09.11.13 Ben talks about his next album in Charlotte Observer interview

by kevin

Ben talks about his next album in Charlotte Observer interview

In a recent interview from The Charlotte Observer, Ben was asked by the interviewer, Courtney Devores, "what's next?" & he said his next album would be a duet record with his mom. Here is a link to the full interview, followed by the question & answer regarding Ben's next record:

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/09/11/4306027/harper-shades-blues-...

Q. What’s next?

A. My next record will be a duet record with my mom.

Q. What’s that been like?

A. It’s one of the most rewarding experiences of my life, and it’s not easy ’cause I’m producing it. It’s not easy asking my mom to do another take.

09.11.13 Jack Johnson's new album featuring Ben is streaming on iTunes

by kevin

Jack Johnson's new album featuring Ben is streaming on iTunes

For a limited time iTunes is a streaming a video that plays Jack Johnson's upcoming album "From Here To Now To You" in its entirety. The video features studio footage and shots of Jack's surroundings in Hawaii. You can hear the song 'Change' which features Ben on weissenborn & vocals, and watch footage of Ben & Jack recording the song. 'Change' starts around 35 minutes into the video. Here's the link to check it out:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/jack-johnson/id909253

09.11.13 Interview from The Austin Chronicle

by kevin

Interview from The Austin Chronicle

Here's the link to a recent interview with Ben from The Austin Chronicle:

http://www.austinchronicle.com/blogs/music/2013-09-10/ben-harper-and-cha...