Ben Folds Five hit up The Colbert Report last night to promote their Top 10 album The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind, and they ended up talking about the jokey-but-not-funny (their words, not ours!) origin of the band’s name, the biggest changes (cell phones, Twitter) since they put out their last album, in… More »
This past Tuesday (September 18) saw one of the record industry’s biggest release days of 2012. (The record industry is still a thing, last we checked.) Rather than throw all the notable releases into one exhausting run-on sentence, here are the Super Tuesday releases in convenient list form:
We’re back with The Drop, our Soundbytes segment where we rate the week’s hottest releases in pop. This Tuesday, however, we’re doing a super special, extended episode. For reasons still unknown, September 18 suddenly became the date virtually every artist under the sun decided to claim for their musical offerings.
Today’s releases include everything from first… More »
Ben Folds Five’s new album The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind is out tomorrow (September 18), and ahead of the release they’ve unveiled the loopy video for the restless album cut “Do It Anyway.” While this album marks the band’s first after a 13-year hiatus, the video features a reunion even longer in… More »
Ready to groove back to the days of sunny ’70s piano-and-strings pop awesomeness, a la Elton John, Billy Joel and Carly Simon? Your mellow musical guides for the trip will be none other than Ben Folds Five, who have reunited for The Sound Of The Life Of the Mind. It’s the band’s first release since… More »
We’re not sure how summer flew by so fast, but we’re blaming it on our minds being scrambled from too many listens to “Call Me Maybe”. The sunny days are getting shorter, school is back in session and it’s now time to look ahead to the sounds that are coming our way this fall. One… More »
Ben Folds has had a pretty successful career as a solo artist since splitting off from his self-named band Ben Folds Five in 2000 — he’s released three solo albums, several EPs, and became one of the better reality TV show judges out there with The Sing Off. (And let’s not forget that time he… More »
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:: Pink shared a picture of herself and daughter Willow Sage on the set of her album packaging shoot. The newly gallbladder-less pop star tweeted: “Lunchtime at my album photoshoot. Deborah Anderson takes some purty pictures:)” [That Grape Juice]
Father knows best. When he’s not tinkering in the garage or mowing the lawn after a long day of work, he’s coaching your little league team and he’s running after you when you’ve finally learned to ride that bike. He’s there to teach you how to wear your first tie, and he’s there to chase… More »
Summer festival season has kicked into high gear with this weekend’s Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN. From Thursday afternoon to Sunday night, the lucky and probably sweaty attendees will be treated to a smorgasbord of music featuring headliners and up-and-comers from a broad range of genres. But whittling down your “must-see” list… More »
The ’90s are back, didn’t you hear? No, we’re not just talking about the fact that floral prints with denim vests and combat boots are completely acceptable to wear again; this year has brought a resurgence from our favorite musical acts from decades past. No Doubt fans will have the first studio album in 11… More »
Last year, Ben Folds’ three-disc compliation The Best Imitation Of Myself: A Retrospective — one of our 10 favorite albums of 2011, complete with the previously unreleased Ben Folds Five track “House” — was both a walk down memory lane and a tease of what could be if the threesome had stayed together.
So when news… More »