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This was such a weird week for music — more about gossip and rupture than the constant stream of new music that we all have to digest, though there was plenty of that too. As such, the best music-related video was clearly Ghostface Killah telling a TMZ cameraman that he’s break Martin Shrekli’s heart in… More »

Beefs! All hail beefs! Every year we start off with a blank slate, and every year our favorite (and least favorite!) artists bring all of their personal and professional drama and air it out on Twitter and through diss tracks and in snide interview quotes. The beefs vary in size and texture — some take… More »

One of music’s finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing consensus, in appreciating the work that resonates with a broad swath of humanity, so every year the Stereogum staff teams up to generate a list of the year’s best albums. More »

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Justin Bieber Meets DGC’s 1994 Roster At Saint Laurent Show

Look, I don't entirely understand how Fashion Week works. But if it can get one of the world's reigning pop stars into a room with…
Tom Breihan | February 11, 2016 - 9:35 am
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The Chemical Brothers – “Wide Open” (Feat. Beck) Video

Dance-music veterans the Chemical Brothers are, quietly, one of the greatest music-video acts of all time. Last year, they teamed up with Beck on "Wide
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2016 - 9:15 am
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Watch Beck Perform With Paul McCartney For PETA

Last night, PETA held its 35th anniversary gala in Hollywood, and Paul McCartney was on hand to perform and brought out Beck to sing along…
James Rettig | October 1, 2015 - 10:03 am

Watch Taylor Swift Perform With Beck (!) & St. Vincent (!!) In LA

On a huge hit a couple of years ago, Taylor Swift clowned an ex for listening to "some indie record that's much cooler than mine."
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2015 - 8:51 am
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Report From Flow Festival 2015

Though it originally started as a tiny, local, more jazz-focused festival, Helsinki's Flow has grown into something different by 2015. It had record attendance this…
Ryan Leas | August 17, 2015 - 1:27 pm
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Watch Beck Play “Where It’s At” With Nile Rodgers At Fold Festival

Nile Rodgers' inaugural Long Island-based FOLD (Freak Out! Let's Dance) Festival is inexplicably one of the only festivals that takes place over the course of…
Caitlin White | August 5, 2015 - 11:56 am

The Chemical Brothers – “Wide Open” (Feat. Beck)

The Beck collaboration from the Chemical Brothers' new album is here. More specifically, it's at KEXP. The Seattle station played Born In The Echoes track…
Chris DeVille | July 10, 2015 - 12:37 pm
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Q-Tip Gets Beck — And Maybe Fiona Apple & Kanye — For New Album Last Zulu

Rap legend Q-Tip hasn't released an official solo album since 2009 -- although he has been keeping himself busy -- but it looks like the…
Peter Helman | July 1, 2015 - 8:28 pm
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Watch Beck & Thurston Moore Perform With Cowboys For Doug Aitken’s Station To Station

Last night, Beck appeared at the Barbican Centre in London as part of Doug Aitken's Station To Station art project. He was responsible for putting…
James Rettig | June 30, 2015 - 2:51 pm
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Kanye’s SWISH Now Coming In The Fall?

We've been waiting more than a year, with a breathless sense of urgency and some trepidation, for Kanye West to release a new album. That…
Tom Breihan | June 22, 2015 - 10:00 am
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Beck – “Dreams”

Last year, after Beck released his somber and lovely comeback album Morning Phase (which controversially won the Album Of The Year Grammy) there was word
Tom Breihan | June 15, 2015 - 1:15 am
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Beck Teases “Dreams” With Zany GIF Cover Art

Beck has shared some new artwork across his web presence teasing a new thing called "Dreams." The version of the art on his Twitter is…
James Rettig | June 11, 2015 - 4:53 pm
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Nate Ruess – “What This World Is Coming To” (Feat. Beck) (Stereogum Premiere)

Fun. frontman Nate Ruess worked with Beck on "What This World Is Coming To," the latest advance track from Ruess' debut solo album, Grand Romantic.
Chris DeVille | May 31, 2015 - 11:59 am
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Chumped – “Threshold” (Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Back in February, we announced the release of the second iteration of Father/Daughter Records' fun Faux Real covers compilation, tied to the revelation that it…
James Rettig | April 28, 2015 - 10:11 am

Watch Beck & Karen O Cover Lou Reed At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions

Over the weekend, the late Lou Reed was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame alongside Green Day, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm
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Karen O, Miley Cyrus, Tom Morello Added To Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

A few more names have been added to this year's list of performers who will honor the new Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees.
James Rettig | April 8, 2015 - 6:22 pm
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Watch Beck Play A Very Strange Late Late Show

The Late Late Show on CBS has a new host, the British comedian James Corden, and it's in that intriguing phase where the show is…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2015 - 8:48 am
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