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Lea Michele, Beck, Aaron Paul, 'Once Upon a Time' and Van Gogh: Pop 10
Lea Michele was determined to be original when she chose songs for her debut CD, "Louder," a collection of dance tracks and ballads.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Orange County Register
Greek Theatre reveals jam-packed 2014 lineup
Usually the last to fit a piece into the annual summer performance puzzle, Nederlander Concerts, that L.A. landmark's operator, has revealed its initial fare for 2014 - and it's a considerably expanded menu.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Beck issues 'Sea Change' sequel; Notwist returns
In 2002, Beck surprised the music world with "Sea Change." The album title was strikingly appropriate, as the slacker known for fun songs like "Loser" and "Where It's At" turned serious on us and proved he was seriously brilliant.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Colorado Springs Independent
St. Vincent, Beck, and Angel Olsen
Annie Clark turned her St. Vincent persona up a notch in 2012, when her songwriting talents were the best element in her duo album with David Byrne, Love This Giant .
ScHoolboy Q Scores His First #1 Album
Rapper ScHoolboy Q sees his major-label debut album, Oxymoron , bow at #1 on the sales chart this week with 139,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan .
The - Saturday Night Live' hypothesis
A few weeks back, I found out that "The Big Bang Theory" star Jim Parsons would host "Saturday Night Live" on March 1, with musical guest Beck, and I got an urge to watch the show for the first time in I don't know how long.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
East Bay Express
Beck's first LP in six years is difficult to approach fairly. Sure, it's a well executed take on the lovelorn balladry that drove 2003's Sea Change .
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Playlist Project: Exploring Beck's "Morning Phase"
Since the iconic hit single "Loser" hit the airwaves in 1994, the now 43-year-old artist Beck Hansen has been diversifying his audience with a crossover sound that blends the spectrums of the alternative, rock and indie genres.
Live Music Blog
Mountain Jam 2014 announces Allman Brothers Band as final headliner
The Allman Brothers Band are basically taking 2014 as "final year" together as a band and they're going all out to make sure the fans get a chance to see them in action.
The Village Voice
Did Beck's Band (and Hat) Upstage Him on SNL?
We all get by with a little help from our friends, but surprise cameos during the musical guest performances on Saturday Night Live don't happen all too frequently.
Rimshots: Beck & Broken Bells
Undeniably gorgeous at times, thanks in large part to the contributions of his father, strings arranger David Campbell, Beck's first album in more than seven years and his debut for a new major label loses points for been here, done this - it's a sequel to Sea Change in 2002 - as well as for lacking the emotional core of that disc, which was ... (more)
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Cecily Strong + colin jost How Did Colin + Cecily Do On SNL?
Jim Parsons hosted Saturday Night Live for the first time last night with musical guest Beck , but all comedy nerds were tuning in for was to see the very first Weekend Update without Seth Meyers since 2006.
Genesee Country Express
'SNL' Cold Open Parodies Johnny Weir On 'Ellen'
"Saturday Night Live" returned from a nearly month-long hiatus this weekend with "Big Bang Theory" star Jim Parsons as host and Beck as musical guest.
Jim Parsons Hosts SNL with Musical Guest Beck
Call it the Mild Bang Theory. Jim Parsons 's March 1 hosting stint on Saturday Night Live addressed his Big Bang Theory fame head-on with a musical number called "I'm Not That Guy."
Watch Beck Spellbind With 'Blue Moon' and 'Wave'...
Rumors of Beck's descent into classic-rock comfort food have been exaggerated. Sure, the erstwhile angel-headed hipster's Mellow Gold turned 20 years old the day of his appearance as Saturday Night Live's musical guest on March 1. And yeah, new album Morning Phase is an into-the-mystic exercise in old-fashioned songcraft that glimmers with ... (more)
The Latest From Beck, St. Vincent, The Fray, Neneh Cherry
This week, Beck returns with his first album in over 5 years, showcasing his mellower introspective side.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
What to Watch This Weekend: Jim Parsons Does SNL, Ellen Hosts the Oscars and More
On TV this weekend: Saturday Night Live returns with a Bang , the NHL goes au naturel, Ellen DeGeneres is off to host the Oz-cars and The Walking Dead gets bizarre.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Erie Times News
Beck's new album, 'Morning Phase,' magical
It's hard to put a finger on Beck. He can steer into many moods, as he has in the two decades since he had a breakthrough with the commercial success of "Mellow Gold."
The Washington Post
TV highlights: Academy Awards and red carpet coverage
Inspired by real-life events, "Happy Face Killer" follows the hunt and capture of serial killer Keith Hunter Jesperson, who murdered at least eight women in the 1990s and earned his nickname after taunting authorities with notes inscribed with a morbid happy face.
Beck's Debut Album 'Mellow Gold' Turns 20
This is Beck. He's not a slacker, an angst-ridden mouthpiece, or a loser, baby. He's a cosmic naA f with one foot on the zeitgeist wahwah pedal and a scary inner-bluesman aching to turn it loose.