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Free Download Of The Week: Boy & Bear

Free Download Of The Week: Boy & Bear

Comments Off 30 January 2014


Sydney, Australia-based five piece Boy & Bear released their debut LP Moonfire to their home country in 2011 where it received much critical acclaim. The group’s sophomore effort Harlequin Dream is now available worldwide. Conceived and ‘birthed’ in their hometown of Sydney, their new album was recorded at the legendary Alberts Studio and mixed by Phil Ek (Band Of Horses, Fleet Foxes, The Shins). Download “Southern Sun” from Harlequin Dream and learn more about Boy & Bear at their Official Website, “Like” them on Facebook, and follow them on Twitter.

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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 1/30/14

World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 1/30/14

Comments Off 30 January 2014

Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger, legendary folk musician dead at 94. [COS]

Allman Brothers calling it quits. [ABS]

Grammys Executive Producer apologizes to Trent Reznor[COS]

Twitter doesn’t know the difference between Pete Seeger and Bob Seger[DD]

Stone Temple Pilots drop off Soundwave[N11]

Jack Johnson announces 2014 summer tour. [COS]

Courtney Love found not liable in landmark Twitter defamation case. [Spin]

Red Hot Chili Peppers to cover Led Zeppelin’s ‘Dazed and Confused’ at the Super Bowl[COS]

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr perform together at Beatles tribute show. [NME]

Stream Broken Bells’ new album After The Disco[COS]

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WTTS OverEasy Channel

8 Comments 28 January 2014

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2014 Grammy Awards Wrap Up

2014 Grammy Awards Wrap Up

Comments Off 27 January 2014

Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images and Grammy.com

Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images and Grammy.com

The 2014 Grammy Awards are now  in the books. For complete Grammy coverage, including photos and videos, visit Grammy.com. Here are some of the highlights:

Performances

Lorde – “Royals”

Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr – “Queenie Eye”

Daft Punk, Stevie Wonder, Pharell Williams & Nile Rodgers – “Get Lucky”

Sara Bareilles & Carole King – “Brave”

Interviews Courtesy CBS

Dave Grohl

John Paul White of The Civil Wars

Vampire Weekend

Sara Bareilles

Imagine Dragons

Nile Rodgers

James Blake

Select Awards

Winners in Bold

Record Of The Year

  • “Get Lucky” - Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams
    • Thomas Bangalter & Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo, producers; Peter Franco, Mick Guzauski, Florian Lagatta & Daniel Lerner, engineers/mixers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer
  • “Radioactive” – Imagine Dragons
    • Alex Da Kid, producer; Manny Marroquin & Josh Mosser, engineers/mixers; Joe LaPorta, mastering engineer
  • “Royals” – Lorde
    • Joel Little, producer; Joel Little, engineer/mixer; Stuart Hawkes, mastering engineer
  • “Locked Out of Heaven” – Bruno Mars
    • Jeff Bhasker, Emile Haynie, Mark Ronson & The Smeezingtons, producers; Alalal, Josh Blair, Wayne Gordon, Ari Levine, Manny Marroquin & Mark Ronson, engineers/mixers; David Kutch, mastering engineer
  • “Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell Williams
    • Pharrell, producer; Andrew Coleman & Tony Maserati, engineers/mixers; Chris Gehringer, mastering engineer

Album of the Year

  • Random Access Memories – Daft Punk
    • Julian Casablancas, DJ Falcon, Todd Edwards, Chilly Gonzales, Giorgio Moroder, Panda Bear, Nile Rodgers, Paul Williams & Pharrell Williams, featured artists; Thomas Bangalter, Julian Casablancas, Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo, DJ Falcon & Todd Edwards, producers; Peter Franco, Mick Guzauski, Florian Lagatta, Guillaume Le Braz & Daniel Lerner, engineers/mixers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer
  • The Blessed Unrest – Sara Bareilles
    • Sara Bareilles, Mark Endert & John O’Mahony, producers; Jeremy Darby, Mark Endert & John O’Mahony, engineers/mixers; Greg Calbi, mastering engineer
  • good kid, m.A.A.d city – Kendrick Lamar
    • Mary J. Blige, Dr. Dre, Drake, Jay Rock, Jay-Z, MC Eiht & Anna Wise, featured artists; DJ Dahi, Hit-Boy, Skhye Hutch, Just Blaze, Like, Terrace Martin, Dawaun Parker,Pharrell, Rahki, Scoop DeVille, Sounwave, Jack Splash, Tabu, Tha Bizness & T-Minus, producers; Derek Ali, Dee Brown, Dr. Dre, James Hunt, Mauricio ‘Veto”” Iragorri, Mike Larson, Jared Scott, Jack Splash & Andrew Wright, engineers/mixers; Mike Bozzi & Brian “Big Bass” Gardner, mastering engineers
  • The Heist – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
    • Ab-Soul, Ben Bridwell, Ray Dalton, Eighty4 Fly, Hollis, Mary Lambert, Baffalo Madonna, Evan Roman, Schoolboy Q, Allen Stone, The Teaching & Wanz, featured artists;Ryan Lewis, producer; Ben Haggerty, Ryan Lewis, Amos Miller, Reed Ruddy & Pete Stewart, engineers/mixers; Brian Gardner, mastering engineer
  • Red – Taylor Swift
    • Gary Lightbody & Ed Sheeran, featured artists; Jeff Bhasker, Nathan Chapman, Dann Huff, Jacknife Lee, Max Martin, Shellback, Taylor Swift, Butch Walker & Dan Wilson, producers; Joe Baldridge, Sam Bell, Matt Bishop, Chad Carlson, Nathan Chapman, Serban Ghenea, John Hanes, Sam Holland, Michael Ilbert, Taylor Johnson, Jacknife Lee, Steve Marcantonio, Manny Marroquin, Justin Niebank, John Rausch, Eric Robinson, Pawel Sek, Jake Sinclair, Mark “Spike” Stent & Andy Thompson, engineers/mixers; Tom Coyne & Hank Williams, mastering engineers

Song of the Year

  • “Royals”
    • Ella Yelich O’Connor, Joel Little, songwriters (Lorde)
  • “Just Give Me a Reason”
    • Pink, Jeff Bhasker and Nate Ruess, songwriters (Pink featuring Nate Ruess)
  • “Locked Out of Heaven”
    • Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, songwriters (Bruno Mars)
  • “Roar”
    • Katy Perry, Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee and Henry Walter, songwriters (Katy Perry)
  • “Same Love”
    • Ben Haggerty, Ryan Lewis, Mary Lambert and Curtis Mayfield, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Mary Lambert)

Best Rock Performance

  • “Radioactive” – Imagine Dragons
  • “Always Alright” – Alabama Shakes
  • “The Stars (Are Out Tonight)” – David Bowie
  • “Kashmir (Live)” – Led Zeppelin
  • “My God Is the Sun” – Queens of the Stone Age
  • “I’m Shakin’” – Jack White

Best Rock Song

  • “Cut Me Some Slack”
    • Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic & Pat Smear, songwriters (Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear)
  • “Ain’t Messin ‘Round”
    • Gary Clark, Jr., songwriter (Gary Clark, Jr.)
  • “Doom and Gloom”
    • Mick Jagger & Keith Richards, songwriters (The Rolling Stones)
  • “God Is Dead?”
    • Geezer Butler, Tony Iommi & Ozzy Osbourne, songwriters (Black Sabbath)
  • “Panic Station”
    • Matthew Bellamy, songwriter (Muse)

Best Rock Album

  • Celebration Day – Led Zeppelin
  • 13 – Black Sabbath
  • The Next Day – David Bowie
  • Mechanical Bull – Kings of Leon
  • …Like Clockwork – Queens of the Stone Age
  • Psychedelic Pill – Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Best Alternative Music Album

  • Modern Vampires of the City – Vampire Weekend
  • The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You – Neko Case
  • Trouble Will Find Me – The National
  • Hesitation Marks – Nine Inch Nails
  • Lonerism – Tame Impala

Best Traditional R&B Performance

  • “Please Come Home” – Gary Clark, Jr.
  • “Get It Right” – Fantasia
  • “Quiet Fire” – Maysa
  • “Hey Laura” – Gregory Porter
  • “Yesterday’” – Ryan Shaw

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

  • “From This Valley” – The Civil Wars
  • “Don’t Rush” – Kelly Clarkson featuring Vince Gill
  • “Your Side of the Bed” – Little Big Town
  • “Highway Don’t Care” – Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
  • “You Can’t Make Old Friends” – Kenny Rogers with Dolly Parton

Best American Roots Song

  • “Love Has Come For You”
    • Edie Brickell & Steve Martin, songwriters (Steve Martin & Edie Brickell)
  • “Build Me Up From Bones”
    • Sarah Jarosz, songwriter (Sarah Jarosz)
  • “Invisible”
    • Steve Earle, songwriter (Steve Earle & The Dukes (& Duchesses))
  • “Keep Your Dirty Lights On”
    • Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott, songwriters (Tim O’Brien And Darrell Scott)
  • “Shrimp Po-Boy, Dressed”
    • Allen Toussaint, songwriter (Allen Toussaint)

Best Blues Album

  • Get Up! — Ben Harper With Charlie Musselwhite
  • Remembering Little Walter — Billy Boy Arnold, Charlie Musselwhite, Mark Hummel, Sugar Ray Norcia & James Harman
  • Cotton Mouth Man — James Cotton
  • Seesaw — Beth Hart With Joe Bonamassa
  • Down In Louisiana — Bobby Rush

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

  • Sound City: Real to Reel – Dave Grohl & Various Artists
  • Django Unchained – Various Artists
  • The Great Gatsby (Deluxe Edition) – Various Artists
  • Les Misérables (Deluxe Edition) – Various Artists
  • Muscle Shoals – Various Artists

Best Song Written for Visual Media

  • “Skyfall” (from Skyfall)
    • Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth, songwriters (Adele)
  • “Atlas” (from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire)
    • Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin, songwriters (Coldplay)
  • “Silver Lining (Crazy ‘Bout You)” (from Silver Linings Playbook)
    • Diane Warren, songwriter (Jessie J)
  • “We Both Know” (from Safe Haven)
    • Colbie Caillat & Gavin DeGraw, songwriters (Colbie Caillat featuring Gavin DeGraw)
  • “Young and Beautiful” (from The Great Gatsby)
    • Lana Del Rey & Rick Nowels, songwriters (Lana Del Rey)
  • “You’ve Got Time” (from Orange Is the New Black)
    • Regina Spektor, songwriter (Regina Spektor)

Best Music Film

  • Live Kisses – Paul McCartney
    • Jonas Akerlund, video director; Violaine Etienne, Aron Levine & Scott Rodger, video producers
  • 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
  • The Road to Red Rocks – Mumford & Sons
    • Nicolas Jack Davies & Frederick Scott, video directors; Dan Bowen, video producer

For a complete list of winners and nominees, visit Grammy.com.


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