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Julian Casablancas – “Venus in Furs” (The Velvet Underground Cover)

posted by Oscar April 15, 2016

HBO Vinyl

As the first season of HBO’s Vinyl wraps up this weekend, today we get the release of its full soundtrack. Among the standouts is Julian Casablancas’s latest take on a Lou Reed/Velvet Underground song. The Strokes lead singer took on VU’s “Venus In Furs” for the soundtrack, which follows up previous covers of tracks like “White Light White Heat” and “Run Run Run.”

Hear JC’s take on “Venus In Furs” below. Continue Reading

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Hear Covers by Julian Casablancas, The Arcs, Iggy Pop for HBO’s ‘Vinyl’

posted by Oscar March 11, 2016

HBO Vinyl

The latest batch of mini-soundtrack releases for HBO’s Vinyl is packed with some of the coolest jams so far, including covers from Iggy Pop, Julian Casablancas, The Arcs (Dan Auerbach), and the Kills’/the Dead Weather’s Alison Mosshart.

Volume 1.5 boasts songs like “Watch Your Step,” “I Dig Your Mind,” and Casablancas doing another Velvet Underground track with “White Light White Heat.” Check out the new tracks below. Continue Reading