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  1. The Greatest Grammys Snubs of All TimeAll the times the award show got it wrong.
  2. Beck’s Colors Has a Few Good Ideas and Some Bad Ones TooSometimes it sounds like someone trying to crack the mathematical formula of a lazy Saturday afternoon.
  3. Every Beck Album, RankedAll 13 albums, plus Song Reader, ranked and filed for your enjoyment.
  4. behind the scenes
    Beck Explains the Creative Process Behind His New Song, ‘Dear Life’“For this album, I wanted to make something that was uplifting, had a lot of energy, and made you want to sing along.”
  5. fall preview 2017
    48 New Albums to Listen to This FallIncluding releases from both Gallagher brothers, LCD Soundsystem, Tori Amos, Miley Cyrus, Fall Out Boy, and more.
  6. With His New Album, Beck Is Ready to Have Some FunHe’s harnessing a freewheeling post-album-of-the-year vibe.
  7. What You Missed at the 2016 Governors Ball Music FestivalTorrential downpours, Prince tributes, and surprise cameos galore.
  8. new music
    Wow, Beck Has a New Hip-Hop Single Called ‘Wow’It’s a decisively new sound.
  9. collaborations are cool
    Listen to Some Strokes and Beck Cover EODMFor charity!
  10. how vip do we gotta get?
    McCartney & Beck Couldn’t Get Into Grammys Party“How VIP do we gotta get?”
  11. covers
    Beck, Nirvana Play Pre-Grammys Bowie TributeAt a pre-Grammys gala.
  12. gov ball 2016
    Kanye and Beck Will Finally Get to Publicly Make Up at Governors Ball 2016Robyn and Beck also get top billing.
  13. somewhere in time
    Dave Holmes Charts the Modern Rock Hits of February 1994Our intrepid Somewhere in Time columnist counts down the alternative hits when Beck’s “Loser” reigned supreme.
  14. right-click
    Listen to the Beautiful First Single Off Beck’s New Album“Blue Moon.”
  15. profile
    Listening to BeckHe’s still making music. Differently from anyone else.
  16. beck
    Hear Some New Beck Songs: ‘Cities,’ ‘Spiral Staircase,’ and ‘Touch the People’We’ll take what we can get.
  17. art projects
    Beck’s New Album Is More of a DIY ProjectAs in, it’s just sheet music.
  18. childish gambino
    Listen to a Childish Gambino–Beck Duet, ‘Silk Pillow’Extra points for the Norman Rockwell–esque art.
  19. feist
    Listen to Beck Remix Feist’s ‘How Come You Never Go There’Beck makes SONIC love with Feist, and it’s beautiful.
  20. clickables
    Hear a New Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks Song, ‘Tigers’From ‘Mirror Traffic.’
  21. clickables
    Stream the Lonely Island’s ‘Attracted to Us,’ Featuring BeckFor the ladies.
  22. music
    Hear Devendra Banhart and Beck’s ‘Life During Wartime’The musician buddies made this one for director Todd Solondz’s movie of the same name.
  23. quote machine
    Michael Cera Will Let Some Other Schmuck Ruin GhostbustersPlus: Sorry, ladies — time to change that George Clooney screen saver.
  24. music
    Hear a New Beck Song, ‘Summertime’It’s a bonus track available for purchase now.
  25. acropolis now
    Beck to Make Yanni Cool AgainWith a little help from Thurston Moore.
  26. music
    Hear a New Beck Song on the True Blood SoundtrackAlso new tracks from Lucinda Williams and Elvis Costello.
  27. chat room
    Tom Fec of Tobacco on Collaborating With BeckPlus: an exclusive stream of “Motorlicker”!
  28. music
    See Beck, St. Vincent, Os Mutantes, and Liars Cover INXS’s ‘New Sensation’Beck’s Record Club strikes again.
  29. music
    Watch Beck, St. Vincent, Liars, and Os Mutantes Cover INXS’s ‘Guns in the Sky’It’s the latest installment in Beck’s Record Club series.
  30. beef
    The Weekend in Music FeudsBeanie Sigel is still waiting for a Jay-Z response, while Matthew Friedberger tussles with Beck.
  31. beef
    Beck Comes to Radiohead’s Defense Via Song, Sort OfIt’s confusing. Also, it involves avant-garde composer Harry Partch.
  32. the industry
    Halle Berry Is Gonna Need a Bigger BoatPlus: Jerry Bruckheimer! Michael Ondaatje! Papa Roach!
  33. awesome
    Beck Writing Songs For Scott Pilgrim MovieBeck will contribute the music for Sex Bob-omb, the garage band in which Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera) plays bass.
  34. remakes
    Beck to Make Other People’s Albums’Modern Guilt’ was okay, we suppose, but it certainly wasn’t as good as the Velvet Underground’s first album.
  35. novelties
    Was Record Store Day a Success?From our vantage point, it’s a resounding “Yes.”
  36. art candy
    Beck Slays World’s Biggest Clown; Photographer Autumn De Wilde Is ThereWhen Beck holds the weight of the world in his hands, it looks like this: glowing, red, and in the shape of an egg.
  37. right-click
    Thom and Jonny Cover NeilPlus: T.I. and Rihanna define their position on haters.
  38. right-click
    New Beck Song Leaves Small Carbon FootprintAlso: New music from Swizz Beatz and Mike Patton!
  39. leak of the week
    Leaked: Beck Sings Sad Songs Over Happy BeatsIt sounds like a pretty great album and the worst-ever ad for Scientology.
  40. right-click
    R. Kelly Has Feelings TooPlus: New music from Beck and the Faint.
  41. cover story
    New Beck Album Revisits ‘Highway 61’’Highway 61 Revisited is one of the first great anti-covers. Dylan looks burnt, shirt wrinkled — like he’s waiting for catering at the gig or something,’ Beck once wrote.
  42. right-click
    Beck Is Just Terrible at SurprisesPlus: New music from Weezer and Nas!
  43. right-click
    Beck Gets ConspiratorialPlus: New music from Usher and the Hold Steady!
  44. apropos of nothing
    Upcoming Beck Album to Get Least-Surprising Surprise Release Yet?New Beck album coming any second — of the next four to six weeks!
  45. the early-evening news
    Even Justin Timberlake Wants to Be Ben SilvermanPlus: Radiohead and Nine Inch Nails!
  46. agenda
    ‘Odelay,’ the Best Album of 1996, Goes ‘Deluxe’Before reinventing himself as a melancholy Scientologist, Beck Hansen proudly rap-sung about rocking the plastic like a man from the Catskills, passing the dutchie from coast to coast, and doing the hot-dog dance.
  47. apropos of nothing
    How Well Did Beck Know Theresa Duncan and Jeremy Blake?Almost besting Morgan Spurlock’s supposed discovery of Osama bin Laden as 2007’s most insane pop-cultural crossover, Vanity Fair is reporting that Beck might’ve have played a tangential role in the double suicide of artists Theresa Duncan and boyfriend Jeremy Blake.
  48. the industry
    Sylvester Stallone and Viggo Mortensen to Make Manliest Alcoholic-Poet Movie Ever?Plus: How Jamie Foxx plans to annoy us next!
  49. right-click
    The Hives Drop a BombThe Hives, Beck, and Shocking Pink!
  50. right-click
    Beck Drops Science, Scientology50 Cent, Dashboard Confessional, and more!
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