Timo Maas & James Teej Receive Grammy Nomination for Rework of Paul McCartney Classic
Timo Maas & James Teej have been nominated for a Grammy for their rework of Paul McCartney & Wings 'Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five' released earlier this year on Virgin Records.
The results are due to be announced in February 2017 and culminate in a year long journey that saw the record quickly go from limited white label release to an overnight sell out, with copies appearing online for as much as $400. Much critical acclaim in the press followed, and a much-lauded video, directed by award-winning Can Elvin.
This will Timo Maas's second Grammy nomination, the first for his rework of Tori Amos in 2003. For 30 years the prolific DJ come producer has travelled the globe, and garnered an illustrious career putting his midas touch to music for Madonna, Depeche Mode, Fatboy Slim making an undeniable impact on the electronic music scene.
Also known for his indie-electronic label and band, My Favourite Robot, James Teej? is Canadian born with over twenty years producing and DJing under his belt. Working at Timo's countryside home in Germany this unlikely pairing have refined a vision and palette of sound that is a confident yet tasteful take on contemporary electronica.
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