Archive for the 'Neil Young' Category

Monday, September 24th, 2012

“I’d like to do this song for Rodan the Flying Monster,” announces Neil Young towards the end of the opening acoustic set on this excellent audience tape. The song that follows is a mellow rendition of the chart-topping “Heart of Gold“. But Neil obviously had Japanese monsters in mind this evening: he returns for the […]

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Next to Buddy Miles version of “Down By The River,” this is one of the stronger explorations of Neil Young’s work in the vein of soul/r&b. Culled from the 1971 album Givin’ It Back, the Brothers set the tone with a military drum cadence before sliding in nice and slow. Working up a medley between […]

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

As any casual viewer of David Simon’s Treme will tell you, it’s nearly impossible to define and understand New Orleans and its citizens apart from their music. For years, and particularly since Hurricane Katrina battered the city’s levees in August of 2005, the city has been viewed through the funked-out filter of the jazz, early rock, r&b, […]

Friday, May 27th, 2011

The yin and yang of Neil Young—acoustic/electric from Amsterdam, 2008. Happy Memorial Day Weekend. Download: Neil Young: RAI Theatre, Amsterdam: Part One @ Part Two 192kbs

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Phosphorescent’s take on Neil Young’s “Are You Ready For The Country?” Culled from the companion disc accompanying the new issue of Mojo—Harvest Revisited—Matthew Houck and co. stay true to the arrangement Neil and the Stray Gators worked up on the original. MP3: Phosphorescent :: Are You Ready For The Country? ____________________________________________________________________________________

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Happy Birthday, Neil Young. Taken from Neil’s 1971 appearance on the Johnny Cash Show.

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Daniel Lanois, who produced Neil Young’s new LP, Le Noise, discusses the album track by track. + Download Neil Young via eMusic’s 25 free MP3 no risk trial offer ____________________________________________________________________________________

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

(Diversions, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, catches up with our favorite artists as they wax on subjects other than recording and performing.) Last year Everest found themselves on tour with Neil Young. If you are familiar with their debut LP, Ghost Notes, or their live show for that matter, then the pairing makes absolute […]

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

In the spirit of the residual frenzy surrounding the release of volume one of Neil’s archives, we continue with the Neil Young reposts.  Below is part 1 of 2, of Volume II, of the Perfect Echo compilation chronicling the years 1978-1984. Stay tuned for part two. ——- For those interested in the back story, here […]