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The Australian radio station Triple J is about to launch its year-end Hottest 100 countdown. And to build up anticipation (or whatever), it put together a comedy sketch that stars as many musicians…   Read Story »
Ben Folds has covered "Grey Seal" among other Elton John jams throughout his career, and John's influence is obvious in Folds' own plucky piano-pop. So it must have been a huge thrill for Folds when…   Read Story »
Bonnaroo has announced the lineups for a trio of Superjams at this year's festival. The annual improv sessions have previously featured D'Angelo's return to the public eye and the one-time-only…   Read Story »
In honor of Star Wars Day ("May the fourth be with you, revenge of the fifth..."), CollegeHumor rounded up some musicians to audition for the Mos Eisley Cantina Band. The sketch sees artists assuming…   Read Story »
Like last year, Bonnaroo is announcing the bulk of its fest lineup via a 30-minute B.L.A.M. (Bonnaroo Line-Up Announcement Megathon) webcast. The 2014 reveal is hosted by comedians Hannibal Buress…   Read Story »
Bonnaroo has announced the date for when they'll announce their lineup. If that sounds excessive to you, just wait a moment, because the day of the reveal may actually deserve that announcement of…   Read Story »
Take it away, @BenFolds: It's happening fo sho - Day 1 in studio with Robert and Darren through March #NewBenFoldsFiveRecord twitter.com/BenFolds/statu…— benjamin folds (@BenFolds) January…   Read Story »
According to Ben Folds superfan Scott Lapatine, Ben Folds Five only played their Robert Sledge-penned song "Tell Me What I Did" live once: At Scranton University in April 2000. (Do not ask me how he…   Read Story »
It's been a second since we had any news on the Ben Folds front -- the last of it was Chatroulette-related, remember Chatroulette?! -- but he's posted a new track on his The Sing-Off profile page…   Read Story »
For background: A couple weeks back a guy named Merton started posting videos of himself improvising piano tunes on Chatroulette. NY Mag's Vulture guessed that Merton was actually Ben Folds. He's not…   Read Story »