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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Neil Young Wants You To Truly Hear Music | NPR



A video interview with Neil Young on PONO on All Songs Considered : NPR by Bob Boilen.

In the interview, Neil Young continues to press his case about being able to truly hear the music.

Also, here's a summary of PONO coverage:

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    At 3/21/2014 06:42:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Neil 'Don't Flog The Horse'

     
    At 3/21/2014 07:56:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Look over there >>>>>>>>>>>>>>
    That's the Release Time Fades Away Petition >>>>
    We have to sign it >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
    Again >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
    BSM (OPB)

     
    At 3/21/2014 11:43:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    http://pitchfork.com/news/54412-neil-young-delays-time-fades-away-reissue-accompanying-box-set/

     
    At 3/21/2014 01:28:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Does anyone know if 'A Letter Home' is still coming out at the end of the month? Archives Guy, can you help? I've been jonesing for some new Neil lately.

    Thanks,

    Gary

     
    At 3/21/2014 02:23:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Damn, think I have to get me another PonoPlayer!
    For those who were asking for Neil Young & Crazy Horse Artist Signature Series players, they are UP!

    The Real Pono Player!

     
    At 3/21/2014 03:56:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Yeah it's gone very quiet about A Letter Home, looks like another delay. Also gone unusually quiet about CSNY Live 1974 boxset. Ah well the "joys" of being a Neil Young fan

     
    At 3/21/2014 04:44:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    The Neil Young & Crazy Horse Artist Signature Series player is a Special Deluxe Pono. It comes with one extra option. It comes with an "Auto-Tune button". This is the only Pono model that comes with the auto-tune option. So, every Pono lover can choose how to listen to more then 500 Crazy Horse songs. The extra button provides the option to hear Poncho's background vocals in tune or, as it has been recorded, out of tune. We called it Technology Special Deluxe. Peace. BecauseSoundMatters (OfficialPonoBacker)

     
    At 3/21/2014 05:07:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    All gone!
    The Neil Young & Crazy Horse Artist Signature Series player is the fastest selling player in the history of Pono! Congratulations Poncho, Billy, Ralph and Neil.

     
    At 3/22/2014 12:21:00 AM, Blogger Greg Mantho said...

    http://www.theabsolutesound.com/articles/an-interview-with-neil-young-and-pono-ceo-john-hamm/

    A Friend Of Yours

     
    At 3/22/2014 08:02:00 AM, Blogger asg said...

    I have a friend I've never seen
    He hides his head inside his dreams
    yes only Neil can break your Heart

     
    At 3/22/2014 02:01:00 PM, Anonymous The Zuma Band said...

    FWIW, and it's something I've been wonderin' about, the NPR interview confirms that NY does wear hearing aids- note the wire going into his right ear. Not at all surprising, given his age and vocation, but interesting nonetheless.

     
    At 3/23/2014 06:38:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    ...So the hi-res albums are going to cost 10 dollars more than the low res ones. There's a surprise! I wondered where the money would be. I don't doubt Neil's intentions, but this is a just a way for the record companies to sell you the same thing one more time. A last ditch attempt to help save an industry that is already on it's deathbed.

    If only the science (and yes, 24/192 is a scientific term) didn't conclusively prove that 24/192 is redundant, inferior even, then I'd approve of it wholeheartedly. As it stands though, it comes a bit too close to scamming people for my liking.

     
    At 3/30/2014 02:09:00 PM, Blogger ronnie owens said...

    don't want to change the subject but has anyone heard the rumor that Neil & Vapor Records were interested in the young prodigy from the Balitmore
    area Andy Poxon? Kid is unbelievable, awesome guitarist, singer & song writer. He had a soul'blues record out last year produced by Duke Robillard. I can see why Neil would dig his song writing. Check him out if you can.
    ro

     

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