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Alan Licht is a writer, musician, and curator based in NYC. He is known for his solo guitar work and long-time collaboration with guitarist Loren Connors and rock bands Run On and Love Child and the experimental group Text of Light. He is also the author of several books, including his new book Common Tones: Selected interviews with artists and musicians from 1995-2020. In this in-depth and wide-ranging conversation, we talk about his interview with Lou Reed, the new Velvet Underground documentary by Todd Haynes, Alan's work at the seminal NYC venue Tonic, his collaboration with Loren Connors, and his interviews with Christian Marclay, Michael Snow, Milford Graves, and the late writer/musician Greg Tate., who passed away the day after our conversation.