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Beck Wants Jack White Cover

Beck wants to hear Jack White perform one of the tracks from his 'Song Reader'. The 'Devil's Haircut' musician's latest album is only available as sheet music, as he wants to hear other people's interpretations...

Twc Dumps Current Tv After Sale To Al-jazeera

Within hours of learning that Al Jazeera had acquired Current TV, Time Warner Cable pulled the plug on the channel, replacing it with a message reading This channel is no longer available. The cable company...

Muse Can't Be Defined

Muse ''can't be defined''.The 'Survival' group are proud of the eclectic nature of their forthcoming new album, 'The 2nd Law', and say the tracks could easily be mistaken for three different bands.Frontman Matt Bellamy said:...

Beck Plays Sold Out Secret Show In San Francisco

Reclusive rocker Beck thrilled fans in San Francisco, California on Thursday night (09Aug12) when he performed a semi-secret show at the city's fabled Bimbo's club.News of the Outside Lands festival warm-up gig broke just before...

Beck Releasing Album As Sheet Music

Singer/songwriter Beck is giving his forthcoming album a twist by releasing the songs only as sheet music.The Loser hitmaker has created 20 tracks for the record, but rather than heading into the studio to lay...

Reverend And The Makers Open Tramlines

Reverend and the Makers opened Tramlines festival in Sheffield last night (20.07.12).The 'Heavyweight Champion of the World' band took part in the Nokia Lumia Live showcase at the three-day free event, with a homecoming show...

Tina Fey Raps On New Donald Glover Mixtape

So here's a potentially odd change in direction for '30 Rock's' Tina Fey : a career in hip-hop. No, seriously! With the much-loved comedy starting to wind down, Fey will no doubt be thinking about...

Governor’S Ball 2012 Suffers Latest Stage Collapse

There have been reports of another stage incident in North America, as the Governor's Ball Festival on Randall Island apparently saw one of its two stages fall down. The firmest report seems to have come...

Fiona Apple And Beck Close Governor's Ball With A Bang

Beck's nostalgic set was one of the highlights of the closing day of this year's Governor's Ball (June 24, 2012), according to Rolling Stone. Now something of an elder statesman of the alternative music scene,...

Amanda Harlech Is Karl Lagerfeld's 'Eyes And Ears'

Amanda Harlech has been acting as Karl Lagerfeld's ''eyes and ears''. The creative consultant is at the Chanel designer's beck and call, spending nine months away from home wherever she is required and often eating...

The Strokes Start New Album

The Strokes have started work on their next album. The New York band are in the studio in New York working on the follow up to last years 'Angles', with producer Gus Oberg.Gus worked on...

Elijah Wood's 'Family Reunion' Filming The Hobbit

Elijah Wood thought it was ''bonkers'' to return to New Zealand to film 'The Hobbit'. The 31-year-old actor visited Hobbiton, New Zealand, to reprise his role as hobbit Frodo Baggins in the 'Lord of the...

Beck & White To Make 2012 Debuts At Sasquatch

Reclusive rock star Beck is returning to the live scene after announcing he'll be co-headlining this year's (12) Sasquatch Music Festival in Washington with Jack White and Bon Iver.The 11th annual event, which takes place...

Young Rocks Out At 25th Benefit Show

Veteran rocker Neil Young took to the stage with acts including Arcade Fire, Mumford & Sons and Beck at his 25th annual Bridge School Benefit show in California over the weekend (22-23Oct11).The two-day bash at...

Williams I Quit!; Espn You're Fired!

It's unclear whether Hank Williams Jr. voluntarily permanently removed himself and his music from ESPN's Monday Night Football or whether ESPN permanently fired him, but this much became clear on Thursday -- you won't be...

Stars Perform At Gainsbourg Tribute Gig

Rockers Beck and Sean Lennon paid tribute to French star Serge Gainsbourg at a tribute show in Los Angeles on Sunday (28Aug11).The late musician's son Lulu, who was just five when Gainsbourg died of a...

Beck Designs Art For Coppola's Literary Magazine

Rocker Beck's will grace the cover and inside pages of moviemaker Francis Ford Coppola's literary magazine Zoetrope: All Story.The Loser singer agreed to design images for the latest issue of the quarterly publication. The summer...

Allegra Beck Recalls Gianni Versace's Death

Versace heiress Allegra Beck "lived in the dark" when her uncle, Gianni Versace, was murdered in 1997.The 25 year old - daughter of Gianni's sister Donatella Versace and Paul Beck - was extremely close to...

Heavy Metal Roadie Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga has been a roadie for Iron Maiden.The 25-year-old singer is a huge fan of the heavy metal group and offered to do chores for them backstage when they met in Tampa, Florida during...

Conan O'brien's Beard To Be Shaved By Ferrell

Conan O Brien 's famous beard is under threat after the comedian and actor Will Ferrell threatened to shave it off when he next appears on the host's talk show. Conan O Brien welcomes the...

Beck's Show Ends Apocalypse Now

Glenn Beck is out as host of the 5 00 p.m. hour on Fox News Channel, but it is not clear whether he jumped or was pushed. In an interview with the Associated Press on...

Report Beck May Launch His Own Cable Channel

If he fails to reach a contract-renewal agreement with Fox News by December, when his current contract expires, Glenn Beck plans either to start a new cable channel or expand his online subscription video service,...

Jon Fratelli's Broken Sounding Record

Jon Fratelli's friends thought their speakers were broken when they heard his new record. The 'Santo Domingo' singer tried to get away from the sound of modern rock records when recording his solo debut 'Psycho...

Report Fox News May Dump Glenn Beck

Fox News executives are considering dropping Glenn Beck when his contract comes up for renewal in December, New York Times columnist David Carr reported on Sunday, citing unnamed officials at the cable news network. Carr...

David Guetta 'Honoured' To Work With U2

David Guetta is looking forward to the "challenge" of producing U2. The French DJ confirmed he has been approached by the Irish rockers about making tracks together, and wants to take part in their next...

31 Million Watch Obama At Tucson Memorial

Nielsen Research said on Thursday that some 31 million people watched President Obama's speech during the memorial service for victims of the Tucson shooting Wednesday night on NBC, CBS, Fox, ABC, CNN, Fox News and...

The Kooks Take On Alternative Influences

The Kooks' new album is influenced by Beck and film director David Lynch.The British indie rockers have been watching and listening to the works of the alternative US musician and avant-garde filmmaker in a bid...

The Strokes Complete New Album

The Strokes have finished their latest album. The 'Last Night' hitmakers completed recording the songs which will make up their fourth, as yet untitled album, yesterday (16.11.10), according to singer Julian Casablancas.In reply to a...

U2 Call In Danger Mouse

U2 are working with producer Danger Mouse on their next album. The Irish group are presently recording their 13th album - which has the working title 'Songs Of Ascent' - with the producer and musician,...

Npr Tells Employees Don't Attend Stewart And Colbert Rallies

A warning to NPR employees not to attend the Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert spoof rallies in Washington on Oct. 30 spread across the Internet and the traditional news media on Thursday. The notice from...

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