White House on Spotify’s Joe Rogan Mess: “There Is More That Can Be Done” to Inform Users
The White House is weighing in on the Spotify-Joe Rogan fiasco. White House press secretary Jen Psaki, in her daily press briefing, was asked by Politico‘s Max Tani about Spotify’s decision to add content advisories to podcast episodes that discuss COVID-19 and related issues, such as vaccines. “This disclaimer, it’s a positive step, but we […]
Joe Rogan Responds to Podcast Controversy, Pledges to “Balance Things Out” in the Future
Joe Rogan posted a nearly 10-minute video on Instagram on Sunday night in which he addressed the controversy surrounding his Spotify podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience, and promised to “do my best in the future to balance things out.” The backlash reached a fever pitch last week, when Neil Young said he would remove his […]
Longtime E Street Band Member Nils Lofgren Pulls Music From Spotify, Encourages All Musicians to “Cut Ties” With Service
Nils Lofgren, a longtime guitarist for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, has announced that he’s pulling his music from Spotify. He follows Neil Young — who announced Wednesday that he would remove his catalog in protest of COVID-19 misinformation being spread on Joe Rogan’s podcast — and Joni Mitchell, who followed in solidarity soon after. […]
Joni Mitchell Says She Will Remove Music From Spotify: “I Stand In Solidarity With Neil Young”
Joni Mitchell said she will remove her music catalogue from Spotify in solidarity with Neil Young, according to a message posted to her official website on Friday evening. “I’ve decided to remove all my music from Spotify. Irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives. I stand in solidarity with Neil Young […]
Neil Young Touts Amazon Music Promotion After Spotify Exit
Neil Young is ready to leave Spotify in the past and bring his fans with him. Young fans will now be able to get a free four-month subscription to Amazon Music using a link created specifically for Young. The offer will be available for a week, beginning on Friday. “Amazon has been leading the pack […]
SiriusXM Lands Neil Young’s Music After Spotify Removal
SiriusXM has returned Neil Young Radio to its lineup and brought the artist’s catalog of music to the satellite and streaming music channel after Neil Young pulled his music from Spotify over objections to Joe Rogan. “When you have an opportunity to present an iconic artist still at the height of his creativity, you don’t […]
Spotify to Pull Neil Young’s Music After Artist’s Objections to Joe Rogan
Spotify is in the process of removing Neil Young’s catalog of music from its service after the artist published — then took down — an open letter with an ultimatum: Deal with the vaccine misinformation coming from Joe Rogan’s podcast, or lose Young’s music. Two days after the letter was published, Spotify is now in […]
Neil Young Sells 50 Percent Stake in Song Catalog
Neil Young is the latest music star to strike a catalog deal, selling a 50 percent stake in his song catalog to London-listed investment firm Hipgnosis for an undisclosed price.
Neil Young Objects to Songs Being Played at Trump Mount Rushmore Event
Neil Young is "NOT ok" with his music being played at President Donald Trump's Mount Rushmore event on Friday.
‘Laurel Canyon: A Place in Time’: TV Review
THR review: Alison Ellwood's two-part doc 'Laurel Canyon: A Place in time' celebrates the rustic neighborhood that nurtured a historic confluence of singer-songwriters and rock innovators in late-1960s/early-'70s Los Angeles.
Neil Young Pens Tribute to Former Manager and “My Best Friend” Elliot Roberts
Neil Young has published a heartfelt letter on the loss of his longtime manager, Elliot Roberts, who died Friday morning.
Elliot Roberts, Manager for Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Dies at 76
Elliot Roberts, the legendary music manager who worked with classic rock icons like Neil Young and Joni Mitchell, has died. He was 76.