Lou Reed Curiosity!

Discussion in 'Ask Mike Watt [Archived]' started by TheMuchacho, Dec 14, 2001.

  1. TheMuchacho


    Dec 13, 2001
    Hey Watt!
    I caught your last tour when you came through Omaha with Tom and Jerry.(Remember the heckling drunk?)
    I was wondering what inspired the punk rock take on Caroline Says?Had you been listening to alot of Berlin?I
    also heard you played The Blue mask at one point.Which is also an interesting choice!Does Lou infect the aural very often?
    Thanks,and can't wait for the new trio record!
    Bass and much solidarity!
  2. watt

    watt the man in the van w/a bass in his hand Supporting Member

    Aug 24, 2001
    san pedro, california

    lou reed is a huge influence on me. I remember when "berlin" came out and how blown away I was by it. this last tour featured a lot of tunes by cats who've played a big part of my musical development - a tribute to them and also to turn on younger cats to folks they might not have heard about but had a giant effect on me. everyone grows from some sort of soil and I was trying to let people in on mine.

    on bass, watt

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