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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 »
Next month, Universal will release A Tribute To Caetano Veloso, on which artists like Chrissy Hynde and Devendra Banhart will cover songs from the tropicalia innovator and general all-around…   Read Story »
As previously reported, Beck has contributed three songs to the new Playstation 3 game Sound Shapes. And we've already heard a preview of "Cities." But now, the video game is out, and versions of all…   Read Story »
Over the weekend, thousands of fans flocked to this year's Outside Lands at Golden Gate Park. Overcast and chilly weather was offset by the fire from the Metallica pyrotechnics and warm vibes from…   Read Story »