The late David Carr was a celebrated media columnist for the New York Times, bestselling author and champion of new writers and young journalists. For me, his work—his metaphors, cadence, reporting—is a study in the craft.
By: David Carr, for the New York Times
He made a bunch of rights and lefts through the forest before getting out to unlock the gate. Others might have an electronic gate, but Young likes the mechanical experience of slipping a key into a padlock and swinging something open. He is fundamentally analog, despite the occasional electronic excesses in his music. He likes amps with knobs that go to 12 and things that click when you touch them.