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By Jennifer Marston on April 5, 2010
A quick look at where some of our favorite artists are headed in the coming months....read more
By Jennifer Marston on March 25, 2010
More news from the Jamie Lidell camp. the neo-soul crooner turned out a video for his track “The Ring,” off his forthcoming Compass album out May 18. The song itself is a twisted, crunchy blues number every bit as choppy as the collection of lo-fi images that shoot across the screen during the video. Looks like it was a fun day at the beach....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 February 5, 2010
Neo-soul man and genre-bending genius Jamie Lidell is finally giving out some information on his follow-up to 2008′s Jim....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