Neil Young

Neil Young’s Pono Music Player Has Arrived

After raising over $6 million dollars last year, a sum almost eight times more than its initial Kickstarter goal of $800,000, Neil Young‘s Pono player is finally ready for the public. The compact music player that promises users a noticeably more enriched musical experience is going for £260/$399 a piece, and is set to hit […]

Rest In Peace: Rick Rosas (Neil Young Bassist, Session Musician) Dead At 65

With a heavy heart, we are learning that Rick Rosas has passed away at the age of 65. The legendary session musician is perhaps best known for his long-time work as the bassist for Neil Young. Rosas is one of folk’s many unsung heroes; the bassist has played alongside artists like Jerry Lee Lewis, Buffalo […]

VIDEO: Neil Young Accompanied By 92-Piece Orchestra On “Who’s Gonna Stand Up?”

A new video has just surfaced on the interweb of legendary singer-songwriter Neil Young with an epic alternate version of his single, “Who’s Gonna Stand Up? (And Save The Earth?).” As if the original version of the rock and roll “environmental activism anthem” wasn’t good enough, Young has decided to step his game up and record […]

ALBUM STREAM: Neil Young – ‘A Letter Home’

Neil Young has always been incredibly influential in music. And getting in the studio with Third Man Records owner Jack White certainly continues to show that. The two have been working together in Nashville on Young’s most recent work, a covers album called A Letter Home. It is now available to stream in its entirety, […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 4/20-4/26

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! If your wallet is still reeling from Record Store Day, then this was probably a frustrating week, with pre-orders launching for a number of highly anticipated releases, such as Say Anything‘s latest, the Garden State soundtrack, and Knuckle Puck‘s The Weight That You Buried. For emo fans, Tiny Engines announced […]

Neil Young Announces 2014 Tour Dates

Three major US cities are going to have the chance to check out Neil Young when he heads out on a mini-tour at the end of March. Young recorded his latest album, A Letter Home, in Jack White’s 1940s-era Voice-O-Graph vinyl recording booth. It’s not out but the singer has said it’s coming “very soon.” […]

Neil Young to Release New Album ‘A Letter Home’ in March

According to Rolling Stone, American icon Neil Young confirmed at a Grammy party last night (where he received the President’s Merit award) that he is releasing a new album in March called A Letter Home.  Let’s not forget that he is also teaming up with Jack White to release a covers album sometime, too. Yesterday morning, however, Young’s Facebook page […]

Jack White And Neil Young To Release Covers Album

According to a report by Michael Goldberg, rock and roll fans can expect quite a treat in 2014 in the form of a covers album by Neil Young and Jack White. The collaboration between one of the genre’s living legends and possibly its most prominent contemporary torchbearer is expected to include covers of Bert Jansch’s […]

Tom Waits Plays First Show In Five Years

In honor of Neil Young’s Bridge School Benefit, Tom Waits played his first show in five years last night. My Morning Jacket and Queens Of The Stone Age were also on the bill. Following the announcement of the Bridge School Benefit via Facebook Waits said in a statement, “I had every good intention to stay home and […]

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young To Reunite For Bridge School Benefit

Neil Young, David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash formed their folk rock super group back in the sixties, and have released eight successful studio albums up until the late nineties. Though they are not producing new music together nowadays, they still like to reunite on occasion to perform on special occasions. The last time […]

WATCH: Neil Young, Foo Fighters, The Black Keys and more perform “Rockin’ in the Free World”

Last night at the Global Citizen Festival, Neil Young & Crazy Horse performed their political hit with a wide array of other artists taking part. K’naan, the Black Keys, the Foo Fighters, Band of Horses, and the original artist Neil Young & Crazy Horse played “Rockin’ in the Free World” as a ten minute jam. […]

Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival Announces Line-Up

Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival has announced their official line-up and it looks to be an unforgettable experience. This one-of-a-kind gourmet music festival takes place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park August 10 through 12, and will feature such acts as Stevie Wonder, Foo Fighters, Metallica, Neil Young, Jack White and tons more. Tickets […]