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In most weeks, any of the top 3, maybe top 4 songs on this list could have made a valid claim for the No. 1 spot. But the song that did take home the gold did so with authority: "Rap song of 2014…   Read Story »
After first sharing "Blue Moon," a lovely song from his new album Morning Phase, Beck is letting the world hear another one. "Waking Light" is a soulful, twinkling, beautifully orchestrated callback…   Read Story »
Heading into Grammy weekend, it's kind of fitting that this week's 5 Best Songs includes a couple artists with a dozen total Grammy awards under their collective belts, and another act that's up for…   Read Story »
In just over a month, Beck will return with Morning Phase, his first new studio album since 2008. He's already posted an album trailer with a clip of the sweepingly bummed first single "Blue Moon,"…   Read Story »
Although Beck debuted "Wave" in concert last year, we've heard no recorded music from Morning Phase thus far. That changes now: A new promotional video shows the album being pressed to vinyl,…   Read Story »
Earlier this month we learned about Starbucks' forthcoming Sweetheart 2014, the coffee retailer's fifth compilation of indie-minded artists covering their favorite love songs. We've already heard Jim…   Read Story »
We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we've ranked our most anticipated albums.…   Read Story »
Controversial director Lars von Trier and indie darling actress/singer Charlotte Gainsbourg have one of the creepier director/actress relationships; they teamed up for the apocalyptic Melancholia and…   Read Story »
Just before Halloween we learned about Morning Phase, the first Beck album since 2008's Modern Guilt that doesn't require the presence of someone who can read sheet music to experience. Then, just…   Read Story »
In a few weeks, Beck will release Morning Phase, his first proper new studio album since 2008. And over the weekend, he debuted the first of its songs, while the Los Angeles Philharmonic backed him…   Read Story »