July 14, 2009 Beck's at it again! …
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July 14, 2009 Beck's at it again! …
July 8, 2009 Beck's official web site is quickly becoming one of the most innovative in the music biz. First, the singer launched the Record Club, a project that has him and some famous friends covering classic albums like The Velvet Underground and Nico. Next, he announced plans to stream a weekly DJ mix set called Planned Obsolescence. …
June 26, 2009 Last week, Beck unveiled a cover of the Velvet Underground's "Sunday Morning" as part of his new Record Club. …
June 19, 2009 After pushing the envelope with his own output over the last two decades, Beck -- and a group of all-star pals -- are re-imagining the classics.
Members of the singer's new "record club" (read: Devendra Banhart, Jamie Lidell, MGMT, and Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, among others) will come to his studio and record an classic album from start to finish in one day -- sans rehearsals. …
April 9, 2009 Beck is opening up his vaults for a deluxe edition reissue of his 1994 release One Foot in the Grave.
The album, Beck's only LP for Olympia, WA, indie K Records, was recorded before -- but released three months after -- his breakout major label debut, Mellow Gold. The reissue will drop April 14 via Interscope. …
February 28, 2009 This week's top stories had everyone talking: Kanye West mouthed off about Thom Yorke, the White Stripes disappointed on Conan's last night at Late Night, Chris Brown and Rihanna continued to cause controversy, and SPIN's Ellen Carpenter had some eyebrow-raising ideas about how to spend the $787 billion economic stimulus -- and blink-182's Mark Hoppus had something to say about it on his blog!
All these, plus the week's best audio/vide …
February 25, 2009 He may have experimented with psychedelic and surf-rock sounds on 2008's Modern Guilt, but Beck is still in touch with his lo-fi folk roots. …
February 24, 2009 There's not much to the video for Beck's new single, "Replica," from 2008's Modern Guilt: The one-named wonder shows his face for just a few seconds, and the flashing black-and-white images that follow don't form much of a narrative. …
February 19, 2009 Next Tuesday, War Child International will release Heroes, a compilation of younger artists (Beck, Duffy, TV on the Radio) covering songs by superstars (Bob Dylan, the Ramones, David Bowie), with the proceeds going to aid children in war-torn countries like Afghanistan and Sudan. For music fans looking to do good, it's a worthy way to spend $10. …
February 11, 2009 If you're like us, you've been hoarding every opportunity to hear tracks from the forthcoming War Child benefit compilation Heroes.
Thus far, we've been treated to the Hold Steady covering Bruce Springsteen, Elbow covering U2, and TV On the Radio interpreting David Bowie.
Those were awesome -- but things are about to get awesomer!
The album isn't out until February 24, but you can hear it streaming in its entirety (we're talking Beck …
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