The Entropy of Ben Folds

The Entropy of Ben Folds

In the 22 years since "Brick" made him a recognizable figure in pop music, Ben Folds has explored his art in an awful lot of ways. He's recorded albums with his band, as a solo artist and with William freaking Shatner. After he unexpectedly became an a cappella icon, he hosted a singing competition with [...]

Until You Forget

Until You Forget

For roughly a third of its 28 mile run, the I-696 expressway is cut down into the earth, its concrete walls slicing through the moraines that decorate southeastern Michigan. Driving along the highway, with those walls rising up on either side of the you, there is a strange feeling that traffic isn't driving down a [...]

This Is Ours Now

This Is Ours Now

I. There was a time when Third Eye Blind's self-titled debut was the only album I listened to for an entire calendar year. Literally. That seems like an exaggeration, an overreach of the figurative use of “literally.” It’s not. I was ten during the summer of 1997, when 'Semi-Charmed Life' took over every radio station [...]