SiriusXM Relaunches Neil Young Radio Channel After Spotify Removal – Deadline
A day after Spotify chose Joe Rogan over Neil Young, SiriusXM announced it would be relaunching its own limited-play Neil Young radio channel from the rock icon’s catalog.
But young fans will need to act fast: the channel will return to SiriusXM’s Deep Tracks for just seven days, starting today, and for one month streaming on the SXM app. The service offers a 24-hour free trial period.
“When you have the opportunity to showcase an iconic artist still at the peak of their creativity, you don’t hesitate to do it again,” said Steve Blatter, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Music Programming, SiriusXM, in a statement. . posted on the streaming service blog. “Outspoken, courageous and a true music icon, Neil Young is one of a class of rare artists, and we are honored to partner with him to create a special audio experience for his fans.”
According to the streaming service, Neil Young Radio, which originally launched in December for a limited time, includes music from Young’s entire catalog, from his days with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby Stills Nash & Young to his long solo career. The channel also includes rarities and exclusives, including interviews, as well as new songs from his latest album. barn.
Young spoke out against Rogan and Spotify earlier this week, saying Rogan used his Joe Rogan Experience podcast to spread misinformation about the Covid vaccine. “They can have Rogan or Young,” the rocker wrote in an open letter. “Not both.”
Spotify confirmed yesterday that it will begin removing Young’s music from the service.