Beck – Odelay (1996): Review

Label – DGC, Bong Load Custom Produced by Beck Hansen,The Dust Brothers,Mario Caldato Jr.,Brian Paulson,Tom Rothrock,Rob Schnapf “Odelay”, Beck’s second major label long player is possibly the greatest exercise in losing a tag and gaining a new audience at the same time. It’s fair to say that the slacker anti folk character of 1994s “Mellow…

Beck – Modern Guilt (2008): Review

Label – DGC, XL Produced by Danger Mouse & Beck Hansen Let’s face it, Beck needed a return to form. His last two long players (“Guerolito” and “The Information”) were cursed with so many weighty inconsistencies that even his most loyal followers must have questioned his wisdom. Fortunately, owing to his immense chameleonic abilities, one…

Beck – Sea Change (2002)

Label – Geffen Producer – Nigel Godrich Many fans will say that the strength that lies within the cumulative works of Beck Hansen show his ability to seismically diversify content and push generic musical boundaries with refreshing ease. He’s the king of the unconventional, the mad professor of Pop/Rock who uses the studio like a…

Beck, British Sea Power

For those who don’t know, I’ve been a huge fan of Beck for many years. The level of diversity and creativity he’s shown on most of his recordings is pretty startling. Right from the moment I heard the slacker’s anthem “Loser” in the mid 90s, I knew immediately we had a brilliant writer, musician and…