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By Jennifer Marston on February 22, 2010
Feist plays a new track as part of the 2010 Winter Games....read more
By Jennifer Marston on February 8, 2010
Last Friday, we had an initial taste of Jamie Lidell‘s forthcoming new album via the song “Compass.” Turns out that number is the title track off the new release, and plenty more details regarding the album emerged today....read more
By Jennifer Marston on January 4, 2010
While we were away for the holidays, Beck’s Record Club continued cranking out the music. The previously mentioned third installment of his ongoing “informal meeting of various musicians” features the members of Wilco, along with Feist, Jamie Lidell, and Beck himself, covering the music of Jefferson Airplane member Skip Spence. Feist and Jeff Tweedy did [...]...read more
By Jennifer Marston on November 13, 2009
A quick refresher. Five months ago, Beck started his Record Club project, which he touts on his site as “an informal meeting of various musicians to record an album in a day.”
Previously, we’ve seen the man himself covering The Velvet Underground and Nico, as well as MGMT and Devendra Banhart covering Songs of Leonard Cohen.
Rumor surfaced a while back that Wilco would, at some point, be involved with the project, a fact confirmed via beck.com earlier this week. Better yet, neo-soul crooner Jamie Lidell and Feist just happened to be hanging around the studio when Wilco dropped by, and the whole crew covered Jefferson Airplane member Skip Spence’s classic psych-folk album, Oar. Jeff Tweedy’s son Spencer even lended a hand with some of the drumming for the project.
The eight songs recorded during that session will be released in weekly installments. The first, “Little Hands,” is up and available now....read more