It’s nearly impossible to judge the impact of The Velvet Underground on the world of music. For many, the band represented the birth of an alternative rock landscape. What we know for certain is that countless artists and musicians, some of the greatest around us, directly list The Velvet Underground as a major influenece. Sam Fuqua and Paul Epstein explore the band in detail. This archive is from a radio broadcast originally aired on June 26, 2012.