Velvet Underground straddled art and rock, changing popular music forever, and sowing the seeds for punk, grunge and thousands of countercultural four-chord wonders.
The Dead Straight Guide to Velvet Underground includes:
The Velvet Story: How Lou Reed, Sterling Morrison, John Cale emerged from the New York scene, their successes and excesses and what happened to each in their solo years.
Velvet Music: From their 1967 debut with Nico to their 1993 reunion with all the tales behind the songs.
Velvet Universe: Everybody who was anybody in the Velvet’s world, taking in Andy Warhol, Edie Sedgwick, David Bowie, Delmore, Schwaretsz and Brian Eno.
Velvet Goldmine: The “Underground” on screen, the Velvets’ New York, clubs, influences, covers, websites and more.