NEWS: NEIL YOUNG ARCHIVES release date set…

A new date has been set according to the folks over at the fantastic Thrashers Wheat but please don’t hold your breath! June 2nd 2009 Includes: – Bluray, DVD, & CD editions – BD and DVD with free mp3 download of the tracks – Ability to buy a full set or any disc in all formats individually. – Ability to buy the book or poster … Continue reading NEWS: NEIL YOUNG ARCHIVES release date set…

NEWS: Booker T + Drive By Truckers @ Factory

Prior to an official announcement it appears that the legendary Booker T Jones and Southern county rockers Drive By Truckers will be playing a sideshow together when they hit Sydney for this years Bluesfest. Booker T’s Myspace page lists dates at The Factory on April 11 after a show in Melbourne at The Prince of Wales the night before. His new record  Potato Hole, due … Continue reading NEWS: Booker T + Drive By Truckers @ Factory

LIVE REVIEW: NEIL YOUNG @ Sydney Ent Centre, 24th Jan 2009

It has been 26 years since I first saw Neil Young perform at the Mt Smart Supertop in Auckland, New Zealand. I was 11 years old at the time and it was a moment that changed my life. It was the first concert I had been to where the act played two contrasting sets, one acoustic, the other electric. Neil was hit by a coin … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: NEIL YOUNG @ Sydney Ent Centre, 24th Jan 2009

VIDEO: NEIL YOUNG new song ‘Fork In The Road’…

“There’s a bailout coming but its not for you”. Neil continues his ridiculously prolific run of releases with a new track that debuted at recent shows.  The video is Neil at his brilliant best with a pair of headphones literally plugged into an ‘Apple’ and some searing air guitar.  It is his latest state of the nation address and as usual he is right on … Continue reading VIDEO: NEIL YOUNG new song ‘Fork In The Road’…

NEWS: Yep, NEIL YOUNG ARCHIVES delayed again… CRAZY HORSE album to be released…

It’s not really a surprise but according to Rolling Stone magazine, Neil Young’s Archives has been pushed back until “perhaps March or April.” In an interview with Young it has also been confirmed that the previously abandoned Crazy Horse album Toast will be released early in the new year.  Toast was recorded back around the time of Are You Passionate?, one of Young’s weaker records … Continue reading NEWS: Yep, NEIL YOUNG ARCHIVES delayed again… CRAZY HORSE album to be released…

NEWS: CALIFORNIA DREAMING – Henry Diltz exhibition

If you are in Sydney you should definitely get along to the exhibition showing at Blender Gallery in Paddington.  It features the work of Henry Diltz, the legendary rock photographer whose lenses have captured everyone from Nirvana to Joni Mitchell, Hendrix, Joplin and Neil Young. It is showing until December 23rd and you can find Blender Gallery at 16 Elizabeth St, Paddington. Don’t miss this … Continue reading NEWS: CALIFORNIA DREAMING – Henry Diltz exhibition

NEWS: Neil Young Archives delayed…again

Unsurprisingly there are reports coming out of Thrashers Wheat and Bad News Beat today that the long awaited Archives Blu-Ray mega release has been delayed due to production issues.  It was scheduled for release early November but now looks likely to hit the stores in Jan or Feb 2009.  What’s a few more months ay!  Gives us time to save up for a better Blu-Ray … Continue reading NEWS: Neil Young Archives delayed…again

NEWS: Big Day Out 2009

UPDATED 5TH NOV Latest additions to the lineup are: SERJ TANKIAN, DROPKICK MURPHYS, BLACK KIDS, HOT CHIP, LUPE FIASCO, HOLY GHOST!, Z*TRIP, DIED PRETTY, THE VINES, INFUSION, CHILDREN COLLIDE, PEE WEE FERRIS, SPARKADIA, THE GETAWAY PLAN, LITTLE RED, MAMMAL, MERCY ARMS, AJAX, ANDEE FROST, THE DRONES. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Okay, the first lineup announcement for the BDO 2009 happened today.  We already knew about Neil Young, My … Continue reading NEWS: Big Day Out 2009