Happy Valentine’s Day, My Darling Alexa!


Ten years ago today, my beautiful wife Alexa Speagle and I had our first date. In honour of the best thing that ever happened to me, here are ten songs that represent the soundtrack of our love.  Continue reading


Lewis Allan Reed

RIP to a staggering genius

RIP to a staggering genius

Doug and Sally inside
They cookin’ for the Down Pipe
Who’s staring at Miss Rayon
Who’s busy licking off her Pig Pen
I’m searching for my mainline
I said I couldn’t hit it sideways
I said I couldn’t hit it sideways
Aw just like Sister Ray said
Whip it on. Continue reading

Album Cover Of The Week: ‘Rock n Roll Animal’ Lou Reed

Recently two themes have been emerging in the content here on Audio Reckoning: the impending holiday in honour of the forces of darkness, and The Velvet Underground. Audio Reckoning’s Album Cover Of The Week will continue this thematic trend with an album that fits both ideas: Continue reading