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Beck To Release Two Albums In 2014 Comeback

18th December 2013

Rocker Beck is sealing his 2014 comeback by releasing two new albums.The Loser hitmaker announced in October (13) that he was preparing to release his first album in six years, and he later revealed his...

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Beck Teams Up With Dad At Star-studded Los Angeles Show

25th November 2013

Cult singer/songwriter Beck turned his star-studded Los Angeles show on Sunday (24Nov13) into a family affair when his father stepped up to conduct the orchestra backing him at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.David Campbell conducted...

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Beck Secretly Recovering From Severe Spinal Injury

16th November 2013

Rocker Beck has blamed a "severe" spinal injury for forcing him to scale back his music output in recent years.The Loser hitmaker, 43, went public his health issues in an interview with Argentina's Pagina/12 newspaper,...

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Beck To Release First Album In Six Years

1st November 2013

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...

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

By Holly Williams | 25th October 2013

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...

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

By Holly Williams | 27th September 2013

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...

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Federal Judges Vs. Talent Show Judges: The Pay Gap

9th August 2013

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...

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Beck Performs Sheet Music Album With Star Guests

8th July 2013

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...

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

By Michael West | 8th July 2013

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...

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

By Lauren James | 5th July 2013

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...

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Beck Planning Two New Albums

5th June 2013

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...

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Frank Ocean And Beck Lead O Music Awards Nominations

16th May 2013

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...

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Glenn Beck Slammed By Fox News

30th April 2013

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...

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Marilyn Manson To Front Yves Saint Laurent Menswear Line

2nd April 2013

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...

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Beck Launches Sheet Music Exhibition

22nd February 2013

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...

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Fascinating Fact: 3505632

17th February 2013

Beck's father David Campbell conducted the strings, brass and choir on Muse's album The 2nd Law.

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Glenn Beck Expanding News Coverage

9th January 2013

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...

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Beck Wants Jack White Cover

5th January 2013

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...

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Twc Dumps Current Tv After Sale To Al-jazeera

3rd January 2013

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...

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Muse Can't Be Defined

16th August 2012

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:...

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Beck Plays Sold Out Secret Show In San Francisco

10th August 2012

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...

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Beck Releasing Album As Sheet Music

10th August 2012

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...

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Reverend And The Makers Open Tramlines

21st July 2012

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...

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Tina Fey Raps On New Donald Glover Mixtape

5th July 2012

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...

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Governor’S Ball 2012 Suffers Latest Stage Collapse

26th June 2012

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...

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

26th June 2012

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,...

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

18th June 2012

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...

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The Strokes Start New Album

13th June 2012

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...

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Elijah Wood's 'Family Reunion' Filming The Hobbit

17th May 2012

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...

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Beck & White To Make 2012 Debuts At Sasquatch

6th February 2012

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...

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