Beck To Release Three New Tracks Through Musical Video Game


By Zachary Swickey It seems like Beck is taking a page out of the Flaming Lips’ playbook by releasing new music in a particularly unique fashion. The eccentric singer-songwriter is set to reveal three songs through a new PS3 video game titled “Sound Shapes.” The tracks – “Cities,” “Touch the People” and “Spiral Staircase” –… Read more »

Happy Birthday Beck!

Friday (July 8 ) is the 41st birthday of one Bek David Campbell, the multitasking musician/producer/artist/amateur Gutenberg better known to the world as Beck. This is somewhat shocking for several reasons, chief among them the fact that he doesn’t look a day over 12. And though his musical output has dwindled some in recent years… Read more »

Happy Birthday, Beck!

By Rya Backer On July 8 of every year, Beck (born Bek David Campbell) celebrates his birthday. This year, he turns the big 4-0. This is a big deal for a number of reasons, mostly because 40 tends to be a seminal age in a man’s life and also because Beck is probably my favorite… Read more »

Prepare For ‘The Losers’ With Beck, Poison And P.O.D.

Last week’s action-packed comic book extravaganza was “Kick-Ass,” and this week Hollywood brings you “The Losers.” Packed with explosions, bon mots, car chases and a scantily-clad Zoe Saldana, “The Losers” follows the lives of a government-funded special forces unit (Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Chris Evans, Idris Elba and Columbus Short) that is betrayed by their handler… Read more »

MTV News’ #MusicMonday: Snoop Dogg, Yeasayer And Beck

Really, you should be listening to music every day, but thanks to Twitter, Monday has become the best day of the week to discover new songs, show some love to the tune currently dominating your iPod playlist and quietly judge the listening habits of your closest friends. Yes, it’s #MusicMonday, one of Twitter’s most enduring… Read more »

Wake-Up Video: Beck’s ‘Loser’

Happy birthday to Beck, who turns 39 years old today. The man born Bek David Campbell (later Beck Hansen) has been an MTV staple since his first big breakout with “Loser” in 1994. Beck has always had a pretty stunning visual sense — his videos for “E-Pro” and “Think I’m In Love,” though not seen… Read more »

Beck To Launch Star-Studded Record Club

If I’ve ever had a complaint about Beck, it’s that the guy is not nearly as prolific as he should be. I’ve always imagined that there are rooms full of songs that he has never shared with us that are every bit as good as the stuff he has officially released. But that all could… Read more »