Ben Folds, Damian Kulash (OK Go), Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls) and Author Neil Gaiman to Write and Record Eight Songs in Eight Hours

Ben Folds, Damian Kulash (OK Go), Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls, solo), and author Neil Gaiman set out to write and record eight songs in eight hours (4 p.m. to midnight) at Berklee College of Music, Monday, April 25, and release them 10 hours later during Rethink Music, in Boston. Like Radiohead did recently, this group plans to show how record companies are becoming superfluous to building buzz […]

CD Review: Ben Folds/Nick Hornby — Lonely Avenue; Playing The Tabernacle, November 21

Ben Folds/Nick Hornby Lonely Avenue Nonesuch By Al Kaufman If there is a rap against Ben Folds, the wildly talented pianist and songwriter, it is that he is too white. It is a flag he flies with pride in songs like “Rockin’ the Suburbs.” His characters are mostly slacker youths whose problems are akin to […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Dean Wareham, The Satorialist, Aziz Ansari, The Whiskey Gentry and More!

Is fall here yet? Almost? Well, at least we have some slightly cooler weather so we can chill out with King of Pops and others at the East Atlanta Strut on Saturday. And there is still plenty of indoor entertainment to rock out to in air conditioned heaven – comedy, rock ‘n’ roll, killer dance […]

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