“Music Is My First Language”: An Interview with Doug Yule

@article{Hamelman2016MusicIM,
  title={“Music Is My First Language”: An Interview with Doug Yule},
  author={Steve Hamelman},
  journal={Rock Music Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={3},
  pages={192 - 214}
}
  • Steve Hamelman
  • Published 2016
  • Art
  • Rock Music Studies
  • Douglas Alan Yule helped to define the sound of the second version (third, if one counts the original incarnation with Angus MacLise on percussion) of the Velvet Underground, this change coming about with the departure of bassist/violinist/ keyboardist/singer John Cale, who had helped to define the sound of The Velvet Underground & Nico (1967) and White Light/White Heat (1968). Despite his early training on piano, baritone horn, and tuba, the adolescent Doug Yule soon developed, in bands such… CONTINUE READING