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Beck To Release First Album In Six Years

Rocker Beck is set to kick off 2014 with the release of his first album in six years.The Loser hitmaker has announced his 12th album, Morning Phase, will go on sale in February 2014.His his...

Life Is Beautiful Festival Debuts In Vegas - With An Understatement Of A Name

Life Is Beautiful Festival 2013 brings top artists of all walks of life to Downtown Las Vegas this weekend for two days of cracking music, scrumptious gourmet food and breath-taking art.This brand new festival opens...

Treasure Island Music Festival 2013 To Arrive With Another Weekend Of Uninterrupted Musical Fun

Treasure Island Music Festival returns to San Francisco, California this October for two days with an impressive selection of live music and other entertainment at a stunning location on this popular man-made island.Headlining Saturday, October...

Federal Judges Vs. Talent Show Judges: The Pay Gap

If you add up the total salaries of all the approximately 180 top federal judges sitting on the U.S. Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court, the combined amount would come to about $32...

Beck Performs Sheet Music Album With Star Guests

Singer/songwriter Beck brought his innovative sheet music album to life on stage in London last week (ends07Jul13) with help from stars including Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker and rockers Franz Ferdinand.The Loser hitmaker released his latest...

Song Reader: Beck Plays Album Of Sheet Music At London's Barbican

It is perhaps Beck's strangest album. Song Reader - the record made up entirely of sheet music - was played in full at London's Barbican Theatre on Sunday (July 7, 2013), with a huge cast...

Beck Summons An Army To Help Him Turn 'Song Reader' Into Music

Depending on the way you look at it, Beck's decision to release his last album in the form of sheet music was either incredibly innovative or unforgivably pretentious. Released in December 2012, Song Reader comprised...

Beck Planning Two New Albums

Beck is planning to release two new albums this year.The 'Devil's Haircut' musician is working on a follow up to 2008's 'Modern Guilt' as well as an acoustic album, according to Rolling Stone magazine.One completely...

Frank Ocean And Beck Lead O Music Awards Nominations

Singers Frank Ocean and Beck have been tipped for success at the 2013 O Music Awards after landing two nominations each.The 25 year old picked up a nod in the Too Much A** for Tv...

Glenn Beck Slammed By Fox News

Former Fox News host Glenn Beck got a particularly swift back-of-the-hand on Monday from the cable network that made him a household name among conservatives. During an appearance at New York University's Stern School of...

Marilyn Manson To Front Yves Saint Laurent Menswear Line

Marilyn Manson is fronting Yves Saint Laurent's new menswear line.The gothic rocker was chosen by the French fashion house's creative director Hedi Slimane to take the spotlight for their upcoming range, with the campaign already...

Beck Launches Sheet Music Exhibition

Singer/songwriter Beck launched a special exhibition of his sheet music on Thursday (21Feb13) in honour of his innovative paper-only album.The Loser hitmaker released his latest record, 2012's Song Reader, only in sheet format, with the...

Glenn Beck Expanding News Coverage

Talk-show host Glenn Beck announced on Tuesday that he plans to relaunch his Internet and cable-TV network, now called The Blaze, as a global libertarian news network that will include a half-hour nightly news program...

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...

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