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Lorde, Skrillex, Rick Astley & Many More Attempt to Write the Greatest Song Ever: Watch

By Courtney E. Smith

What happens when you assemble 40 musicians in hopes of writing the greatest song ever?

Apparently, the answer is sketch comedy. 176 more words


Ben Folds to play Whelan's in February

American songwriter Ben Folds and his band have announced they will play Whelan’s on Saturday, February 21st.

The acclaimed songwriter will  perform a special intimate show in the Dublin venue next year accompanied by his band. 91 more words


Wedding music

So this happened last week…

(My other half’s finger, not mine)

Which has unsurprisingly led me to thinking about wedding music and all the weddings I have sung (one or two at least by the latest count). 355 more words

'7 Minutes Of Heaven' -- Another Attempt At A Bernie Taupin Song

I really like what I managed to do with this one. I used “Someone Saved My Life Tonight” as a guide, but I think I managed to just write something without it as the beat structure. 304 more words


Live Review: Ben Folds

This review originally appeared on Reverb Street Press.

When you go to a gig and the musician plays only their older work, you feel nostalgic. When they play only new songs, you get annoyed. 772 more words


Song of the Day: Still Fighting It

You’ve gotta love Ben Folds’ song-writing (and piano playing) abilities. He’s written other songs that are certainly better musically (Narcolepsy, for one), ¬†but… 95 more words


Childless pop: the lost voice of mothers and fathers

I recently watched a more or less lackluster documentary on Kate Bush which had the usual weirdly unconnected star-interviews, no interviews with the featured artist herself and probably a lot of footage from previous documentaries. 2,289 more words