Jamie Lidell Talks Beck and Feist-Assisted New... →
Pitchfork: How did Beck become involved with the album? Jamie Lidell: The whole thing got kick-started by Beck, which was an incredible surprise. He called asking if he could be of some assistance with production work, like, “Why don’t you come over and we can just have a play and see how it feels?” He’s always supported me since we toured together [in 2006]. A few years...
Beck's "Loser" Defines the '90s - Por: Chuck... →
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Beck to Contribute to "True Blood" Soundtrack →
On May 25, Elektra releases True Blood: Music From the HBO Original Series Volume II, which means its time for rootsy artists to step up with their most backwoods-y/vampire-friendly tracks. The CD boasts new songs from Beck (“Bad Blood”), M. Ward (a cover of Howlin’ Wolf’s “Howlin’ for My Baby”), Lucinda Williams and Elvis Costello (“Kiss Like Your...
mimie-art: Here’s what I was talking about in the previous post about Beck’s “Loser”: The “slacker generation” thing was never something Beck related to even though this chorus was a natural for that image, and certainly was part of why the song was such a hit. Beck remembered that when he first heard about it was when the video premiered on MTV. “The guy on the air was talking about...
Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks Working With Beck →
perpetua: “Emitting lethal doses of nonchalant cool” is about right! Sigh. Waiting a full year for this is the bitter price of this wonderful Pavement reunion…