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Earlier this month, Beck shared a soft, hazy, synthy new single called "I Won't Be Long." It didn't seem to be intended for Beck's forthcoming acoustic album, since it wasn't acoustic or anything,…   Read Story »
Beck Hansen's forward thinking experiment in sound transmission/throwback to Tin Pan Alley sound transmission Song Reader, the album available only as sheet music, has made ripples worldwide, and…   Read Story »
Days Off Festival is happening right now in Paris. Earlier this week, Beck played the fest. Check out a highlight from his set below -- when he mashed up "Billie Jean" and "Get It On" (the 5th best…   Read Story »
In 2012 Beck released an album of sheet music, Song Reader. Earlier this week, on July 4, Beck played songs from this album with a full band in London at The Barbican. It was Beck's first time…   Read Story »
Beck has lately been working on a new acoustic album, the follow-up to his 2012 sheet music affair Song Reader. But lately, he's debuted a couple of decidedly non-acoustic songs, so who even knows…   Read Story »
In 2009, "unfriend" was named the Oxford Word Of The Year (unfriend – verb – To remove someone as a ‘friend’ on a social networking site such as Facebook). As far as I know, "defriend" is…   Read Story »
Last year, Beck released Song Reader, an album that consisted only of sheet music. He then spent months declining all requests to play the songs on that album, so nobody knew for sure what Beck's…   Read Story »
Last year, Beck released Song Reader, an album that was only available as sheet music; it's still the closest thing to a proper album he's dropped since 2008's Modern Guilt. Beck has resisted any and…   Read Story »
Beck Hansen hasn't released a proper album since 2008's less-than-inspiring Modern Guilt, and he's spent the intervening years keeping himself busy with endearingly loony projects: Producing for…   Read Story »
Well, Beck wins music videos for the day, probably for the week provided Kanye doesn't release "Runaway II" or something. While last week it didn't seem like Beck could get any more mad with…   Read Story »