Click Track: Beck

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 10/24/2011

Loretta Lynn hospitalized with pneumonia; Neil Young, Arcade Fire, Beck play Bridge School benefit

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  09:56 AM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Loretta Lynn, Neil Young, Beck, Titus Andronicus

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Taking sides: Who should curate a festival next summer?

Summer dreaming: Click Track’s contributors choose an artist they’d like to see curate a summer festival and the opening acts they’d like to see open.

By Click Track  |  12:16 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Elvis Costello, OutKast, Beck

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 03/25/2011

In concert: Jeff Beck at 9:30 Club

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist dazzled, as expected.

By Dave McKenna  |  04:06 PM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Jeff Beck

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 09/02/2010

Taking sides: Who's missing from FreeFest?

Why isn't this woman performing at FreeFest? (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) On Wednesday morning, promoters added three more acts to the already sprawling line-up at this year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest. Could this thing possibly get any bigger? Oh, definitely. In this week's...

By Click Track  |  12:15 PM ET, 09/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Beck, Boris, Cee-Lo Green, Darkest Hour, Janelle Monae, Neurosis, Virgin Mobile FreeFest

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 08/10/2010

Album review: "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" soundtrack

Michael Cera gets to pretend to play songs written by Beck in his new movie. By Allison Stewart The recent spate of hipster-studded "Twilight" soundtracks were like the indie-rock equivalent of Happy Meals - tasty but overly commercialized product-placement opportunities...

By Allison Stewart  |  09:30 AM ET, 08/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Beck, Broken Social Scene, Scott Pilgrim

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/02/2010

Lilith Fair cancels dates; Christgau shuts down record blog; Beck, Tortoise, Sonic Youth cover Yanni

No strangers to smooth music, Chicago-based post-rock band Tortoise joined Beck to record a cover of Yanni's "Live at the Acropolis" (Courtesy of Thrill Jockey) By Aaron Leitko -Tough times are just getting tougher on the summer concert circuit. Bono...

By Aaron Leitko  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Beck, Drake, Lilith Fair, Robert Christgau, Sarah McLachlan, Sonic Youth, Thurston Moore, Tortoise, Yanni

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 06/17/2010

Taking sides: Which music video best steals from famous art?

Katy Perry: California gurl, art lover. Vampire Weekend recently sang about a "Richard Serra skatepark" but we've yet to see a video featuring the band performing in a skatepark designed by sculptor Richard Serra. Hop to it, dudes. Still, plenty...

By Chris Richards  |  12:05 PM ET, 06/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Beck, Grace Jones, Kanye West, Katy Perry, REM, Thom Yorke, Vampire Weekend

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 06/17/2010

Christina can't top soundtracks; Thurston Moore and Tortoise join Beck's record club

Christina couldn't top "Glee." By David Malitz - Christina Aguilera recently made news for canceling her summer tour, saying that an upcoming movie role was to blame for her lack of availability. Maybe. Maybe not. Her new album "Bionic"...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 06/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Beck, Christina Aguilera, Thurston Moore

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 06/08/2010

In concert: Jeff Beck at Wolf Trap

Recent Rock Hall inductee Jeff Beck showed off his skills at Wolf Trap. (All photos by Andrew Propp/FTWP) By Mike Joyce You can count on British rock guitarist Jeff Beck to serve up two things in concert - impeccable musicianship...

By David Malitz  |  02:00 PM ET, 06/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Jeff Beck

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/13/2010

Eminem hits No. 1, schedules shows with Jay-Z; New "Twilight" soundtrack is indie-tastic; Roots and John Legend team for covers album

Eminem tops the charts and will play at Yankee Stadium. (Gary Malerba/Associated Press) By David Malitz - Eminem will debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart with his latest single, "Not Afraid." It is just the...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Band of Horses, Bat For Lashes, Beck, Eminem, Jay-Z, John Legend, The Roots, Vampire Weekend

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 04/27/2010

Singles file: Blitzen Trapper, DJ Gemini f. Kingpen Slim, Tobacco f. Beck

Blitzen Trapper is inspired by the '70s on its new song. (Todd Roeth) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Blitzen Trapper: "Destroyer of the Void" On the titanic, fantastical title track of their...

By David Malitz  |  10:45 AM ET, 04/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Beck, Blitzen Trapper, DJ Gemini, Gucci Mane, Kingpen Slim, Tobacco

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 04/16/2010

Nick Cave, Beck, Underworld: Six memorable shows at the new 9:30 club

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: For one night in 1996, no doubt the blues was No. 1. (Ashkan Sahihi) By David Malitz In the previous blog post, Patrick Foster recounted his favorite memories of the old 9:30 club. Here are some...

By David Malitz  |  02:50 PM ET, 04/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Beck, Broadcast, Guided By Voices, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Nick Cave, Underworld

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 03/11/2010

Morning click: OK Go-es it alone, Beck records with St. Vincent and Os Mutantes

By David Malitz - Seven million (and counting) YouTube hits can't be wrong. Even after winning a battle with its record label, EMI, to allow its videos to be embedded on Web sites (see above!) OK Go has decided...

By David Malitz  |  08:30 AM ET, 03/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Beck, Lady Antebellum, OK Go, St. Vincent

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 02/11/2010

Morning click: Wale fights cabin fever, Thom Yorke goes Green, Eric Clapton summons guitar heroes

Wale phoned fans on Wednesday. (Photo by Jonathan Newton/TWP) - As a historic blizzard battered Washington Wednesday, local rapper Wale decided to battle cabin fever by calling his fans on the telephone. Those who follow Wale on Twitter could send...

By Chris Richards  |  09:12 AM ET, 02/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bert Jansch, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Joao Gilberto, John Mayer, Thom Yorke, Wale, the Allman Brothers Band