Neil Young’s name has become synonymous with a special brand of rock music that came of age in the 60s, matured in the 70s, and burned on well past its contemporaries. From the laid back Buffalo Springfield, to the soaring harmonies of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, to his solo career, his songs and his voice have managed to stand out from some of the most noteworthy moments in music history....more
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Brian May of Queen has joined the list of musicians who are upset that Donald Trump has played their music in public settings. Following in the steps of REM and Neil Young, May spoke out against the use of “We Are the Champions” at a televised victory conference last week....more
After forty-five years of playing in Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young, Graham Nash has announced that he is done with tolerating—and mollifying—David Crosby’s notoriously big, cantankerous mouth. Nash told Billboard, “In my world, there will never, ever be a Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young record and there will never be another Crosby, Stills, and Nash record or show.” He went a bit further in an earlier interview with the magazine Lust for Life, saying:
I don’t like David Crosby right now.
The aptly dubbed neo-blues duo The Black Keys have made a name for themselves by giving an old and hallowed genre a fresh sheen. Since forming in 2001, the hard-touring band have won a handful of Grammys and a large and fervent fan base....more
“The story was there in the music, down to the epilogue.”
Leigh Newman’s memoir, Still Points North: One Alaskan Childhood, One Grown-up World, One Long Journey Home, gets a unique treatment over at Largehearted boy‘s Booknotes, a column where authors are asked to compile a sort of soundtrack to their process....more