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Beck (Musician)

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    Beck Performs In St. Louis For the First Time In Fourteen Years: Review and Photos

    Beck The Pageant 7/16/2014 As Beck stepped on stage in front of a capacity crowd at the Pageant last night, he looked younger than he should. His hair was cropped short, a leather jacket stylishly complimenting his black jeans and Hawaiian-ish button-up. Here he was, his first show in St. Louis in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    Out Every Night: The Best Concerts in St. Louis From July 14 to 20

    This week, re-live your '90s obsessions by catching big names like Beck and Jack White. Some other notable happenings include the two-year anniversary of Blank Space DJ spin the Bump & Hustle, Cardiac Arrest's record release pub crawl, and monthly installments of local experimental series NOiSE and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    Beck Adds New Dates to His Upcoming Tour: St. Louis in July

    Beck has just announced additional dates for his tour in support of Morning Phase, his latest album, release in February. St. Louis will get a stop by the prolific artist on July 16 at the Pageant.

  • Film

    January 2, 2014
  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    Grab Your Tickets Today For RFT Artopia

    On August 29, RFT Artopia will return for its sixth gala celebration of the arts in St. Louis. The 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center (2720 Cherokee; 314-875-0233) will be crammed with live performances of the musical and visual flavor along with a fully decked-out fashion show. Expect the two sto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    RFT Artopia on August 29: Secure Your Spot!

    On August 29, RFT Artopia will return for its sixth gala celebration of the arts in St. Louis. The 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center (2720 Cherokee; 314-875-0233) will be crammed with live performances of the musical and visual flavor along with a fully decked-out fashion show. Expect the two-sto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    The Merits Of Reading Music

    Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship. There is a modern tendency among musicians to shun the practice of reading music. I understand why, si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    Beck Defies Sheet Music: The Six Most Insane Excerpts from the Odelay Sheet Music

    A few days ago on NPR's All Things Considered program, Beck spoke about his much discussed sheet music only album Song Reader and offered an interesting thought nugget on his previous work: "When I put out one of my early records ... they sent me a sheet music version of the album. It ended up feeli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Tributes and Tribulations

    Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship Last week, RFT Music's Jamie Lees wrote an op-ed piece entitled The Problem With An Under Cover Weekend. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    The Six Best Rock Songs With Turntables

    Remember when the turntable was considered a legitimate instrument in a rock band? Neither do I. But there are rare instances where DJ scratches are not a dealbreaker in a non hip-hop context. Here are the six best rock songs featuring turntables. Let us know your favorites and we'll REEEEEEEEEEEEMI ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Beck's Sheet Music Album: Five Especially Awkward Music Delivery Mechanisms

    I'm willing to be surprised, on this, but if word got out that there was a Beck sheet music album coming out, I'm fairly sure the average RFT Music reader could fill in the rest of the news story him-or-herself. So: There's a Beck sheet music album coming out. It's called Song Reader, which is nicel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    Six Famous Musicians Influenced by The Frogs

    Sad news out of Wisconsin: Dennis Flemion, one half of the Milwaukee-based sibling duo the Frogs, disappeared over the weekend during a weekend family boating trip, and is currently presumed drowned. Of the growing population of rock & roll heaven, surely Flemion is one of the few members already eq ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From April 30 to May 6

    This week is another of those extra-packed ones, so this list is a bit longer than usual -- hooray for St. Louis music! If anything remains of your vehicles after Saturday's ridiculous hailstorm (mine only lost a window or two, no biggie) make sure hit the town or else you'll be missing some excelle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    Ten Best Food Events this Weekend: June 3-5

    commons.wikimedia.orgMatt Holliday and a bottle of wine pair nicely in a weekend event. ​It's been a busy week. Why not kick back and unwind with some food and live music at events such as Harvest Sessions at the Tower Grove Farmers' Market or the Second Annual Green Tie Affair at The Green Ce ... More >>

  • Music

    May 5, 2011

    Tobacco

    8 p.m. Friday, May 6. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Music

    November 18, 2010

    Hill Country Revue

    9 p.m. Saturday, November 20. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.

  • Music

    September 8, 2010

    Jamie Lidell

    9 p.m. Thursday, September 9. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.

  • Film

    August 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 21, 2010

    Liars Coming to the Firebird in July, Furthering the '80s Revival with Beck

    Anyone who showed up early at Radiohead's set a few years ago experienced the face-melting Australian nomadic rock band Liars. Although the cavernous Verizon Wireless Amphitheater swallowed the group's post-punk throttling, fans will have a chance to experience annihilation up close on July 22: The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Holiday Jam Countdown '09: Mighty Mighty Bosstones, "Xmas Time (It Sure Doesn't Feel Like It)"

    (Like last year, A to Z will post a holiday-related MP3 every day of December, leading up to Christmas. If you have any requests, suggestions or files to share, email me.) Very quietly, Boston ska-core legends the Mighty Mighty Bosstones released a new album, Pin Points and Gin Joints, today. Samp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    In the Studio: Caleb Travers

    (Welcome to In the Studio, a new section on A to Z that spotlights -- what else? -- local artists in the studio. If you are also recording/recently recorded -- or are a studio engineer/producer and working with people -- email me, with the phrase "In the Studio" in the subject heading.) courtesy of ... More >>

  • News

    June 24, 2009
  • Music

    April 29, 2009

    Antennas Up

    9 p.m. Saturday, May 2. Lemmons, 5800 Gravois Avenue.

  • Music

    April 1, 2009

    Champions of Breakfast

    8:30 p.m. Sunday, April 5. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

  • Music

    September 24, 2008

    Darker My Love

    9 p.m. Thursday, September 25. Billiken Club, in the Busch Student Center on the campus of Saint Louis University, 20 North Grand Boulevard

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2008
  • Music

    February 13, 2008

    The Whigs

    7 p.m. Thursday, February 14. Creepy Crawl, 3524 Washington Boulevard

  • Music

    February 6, 2008

    Pétur Ben

    9 p.m. Friday, February 8 and Saturday, February 9. Schlafly Tap Room, 2100 Locust Street.

  • News

    January 23, 2008

    Doors Swing Both Ways

    Mexicans like music that doesn't involve tubas?

  • News

    October 17, 2007

    More Than a Beck Album

    The Mexican gets to the root (word) of güero.

  • Music

    June 13, 2007

    The Cinematics

    7 p.m. Wednesday, June 20. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.

  • Music

    April 11, 2007

    LCD Soundsystem

    Sound of Silver (DFA/Capitol)

  • Music

    April 13, 2005

    Beck

    Guero (Interscope)

  • Music

    April 14, 2004

    A Denial

    Ten years ago, Kurt Cobain put a bullet through his brain -- and killed rock & roll as well

  • Music

    January 28, 2004

    Air

    Talkie Walkie (Astralwerks)

  • Music

    December 25, 2002

    Glorious Glut

    Could '02' mean "Oh, too many records?"

  • Music

    January 9, 2002

    Various Artists

    Timeless (Lost Highway)

  • Music

    December 26, 2001

    Super Furry Animals

    Rings Around the World (Sony)

  • Film

    May 30, 2001

    Sheer Gaul!

    Moulin Rouge thrusts forth a deliciously garish Paris

  • Music

    April 4, 2001

    Momus

    Folktronic (Le Grand Magistery)

  • Music

    January 24, 2001

    Tim Easton

    The Truth About Us (New West)

  • Music

    April 12, 2000

    Dirty Three

    Wednesday, April 19; Side Door

  • Music

    March 15, 2000

    Mike Seeger

    Sunday, March 19; Monday Club

  • Music

    January 26, 2000

    Beck

    Saturday, Jan. 29; American Theater

  • Music

    December 29, 1999

    Critical Mass

    RFT music critics offer a cut-and-paste compendium of the year in music. Everyone's wrong. Everyone's right.

  • Music

    July 21, 1999

    OS MUTANTES

    Everything Is Possible! (Luaka Bop)

  • Music

    December 30, 1998

    Perfect Circles

    The RFT music editor advises you on his favorite music of 1998

  • Music

    December 9, 1998
  • Music

    December 2, 1998
  • Music

    November 25, 1998
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