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3 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

Beck played the hits at the Fox Theatre Tues. night

Even though Beck transcended the junk culture and anti-folk ruckus of his early years several albums ago, the one-time poster boy for the lo-fi '90s hasn't lost an ounce of the freewheeling spirit that's guided him all along.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

From Loser to winner: Beck closes Forecastle in style

With a colorful day-glo backdrop and equally colorful setlist sandwiched by hits from the 1996 classic album Odelay, Beck gave the 2014 Forecastle Festival a head-bobbing, foot shuffling performance to close the three-day-long, four-stage concert.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Dance, Black Entertainment, Michael Jackson

Examiner.com

Beck to perform at Merriweather on Thursday

Beck is performing at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland on Thursday July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Columbia, MD, Sean Lennon

Music-News.com

Beck, Kasabian and Jungle for iTunes Festival

The annual festival of free gigs at London's legendary venue The Roundhouse is back for the whole of September 2014, with 30 nights of free live shows from some of the biggest names in music.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Robert Plant, Led Zeppelin

Sun Jul 20, 2014

MLive.com

Review: Beck works through his many phases for rapt crowd at DeVos Performance Hall

What: Beck with show openers The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger When and where: 8 p.m., Saturday, July 19, DeVos Performance Hall Highlight: A cheeky rendition of cult favorite, "Debra," from 1999's "Midnite Vultures" and show closer "Where It's At," which ended the evening on a suitably high note.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Grand Rapids, MI, Entertainment

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Billboard

Pitchfork Festival 2014: Beck, SZA, Giorgio Moroder and More Day 1 Highlights

Now in its ninth year in Chicago's Union Park, Pitchfork Music Festival has always been a hodgepodge of alternative music approved by the long-running reviews hub, but the 2014 incarnation boasts perhaps the most diverse lineup ever.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Disco, Giorgio Moroder, Neneh Cherry

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Live Music Blog

Photo Recap / Setlist: Beck @ Pageant, St. Louis Mo 7.16.14

Beck is in the midst of a national tour supporting his latest album, Morning Phase , and tonight he's set to headline at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

River Front Times

Beck Rediscovers St. Louis Fans at the Pageant

It's been a long time since Beck last visited St. Louis -- 1997, by our records -- but we have a feeling that Beck won't be forgetting the Gateway City anytime soon.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

KAUZ

Saturday Night Live fires two more featured players

Like Wheelan, Wells and Milhiser had trouble standing out from the large ensemble during Season 39, during which time seven new cast members were added.

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Related Topix: Lena Dunham, Pop/Rock

River Front Times

Beck Performs In St. Louis For the First Time In Fourteen Years: Review and Photos

As Beck stepped on stage in front of a capacity crowd at the Pageant last night, he looked younger than he should.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Lexington Herald-Leader

Forecastle Festival: Jenny Lewis' dark, personal voyage to her new album

Here is an abbreviated schedule of acts performing on four stages. The music begins at 1:30 p.m. each day.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Replacements

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Examiner.com

20 years of Mellow Gold

Beck Hansen, the LA-based post-modern/alterna-folkie better known simply by his first name, has made a lengthy career full of eclectic music, videos, and legendary live performances.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

The Phoenix

Beck on Beck

Twenty years after his breakthrough album Mellow Gold , and six years since his last recording, 2008's Modern Guilt , Beck returned early this year with Morning Phase , a luminous collection of songs that reverberates with echoes of sounds that rose from Laurel Canyon and the singer-songwriter boom of the early 1970s.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Velvet Underground, Music, Entertainment

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Mashable

Three More Exit 'Saturday Night Live'

Noel Wells, John Milhiser and Nasim Pedrad will not be returning to the sketch-comedy show for its 40th season, a source confirmed to Mashable on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Maya Rudolph

Mon Jul 14, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Brooks Wheelan Let Go from Saturday Night Live

After just one season with NBC 's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE , newcomer Brooks Wheelan has been laid off from the long-running sketch show.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Emmy Awards

Mountain Xpress

Music review: Beck at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium

I'm not a fan of the whole "killing it" thing, but rarely has there been a more apt usage of the term than at the end of Beck 's show at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, 9, Asheville, NC

Nashville Scene

Beck Tonight and Tomorrow at the Ryman

Few figures in the modern pop pantheon have the ability to stylistically shape-shift while maintaining a consistent voice the way Beck can - whether it's the breakthrough anti-folk of Odelay or the busy alt-funk of Midnite Vultures , something about each Beck song has that singular Beck-ness in its DNA.

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River Front Times

Out Every Night: The Best Concerts in St. Louis From July 14 to 20

This week, re-live your '90s obsessions by catching big names like Beck and Jack White.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

RollingStone

Flashback: Beck Gets Left on the 'Moon'

In honor of Mr. Beck Hansen's 44th birthday earlier this week, we look back to 1997, when he appeared at the Farm Aid benefit alongside John Mellencamp, Neil Young, John Fogerty, Dave Matthews and the Allman Brothers.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Willie Nelson, Country, Music, Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Billboard

Beck Announces 'Song Reader' Album with Jack White, Jack Black & More

Back in 2012, Beck released a little experiment "album" that existed solely in the form of sheet music.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Wilco

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