Tag Archives: bootlegs

Velvet Underground – I’m Not A Young Man Anymore

Big news for Velvets fans. Dead Flowers has generously liberated a freshly discovered bootleg of a 1967 Velvet Underground show at the Gymnasium in NYC. It’s lifted from a message board post by a character calling himself “Furious Wank” who claims, “It’s the ONLY available live stuff from 1967 and has only become available in … Continue reading Velvet Underground – I’m Not A Young Man Anymore

David Lee Roth Solo

Chunklet is hosting a fantastic historical document. They’ve got David Lee Roth’s unadorned vocal track from Van Halen’s “Runnin’ with the Devil” from their 1978 debut. You’ve got to hear it. Dave is the best. Indie kids these days could learn a thing or two from Dave about how to deliver a vocal. And when … Continue reading David Lee Roth Solo

Velvet Underground Acetate MP3s

Remember that Velvet Underground acetate on ebay? Apparently, that one wasn’t “one of a kind.” Or else someone ripped the vinyl before losing it. Or something… Because there’s a Japanese bootleg of the material floating around. The bootleg’s source was apparently in rougher shape and contains more surface noise than the one that was being … Continue reading Velvet Underground Acetate MP3s

Velvet Underground Rarity under the Gavel

A one-of-a-kind Velvet Underground acetate is being auctioned off on ebay. These are the legendary “lost Scepter Studios recordings” that include the original, unreleased versions of “European Son,” “Heroin,” “Venus In Furs,” and “I’m Waiting For The Man.” The other five tracks are the same takes that were released on Velvet Underground & Nico, but … Continue reading Velvet Underground Rarity under the Gavel