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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Before I get into this week's picks, I just want to take a moment for one video that only just missed teh cutoff: DJ Khaled's…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2016 - 11:03 am

The Anniversary

Odelay Turns 20

Beck was not a sure thing. "Loser" felt like a generation-defining song even as it was cresting in 1994, but it did not feel like…
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2016 - 10:02 am

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9 Memorable Moments From Governors Ball 2016

Governors Ball usually has a solid and reliable lineup. Another way to say that is that it sometimes leans predictable, booking lineups that are built…
Ryan Leas | June 6, 2016 - 1:50 pm

More Beck stories

That Leaked Beck Song Soundtracks A Fossil Smartwatch Commercial

No one really needs a Fossil smartwatch, just like no one really needs a bright, sparkly new Beck song that sounds way too much like…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2016 - 11:04 am

Beck – “Up All Night”

Beck's new album, which is now reportedly set to come out sometime in November, looks like it'll be a giddier, poppier affair than anything we've…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2016 - 10:50 am

New Beck Album Reportedly Pushed Back To November

Beck's been working on the as-yet untitled followup to 2014's Morning Phase since before Morning Phase was even out. First it was supposed to be…
Peter Helman | September 24, 2016 - 1:29 pm

Beck – “Wow” Video

Beck, one of our all-time great music-video surrealists, just dropped a new video for his giddy plastic-funk single "Wow." The clip, which Beck co-directed with…
Tom Breihan | September 13, 2016 - 1:19 pm

New Lady Gaga Album Also Features Father John Misty, Beck, Florence Welch, & Josh Homme

Last night, Lady Gaga released the lead single to her new album, "Perfect Illusion," which was co-written and co-produced by Mark Ronson, Tame Impala's Kevin…
James Rettig | September 9, 2016 - 12:27 pm

Radiohead, Arcade Fire, Beck, Death Cab Become Garbage Pail Kids

Summer may be on its way out the door, but Topps has decided to celebrate the waning music festival season with a whole mess of…
Peter Helman | August 29, 2016 - 7:50 pm

Beck – “Wow (GUAU! Mexican Institute Of Sound Remix)”

Beck is following up 2014's somber Morning Phase with a very different kind of album. Early single "Wow" was sleepy while still big and bright…
Peter Helman | August 13, 2016 - 11:44 am

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9 Memorable Moments From Governors Ball 2016

Governors Ball usually has a solid and reliable lineup. Another way to say that is that it sometimes leans predictable, booking lineups that are built…
Ryan Leas | June 6, 2016 - 1:50 pm

Beck – “Wow”

Beck's masterpiece Odelay turns 20 in a couple of weeks, and with his new single "Wow," Beck sounds like he's returning to that album's sound.
Tom Breihan | June 2, 2016 - 12:11 pm

Beck Teases New Song “Wow” Out Tomorrow

Beck's new single "Wow" is out tomorrow, and he's shared a couple precious snippets ahead of time. One features Beck reciting the words "Giddy up"
Chris DeVille | June 1, 2016 - 1:23 pm

Flume – “Tiny Cities” (Feat. Beck)

The massively popular Australian dance-pop producer Flume will release his much-anticipated, collab-heavy album Skin on Friday, and we've already posted "Smoke & Retribution," with Vince…
Tom Breihan | May 25, 2016 - 1:43 pm

Watch Beck Cover Prince’s “Raspberry Beret” At Beale Street Music Festival

Beck was obviously hugely influenced by Prince, and he's said that Midnite Vultures' "Debra" was inspired specifically by "Raspberry Beret." Beck has partially covered the…
Peter Helman | May 3, 2016 - 9:43 pm

The Strokes’ Fabrizio Moretti & Nick Valensi Feat. Beck – “I Love You All The Time” (Eagles Of Death Metal Cover)

Eagles Of Death Metal are still going with their "I Love You All The Time" campaign, in which various different artists are covering their song,…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Watch Paul McCartney Get Denied From Tyga’s Grammy Afterparty

The fact that Paul McCartney even wanted to go to Tyga's Grammy afterparty feels like some kind of news. Did he just want to tell…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2016 - 10:00 am

Watch Beck Cover Bowie With Nirvana Members At Pre-Grammy Gala

Nirvana reunions take the strangest forms these days. Last night, music-biz icon Clive Davis threw his annual pre-Grammys gala, and the party featured surviving Nirvana…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2016 - 9:09 am

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

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was such a weird week for music -- more about gossip and rupture than the constant stream of new music that we all have…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2016 - 3:37 pm

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

2015 In Review

The 15 Biggest Band Beefs Of 2015

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…
James Rettig | December 15, 2015 - 1:35 pm

2015 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

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…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am

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 this…
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
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