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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

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New Negativland Album Comes With Deceased Member’s Ashes

Negativland just topped Eminem for creepy things that come packaged with albums, but it's for a reason other than selling stuff. Earlier this year Em…
Collin Robinson | October 18, 2016 - 3:41 pm

R.I.P. Richard Lyons

Richard Lyons, a founding member of Bay Area experimental music pranksters Negativland, has died. He passed away today, on his 57th birthday, due to complications…
Peter Helman | April 21, 2016 - 7:24 pm

R.I.P. Don Joyce

Billboard reports that Don Joyce, a longtime member of the "culture jamming" experimental music pranksters Negativland, died yesterday in Oakland after suffering from heart failure.
Tom Breihan | July 23, 2015 - 2:40 pm

R.I.P. Ian Allen

Ian Allen, former member and longtime friend of the experimental Bay Area-based Negativland, has died. Allen passed away on 1/17 due to unexpected heart-valve replacement…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 22, 2015 - 1:05 pm

Negativland Pay Tribute To Casey Kasem By Offering Their Kasem-Rant-Samping Song For Remix

In 1991, Negativland, a long-running "culture-jamming" experimental band, released "The Letter U And The Numeral 2," a dinky synth version of U2's "I Still Haven't…
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2014 - 3:38 pm