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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 »
There is so much going on here, I can hardly wrap my head around the whole thing. Beck and 160+ musicians have recorded a new, multi-instrument, yodel-filled version of David Bowie's "Sound And…   Read Story »
Apparently, the American automotive industry isn't doing that badly, since Lincoln appears to be spending a whole ton of money on a new series of reinterpreted art pieces called "Hello, Again." And…   Read Story »
Beck boasts one of the most interesting, most schizophrenic discographies of any contemporary artist this side of David Bowie. Like Bowie, Beck has built a career on restlessness and reinvention,…   Read Story »
Following a GQ photo spread featuring Grizzly Bear and Dirty Projectors flaunting their suit game -- not to mention Lana Del Rey's occasionally bizarre gig as the face of H&M -- now Beck has made the…   Read Story »
As James Jackson Toth noted in our Premature Evaluation of Beck's new Song Reader, lots of musicians (as well as some of us for whom the name "musician" is truly too generous) are performing,…   Read Story »
This is a first. I'm reviewing an album having only actually heard about a third of it. Of this third, the songs I've actually listened to are not performances by the artist whose name graces the…   Read Story »
The new double-CD compilation Rework: Philip Glass Remixed, put together by Glass and Beck, has a ton of indie stars remixing pieces from the experimental music legend. Dan Deacon, Tyondai Braxton,…   Read Story »
In 2012, the very idea of a breakup record has been rendered something of an anachronism. The divorce-album-as-discographical-inevitability is a phenomenon that historically occurs deep into an…   Read Story »