“We can’t control the back end of the donkey.”
In this clip from the D: Dive Into Media conference, Neil Young begins by saying “My goal is to try to rescue the art form that I’ve been practicing for the past 50 years.” He goes on to talk about preserving the album format, how piracy is the new radio, and what Beats headphones bring to the back end of the donkey (more bottom end).
Neil wants to bring more attention to the front end: offering music in high-resolution formats, and making it available conveniently. That’s what we’re all about, and we will focus on this in the next installment of Hi-Fi 2.0. Let’s save the 95%!