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September 30, 2010 "When will I learn how to give back?" Neil Young asks on "Rumblin'." It's the last song on this brief, solitary, claustrophobic album, and might seem like a strange moment of self-recrimination for such a storied artist. But Le Noise, produced by Daniel Lanois and recorded solo with a reverb-swathed electric guitar, is all about doubt and desperation, and Young is never better than when he's unsure of himself. …
September 30, 2010 Neil Young's new album, Le Noise, is his best effort in nearly a decade, and now he's released Le Noise: The Film, a riveting, 38-minute mini-movie featuring live-in-studio performances of each of the album's eight tracks. Watch it below!
The film is shot in striking black and white. …
August 12, 2010 This fall, Neil Young will hit the road for a short tour of the Gulf Coast. His mission: to help cleanup the oil and the damage done.
For the four-date trek, the legendary singer-songwriter will team up with Tyson Foods to fight hunger in Gulf Coast communities affected by the oil spill. …
July 13, 2010 Neil Young launched the second leg of his solo tour Sunday night at Oakland's 1920s-era Fox Theater, peforming hits from his 40-year-plus discography and unreleased tunes from Twisted Road, his upcoming release with producer Daniel Lanois (Bob Dylan, U2).
Young took the stage dressed in a white fedora and jacket, worn jeans, and a Willie Nelson t-shirt that read, "The IRS Tapes 1-800-652-3400," and dove into an 85-minute set that was r …
June 8, 2010 Teenage Fanclub's musical principles are decidedly middle-aged by now, but the Scottish band is still perfectly named. The objective of their fandom (Big Star, Neil Young) is youthful enthusiasm, addressing grown-up concerns with forever-young pop-rock stylings. Bless their Glaswegian hearts, they never sound bitter, 15-plus years after their brief alt-rock moment. …
January 30, 2010 Old friends took a look at Neil Young's life on Friday night, and by the time the dinner concert honoring him as the MusiCares 2010 Person of the Year was over, there wasn't merely a lot of love for the 64-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, but a lot of cash raised for the Recording Academy's charity. …
January 23, 2010 This week, Conan closed out his tenure on The Tonight Show with musical guest Neil Young, Vampire Weekend hit No.1 on the Billboard album chart, Kate Moss got engaged to the Kills' Jamie Hince, and Jay-Z, Muse, and Gorillaz were confirmed as this year's Coachella headliners.
These stories, plus the week's top news, audio/video, and live reviews, below.top StoriesCoachella 2010: Jay-Z, Muse, Gorillaz to HeadlineFull lineup for April 16- …
January 22, 2010 The much-publicized late-night TV battle between NBC and hosts Conan O'Brien and Jay Leno has finally come to an end: Conan has accepted a $45 million exit deal, and will host his final episode of The Tonight Show Friday, January 22. …
November 20, 2009 "We're in Wolfmother and we're here to play a couple of tunes," said frontman Andrew Stockdale as he and his band sat down to do just that in our NYC office.
And an introduction was definitely required. Aside from Stockdale, Wolfmother's lineup has been completely overhauled since American audiences last rocked out to the Australian band's bluesy update of classic rock. …
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