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Sunday, December 4 2011

Ben Folds Does the Best Imitation of Himself: An Interview

When not reforming bands, judging a cappella groups on TV, or collaborating with Nick Hornby, Ben Folds somehow found time to not only look back on his entire career, but also sit down with PopMatters to tell us all about it ...


Tuesday, September 28 2010

A Working Day: An Interview with Ben Folds

Collaborating with friend and literary hero Nick Hornby, Ben Folds has taken a break from his schedule of reality-TV shows, production of a capella albums, and recording with classical piano prodigies to discuss every angle of Lonely Avenue, his latest work ...


Sunday, January 24 2010

Part 1: From Lily Allen to Gallows

Slipped Discs kicks off with Britpop princess Lily Allen, the late great Vic Chesnutt, the Balkan beats of [dunkelbunt], the hypnotic sounds of the Field and many more. All records that missed our top 60 list last year.


Thursday, December 18 2008

The Best Albums of 2008

PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.


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Monday, October 15 2012

Ben Folds Five: 25 September 2012 - Houston, TX

Ben Folds Five is back on the road, bringing a slew of new material to accompany the fan-favorites with them.


Thursday, October 13 2011

Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself: A Retrospective

Piano man Ben Folds’ mammoth career-spanning retrospective is an absolute feast for die-hard fans. Everyone else should proceed with caution.


Wednesday, May 5 2010

Ben Folds: 20 April 2010 - Chicago

It’s evident how much he loves being a musician when he can take the stage, just Ben Folds and His Piano, and literally become a one man band.


Wednesday, June 24 2009

Ben Folds: 20 May 2009 - Los Angeles

Sometimes, you just need a safe bet.


Monday, June 8 2009

Ben Folds Presents: University A Cappella

Ben Folds invites college a cappella groups to submit cover versions of his songs. The best of them made it to this compilation album, and the results are unique.


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