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Ben Harper

  • Music

    January 16, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 16, 2014

    Yellowcard Survives Turnover and Label Trouble To Keep Fighting

    For those who came of age after Y2K, we remember the heady days of heart-on-sleeve pop punk, defined by bands like Fall Out Boy, Cartel and Panic! At The Disco, radio-ready acts that were as relatable as they were kitschy. However, few records encapsulated this timeframe with the honesty of Yellowca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2013

    McDowell Mountain Music Festival 2014 Lineup Is Announced, Featuring Ben Harper, Dwight Yoakam, And More

    Just a couple of days removed from Scottsdale's first True Music Festival, Phoenix's McDowell Mountain Music Festival has announced the lineup for its latest go-around. Headliners include Gramatik, Slightly Stoopid, and--on Sunday--Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite and Dwight Yoakam. The festivitie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    Jason Hildebrandt, What Are You Listening To?

    Jason Hildebrandt Hildebrandt is the executive sous chef for Ocotillo Golf Resort. Meet him Thursday, October 18 at San Tan Brewery for a beer dinner at 6 p.m. For more information, go here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? KUPD 97.9-F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Douglas Proce, What Are You Listening To?

    Douglas Proce Proce is the owner of Video Imaging Services and the filmmaker of the documentary Beautiful Women, screening at the FilmBar September 7-9. For more info, go here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? I don't have a favorite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Lisa Whealy, What Are You Listening To?

    Lisa Whealy​Lisa Whealy Whealy is the CEO of Surface to Air Records and owner of Mountain Music Promotions.  When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Radio iPod. What's the first album you bought? Emerson, Lake, & P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    Mamady Keïta and Famoudou Konaté -- Grand Masters Bring "Djembe Fever" to The MIM

    ​ The African djembe drum may be a familiar sight for pop music fans -- it's popped up onstage with plenty of Western artists like Paul Simon, Ben Harper, and Peter Gabriel -- but intrepid percussionists will have a chance to hear the drum played by two grand masters, Mamady Keïta and Famoudou Ko ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    What's Selling? Top Ten Lists from Valley Record Stores

    Fleet Foxes, Helplessness Blues ​Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. Looks like Fleet Foxes are doing pretty well this week, with their heady folk album Helples ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    The Sound Strike Gets Fancy New Web Site

    ​Would you like to see fewer (possible no) concerts played in the state of Arizona until SB 1070 has been repealed by a state legislature more interested in getting a gun into the hands of every man woman and child and making Obama hop through hoops to get his name on the 2012 ballot? The Sound St ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Lollapalooza Chile Announces Solid Lineup

    ​The lineup for the first annual Lollapalooza in Chile has been announced, according to Consequence of Sound.The Killers, Jane's Addiction, and Kanye West are among some of the top names on the artist roster. Other big names include The Flaming Lips, Ben Harper, The National, Cold War Kids, Devand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Now Trending: Indie Supergroups

    Middle Brother, a new potential indie powerhouse​Holiday cover songs were popular this season, but there's something else that has been getting just as much attention. It seems to be that the latest and greatest trend among rock bands, particularly indie bands, is forming supergroups.Ben Harper, D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Cee-Lo Gives a Big 'F*ck You' to the Music Industry

    ​It turns out that Cee-Lo Green's song "F*ck You" isn't about a girl at all, but rather about the music industry, according to NME."I was in a place where subconsciously, my 'f*ck you' was aimed at the industry itself," Cee-Lo told NME. "You have to be kind, you have to court it, and be considerat ... More >>

  • Music

    August 19, 2010
  • Calendar

    August 19, 2010
  • News

    October 1, 2009
  • Music

    September 17, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Brad Perry: You Asked For It

    Brad Perry and the Acoustic FingerprintsBrad Perry and the Acoustic Fingerprints(Self-released)Grade: C-I'm sure our weekly locals-only music review column, You Asked For It, has unwittingly kicked people when they were down before but, honestly, that's never the intent. That's why it's so hard to w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Just Announced: Miley Cyrus, Bo Bice, Juvenile

    I've never been sure why there isn't more of a rivalry between Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus, but, aside from some boy drama, the two country-tinged pop princesses seem to co-exist happily.If you missed Swift's excellent show at Jobing.com Arena last month, you'll have a chance to check out what I ca ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 4, 2009

    Ten Dollar Outfit

    And that's a lot of jam

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Austin City Limits Jumps on Festival Bandwagon, Announces Lineup

    Austin City Limits: recycling this year's festival headliners so you don't have to The lineup for the 2009 Austin City Limits Music Festival has been announced and it is teeming with top-notch talent. The Beastie Boys, Pearl Jam and Dave Matthews Band round out the top slots of Outside Lands Lollapa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Outside Lands Festival Dubs Beasties, Pearl Jam Worthy Headliners

    Pear Jam is set to rock it on out at this year's Outside Lands FestivalAs we all eagerly await the set times to be announced for this weekend's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, San Francisco's Outside Lands Festival announced its initial lineup. The headliners for the second edition of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    SXSW Starts Anouncing Bands

    The first batch of bands for SXSW, the large music industry trade show, conference and festival every year in Austin Texas, have been announced. Unlike my Coachella post earlier this week, the list comes straight form SXSW.com so we know it is right (but subject to change). This year's line up has a ... More >>

  • Music

    May 31, 2007

    Citizen Cope

    Get in the van

  • Music

    February 1, 2007

    G. Love & Special Sauce

    You can call him G.

  • Music

    January 25, 2007

    Ten Dollar Outfit

    And that's a lot of jam

  • Music

    August 10, 2006

    Ben Harper

    Are you gonna go his way?

  • Music

    April 27, 2006

    John Butler Trio

    Down under a rock

  • Music

    March 30, 2006
  • Music

    September 29, 2005

    Blackalicious

    The Craft
    (Anti)

  • Music

    July 14, 2005

    Xavier Rudd

    Solace
    (Foundations/Universal)

  • Calendar

    October 21, 2004

    Novel Tease

    The First Fiction tour treats new authors like rock stars

  • Music

    August 7, 2003

    Slap Happy

    Much like his Hawaiian waves, flip-flop folkie Jack Johnson finds a near-perfect groove

  • Music

    May 8, 2003

    Scenes From Nowhere

    A Coachella diary from that other desert to the left

  • Music

    December 12, 2002

    Candles in the Dark

    The Blind Boys of Alabama bring their brand of Southern gospel closer to the mainstream -- and help keep roots music alive

  • Film

    November 28, 2002

    What Was Going On

    At long last, the spotlight replaces the Shadows that obscured the Funk Brothers

  • Music

    April 18, 2002

    Nowhere Fast

    Blackalicious takes its sweet time moving from underground to overground

  • Film

    January 24, 2002

    Sam I Slam

    Sean Penn plays retarded for Oscar, and audiences aren't rewarded

  • Music

    June 28, 2001

    Avalon Sunrise

    Legendary songsmith Mississippi John Hurt receives loving tribute on Avalon Blues

  • Music

    March 15, 2001

    Life Goes On

    Despite the recent passing of some of heritage music's finest, the music continues to flourish thanks to a handful of fine new releases

  • Music

    November 30, 2000

    Various Artists

    Badlands: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    October 5, 2000

    Fair to Middlin'

    State fair means music -- and the most toothless people you'll ever see

  • Music

    February 17, 2000

    Road to Freedom

    Ben Harper continues to widen his path with the eclectic Burn to Shine

  • Music

    February 3, 2000

    Various artists

    Fire & Skill: The Songs of the Jam
    (Ignition/Epic Records)

  • Music

    December 23, 1999

    Searching for Your Inner Redneck

    A pair of new releases from Gov't Mule find meaning in being a Southern man, anyhow

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