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Beck Is 'So Tired Of Being Alone'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Beck introduced his new album, "Morning Phase," this week with the release of the lead single, "Blue Moon." The emotional track, which has Beck lament...

OutKast's Half-Decade Hiatus Will End At Coachella

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rap duo OutKast will headline the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in April, ending a half-decade hiatus for one of hip-h...

Beck's Cover Of John Lennon's 'Love' Is Just Right For This Cold Winter Day

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Get your repeat button ready because Beck has unveiled a wonderful cover of John Lennon's 1970 song "Love." Beck imbibes a little more bass than Lenno...

Live & Dangerous: Thanksgiving 2013

Jeff Pollack | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

Thanksgiving is upon us - and while this time of the year may not be ripe for festivals in the US, that doesn't mean there aren't some great shows happening all over the country in the next few weeks worth checking out.

Pomplamoose Mashup Brings Lorde, 2Pac And Beck Together!

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment

Last year Pomplamoose combined the somewhat unlikely sounds of Gotye and Carly Rae Jepsen in a way you never would have imagined you'd love. Now th...

Conversations With Mark Knopfler, James Blunt and The 5 Browns, Galen Hawthorne's Control Review, Plus Damien Escobar, Piers Faccini and Fink Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.07.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I've always been a roots enthusiast really, it's always been based around the blues and folk music, so there are large areas of influence there. I didn't just want to just make a straight blues album."

Weekly Concert Guide: No Age, Jonwayne, Gary Clark Jr., and Little Boots

Art Tavana | Posted 10.20.2014 | Los Angeles
Art Tavana

Monday, September 23 Jonwayne @ The Echoplex Born from the L.A. underground, Jonwayne's homemade mixtapes are making some serious noise as of late....

McCartney Still Gives Me Wings

John Garrett Andrews | Posted 11.17.2013 | Entertainment
John Garrett Andrews

The Beatles, with their combination of nostalgia for '50s pop rock n roll and rockabilly, love of early '60s soul and girl groups as well as classic tin pan alley "tunesmithing," provided the pre-pubescent AM radio nursery rhymes for my exact generation.

Dog Ears Music: 'Don't Go Near the Water' Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by The Beach Boys, Beck, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Passion Pit, Phosphorescent, National Philharmonic Orchestra, and more

Dog Ears Music: Mama Taught Me Better Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Pigmeat Terry, Ruth Brown, The Decemberists, and more.

Dog Ears Music: Richter Scale Day Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Beck, Yma Sumac, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Earlimart, Van Halen, Tori Amos, Alabama Shakes and more.

Ménage's Promises, Peligro's Purple Haze, Indie Bands, Clive Davis and Our Need for Music

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 06.01.2013 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

Fledgling blues rock guitarist/songwriter Lorelei Brewer says, "My main inspiration for doing music is not to play 'rockstar' or to get rich and famous. Hell no. I quote a friend, 'I wish money had nothing to do with it.' "

Thirteen Reasons I Adore Douglas Adams

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.11.2013 | Books
Gregory Weinkauf

Today would have been Douglas Adams' 61st birthday. I didn't know him, but I've read his every published word, some many times over, and I miss him. Here I salute him 13 succinct times. (Why 13? I dunno. 42 would blitz my word-count.)

Sonos & The Lash: Two of the Coolest Places in Los Angeles

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 04.30.2013 | Los Angeles
Charles Karel Bouley

Los Angeles is lucky to have Sonos Studio and The Lash within 20 minutes driving of each other. The city keeps getting cooler and it's venues like these that make it that way.

Brazilian Legends Heading To D.C.

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 12.05.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Os Mutantes was once a band record store nerds would to cite to sound cool. Their albums were out-of-print, hard to find and buzzed abou...

Dan Deacon And Beck In Conversation: Is The Future Of Music Behind Us?

Posted 12.07.2012 | Entertainment

The future of music fascinates me — mainly how technology is causing it to drift away from the 20th-century model of music as a physical com...

When Jon Hamm Calls, You Best Come Running

Posted 11.28.2012 | Los Angeles

When Jon Hamm beckons, you best come running. The "Mad Men" star and stealth comedic genius (he stole the show on "30 Rock" and "SNL") is playing ...

Some Tips for Dazed Republicans

Pat Choate | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Pat Choate

Republicans are trying to figure out why they did so poorly in the 2012 presidential and Congressional elections. I have a few tips that they may find useful in forthcoming elections.

Dog Ears Music: National Meaning of "Is" Day Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Cowboy Junkies, Sufjan Stevens, Muse, Judy Garland, Salt 'N' Pepa, Bob Schneider and more.

A Look Inside The Closet Of Fabrizio Moretti's Ex-Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

You may know her as the girl who once dated Fabrizio Moretti. Or perhaps you know her as the muse to designer Phillip Lim. Or maybe you recognize her ...

Live & Dangerous: Sasquatch! 2012

Jeff Pollack | Posted 07.09.2012 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

On the last weekend in May, the 11th annual Sasquatch Music Festival (also known as simple "Sasquatch!") will be held in George, Washington. Let's sta...

Improving Maternal Healthcare, One Song at a Time

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 07.01.2012 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

Did you know that every 90 seconds a woman dies from pregnancy-related causes? Every Mother Counts is dedicated to increasing education and support for reducing maternal mortality through programs around the world.

Beck Only Has Eyes For You

The Huffington Post | Amber Genuske | Posted 04.24.2012 | Home

Beck once again proved his talent as a multifaceted musician by covering "I Only Have Eyes for You" by the Flamingos. The track is gorgeous and a ...

Dog Ears Music Near-Miss Day Playlist: Remember the Epic Asteroid of '89?!

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.23.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review music by Joe Meek and The Blue Men, Beck, Burt Bacharach, PJ Harvey, Semantic Noise and more.

Beck's Does Another Song For A Film

Posted 03.21.2012 | Home

Beck is a multitalented, genre-bending artist so it's no surprise his music has made an appearance on a number of film soundtracks. Among them, hi...