Tag: Ben Folds

Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Columbia, Missouri’s Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival Turns 10 in Style

We were back in Columbia for the 10th year of Roots N Blues N BBQ! Annie Zaleski shares some highlights from this year's fun at the fest....

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose 2015: 20 Music Trends That Probably Weren’t Actually Trends

After running down the best 2015 albums from classic rockers and taking a look at the rock/pop and country/rootsrecords you don’t want to...


Confessions of a College Music Major: I Love Rock and Roll

Majoring in music was never the most practical choice, but I did it anyway. I double-majored in philosophy and called myself “pre-law”...


10 Songs: Joe Jackson

You know Joe Jackson mainly by three songs. Here are ten others you should be aware of....

Album Reviews, Music

Album Reviews: Joe Jackson, “Fast Forward” and Ben Folds, “So There”

Well, kids, I've got good news and I've got bad news....

Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Ex-Mayors Just Want to Have Fun

All the way from Tucson, Arizona, the ghost town of Bootleg City welcomes Cyndi Lauper and Ben Folds!...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: September 27, 2013

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community. ...

Popdose Interviews, Television

The Popdose Interview: William Shatner

William Shatner is one of the greatest Canadian exports of all time, a full-fledged North American treasure. He is also a man who is...

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Ben Folds Five, PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ, 7/20/13

Platters That Matter podcasters brave the summer heat for Ben Folds Five live....

Ben Folds Five

Music, Popdose Lists

Top 10 Ben Folds Five Songs

Let's review the top 10 songs from Ben Folds Five, shall we?...

Ben Folds Five - The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner

Music, Podcast

Platters That Matter, Episode 3: Ben Folds Five, “The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner”

The third Platters That Matter podcast looks at the third album from this great trio. Whoooooa!...

Rush (2012)

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of 2012: Chris Holmes’s Favorite Albums of the Year

Chris Holmes breaks it down to give you his favorite albums of the year that was 2012....


We Saw It!: Ben Folds Five @ the House of Blues Boston 10/13/12

Having seen two Ben Folds performances prior to Saturday night’s show at the House of Blues in Boston, I knew I was in for a good time...

CD Reviews, Music

Fandango: On Ben Folds Five, Nostalgia, and the Lies I Ought to Tell

I am an objective reviewer. I have listened to a record. This record is by Ben Folds Five. It is called The Sound of the Life of the Mind....


Spin Cycle: Ben Folds Five, The Sound of the Life of the Mind

Folds. Sledge. Jessee. Together again, doin' what they do and doin' it well....


The Viewfinder: Ben Folds Five, “Do It Anyway”

Ben Folds Five has released the first video from their new record, "The Sound of the Life of the Mind", and "Do It Anyway" features...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: September 14, 2012

What's in your shuffle? Join in this week's Friday Five and find out....


The Singles Bar: Ben Folds Five, “Erase Me”

Ben Folds Five premiere their brand new song, "Erase Me" from the trio's first album in thirteen years!...


Sounds…Lives…Minds…Ben Folds Five Are Back!

It's getting closer! A release date, album title and tour dates for Ben Folds Five have all been announced. Check us out for details!...


Discography Fever: Ben Folds

Fiercely talented pianist, purveyor of smart-ass wit, humanist and surprisingly moving storyteller, encyclopedic and agreeably nerdy...

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

Popdose: Coverage!

Here's some tunes you might know of......

Earmageddon, Music

Earmageddon: Rappy McRapperson, “Live At Amway Arena”

Popdose's Dave Lifton, no stranger to juvenile humor, was subjected to the horrors of Live At Amway Arena by Rappy McRapperson....

Listmania, Music

Popdose 2011: Mike Duquette’s Top Catalogue Projects

According to crazy people, next year will see the wholesale demise of compact discs as well as the heroic efforts of Jon Cusack saving...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Ben Folds, “The Best Imitation of Myself: A Retrospective”

Ben Folds sums up an amazing career in a slightly uneven package....


Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: Artists We Used to Love (And Why We Stopped Loving Them)

The Popdose staff sits down for an in-depth discussion of how much it hurts to break up with a favorite artist....


DVD Reviews, Music, Rob Smith Can't Say No

Rob Smith Can’t Say No: Gustafer Yellowgold

Rob Smith Can't Say No to the surreal pop brilliance of a little yellow alien named Gustafer Yellowgold....


Consumerism, Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On…The Last Days of the Dual

The record companies decided to fight the scourge of free music downloads with...twice-as-expensive discs. Let us explain....


Listmania, Music

Listmania: Never Mind The Parodies, Here’s 20 Weird Al Yankovic Originals

"Weird Al" Yankovic: he's not just about Lady Gaga parodies, you know. Join Popdose as we look back at 20 of Al's most memorable original...


Listmania, Music

Popdose 2010: Will Harris’s Top Albums and Songs

I don’t even know why I’m here, frankly. I think it’s pretty well documented that all I do these days is write about...



Cratedigger: Ben Folds and Nick Hornby, “Lonely Avenue” (Win a Copy!)

"Lonely Avenue" is a collaboration between two of our favorite artists, Ben Folds and Nick Hornby. We have a free vinyl copy for one lucky...