Spotify

No Trivia: Everybody knows this is nowhere

No Trivia: Everybody knows this is nowhere

A big chunk of Neil Young's discography showed up on Apple Music and Spotify just a few days before Donald Trump's victory and I've been revisiting his noisy, rickety records of rage, rancor, and resignation ever since. There's maybe no musician who better articulates the long game of dissappointment, who saw through the '60s without ever really losing his idealism, just scooping up a whole lot more real talk along the way, than Neil Young.

Particularly it's his work in the mid-'70s—after he made his mark with “After The Gold Rush” and “Harvest” and realized fame was weird and the '60s faded for good and a couple of his friends OD'd—which got mean, loose, and melancholy, that...

64°