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Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “All Along The Watchtower”

Super Bowl weekend already feels like it was months ago, though there are still a couple feelings I've been coasting off in the last week-or-so…
Nate Patrin | February 15, 2018 - 12:55 pm

2017 In Review

The 40 Worst Songs Of 2017

The internet was a lot less fun this year. With Russian propagandists invading Facebook, neo-Nazis overrunning Twitter, child predators exploiting YouTube comments, ransomware attacking our…
Scott Lapatine | December 29, 2017 - 4:20 pm

Best Covers

Sleater-Kinney’s 10 Best Cover Songs

Last year Sleater-Kinney put a period on their world-shaking, band-revitalizing 2015 with a nearly weeklong victory lap across some of New York's finest venues. (They…
Michael Tedder | January 18, 2016 - 10:31 am

More Neil Young stories

Yo La Tengo Cover Neil Young, Guest On Song Exploder

Indie rock royalty Yo La Tengo are a dexterous cover band. If 2006’s 30-song compilation Yo La Tengo Is Murdering The Classics didn’t prove it…
Gil Green | June 20, 2018 - 5:37 pm

Neil Young Announces Expanded Archives For Monthly Fee

Neil Young's archival website will, from now on, be the only place the rocker lives online. Young has announced in a post that he will…
Julia Gray | May 13, 2018 - 3:55 pm

Neil Young Says He’s Releasing “Four Or Five” Unheard Crazy Horse Albums And Trans Animated Film

It’s a great time to be a Neil Young fan. He’s playing live with Crazy Horse, he’s pumping out new albums and reliably bonkers extracurricular…
Andy Cush / Spin | May 8, 2018 - 2:28 pm

Neil Young & Crazy Horse Reunite In Fresno — Watch

About four years ago, I was standing in a park in Sweden, waiting for a festival headlining set from Neil Young And Crazy Horse. It…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2018 - 9:53 am

Watch Weird Al Make His Guitar-Playing Debut With A Neil Young Cover At The Apollo

"Weird Al" Yankovic is in the middle of his "Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour," where he's mostly playing obscure songs and isn't engaging in his…
James Rettig | March 26, 2018 - 5:38 pm

Stream Neil Young Paradox

Neil Young has been busy lately. He just released The Visitor, his latest album with Promise Of The Real as his backing band, back in…
Peter Helman | March 22, 2018 - 11:02 pm

Neil Young On NRA Spokesperson Dana Loesch’s Hatred Of His Music: “Why Doesn’t She Just Shoot Me?”

Did you know that NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch, who recently tried to argue that the students who participated in the recent anti-gun-violence student walkouts were…
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | March 15, 2018 - 6:36 pm

Neil Young Stars In & Soundtracks The Netflix Western Paradox; Watch The Trailer

The actress Darryl Hannah, from Splash and Blade Runner and Kill Bill, has directed a new Netflix movie, a sort of impressionistic Western called Paradox.
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2018 - 11:02 am

Classic Album Cover Artist Gary Burden Dead At 84, Neil Young Pays Tribute

Gary Burden, the Grammy Award-winning artist who designed the covers of classic albums like Neil Young's After The Gold Rush, the Doors' Morrison Hotel, Joni…
Peter Helman | March 10, 2018 - 3:01 pm

Neil Young Blasts Google In New Essay

Neil Young is no fan of multinational corporations. And in a lengthy new post on his Neil Young Archives site entitled Google And Artists, the…
Peter Helman | February 24, 2018 - 11:15 am

Neil Young Says Pono Was Killed By Record Labels

We all remember Pono, don't we? Neil Young's Kickstarter-funded vanity music player cost $400. It had a 64-gig storage capacity and a tiny, fucked-up touchscreen.
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2018 - 11:17 am

Neil Young Starring In Daryl Hannah Western PARADOX

Neil Young has a starring role in Daryl Hannah's full-length directorial debut, PARADOX, which is scheduled to premiere during the film portion of SXSW this…
James Rettig | February 1, 2018 - 12:17 pm

Spotify Hit With $1.6 Billion Copyright Lawsuit Over Tom Petty, Weezer, Neil Young Songs

As the new year begins, the music industry could be set for an epochal moment. Hopes are running high for the first significant reform of…
Eriq Gardner / The Hollywood Reporter | January 2, 2018 - 2:35 pm
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