Articles tagged neil young

Rob Sheffield’s ‘On Bowie’ Is a Textual Funeral for an Idol

Portrait of Rob Sheffield as a young American.

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Neil Young Rocks With the Dinosaurs in Ambient-Tinged Album Preview at Museum

"I didn’t get the memo when iTunes announced that the LP is finished," Neil Young said, a wry smile taking over his expression.

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13 Nov 2015 // 2:30 AM

Neil Young: Bluenote Café

Bluenote Café is essential Neil Young, further evidence that Young’s ‘80s work has more value than many would expect or admit.

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‘Neil Young: American Traveller’ Annotates Young’s Musical Map

Martin Halliwell takes obvious joy in exploring Neil Young's famous wanderlust, and illustrates the sometimes complicated relationship between musician and landscape.

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Neil Young and Promise of the Real: The Monsanto Years (Take 2)

While the message often appears to overpower the music, the album is nowhere near the unlistenable mess some critics have claimed.

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Neil Young: The Monsanto Years

Neil Young hits the equilibrium between songwriting and performance best when he brings his heart to the table through rebellion.

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Blitzen Trapper: Live Harvest

To a certain extent, Blitzen Trapper's desire to retrace Neil Young’s fourth and arguably most famous album, Harvest provides some practical purpose; that is, to reestablish their Americana allegiance.

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Spectacle of Empty Gestures: Rihanna’s “American Oxygen”

The problem isn't that Rihanna's "American Oxygen" fails as political art, it's that we might consider it a success instead of a mere gesture.

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3 Nov 2014 // 2:06 AM

Neil Young: Storytone

Neil Young spins us ten fraternal twins, a crisis in search of an identity.

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15 Apr 2013 // 7:35 AM

Keaton Henson: Birthdays

British singer-songwriter's sophomore release is a highly memorable account of heartbreak and (maybe) healing.

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31 Mar 2013 // 10:30 PM

Neil Young: Long May He Run

If Neil Young had once been inclined, or tempted to say either/or to the burn out/fade away options, he is now declaring neither/nor.

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Pearl Jam: 11 September 2011 – Toronto

Pearl Jam, still kicking as one of America's great rock bands, are just beginning "Side B" of their career.

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Counterbalance No. 44: Neil Young’s ‘After the Gold Rush’

This special morning brings another sun—and another edition of Counterbalance. This week, it's Neil Young's 1970 masterpiece After the Gold Rush. It’s No. 44 on Acclaimed Music’s All-Time Greatest Albums list. Eric Klinger and Jason Mendelsohn have a listen.

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Neil Young releases what Geffen Records didn’t consider ‘A Treasure’

LOS ANGLES — The recent news that country singer Tim McGraw’s record company is suing him over his latest album is just the latest of

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Michael Chapman: Fully Qualified Survivor

Chapman released this record in 1970. It's been out of print on vinyl for years. It's never been issued on CD in the States. Oh, and it's also one of the best psych-folk records recorded. Ever.

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4 Feb 2011 // 7:00 AM

Guessing the Grammys

Predictions on who will win what in the biggest categories, based on industry hype and a little guessing about the academy’s voters.

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The Top 100 Canadian Singles, by Bob Mersereau

Mersereau's likeable follow-up to The Top 100 Canadian Albums is another portrait of Canadian pop culture that's as eccentric as it is argument-instigating.

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Neil Young: Dreamin’ Man Live ‘92

Dreamin' Man presents a wonderful and faithful performance of an underappreciated gem in Neil Young's catalogue. But what's the point?

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Neil Young: Fork in the Road

"Light a Candle" distills Neil Young's efforts to promote and pursue zero-emissions fuel technology into something haunting and beautiful. Unfortunately, Fork in the Road features nine other songs.

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Here’s the fourth no budget music video Neil Young has made for his upcoming album Fork in the Road. “Cough Up the Bucks” addresses

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