July 22nd, 2014

Eddie Vedder duets with Cat Power on “You Belong to Me” and covers Neil Young's “Needle and the Damage Done” unaccompanied last weekend at Portugal's Super Bock Super Rock festival. (Skip to 3:00 mark.)

April 4th, 2014
I guess Kurt felt too much. I think it’s sad that he didn’t have anybody to talk to that could’ve talked to him and said, ‘I know what you’re going through, but it’s not too bad. It really isn’t bad. Just (expletive) blink and it will be gone. Everything will be all right. You’ve got a lot of other things to do. Why don’t you just take a break? Don’t worry about all these (expletive) who want you to do all this (expletive) you don’t want to do. Just stop doing everything. Tell them to get (expletive) and stay away.’ That’s it. That’s what I would have told him if I had the chance. And I almost got a chance, but it didn’t happen.
Neil (expletive) Young talks about Kurt Cobain in this new AP article
March 27th, 2014

Up top is the limited-edition Pearl Jam Artist Signature Series version of Neil Young’s PonoPlayer. It’s one of the (in this case sold-out) rewards for backers of the Pono Kickstarter campaign.

February 3rd, 2014

Arcade Fire’s Win Butler joined Pearl Jam onstage at Perth’s Big Day Out yesterday to close out the show (and the BDO festival tour) with “Rockin’ in the Free World.”

November 30th, 2013

There was a Sleater-Kinney mini-reunion at last night’s Pearl Jam show in Portland. All three S-K members, plus R.E.M.’s Peter Buck and Young Fresh Fellow Scott McCaughey, joined PJ for an encore rendition of “Rockin’ in the Free World.” (Instagram: eli_w_n)

UPDATE: Video here.

November 16th, 2013

Last night in Dallas, Carrie Brownstein and St. Vincent joined Pearl Jam onstage for “Rockin’ in the Free World.” (Video is partial; for full performance of the song, from a lesser vantage point, check out this link.)

August 1st, 2013

subpop:

@JMascis sat in with @TheRoots last night on @jimmyfallon and lent his guitar to covers of #DaftPunk, #BlackSabbath and #NeilYoung songs as well as the old #DinosaurJr. standard, “Just Like Heaven”. #TheCure

Watch the entirety of Monday night’s episode here.

Reblogged from Sub Pop
July 31st, 2013
rollingstone:

"On Backspacer I really love that all the songs were fairly short. I love that about it. They were all ‘get in, get out fast.’ This record has a few songs that have a bit more of a … they kind of … what’s the word I’m looking for here? They’re longer. [Laughs] I don’t know if the word ‘depth’ is right, but some of the songs kind of take you down a road for a while.”
We spoke with Pearl Jam’s producer Brendan O’Brien about the making of Lightning Bolt, his long history with the band, his ill-fated attempt to cut a record with Aerosmith and the summer he spent on the road as as Neil Young’s keyboardist.  

rollingstone:

"On Backspacer I really love that all the songs were fairly short. I love that about it. They were all ‘get in, get out fast.’ This record has a few songs that have a bit more of a … they kind of … what’s the word I’m looking for here? They’re longer. [Laughs] I don’t know if the word ‘depth’ is right, but some of the songs kind of take you down a road for a while.”

We spoke with Pearl Jam’s producer Brendan O’Brien about the making of Lightning Bolt, his long history with the band, his ill-fated attempt to cut a record with Aerosmith and the summer he spent on the road as as Neil Young’s keyboardist.  

Reblogged from Rolling Stone
December 4th, 2012

soundcitymovie:

Hey Everybody! We are totally psyched to announce Sound City will have its premiere screening at the Sundance Film Festival. Check out the Official Trailer here: http://soundcitymovie.com and sign up to receive info on theatrical screenings & how to pre-order the film before it’s February release.

Reblogged from Sound City Movie
September 30th, 2012

rollingstone:

#NeilYoung, #DaveGrohl and the #BlackKeys’ #DanAuerbach joined forces for a ten-minute version of “Rockin’ in the Free World” at #GlobalCitizenFestival in Central Park last night. You can read our full recap of the show at RollingStone.com. Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage (Taken with Instagram)

Reblogged from Rolling Stone
Loading tweets...

@markyarm

Likes

Official Tumblr for Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge, a Time magazine book of the year. (Now in paperback; purchase info here.) The blog is run by the author, freelance writer/editor Mark Yarm; he is of no relation to Mark Arm of Mudhoney.