Watch: Neil Young Releases 40-Minute ‘Americana’ Film

    Neil Young’s Americana is still streaming online ahead of its June 5 release date, but there’s also a chance to see a unique visual counterpart to the record. It’s a 40-minute silent feature directed by Young under his alias Bernard Shakey, with the music from Americana layered over the top. Perhps Young saw The Artist and was sufficiently enamored to try his own hand at the form? NPR reports that the clip was shot at Shepard Fairey’s studio a few weeks ago, and they have the exclusive stream of the film here