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New Neil Young video: Hitchhiker

Video: Neil Young – “Hitchhiker” From Hitchhiker, out now on Reprise Records. This is the second animated video Neil has released to promote Hitchhiker. We already covered the first one, but this album is really holding up as one of the greatest gems from the Neil Young Archives. It’s such an immediate, intimate, intense collection. … Continue reading New Neil Young video: Hitchhiker

Amy Winehouse Busted

Five months later, Amy Winehouse has been arrested in connection with a video that allegedly shows her “doing drugs” at a party in her London home. Metro police said Winehouse was arrested Wednesday evening and released on bail following several hours of questioning. “Amy Winehouse voluntarily attended a London police station today by appointment. She … Continue reading Amy Winehouse Busted

Albert Hofmann, inventor of LSD, Dead at 102

Jeez, who knew he was still alive? Well, he’s not anymore. It’s safe to say the world would be a much different place without the pioneering work of Dr. Hoffman. We certainly wouldn’t have as much good music, that’s for sure… He then took LSD hundreds of times, but regarded it as a powerful and … Continue reading Albert Hofmann, inventor of LSD, Dead at 102

Pete Doherty Back in Jail

Pete Doherty is going back to the slammer. Judge Davinder Lachar handed him a 14 week sentence at a court hearing in west London for violating his parole and using drugs. Doherty had been given a suspended sentence last October for possession of illegal drugs and driving illegally. It appears he was unable to meet … Continue reading Pete Doherty Back in Jail

Jeff Tweedy Talks to the AP

A trip through Jeff Tweedy’s world: “Well, you know Spencer is 11, and awhile back, he said ‘I just read on Wikipedia that you started smoking pot when you quit drinking in nineteen-whatever. That makes me so mad. Wikipedia is always so wrong. It’s just like, so stupid.’ And I had to take him aside … Continue reading Jeff Tweedy Talks to the AP

Pete Pleads Guilty

Pete Doherty pleads guilty to drugs charge: The singer pleaded guilty to possessing quantities of crack, heroin, cannabis and ketamine as well as to two driving offences. The judge however deferred sentencing Doherty until August 7, on the condition he enters a drug rehabilitation programme – probably a five-day course at a clinic in Harrogate … Continue reading Pete Pleads Guilty