12.11.13 Ben's cover of Mazzy Star's 'Fade into You' being released Feb. 4

by kevin

Ben's cover of Mazzy Star's 'Fade into You' being released Feb. 4

Ben will be covering Mazzy Star's 'Fade into You' on a Starbucks Valentine's Day covers compilation called "Sweetheart" due Feb. 4. You can read about it & see the full tracklist here:

http://exclaim.ca/News/beck_vampire_weekend_jim_james_fiona_apple_to_app...

& you can listen to a sample at Pitchfork:

http://pitchfork.com/news/53300-listen-fiona-apple-vampire-weekend-beck-...

12.06.13 Congratulations Ben & Charlie on the Grammy Nominations!

by kevin

Congratulations Ben & Charlie on the Grammy Nominations!

Congratulations to Ben, Charlie, the band, & Danny Clinch on the 2 Grammy nominations! Get Up! is such a great album & it is so well-deserved!

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/envelope/music/la-et-ms-grammy-nomi...

Best Blues Album

Remembering Little Walter - Billy Boy Arnold, Charlie Musselwhite, Mark Hummel, Sugar Ray Norcia & James Harman

Cotton Mouth Man - James Cotton

Get Up! - Ben Harper With Charlie Musselwhite

Seesaw - Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa

Down In Louisiana - Bobby Rush

Best Music Film

Live 2012 - Coldplay | Paul Dugdale, video director; Jim Parsons, video producer

¡Cuatro! - Green Day | Tim Wheeler, video director; Tim Lynch, video producer

I'm In I'm Out And I'm Gone: The Making Of Get Up! - Ben Harper With Charlie Musselwhite | Danny Clinch, video director; Ben Harper, video producer

Live Kisses - Paul McCartney | Jonas Akerlund, video director; Violaine Etienne, Aron Levine & Scott Rodger, video producers

The Road To Red Rocks - Mumford & Sons | Nicolas Jack Davies & Frederick Scott, video directors; Dan Bowen, video producer

11.25.13 No Depression reviews of Ben's Walt Disney Concert Hall show & Tom Freund's Mint show feat. Ben

by kevin

No Depression reviews of Ben's Walt Disney Concert Hall show & Tom Freund's Mint show feat. Ben

No Depression has a nice review, by CJ Gronner, of Ben's recent show at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA. Here's the link:

http://www.nodepression.com/profiles/blogs/mr-harper-s-opus-ben-harper-p...

They also have a review, by CJ Gronner, of a Tom Freund CD Release Show at The Mint in LA, on Nov. 20th, that featured Ben sitting in on "Collapsible Plans", "Let My Love Open The Door", and "Copper Moon". Here's the link to that review & photos from the show:

http://www.nodepression.com/profiles/blogs/tom-freund-and-some-great-fri...