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The Anniversary

Mutations Turns 20

It is a question that has vexed philosophers, by which I mean people who perhaps overthink popular music, for 25 years now: Who is the…
Michael Tedder | November 2, 2018 - 9:50 am

Gotcha Covered

10 Memorable Covers Of Elvis Presley’s “Can’t Help Falling In Love”

All these editions of Gotcha Covered, and finally, it's time to ask: How do we deal with Elvis, really? The man died shortly before I…
Nate Patrin | July 16, 2018 - 1:00 pm

Sounding Board

Ghetto Blastin’ Disintegrating: Deconstructing Beck 20 Years Later

At the beginning of 1998, it felt easy to peg Beck as one of the top-tier artists of alt-rock. After he followed up the seemingly…
Nate Patrin | February 16, 2018 - 4:29 pm

More Beck stories

Beck – “Super Cool” (Feat. Robyn & The Lonely Island)

Beck has released a new song featuring Robyn and the Lonely Island. It's called "Super Cool" and it's featured in the end credits for The
James Rettig | February 6, 2019 - 12:06 pm

Watch Beck Perform “Tarantula” With Feist & Bat For Lashes On James Corden

Lately, Beck has taken to playing sudden pop-up performance with all-star backup bands at LA-area benefits. That's a fun hobby! And last night, Beck took…
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2019 - 8:57 am

Stream Music Inspired By The Film Roma Featuring Patti Smith, El-P, T Bone Burnett, Ibeyi, & More

Alfonso Cuarón's Roma is a fantastic movie, but it doesn't exactly seem like the type of film that would lend itself to the celebrity soundtrack…
James Rettig | January 31, 2019 - 10:05 am

Beck – “Tarantula” (Feat. Feist) (Colourbox Cover)

Yesterday, when the Oscar nominations came out, Roma emerged as an immediate heavyweight and a probable frontrunner. Alfonso Cuarón's movie, which is both a technical…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2019 - 9:36 am

Watch St. Vincent Cover Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Breaking The Girl”

Last night, the Hollywood Palladium hosted a benefit concert for victims of the Woolsey Fire that spread through California last fall. Annie Clark opened the…
James Rettig | January 14, 2019 - 4:58 pm

Watch Beck Play “Where It’s At” With Father John Misty & Este Haim In Surprise Wildfires Benefit Appearance

There's a destination a little up the road from the habitations and the towns you know. It's called the Ace Hotel Los Angeles. It is…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2018 - 9:32 am

Beck Pays Tribute To SpongeBob Creator Stephen Hillenburg

On Monday, Stephen Hillenburg, creator of the widely beloved cartoon series SpongeBob SquarePants, died. He'd been suffering from ALS, and he was just 57. …
Tom Breihan | November 28, 2018 - 9:27 am

Watch Beck Perform With Dave Grohl & The Bird And The Bee At Swing Left Fundraiser In Silver Lake

Aftab Pureval, a clerk of courts in Hamilton County, Ohio, is currently running what was once a longshot race for Congress. Pureval is taking on…
Tom Breihan | October 1, 2018 - 8:45 am

Watch Beck & Jenny Lewis Cover Neil Young’s “Harvest Moon” At Red Rocks

Beck has been touring hard lately, and he's been doing it without a fixed opening act. And he's got a cool new thing going. On…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2018 - 9:12 am

Watch Beck & Julian Casablancas Cover “Don’t You Want Me”

Last night, two of the greats teamed up. Beck is out on tour right now behind last year's Colors, and for some of the dates,…
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2018 - 8:51 am

Watch Beck Cover “Cars” With Gary Numan At Riot Fest

Last night, Beck headlined the second night of Riot Fest in Chicago. During his encore, he brought out Gary Numan to perform his late '70s…
James Rettig | September 16, 2018 - 9:48 am

Watch Beck & Phoenix Perform Together In LA

Beck joined Phoenix onstage during the second night of their residency at the Fonda Theater in Los Angeles last night. "Every night we play in…
Peter Helman | September 8, 2018 - 2:09 pm

Watch Beck Cover Spoon With Britt Daniel And Sing A Rarity With Jenny Lewis At MSG

Beck followed up Billy Joel's 100th Madison Square Garden gig -- and his own Colbert performance -- with an MSG show of his own Thursday.
Chris DeVille | July 20, 2018 - 9:00 am

Watch Beck Perform “Colors” and “Wow” on Colbert

On last night's episode of his Late Show, by way of introducing his musical guest, Stephen Colbert claimed that Beck "used to crash on my…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2018 - 10:02 am
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