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As a tribute to the late Lou Reed, another chance to hear an episode of his eclectic radio show, first broadcast on 6 Music in October 2012.

As a tribute to Lou Reed, who died on Sunday, another chance to hear an episode of his eclectic radio show. First broadcast on 6 Music in October 2012.

Lou Reed's New York Shuffle ran the gamut from jazz to contemporary indie to vintage rock.

Originally broadcast from Lou's home town, the world-renowned, avant-garde innovator co-hosted the show with music producer Hal Willner, who collaborated with Lou on the concert film 'Berlin'.

Lou wanted to emulate the American FM radio of his youth, where as he described it, he found "DJs who did their own programming and set the bar high. I learned from those DJs and it's a delight, with my friend Hal, to do this type of radio".

Hal Willner is one of the most well-regarded experimental producers in music today, working with Marianne Faithfull, Bill Frisell, Gavin Friday, Lucinda Williams, Laurie Anderson, William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, among others.

In the first episode broadcast on BBC Radio 6 Music, Lou and Hal's wit and wisdom is blended with and extraordinary music from Feist, The Antlers, James Blake, The Shangri-La's, NRBQ and Albert Ayler.

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Tue 29 Oct 2013 00:00

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Music Played

  • The Antlers

    French Exit (SNRF Version)

  • Masterface

    Excuse Me Girl

  • Black Dice


  • The Antlers

    Parenthesis (PVT remix)

  • Young Man


  • NRBQ

    I Got a Rocket in My Pocket

  • Spacemen 3

    Lord Can you Hear Me?

  • The Everly Brothers

    Crying in the Rain

  • The Shangri‚ÄźLas

    Walking In the Sand

  • Mocean Worker feat Steve Bernstein

    Shooby Shooby Do Yah!

  • Feist

    Caught A Long Wind

  • Eddy Current Suppression Ring

    It's All Square

  • Eddy Current Suppression Ring

    You Don't Care

  • Cloud Seeding feat Marissa Nadler

    Ink Jar

  • Ty Segall

    Where We Go

  • Eddy Current Suppression Ring

    Hey Mum

  • Kitchen's Floor


  • James Blake

    The Wilhelm Scream

  • Wooden Shjips

    Viking Stew

  • Girls


  • DJ Shadow

    The Less You Know the Better

  • DJ Rashad

    I'm Gone

  • Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat


  • Omar Souleyman

    Lansob Sherek

  • Albert Ayler

    Holy Ghost


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