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Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012

Discovery, melancholy in ‘Waging Heavy Peace,’ a poetically detailed memoir

At age 66, Neil Young is reaching an artistic zenith. Young recently released the album Americana with his longtime band Crazy Horse, and the end of this month will see yet another Crazy Horse album, Psychedelic Pill...
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012

New book covers 'Everything Left to Know'

With his new “folk music” album Americana, a documentary film going into theaters this summer titled Journeys and his memoirs forthcoming this fall, it is impossible to dispute the prodigious artistry of Neil Young. Separating Young from...
Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010

Music legend’s masterpiece continues to morph

The graphic novel based on Neil Young’s Greendale (published by Vertigo) is the illustrated version, replete with variant narrative, of the original. But what exactly is the “original” when it comes to this work? Is it the live concert series?
Monday, Aug. 2, 2010

July 30, 2010

The name of the tour provided a good clue. Anyone looking for a run-through of greatest hits at Neil Young’s “Twisted Road Tour” solo concert Friday at the Riverside Theater was bound to be disappointed.Yet fans who have followed...
Thursday, July 29, 2010

Neil Young, Happy Birthday, Phosphorescent and The National

The songwriters on this double-bill are united by the self-released nature of their music and the appearance of their songs on programs like “Grey’s Anatomy.” Greg Laswell fronted the short-lived rock band Shillglen before breaking out with his selffinanced Good Movie in 2003. His audience mushroomed with...
07.08.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
As part of my resolution to be better about calling out overrated albums, let me offer this succinct consumer warning about the new Tiny Vipers album: Do not buy the new Tiny Vipers album. At least not unless you know what your in for. Tiny Viper's Life on Earth, the sophomore offering from Sub Pop singer-songwriter Jesy Fortino, is so quiet it makes Jana Hunter sound like AC/DC. It could ha...