Ben Folds

The rock musician turned the Senate majority leader's new nickname into an audience singalong.
The musicians were at an event for U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen in Nashville.
According to Ross Lynch: So the Lynch gang is touring behind its new #1 album, Sometime Last Night. Is being in a band with your family awesome? "Totally! Sometimes that can get a tiny bit annoying, but for the most part, it's all really good. We all get along really well."
After learning last summer that it was being sold to a developer, the singer, songwriter, and producer launched the Save Studio A Campaign.
The effort to save Studio A and Music Row has also sparked push-back from some quarters, most notably a letter issued by
It's clear Ringo and his All Starr Band are loving getting by with a little help from their friends. Here I ask him how it all started.
It's hard to believe that the strong-willed, ass-kicking paralegal Wendy Crowe on FX's Justified was once Cybill's sarcastic, celibate teenage daughter Zoey in the '90s sitcom Cybill.
Some stuff builds up over time, and the rest goes down the drain. It might seem controversial to tell someone starting out to throw things out all the time, but that's sort of the way I do it.
The organization, which started two-and-a-half years ago with Schermer, nine friends, and a hundred dollars in a Michigan dorm room, now has 150 members and a growing alumni backing.
"I managed to pull it off, but there are thousands of other people that haven't, and that's the tragedy. You try to follow a dream and it gradually pales and then you wake up and the rent is due and you don't have the funds to pay it."
"I thought VH1 had it right with their old moniker, 'Music First.' That's what I think for young artists. Keep it about your art. It's really easy for someone to say, 'Well things change. Everything's changed because the music distribution system has changed.' That doesn't change your music."
We shouldn't be talking about that. It's a waste of time. There's really important stuff going on. Not that this isn't important
It was my freshman year in college when I first heard a cut from Ben Folds. Ben Folds Five's debut album repeatedly bowled me over with wonderfully eccentric lyrics and harmonically fresh voices.
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Man, it was 25 years ago. The Grammy-winning album Graceland -- following what was arguably Paul's best album to that point, Hearts And Bones -- helped change the rules of pop music and politics.
If you feel the need to buy someone you love a product from which I in no way personally profit, then here are a few more decidedly last-minute musical gift suggestions from a lazy idiot who still hasn't done his holiday shopping.
We cover TV stars all year at Zap2it, but as 2011 winds down, we want once again to recognize the work of some of the people
"The most fun things would be international travel, getting to hang out with your best buds, playing a live show, and making music videos. Not fun things are setting up and tearing down, file management while recording, picking out a name for your band."
Scotty McCreery's new album Clear As Day just hit #1 in Billboard, and it features some very personal songs that seem to fit him perfectly. He tells me how he picked this batch.
"The Best Imitation Of Myself" is a welcome addition to the collection for Ben Folds Five fans, but it also provides a worthy introduction to the catalogue of one of contemporary music's originals.