Neil Young


Thu November 1, 2012
The Record

Go See The Old Guys

Originally published on Mon November 5, 2012 5:22 am

Neil Young made me write this. Before last Thursday, when ol' Shakey and his golden garage band Crazy Horse stomped through my local amphitheater, the last thing I'd thought I'd be excited about was a bunch of guys hovering around 70, playing loud rock and roll into the night.

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Wed October 31, 2012
All Politics Are Local

Hey Abigael, We're Sorry... [Updated]

Screencap of a disheartened Abigael from a video uploaded by Elizabeth Evans

You may have seen this taking off across the web Wednesday. 4-year-old Abigael Evans and her mom were listening in Fort Collins to NPR election coverage when this happened...

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Tue October 30, 2012
Music Reviews

Neil Young Still Vital On 'Psychedelic Pill'

Originally published on Wed October 31, 2012 10:51 am

Crazy Horse doesn't just redeem Neil Young's mawkish moments — it transforms them. From left, Ralph Molina, Poncho Sampedro, Neil Young and Billy Talbot are Neil Young and Crazy Horse.
Julie Gardner Courtesy of the artist


Sat September 22, 2012
The Record

The Week In Music: What To Read Now, Prince Edition

Originally published on Thu September 27, 2012 10:38 am

Andy Allo and Prince performing last July in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Brian Ach WireImage

Need something to distract you from politics news? Yeah, us too. So here you go: behind the scenes with intense, high-achieving, middle-aged men; a list of ways the common man is being screwed over by big industry; Springsteen and fact-checking our present understanding of the past. Oh, sorry. Maybe lean back with this video of a British radio legend extolling the virtues of Biggie's "One More Chance" instead.

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Thu August 9, 2012

eTown: City and Colour & Birds of Chicago Cover Cowgirl In The Sand

This is an incredible performance of Neil Young's "Cowgirl In The Sand," and that says a lot, since I saw Neil Young himself at Red Rocks Monday. Tune in for eTown Saturday featuring City and Colour & Birds of Chicago.

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