Neil Young

Watch Neil Young’s Acceptance Speech For The Canadian Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Neil Young was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall Of Fame during a ceremony at Toronto’s Massey Hall last night. "I’m terribly proud to be…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / September 25, 2017

Neil Young at Farm Aid 2017: “America Is Already Great, We Don’t Need to Apologize”

Willie Nelson’s annual Farm Aid benefit concert took place last Saturday and once again featured longtime co-headliners Dave Matthews, John Mellencamp, and Neil Young. The year's benefit,…
Brian Josephs / September 18, 2017

Watch a New Animated Video for the Hitchhiker Version of Neil Young’s “Powderfinger”

"Powderfinger," originally released on Neil Young and Crazy Horse's 1979 mostly-live album Rust Never Sleeps, is one of Young's all-time classic LPs. Now, the song…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 14, 2017

Eddie Vedder Debuts New Song, Covers Fugazi, Pink Floyd, Neil Young at Ohana Fest

Eddie Vedder headlined California's Ohana Fest over the weekend, and as our friends at Stereogum pointed out, his set opened with an as-yet-untitled new song…
Andy Cush / September 12, 2017

Review: Neil Young’s Lost Album Hitchhiker Offers a Grand Unifying Theory of His Greatest Decade

On August 11, 1976, Neil Young sat down in a Malibu studio with an acoustic guitar, a batch of new songs, and enough weed, cocaine,…
Andy Cush / September 7, 2017

Hear Neil Young Tell a Poignant Story About the Making of His “Lost” Album Hitchhiker

Next week, Neil Young will release Hitchhiker, an acoustic album he recorded in 1976 and kept on the shelf for the next 41 years. (It's also currently…
Andy Cush / September 1, 2017

Stream Neil Young’s “Lost” Album Hitchhiker Now

Neil Young's Hitchhiker, an unreleased album of acoustic solo performances, is available to stream now ahead of its release on September 8. The album was…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 31, 2017

Neil Young Is Launching a Huge New Online Archival Project

This morning, Neil Young officially announced the impending release of Hitchhiker, a solo acoustic album he recorded in 1976 but decided against putting out at the time.
Andy Cush / August 4, 2017

Hitchhiker, Neil Young’s “Lost” Acoustic Album From 1976, Really Is Coming Out in September

For months, Neil Young fans have been pretty sure about the impending release of Hitchhiker, a solo acoustic album that Young recorded during one drug-fueled night in 1976…
Andy Cush / August 4, 2017

Neil Young Says He Will No Longer Host Annual Bridge School Benefit

Neil Young will no longer host his annual Bridge School Benefit, and the concert is canceled this year, as Variety reports. "Although I will continue in…
Anna Gaca / June 15, 2017

Neil Young Fans Think the “Lost” Album Hitchhiker May Be Released This Summer

Alongside his huge catalog of official releases, Neil Young has a number of "lost" albums that have never officially seen the light of day: there's Homegrown, the…
Andy Cush / May 26, 2017

I Guess I’m Already There: Jonathan Demme Understood How Music and Film Worked Together

"Hi. I’ve got a tape I want to play," says a person dressed like the cabana boy at the health club, possibly in his early…
Alfred Soto / April 27, 2017

Neil Young’s New Streaming Service Shares Its Name With the Fictional One on Empire

The latest news about Neil Young's newest business scheme packs a real one-two punch. First off, following hints he dropped in an interview with Rolling Stone last…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 21, 2017

Neil Young Is Doing Just Fine, According to a Representative

If you're anything like me, the news that Neil Young would not be inducting Pearl Jam into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this…
Andy Cush / April 6, 2017

David Letterman to Induct Pearl Jam Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame After Neil Young Drops Out Due to Illness

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced that Neil Young will no longer be inducting grunge heroes Pearl Jam in this year's ceremony, due…
Brian Josephs / April 5, 2017
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