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Listen to Beck’s surprise new floor-filler ‘Saw Lightning’

Beck has shared the surprise new single 'Saw Lightning' and announced his new album 'Hyperspace'. Drawing on that classic party-ready Beck mix of slide guitar, harmonic and hip-hop beats, 'Saw Lightning' was co-written and co-produced by Pharrell – who also contributes "drums, keyboards and mumbles" to the track. Check it out below. While it's currently without a release date, Beck has...

Listen to Beck’s dubby collaboration with Cage the Elephant, ‘Night Running’

Beck and Cage The Elephant have shared their collaboration, 'Night Running'. The track, which features on Cage The Elephant's forthcoming album 'Social Cues', is a dub-inflected jam that hears Beck open the verses before singer Matt Shultz joins in on the chorus. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOYklOGqsWE&feature=youtu.be The release follows 'Ready to Let Go' and 'House of Glass', taken from the band's fifth studio album that...

“No one is replacing these spaces” – Why you should save The Social and support your local venue

Beck, live at The Social, London
One of the founders of The Social has spoken of the need to save the venue, as well as the grave threat of gentrification that threatens other spaces throughout the UK. Yesterday, it was announced that the West London venue needs to raise £95,000 in just two weeks or face threat of closure – with developers planning to turn the...

Beck and Cage The Elephant announce co-headline tour

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Beck and Cage The Elephant have announced details of a co-headline tour to take place this summer. The two acts will hit the road together in the US in July, with a run of dates stretching through to the end of August. They will be joined by Spoon, Starcrawler, Wild Belle, and Sunflower Bean on various dates of the...

Listen to Beck, Robyn and The Lonely Island team up for new ‘Lego Movie 2’ song ‘Super Cool’

Beck / Robyn / The Lonely Island
Beck has released his new collaborative song with Robyn and The Lonely Island - listen to 'Super Cool' below. The track will feature on the soundtrack for the upcoming film The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, which follows directly on from 2014's The Lego Movie. The sequel is set for release in the UK on Friday (February 8), and stars...

Watch Beck perform ‘Tarantula’ with Feist and Bat for Lashes

Beck debuted his new track 'Tarantula' on the Late Late Show last night, joined by a string of all-star backing singers that included the likes of Feist and Bat for Lashes. The song is taken directly from the Roma soundtrack and last night's performance saw Beck bringing its haunting qualities to life for the first time. Taking to a dimly-lit stage,...

Check out the album of music inspired by ‘Roma’, with Beck, Billie Eilish, Patti Smith and more

Music inspired by the film roma
An album of music inspired by Oscar nominated movie Roma has been released and it features contributions from the likes of Beck, Billie Eilish, Patti Smith and more. The film, released just before Christmas on Netflix, details the story of a young maid’s life in Mexico City in the early ‘70s. It stars Yalitza Aparicio as main character Sophia and...

Here’s Beck playing ‘Where It’s At’ with Father John Misty and Este Haim

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Beck has teamed up with Father John Misty and Este Haim for a performance of his track 'Where It's At'. Check out the footage below. Read More: Father John Misty – ‘God’s Favorite Customer’ review The 'Colours' artist made an impromptu appearance at The CA Wildfire Benefit Concert last night (December 18). Hosted by Father John Misty, the show promised...

Beck pays tribute to ‘SpongeBob’ creator Stephen Hillenburg, who penned his early artwork

Stephen Hillenburg
Beck has paid tribute to SpongeBob SquarePants creator Stephen Hillenburg, speaking of how the late animator created the artwork for some of his early releases. Hillenburg died on Monday (November 27) from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), which he was diagnosed with last year. He was 57 years old. After Spongebob network Nickelodeon said they were "incredibly saddened by the news", tributes from the entertainment industry and...

Watch Dave Grohl, Beck, and St. Vincent cover Blondie’s ‘Rapture’

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Dave Grohl, Beck, and St. Vincent performed a cover of Blondie's 'Rapture' at a gala event in Los Angeles this weekend. Grohl and Beck performed together at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Eighth Annual Art + Film Gala, with the Foo Fighters drumming as his fellow musician sang his own tracks, including 'Devil's Haircut', 'Loser', and 'Where...