Archive for the 'Neil Young' Category

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

According to the new issue of Rolling Stone, at long last, the first volume from Neil Young’s vast archives have a firm release date. Looks pretty outstanding, but I am curious if the format (DVD and Blu-Ray only), and the price point, will curb fans enthusiasm. Excerpt below. After more than 20 years, the first […]

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Neil Young & Crazy Horse :: Live, San Francisco (1978) Download: MP3: Neil Young & Crazy Horse :: Sugar Mountain MP3: Neil Young & Crazy Horse :: I Am A Child MP3: Neil Young & Crazy Horse :: Comes A Time MP3: Neil Young & Crazy Horse :: After The Gold Rush MP3: Neil Young […]

Monday, January 28th, 2008

Earlier today Billboard announced that Neil Young’s latest plan, per his much delayed Archives project, is to release the set in a multi-media format, exclusively on Blu-Ray and DVD. Yup, you heard him: no compact discs. Share you thoughts on this news in the comments.  I imagine a number of us will be ripping the […]

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

The following live & unreleased studio MP3s are a companion piece, of sorts, to the unreleased Chrome Dreams acetate bootleg posted here last week. The below video is of Neil with Crazyhorse, live at the Hammersmith Odeon, in London March 28, 1976, performing “Like a Hurricane,” which was allegedly to have been the cornerstone track […]

Friday, October 19th, 2007

Like Harvest Moon, and most recently Prairie Wind, (both of which, odes and/or continuations of themes and motifs originating from 1972′s Harvest) Neil Young returns to retail shelves next week with Chrome Dreams II; a nod to his mid-seventies album, of the same name, which, sadly, never saw the light of day. In lieu of […]

Friday, September 28th, 2007

Are you William Blake? Yes, I am. Do you know my poetry? – Dead Man (1995) The crux of this post is the unreleased acoustic/electric theme from Jim Jarmusch’s film Dead Man, which, oddly, did not appear on the official soundtrack to the film. Thankfully, Neil Young die hards prevail, and a copy of the […]

Friday, September 7th, 2007

Built to Spill’s sole live album, 2000′s Live, achieved what a truly good live album is supposed to do: it excelled in bringing another dimension to the songs, and in the process, improved upon them. No stranger to extreme guitar wrangling, Doug Martsch lets his classic rock loving, freak flag fly, laying waste to Neil […]

Thursday, September 6th, 2007

“Heart of Gold put me in the middle of the road. Traveling there soon became a bore so I headed for the ditch.” — Neil Young The 1973 Live album, Time Fades Away, marks the first LP in Neil Young’s early 1970s Ditch Trilogy (see also: On The Beach, Tonight’s The Night). Somehow, 30+ years […]

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

“I hate to advocate weird chemicals, alcohol, violence or insanity to anyone… but they’ve always worked for me.” – Dr. Hunter S. Thompson Listen, I’m not here to defend the original feature film based on the writings of Hunter S. Thompson entitled Where The Buffalo Roam (1980)…oh wait, yes I am, but I’ll be brief. […]