This year’s Album of the Year nominees include Beck Morning Phase, Beyoncé Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran X, Sam Smith In The Lonely Hour and Pharrell Williams GIRL.
In the spirit of staying positive, below are ten examples of artistic risks that did pay off.
Thanks to the team at radio.com we’ve been made hip to the fact that NPR is streaming Beck’s 12th studio album, Morning Phase.
Of the new album, Beck says “I think at one point we realized there was nothing faster than 60 BPM.”
After five years of various one-off gigs, large-scale composition projects, covering entire Yanni albums, and writing albums out on sheets of paper, the Beck is back.
Beck is gearing up to premiere songs from an upcoming acoustic album during a handful of recently announced concerts this summer. According to a press release, Beck will perform “special acoustic sets with minimal accompaniment” […]
Shortly before yesterday’s GRAMMY hoopla kicked off, Lincoln (yes, the car company) released a video of Beck covering David Bowie’s “Sound and Vision”with a 167-piece orchestra. Shot in a stunning 360-degree style, the nine-minute performance […]
[pullquote quote=”My work here is done. Good game, Perry Farrell.” credit=”@LollaLeaks”]The twitterverse is buzzing about the summer festival circuit. This morning, we had official confirmation about the lineup for Bonnaroo 2012. Now the same account […]
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist [lastfm]Jeff Beck [/lastfm]releases his new album Emotion & Commotion this Tuesday, April 13th, and iTunes is throwing in an extra incentive to purchase Beck’s first studio album in seven […]