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AUDIO: Lou Reed (1989)

Martin Aston, Rock's Backpages audio, January 1989

Lou talks about his new album, New York: getting the right sound; modified guitars and amps; playing with fellow guitarist Mike Rathke; producer Fred Maher, and finding the right studio; his lyrical concerns, and writing and rewriting; having Mo Tucker play on the album; on Andy Warhol, and working on Songs for Drella with fellow ex-Velvet John Cale.

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