Josh Groban: All That Echoes

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Josh Groban All That Echoes (Reprise) Rating: 4 stars (out of 5) Although rock and Josh Groban have rarely, if ever, been used in a sentence together, All That Echoes is a rewarding fusion of pop, rock, and classical music theories. With the assistance of veteran producer Rob Cavallo (Green Day, My Chemical Romance) manning […]

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Pop Svengali David Foster Offers 10 Tips For Songwriters

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When Canadian songwriter/producer/143 Records owner David Foster picked up a BMI Icon Award recently in Los Angeles, he offered some expert advice for aspiring songwriters. Watch the video below to learn from the man who wrote “St. Elmo’s Fire” and discovered Celine Dion, Michael Buble, and Josh Groban. Lesson number one? “Save your money.”

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Star-Studded Neil Young Tribute Coming To DVD

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On May 31, Shout! Factory will release A MusiCares Tribute to Neil Young. The new DVD/Blu-ray disc captures the 2010 MusiCares gala honoring Young as Person of the Year, and features a stacked roster of artists, including Elvis Costello, Dave Matthews, Wilco, and Lady Antebellum paying tribute to the music legend. Young was honored for […]

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Josh Groban Sets Kanye West’s Tweets To Music

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“Oscar and Grammy nominee” Josh Groban stopped by the Jimmy Kimmel show to promote his upcoming album, the collected tweets of Kanye West, set to music. Okay, he was joking, but it made for a pretty great sketch. The tweets, however, are 100 percent real. “Fur pillows are hard to actually sleep on,” “black is […]

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Semisonic Success Story: An Interview With Dan Wilson

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Dan Wilson’s band Semisonic may have gone on hiatus, but the man behind “Closing Time” has never stopped writing. Instead, he’s become the king of the co-write, working with artists as diverse as Dixie Chicks, Weezer, Keith Urban, Josh Groban, and The Bravery. Wilson’s latest album, Live At The Pantages, surveys his career so far. […]

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