Saturday, December 27, 2008

Lucky Auckland

Phil's currently in New Zealand, working on the 7 Worlds Collide project with Neil Finn and a bunch of others. Check out his portion of the interview below or the whole thing here.

The first concert will be Monday, January 5th.

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Grammy nominations suck slightly less this year

Congratulations to Phil and his phriends for their Grammy nominations!

Album of the Year

Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends - Coldplay
Tha Carter III - Lil Wayne
Year Of The Gentleman - Ne-Yo
Raising Sand - Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
In Rainbows - Radiohead [Nigel Godrich, producer; Nigel Godrich, Dan Grech-Marguerat, Hugo Nicolson & Richard Woodcraft, engineers/mixers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer]

Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
Rock N Roll Train - AC/DC
Violet Hill - Coldplay
Long Road Out Of Eden - Eagles
Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
House Of Cards - Radiohead

Best Rock Song
Girls In Their Summer Clothes - Bruce Springsteen
House Of Cards - Radiohead
I Will Possess Your Heart - Death Cab for Cutie
Sex On Fire - Kings of Leon
Violet Hill - Coldplay

Best Alternative Music Album
Modern Guilt - Beck
Narrow Stairs - Death Cab For Cutie
The Odd Couple - Gnarls Barkley
Evil Urges - My Morning Jacket
In Rainbows - Radiohead

Best Short Form Music Video
Honey - Erykah Badu
Who's Gonna Save My Soul - Gnarls Barkley
Another Way To Die - Alicia Keys & Jack White
House Of Cards - Radiohead
Pork And Beans - Weezer

Other nominations in the Philoverse:

Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package
Ghosts I-IV - NIN
In Rainbows - Radiohead [Stanley Donwood, Mel Maxwell & Xian Munro, art directors]
Poems & Songs - Wu Sheng
Pretty. Odd. - Panic At The Disco
@#%&*! Smilers - Aimee Mann

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
Danger Mouse
Nigel Godrich
Johnny Karkazis (Johnny K)
Rick Rubin

Best Score Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
The Dark Knight - James Newton Howard & Hans Zimmer
Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull - John Williams
Iron Man - Ramin Djawadi
There Will Be Blood - Jonny Greenwood
Wall-E - Thomas Newman

[check out the grammy site here]