Ben Folds in Nashville Studio

Ben Folds to Vacate RCA Studio A on Music Row

He put up a good fight, but singer-songwriter Ben Folds announced on Friday he'll be leaving his recording space at the historic Studio A in Nashville's old RCA building after the property's brand-new owner raised the rent 124 percent.
Brigitte DeMeyer

Brigitte DeMeyer Explains How Gregg Allman Inspired 'Savannah Road'

Brigitte DeMeyer thought she had something special when she released her current album, 'Savannah Road,' but the Americana-inspired artist tells Billboard that she was not prepared for the attention the album has received from critics and fans alike -- not to mention one legendary fellow artist.
Pickathon 2013

Oregon's Pickathon Points the Way to Music Festivals Going Green

When the stage goes quiet at the close of pretty much all summer music festivals, there comes a new kind of chorus known to anyone who's tromped back to a campsite alongside 10,000 other weary music lovers: the crunch of a sea of disposed water bottles. From California’s Coachella to New York City’s Governors Ball, music festivals generate waste by the ton.
Chris Pratt in Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy

Why a '70s Mixtape Propels the Plot of 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

'Guardians of the Galaxy' features a tree-like creature named Groot, a talking raccoon and an electronic device just as alien to children of the digital age: a Sony Walkman containing a mixtape packed with '70s pop hits like 10cc's "I'm Not in Love," Rupert Holmes' "Escape (The Pina Colada Song), The Runaways' "Cherry Bomb," and David Bowie's "Moonage Daydream."