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“I want you to know that it’s our time/ You and me bleed the same light.” That intuitive nonsense is the hook from “I Want You To Know,” the new single from German-Russian DJ-producer Zedd and Mexican-American singer-actress Selena Gomez. Zedd (born Anton Igorevich Zaslavski) is an ascendant superstar in the vein of Calvin Harri… More »

Back when I was first becoming an obsessive music fan, Oasis were big for me. I loved everything: the classic albums, of course, but also the mid-period stuff most people dismiss. As I got older, those last two very underrated albums were special to me, too. I sought out all sorts of Oasis minutiae, from… More »

As you might’ve heard, Beck won a Grammy for Album Of The Year about a week and a half ago, for his early 2014 release Morning Phase. I don’t know if your Twitter feed looked anything like mine, but let’s say people were less than supportive of this decision — because, of course, Beck beat… More »

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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

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 thi…
Ryan Leas | August 17, 2015 - 1:27 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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 i…
James Rettig | June 11, 2015 - 4:53 pm

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

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

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

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 i…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2015 - 8:48 am

Beck, Dave Grohl, Patti Smith To Appear At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

Next month, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame will hold its big induction ceremony in Cleveland. The year’s induction class includes Lou Reed, Gree…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2015 - 9:00 am

Kanye West Publicly Apologizes To Beck (And Bruno Mars)

Kanye West has officially told Beck that's he's sorry: "I would like to publicly apologize to Beck, I'm sorry Beck," he tweeted earlier today. Doe…
James Rettig | February 26, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Billy Corgan Finally Breaks His Legendary Silence About Kanye’s Grammys Intrusion

I'm sure we've all been wondering what Billy Corgan thinks about Kanye West's latest stage-crashing incident, and now we know! Corgan appeared on Channel 7'…
Chris DeVille | February 26, 2015 - 10:14 am
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