Neil Young took to Facebook today to announce that “streaming has ended for me.” Oh brother.
Neil Young's "high resolution" PonoPlayer goes on sale for $400 today. You shouldn't buy it. The recalcitrant rocker isn't wrong for wanting to reclaim audio quality in the digital age, but in the service of that goal he's peddling junk science, and supporting expensive gear and music files you don't need.
Right around this time every year, when the thermometer quits dipping its toes in the sub-60s range and does a cannonball into coldness, the radio station in my head switches format. No more blistering summer tracks. It's fall now—time for some Neil Young.
You've probably seen Jimmy Fallon do his ultra-famous Neil Young impression before, but there's nothing better, really, than seeing Mr. Young himself on the Fallon stage, playing a track inside Jack White's old-school novelty recording booth.
You can't beat an old rocker flying in the face of the man. Neil Young has decided to let everyone know what he thinks about piracy, and it turns out he's probably a fan of Megaupload.