Archive for July, 2012

Beck Provides Soundtrack for PlayStation Game ‘Sound Shapes’

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Beck has contributed 3 brand new songs to the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita game Sound Shapes. The three tracks are Cities, Touch the People and Spiral Staircase. On Sound Shapes, Beck is joined by fellow artists Deadmau5, Jim Guthrie and I Am Robot and Proud.

In the following video, you get to hear and see the first track from the Beck album Cities, witness thegame played on PS3, and understand the process of turning Beck’s music not only into art but play:

Sound Shapes will be available on August 7th.

Woody Guthrie: 100 years

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

In honor of Woody Guthrie’s centennial, here’s a live cover of Ain’t Got No Home by Beck recorded in the mid-90’s.

Beck produced “Gold Dust Woman” for Karen Elson, featured on the compilation album Just Tell Me That You Want Me: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Listen on Soundcloud.