As one quarter of one of the most influential bands of the twentieth century, Maureen "Moe" Tucker's work in the Velvet Underground created a template for all rock drummers that followed. Even today, Moe's primal, tribal rhythms can be heard in countless songs from artists around the globe. Her no-nonsense style, spare kit, no drum stool, almost no cymbals conveyed an urgency and an honesty that was the foundation of the band's sound. In a patchouli-soaked world of 20 minute double-bass drum solos, Moe kept it simple, direct and to the point. As Lou Reed put it, "She's the driving force. The hardcore heart of the Velvets' mindset."

Following her tenure with VU, Moe emerged as a solo artist, building a body of work that'stretched over three decades. Ranging from home recordings to collaborations with members of Sonic Youth, Violent Femmes, Half-Japanese and her former band, the songs cover a gamut of styles but all bear the unmistakable thumbprint of their creator.
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Tucker, Moe - Im Sticking With You - LP
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    Diminutive perpetual heartbeat of the Velvets! The unmistakable beat of the Velvet Underground was malleted out on the unconventional kit of Moe Tucker. Her (at times) childlike, fallen angelic voice also shines on some VU fan favorites. Here Moe reinterprets some Velvet gems, sometimes playing all instruments, other times accompanied by the likes of Jonathan Richman, Jad Fair, Kim Gordon and more. In addition to VU faves, we’re treated to rough and jubilant covers of her favorite early rock &...