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Ben Harper

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Beck et al: Don't fake the folk

Overview by Cliff Jones, The Face, August 1994

A WASTED voice wails to a scratchy guitar, drifting in some desolate, unforgiven shopping mall limbo: "I was working at McDonald's, doing the late night ...

Ben Harper

Interview by Ben Thompson, MOJO, August 1995

"IT STARTS OFF WITH A BIG CHUNK OF WOOD," says Ben Harper. And it's not Nick Nolte's acting technique he's talking about, or the history ...

Ben Harper: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Live Review by Andy Gill, MOJO, August 1997

THERE'S SOMETHING going on here. Before he's even played a note, Ben Harper is treated by a jam-packed house to a standing ovation of Messianic ...

Ben Harper: Burn To Shine

Review and Interview by Andy Gill, MOJO, October 1999

A fourth helping of blue stew. Fourth album finds gifted slide guitarist broadening his approach. ...

Ben Harper at Byron Bay

Profile and Interview by Mark Mordue, Madison, November 1999

IT COULD BE the definition of what an artist does when he sets out to make something. ...

Ben Harper: Diamonds On The Inside

Review by Pat Blashill, Rolling Stone, 25 February 2003

EVEN AS HE invokes folks such as Bob Marley and Jimi Hendrix, Ben Harper turns rock clichés inside out until they mean something new again. ...

Ben Harper on the Inside

Interview by Ted Drozdowski, Guitar World Acoustic, June 2003

BEN HARPER'S NEW Diamonds on the Inside (Virgin) is a fireworks display of guitar. Colorful melodies played on an array of acoustics and electrics burst ...

Ben Harper

Report and Interview by David Burke, R2/Rock'n'Reel, June 2016

WHEN BEN HARPER reunited with his band, the Innocent Criminals, for a sold-out four-night run at San Francisco's Fillmore in March, 2015, seven years after ...


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