YouTube has been the catalyst for the biggest shift in the way we consume music. No longer are we satisfied with the sterile, nicely packaged singles and albums our favourite pop stars hand down to us – we want to see them up close and personal outside of their PR bubble. To that end we […]
Neil Young has just made his new album Psychedelic Pill available to stream online ahead of its release next week. To stream Psychedelic Pill, head over to Young’s official site – where you’ll need to give your email address and download the audio stream. Here’s the link: Psychedelic Pill stream. As well as the album stream, […]
A new month always brings a host of great new albums to look forward to, and May is no different. Last month saw big new releases from Damon Albarn, Pixies, Eels and Nas, amongst others, and May is looking even better. Below I’ve listed all of the albums worth getting excited about this month – […]
I had the idea to do a post about the best acoustic guitar songs and thought it would be fun to try and put together a list of my favourites. As soon as I started though, the ‘fun’ turned to despair as I had to start choosing which classics to include and which to leave out. It’s not easy, trust me!
After much deliberation, here’s my list of the best acoustic guitar songs ever recorded. Some aren’t strictly acoustic, but they’re all heavily-reliant on an acoustic guitar.
I’d love to know what you guys think so leave your suggestions in the comments at the bottom and maybe we can start building a bigger list.
01. Pink Floyd – ‘Wish You Were Here’
Legendary singer-songwriter Neil Young releases his ‘Live At The Cellar Door’ album next week via Warner Bros, who have made the entire thing available to stream online today. The live album features tracks taken from Young’s solo shows at the Washington DC venue back in 1970 – where he played six gigs to promote his […]
With Christmas just round the corner the album release schedule is predictably dominated with lots of cash-in’s like reissues, box sets and anything else that might be loosely described as a ‘stocking filler’. I’ve rounded up the pick of the releases for December below, which includes a few albums and box sets as well as […]
It’s been eight long years since Neil Young released an album with his Crazy Horse cohorts (2004’s Greendale), but they are now getting ready to release their brand new album Psychedelic Pill on 29 October. So far three songs have been released from the album – ‘Walk Like A Giant’, ‘Ramada Inn’ and ‘Twisted Road’, […]
Neil Young – Le Noise Neil Young has always been a restless musician – his prolific song-writing and adventurous out-law spirit has led him down many different musical paths throughout his career, as well as seeing him leave a lot of musical partners by the wayside. This single-minded, often reckless approach to making music is […]