This year’s Album of the Year nominees include Beck Morning Phase, Beyoncé Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran X, Sam Smith In The Lonely Hour and Pharrell Williams GIRL.
In the spirit of staying positive, below are ten examples of artistic risks that did pay off.
Of the new album, Beck says “I think at one point we realized there was nothing faster than 60 BPM.”
After five years of various one-off gigs, large-scale composition projects, covering entire Yanni albums, and writing albums out on sheets of paper, the Beck is back.
Beck is gearing up to premiere songs from an upcoming acoustic album during a handful of recently announced concerts this summer. According to a press release, Beck will perform “special acoustic sets with minimal accompaniment” […]
Shortly before yesterday’s GRAMMY hoopla kicked off, Lincoln (yes, the car company) released a video of Beck covering David Bowie’s “Sound and Vision”with a 167-piece orchestra. Shot in a stunning 360-degree style, the nine-minute performance […]
JACK favorite and LA’s native son [lastfm]Beck[/lastfm] was already going to be a large part of the soundtrack to the upcoming flick Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. But [lastfm]Beck[/lastfm] might have even more stashed away! […]
Beck Record Club is one of the reasons Al Gore first invented the Internet: The Angelino guitarist and songwriter teams up with other musicians to cover, start to finish, a full album. Thus far, Beck […]
As far as business models today, bands have two options: get a song on a car commercial, or get a song on a Twilight movie. Following in the footsteps as [lastfm]Thom Yorke[/lastfm], [lastfm]Beck[/lastfm] will collaborate […]