iOS app Android app

Beck

The Best Singles of the 1990s That Missed the Top 50, Part 2

Xaque Gruber | Posted 09.04.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

If some of these are unfamiliar, take a listen -- they might just change your life for the better as they did mine twenty some years ago.

Pitchfork Music Festival: Up Close (PHOTOS)

Lindsey Best | Posted 07.26.2014 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

Pitchfork Music Festival takes place in Chicago every summer and is known for having an array of musical guests. Here is a look at some of these performances close up.

Musical Ambassador Gabriel Kahane Tells LA Stories

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.09.2014 | Los Angeles
Michael Sigman

Taken as a whole, The Ambassador reclaims Los Angeles from Tinseltown stereotypes and celebrates the city's authentic culture while still paying homage to its Hollywood myths.

Dog Ears Music: National Wig Out Day Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.23.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music from Beck, White Denim, Super Furry Animals, Fastball, and more.

Coachella: Up Close

Lindsey Best | Posted 06.22.2014 | Los Angeles
Lindsey Best

Coachella goers always have a vast variety of musical experiences to fill their weekend with. Here's a look at some of these performances up close and personal.

A Love Letter To Beck

Cat Blake | Posted 06.11.2014 | Teen
Cat Blake

If you listen to every Beck record released, you'll reach one conclusion: all of his songs sound completely different from the last.

Wanted: James Gadson's Drums

Susan Sisko Carter | Posted 05.12.2014 | Arts
Susan Sisko Carter

Some nights he takes medication to sleep. Because he lies awake, trying to figure out who took his drums, his mics. Who took a part of him?

Stratosphere: A Conversation with Matt Sorum and Album Preview

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.07.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I'm focusing on my new project Kings of Chaos, which is my rock 'tribute' -- I would say, it's basically my new supergroup."

Beck Brings Back '70s Psychedelia On 'Waking Light'

Posted 02.04.2014 | Entertainment

Beck is set to release his latest album, "Morning Phase," on Feb. 25. We first got a taste of the album back in January with the track "Blue Moon," an...

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 11.23.2013 | Los Angeles
Art Tavana

Monday, September 23 Jonwayne @ The Echoplex Born from the L.A. underground, Jonwayne's homemade rap mixtapes are brilliant. A producer, rapper, an...

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...