04.25.12 DHANI HARRISON'S THENEWNO2 ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM FEATURING BEN HARPER

by kevin

DHANI HARRISON'S THENEWNO2 ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM FEATURING BEN HARPER

thenewno2 announces the release of their second full-length album, thefearofmissingout, on July 31 via H.O.T. Records Ltd. The album was produced by pHd, the moniker for band members and Grammy Award winners Dhani Harrison and Paul Hicks, and recorded in both Los Angeles and London.

Following their debut album You Are Here (2009), primarily written and recorded by Harrison, thefearofmissingout is the first recording as a band featuring Harrison, Hicks, Jonathan Sadoff, Jeremy Faccone, Nick Fyffe and Frank Zummo.

Employing a combination of live and programmed instruments and adding in obscure samples to create an intricate collage of electronica sounds, the sonic textures in thefearofmissingout were enhanced by Harrison as well as guest vocalists RZA, Ben Harper, The Black Knights, Throunn Antonia (Fields, Beck's Record Club) and Holly Marilyn (The Child). more»

03.05.12 Ben Harper has cast his MVP Vote

by kevin

Ben Harper has cast his MVP Vote

http://espn.go.com/blog/los-angeles/lakers/post/_/id/27901/ben-harper-ha...

Ben Harper has cast his MVP Vote

By Brian Kamenetzky
ESPN.com

Over the last couple of seasons, we've been lucky enough to strike up a friendship with Grammy Award winning musician/die-hard Lakers fan Ben Harper. He's been a frequent guest on the podcast, talking hoops and music (including this really cool conversation about cover songs, and another about Marvin Gaye's iconic anthem) and we'll often get emails from him before, during and after games. Following the win over Miami Sunday afternoon, like a lot of Lakers loyalists, he was pretty fired up. This landed in my inbox, and for anyone looking to put into perspective the sort of season Kobe Bryant is having, Harper does a pretty good job:

"Today's Lakers is the team no one wants to face in a seven game series.

So lemme get this straight: more»

03.02.12 Ben on Alter-Native (Moheak Radio) Sat. 3/3 9am Pacific Premiering a New Reggae Version of 'I Shall Not Walk Alone'!

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Ben on Alter-Native (Moheak Radio) Sat. 3/3 9am Pacific Premiering a New Reggae Version of 'I Shall Not Walk Alone'!

http://www.moheak.com/2012/03/ben-harper-on-alter-native-saturday-9am-pa...

Ben Harper on Alter-Native, Saturday @ 9am Pacific!
2:41 pm in Alter-Native, Show Schedule by Wolfman

Tune in this Saturday, March 3rd for a very special edition of Alter-Native w/ Native Wayne Jobson from 9-11am Pacific. Native Wayne will be welcoming Grammy winning artist Ben Harper to the show! Known for his passion and mastering of blues, folk, soul and reggae, Ben Harper’s prolific career has gained him international notoriety among an array of genres, styles, and ages. Be sure to tune in right here at http://www.moheak.com/ !

As a bonus for listeners and Moheak alike, Ben Harper will be revealing a special reggae song he recorded exclusively for Alter-Native! You don’t want to miss this!

Check out Ben Harper:
http://www.benharper.com/
http://www.facebook.com/benharper
http://twitter.com/#!/benharper

More from Native Wayne:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Native-Wayne-Jobson-Producer/197936716965670
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