“I’m kind of a producer, partially, an engineer, I’m not really good at either one. It’s hurt my records in the past. We’re performance-oriented: technical things don’t matter that much”
The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”
A star-studded lineup will be on hand to perform Bruce Springsteen’s songs when he is presented with the 2013 Grammy MusiCares Person Of The Year Award at a ceremony taking place on Friday, February 8 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
The annual acoustic concert always features a diverse lineup, and that was certainly true this year. Performers included Guns ‘N Roses, Jack White, Flaming Lips, Gary Clark Jr., Foster The People and more.
“Without making a big deal out of it, we don’t have any shows after this… honestly, I don’t know when we’re gonna do it again.” – Dave Grohl from the stage of the Global Citizen Festival.
Like fellow folkies Dawes, Mumford & Sons seems to be one of the most predominant new acts to be name-checked by rock’s royalty. Let’s take a look at which other musical icons have endorsed Marcus Mumford and his mates.
Graphic artist Shepard Fairey may have become a household name through his signature “Hope” posters for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, but Fairey’s latest collaborator is a rock legend rather than a political candidate. Fairey […]
Jimmy Fallon has come to be known for his impressions of classic rockers like Neil Young and Bob Dylan, but for his second album, the Late Night host and Saturday Night Live alum recruited music […]
Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl announced this week that he’s been hard at work on a documentary about L.A. recording studio Sound City Studios, where he recorded Nirvana’s classic 1991 album, […]
When mainstream music magazines rank the greatest guitarists of all time, the same names tend to linger toward the top of the list: Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin‘s Jimmy Page, the Rolling Stones’ Keith […]