Tag: Beck

Kate Bush, Duran Duran, Devo, Eurythmics among 2022 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

Kate Bush, Duran Duran, Devo, Eurythmics among 2022 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this morning unveiled 17 nominees for its Class of 2022, a field that includes Kate Bush, Duran Duran, Devo, Eurythmics and more.

Video: Beck performs David Bowie’s ‘Sound and Vision’ with 160-piece orchestra

Video: Beck performs David Bowie’s ‘Sound and Vision’ with 160-piece orchestra

The Lincoln car company this afternoon released its heavily promoted video of Beck performing David Bowie’s “Sound and Vision” with a gigantic, 160-piece orchestra in a 360-degree setting, part of the automaker’s new “Hello, Again” series that finds artists reinterpreting old works. Check it out.

Sonic Youth prepping ’85 live album, unseen ’86 concert film, possible ‘Sister’ reissue

Sonic Youth prepping ’85 live album, unseen ’86 concert film, possible ‘Sister’ reissue

The future of Sonic Youth may remain in doubt following last year’s Kim Gordon-Thurston Moore split, but the band is working on a host of archival projects, according to Lee Ranaldo, including a live album recorded in 1985, a previously unseen 1986 concert film and a possible deluxe-edition reissue of 1987’s ‘Sister.’

Dennis Flemion, of The Frogs, 1955-2012

Dennis Flemion, of The Frogs, 1955-2012

Dennis Flemion, who co-founded the cult indie-pop act The Frogs with his younger brother Jimmy in Milwaukee in 1980 and rose to minor alt-rock celebrity in the ’90s, is missing and presumed dead in a Wisconsin lake, Matador Records co-owner Gerard Cosloy announced on the label’s blog tonight.

Full-album stream: Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore, ‘Demolished Thoughts’

Full-album stream: Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore, ‘Demolished Thoughts’

There’s still more than a week left before Sonic Youth frontguy Thurston Moore drops his new Beck-assisted solo album ‘Demolished Thoughts’ — yet fans can now listen to the whole thing ,thanks to a full stream provided by NPR Music.

Video: Thurston Moore, ‘Benediction’

Video: Thurston Moore, ‘Benediction’

Two weeks out from the release of Thurston Moore’s new solo album, ‘Demolished Thoughts,’ the Sonic Youth frontman has released a video for first single ‘Benediction.’

Free MP3: Thurston Moore, ‘Benediction’

Free MP3: Thurston Moore, ‘Benediction’

The folks at Matador Records are offering up the first official taste of ‘Demolished Thoughts’ — the forthcoming Beck-produced solo record from Sonic Youth leader Thurston Moore — in the form of a free MP3 of the album’s ‘Benediction.’

Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore to release Beck-produced ‘Demolished Thoughts’ in May

Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore to release Beck-produced ‘Demolished Thoughts’ in May

Sonic Youth leader Thurston Moore has been working on a new Beck-produced solo album that Matador Records today announced will be titled ‘Demolished Thoughts’ — it previously was called ‘Benediction’ — and is due to be released May 24.

Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore enlists Beck to produce new solo album ‘Benediction’

Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore enlists Beck to produce new solo album ‘Benediction’

After collaborating on a full-album cover of Yanni’s ‘Live at the Acropolis’ last summer, Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore has now tapped Beck to produce his third solo album, titled ‘Benediction’ and due out sometime in 2011 on Matador Records.

Video: Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore helps Beck cover Yanni’s ‘Live at the Acropolis’

Video: Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore helps Beck cover Yanni’s ‘Live at the Acropolis’

Beck’s Record Club — this time featuring Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore and post-rock combo Tortoise — tonight unveiled the next album it will cover song-by-song: Yanni’s ‘Live at the Acropolis.’

Video: Beck’s Record Club wraps up full-album cover of INXS’ ‘Kick’ with ‘Tiny Daggers’

And here it is: ‘Tiny Daggers,’ the final installment from Beck and his Record Club cohorts — St. Vincent, Liars and Os Mutantes — as they complete their cover of INXS’ 1987 hit album ‘Kick.’

Video: Beck’s Record Club, with St. Vincent and Liars, covers INXS’ ‘Calling All Nations’

This week Beck and his Record Club gang tackle one of the lesser-known tracks on INXS’ ‘Kick,’ ‘Calling All Nations,’ offering up a nice, mellow jam with St. Vincent’s Annie Clark once again taking the mic.

Video: Beck’s Record Club, featuring Liars and St. Vincent, covers title track of INXS’ ‘Kick’

This week, Beck and his Record Club crew — St. Vincent, Liars and Os Mutantes — checks in with the title track of INXS’ ‘Kick,’ delivering one of the more rocking covers of the project.

Video: Beck’s Record Club, with Liars and St. Vincent, covers INXS’ ‘Mystify’ off ‘Kick’

This week, Beck and his Record Club cohorts — St. Vincent, Liars and Os Mutantes — cover INXS’ ‘Mystify,’ the fifth and final single, in the U.K. at least, from 1987’s ‘Kick.’