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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Neil Young’

Def Leppard Will Share a Stage With Donald Trump in Iowa

When Def Leppard takes the stage at the Iowa State Fair next month, they will be introduced and welcomed by none other than Donald Trump. Def Leppard is touring with classic rock acts Styx and Tesla, who will also be on the bill at the State Fair Grandstand on the fairgrounds in Des Moines on August 15. Def Leppard has …

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Neil Young Says He’s Done with Streaming, Citing Sound Quality

Neil Young Says He’s Done with Streaming, Citing Sound Quality

Neil Young says he’s pulling his music from streaming services. No, Young’s issue isn’t money, like Taylor Swift or Prince – Young’s problem is with sound quality, which he calls the worst “in the history of broadcasting or any other form of distribution.” streaming ends for me today… https://t.co/3CJUtvwjMv — Neil Young (@Neilyoung) July 15, 2015 Here’s what Young had …

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Neil Young Calls for Starbucks Boycott Over GMO Lawsuit

Neil Young is protesting Starbucks. And when Neil Young protests something, people notice — for better or for worse. When the National Guard rolled in to Kent State back in the 60s and left four students dead in their wake, the country was shocked. Crosby, Still, Nash, and Young had just completed an album and it was in pressings. But …

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Daryl Hannah and Neil Young: Dating?

Daryl Hannah is rumored to be dating newly-single rocker Neil Young. Could there be any truth behind the rumor? The Daily Mail recently posted shots of the two dining in southern California. The actress was spotted kissing Young’s cheek in one of the shots. Us Weekly says the two are definitely an item. Daryl Hannah’s admiration of Neil Young apparently …

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Chrissie Hynde, of The Pretenders Fame, Goes Solo

Next Tuesday, Chrissie Hynde, formerly of The Pretenders, will release her first solo album of her career, entitled “Stockholm”. And while Hynde’s name may be the only one on the front cover, this album was definitely not composed solo. “It’s a goddam awful phrase [solo album]. I never wanted to be solo, and I said a thousand times I never …

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Neil Young Set to Unveil Pono, a New Music Player

With the advent of the smartphone, the world was introduced to another way to degrade the quality of music by attempting to stuff all media into one, singular device with extremely limited storage and processing capabilities. Unfortunately, this trend of ultra-music compression has only increased as listeners seek to cram more and more music into smaller and smaller devices responsible …

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Neil Young Performs Carnegie Hall, Keeps His Fans In Check

Neil Young started a four-night run at Carnegie Hall on Monday, and stunned his fans when he corrected them for incorrect clapping. He is a veteran, and a musical icon, certainly having the authority to correct his fans on something such as the beat. Neil Young has made a wildly successful career for himself over the years as a solo …

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Neil Young Does Carnegie Hall

Neil Young, one-quarter of the famous folk rock group Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, began a four night gig at Carnegie Hall this week. Playing a solo acoustic show on both nights one and two, Young used a variety of guitars set up on stage. He also performed some numbers while accompanying himself on the piano. Tried and true hits …

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Neil Young & Red Hot Chili Peppers Play Benefit

67-year-old Neil Young is set to perform with at a benefit concert for the Silverlake Conservatory of Music that Flea and Anthony Kiedis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers will host. The exciting event will take place Wednesday, Oct. 30 in Silverlake, CA. Not only will the celebrated Young perform, the Red Hot Chili Peppers will also grace the stage. …

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Neil Young Fights for Better Quality Sound

If you think the sound quality of MP3’s are terrible, then you’re not alone. Music enthusiasts who switched their CD collections over to modern MP3 formats will notice a huge loss in the sound quality. People who say digital is better are missing the picture. It’s only better if everything is still there and with MP3’s and even CD’s, it’s …

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Neil Young Equates Piracy To Radio

Rovio boss Mikael Hed said that piracy equals exposure. Music legend Neil Young couldn’t agree more. At the Dive Into Media conference today, Neil Young spoke on music piracy and music quality. He detailed his solution to audio quality and his relationship with Steve Jobs. Speaking first on the MP3 format, Young said that digital formats are convenient, but they …

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