Lou Reed Gigography - Research Results (1972-73)

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Re: Lou Reed Gigography - Research Results (1972-73)

Post by mangue » 21 Jul 2020 11:45

1972 - Lou Reed in The Netherlands
used sources: leiden.courant.nu / delpher.nl / hard copies of music magazine OOR

Sep.30: Concertgebouw, Amsterdam NED - nightconcert starting at 00:30hr
--advert in Het Parool [Sep.20] - delpher.nl/nl/kranten/view?identifier=ABCDDD:010837219:mpeg21:a0127 - Mojo presents: Jeff Beck Group in concert with Lou Reed [ex-Velvet Underground with his new band] [advert also appeared in OOR #19, Sep.27]
--announcement in De Tijd [Sep.30] - delpher.nl/nl/kranten/view?identifier=ddd:011236199:mpeg21:a0119 - night concert together with Jeff Beck, as introduction short overview of VU and Reed [high expectations]
--article [with picture] in Het Parool [Sep.30] - delpher.nl/nl/kranten/view?identifier=ABCDDD:010837228:mpeg21:a0281 - nice VU & Reed overview to warm up for concert
--review in Het Vrije Volk [Oct.02] - delpher.nl/nl/kranten/view?identifier=ddd:010957966:mpeg21:a0194 - Reed as support act before Jeff Beck, nice for 15 minutes only, very monotone vocals
--review with picture in De Tijd [Oct.02] - delpher.nl/nl/kranten/view?identifier=ddd:011236200:mpeg21:a0076 - most had come for Jeff Beck, very pretencious but no feeling, the opposite of Reed who wraps his life in death, the best camouflage in the New York jetset
--review in De Volkskrant [Oct.02] - delpher.nl/nl/kranten/view?identifier=ABCDDD:010849286:mpeg21:a0104 - two living legends, but opposites, Beck fans reacted cool to Reed, that tempered him
--review with picture in Het Parool [Oct.02] - delpher.nl/nl/kranten/view?identifier=ABCDDD:010834035:mpeg21:a0206 - most had come for the pretentious Beck, but Reed had real content and was much more intense
--review in Trouw [Oct.02] - delpher.nl/nl/kranten/view?identifier=ABCDDD:010823734:mpeg21:a0165 - sobering, robot-like senselessness, expressionless Reed, very confusing
--review with picture in NRC Handelsblad [Oct.02, by Pim Oets] - delpher.nl/nl/kranten/view?identifier=KBNRC01:000031597:mpeg21:a0078 - obsessive atmosphere, monotone vocals [like Dylan, but better], chilling big-city drama
--review in OOR [#20, Oct.11] by Barend Toet - Reed static act, vocals too soft and monotone, rather listen to his records

1972 Interviews:
--interview in OOR [#17, Aug.30] by Pim Oets titled "I never write about myself" [republished in "Popsmuk" book, 1972] - interview in RCA office in London [after the Jul.08 show with Bowie], a lot looking back to VU

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Re: Lou Reed Gigography - Research Results (1972-73)

Post by mangue » 21 Jul 2020 11:50

1973 - Lou Reed in The Netherlands [and Germany]
used sources: leiden.courant.nu / delpher.nl / hard copies of music magazine OOR

Sep.09: Rock Festival, Scheessel GER - poster http://www.germanrock.de/f_photos/9899.jpg
--review in Nieuwsblad van het Noorden [Sep.17] - delpher.nl/nl/kranten/view?identifier=ddd:011016734:mpeg21:a0309 - very good concert, but not appreciated by all [Reed booed off-stage...]

Sep.20: Congresgebouw, Amsterdam NED
--announcement in Leeuwarder Courant [Sep.08] - delpher.nl/nl/kranten/view?identifier=ddd:010619433:mpeg21:a0382
--article in De Volkkrant [Sep.19] - delpher.nl/nl/kranten/view?identifier=ABCDDD:010849633:mpeg21:a0098 - long article as promo for concert
--review [with picture] in De Tijd [Sep.21] - delpher.nl/nl/kranten/view?identifier=ddd:011236699:mpeg21:a0094 - heavy stuff, like a messy horror-show, it's no fun, it's Lou Reed!
--review in NRC Handelsblad [Sep.21] - delpher.nl/nl/kranten/view?identifier=KBNRC01:000032849:mpeg21:a0114 - shaky affair, fragile Reed with perfect band, especially the two guitarists
--review [with picture] in Het Parool [Sep.21] - delpher.nl/nl/kranten/view?identifier=ABCDDD:010838572:mpeg21:a0322 - short concert [only 45min+encore, caused by car trouble], fascinating rock-show
--review [with picture] in OOR [#19, Sep.26, by Bert vd Kamp] - spectacular, Reed was nervously moving around, creating spine-chilling tension, hard mean city-rock, with Heroin as an ode to evil as highlight

Interviews & articles 1973
--no interviews [Reed didn't want to be interviewed]
--very good and long review of Berlin in OOR [#21, Oct.24, full page] by again Bert vd Kamp, titled "Berlin Tragedy" - a thrilling experience, a chilling film, surpassing everything Lou ever made

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