ac...
by simonm
10 Oct 2021 19:12
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Todd Haynes docu announcement
Replies: 56
Views: 6617

Re: Todd Haynes docu announcement

I saw the film, the beginning was great, and the music sounded great loud, but I felt the narrative was a bit uneven and i was bored by the end - some bits were covered in detail, others were skimmed over completely - the post-Cale era lasts about 20 minutes, and they include a bit of the Bataclan f...
by simonm
08 Oct 2021 11:56
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Lou Reed 1971 Dunbar Acetate?
Replies: 6
Views: 369

Re: Lou Reed 1971 Dunbar Acetate?

I think this acetate might be have been made by the publisher to shop the songs around UK artists, to try to get cover versions recorded - this is what Dylan's publisher did with with some of the Basement Tapes songs. These are released recordings rather than unreleased demos, but Lou + the VU were ...
by simonm
06 Oct 2021 18:14
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: New Bataclan edition
Replies: 23
Views: 10268

Re: New Bataclan edition

I don't remember a glitch on my olde CD-R, but it's some time since I listened to it. There isn't one on Heroin on this LP anyway - fwiw it's probably the best track imo. Some of the reviews/comments on discogs mention distortion on the Loudest Hairiest Group of All - this one is clean. Sound is goo...
by simonm
04 Oct 2021 23:53
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: New Bataclan edition
Replies: 23
Views: 10268

Re: New Bataclan edition

so i ordered the 2013 Keyhole issue on UK ebay from the seller Speedyhen, and was surprised to receive the 2018 Spyglass speed corrected numbered edition with a DVD and postcard. Not bad.
by simonm
30 Sep 2021 08:55
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: New Bataclan edition
Replies: 23
Views: 10268

Re: New Bataclan edition

For whatever it's worth, this one on Spyglass says it's "pitch and speed corrected". https://www.ebay.com/itm/304128325517?hash=item46cf75f78d:g:12AAAOSwHkZhLpGg https://www.discogs.com/Lou-Reed-John-Cale-Nico-Le-Bataclan-Paris-Jan-29-72/release/12346579 I saw that, but prices are a bit mad for tha...
by simonm
29 Sep 2021 20:48
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: New Bataclan edition
Replies: 23
Views: 10268

Re: New Bataclan edition

oh well, sounds like they are all as bad as each other - will just get the cheapest one!
by simonm
29 Sep 2021 20:45
Forum: The Velvet Underground
Topic: Todd Haynes docu announcement
Replies: 56
Views: 6617

Re: Todd Haynes docu announcement

searchin4mymainline wrote:
29 Sep 2021 10:03
simonm wrote:
28 Sep 2021 23:58
doh! it's on in London during the Film Festival, 8 + 9 Oct, and i didn't know! sold out now
There still seem to be tickets on the BFI site?
phew, yes, just booked, assumed it would be sold out, but it's in the Royal Festival Hall!