A phenomenology of transgression in industrial music, by the journalist, author and co-owner of Glasgow’s Volcanic Tongue
Lou Reed died on 27 October, 2013. David Keenan remembers him.
Previously unpublished essay commissioned to celebrate The Wire's 300th issue
Following Chris Cutler's response to Kenneth Goldsmith's filesharing Epiphany, David Keenan looks at the fallout from music's shifting economy, from the perspective of his webshop and record shop Volcanic Tongue.
This review originally appeared in The Wire 195 (May 2000).