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There was a time, circa Midnite Vultures, when every Beck song seemed to be aiming at Prince pastiche. That time was 1999, which is an appropriate time for such endeavors, all things considered. Yet…   Read Story »
The Kills opened for Jack White in Dublin last night ahead of White's stop at Glastonbury, which of course led to several collaborations between White and Kills singer Alison Mosshart, his Dead…   Read Story »
It's been six years since the former Rilo Kiley leader Jenny Lewis released Acid Tongue, her last solo album, and she returns this summer with the new one The Voyager. Ryan Adams, along with frequent…   Read Story »
Four years ago, Beck and Bat For Lashes teamed up on "Let's Get Lost," a really great song that ended up on the Twilight: Eclipse soundtrack. Apparently, Beck and B4L's Natasha Khan have remained…   Read Story »
The former Rilo Kiley leader Jenny Lewis hasn't released a solo album since 2008's Acid Tongue, but she'll make her big return this summer with the long-awaited new one The Voyager. As it turns out,…   Read Story »
Now that his lovely singer-songwriterly album Morning Phase is out and his two Coachella sets are done, the Beck comeback is officially in full swing. Last night, he brought his single "Blue Moon" to…   Read Story »
At the end of this past weekend's Coachella, Beck joined headliners Arcade Fire onstage to cover Prince's "Controversy." But that wasn't the only time Beck nodded to Arcade Fire during the weekend.…   Read Story »
Last night, Arcade Fire headlined the last night of this year's second Coachella weekend. The previous week, they'd brought Debbie Harry to the stage and covered Blondie's "Heart Of Glass," and their…   Read Story »
Beck has been making the rounds on TV to promote his new album, Morning Phase. In addition to stopping by Fallon and SNL, he's now made his day timetelevision debut on Ellen. Watch him play "Blue…   Read Story »
We need to have a conversation about Coldplay. Chris Martin's band has been a punchline since that first fresh-faced beach walk, and there are some good reasons for that. When your debut album…   Read Story »