When Jimmy Fallon trots out his Neil Young impression, the whole world listens. The impression is well over a decade old now, but to hear him warble the first line from Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” (that would be “first things first I’m the realest”) with a straight face and the brim of his hat casting his eyes in shadow, well it breathes new life into both the song and Fallon’s bit.
With a little help from Jack White, Neil Young made history last night (May 12) on The Tonight Show by recording a song straight to vinyl.
Neil Young has offered up the first taste from his upcoming album, A Letter Home, which will be released on Jack White’s label, Third Man Records. His cover of Burt Jansch’s “Needle of Death” was recorded in Third Man’s “record booth,” a refurbished 1947 Voice-O-Gram machine that cuts songs directly to vinyl.
Neil Young sure knows a thing or two about crowd funding. His Pono Kickstarter not only reached its goal of $800,000 in its first day, but the pledges rose upwards of $6.2 million. Today (April 15), […]
“Music has been very dormant for a long time.”
With Neil Young currently in Austin, Texas, to deliver a SXSW keynote where’s he expected to detail his Pono digital music service
The book will include Young’s artwork as well.
Willie Nelson, Dave Matthews and Tom Morello also paid tribute to the legend.
Plus, the bass player speculates on the future with Neil Young.
“I’m kind of a producer, partially, an engineer, I’m not really good at either one. It’s hurt my records in the past. We’re performance-oriented: technical things don’t matter that much”