Artist of the Week: Beck

 

Artist of the Week on Musikki - Beck

Artist of the Week on Musikki – Beck

Beck Hansen is one of the most talented and prolific artists of our time. He gained public attention with the hit single “Loser” taken from his third record, Mellow Gold. When many doubted he was here to stay he launched one of the best albums of the 90’s, Odelay. Since then he consequently released brilliant records that were always acclaimed by fans and critics without ever losing his creative freedom. Just before the end of 2012 he surprised everyone by releasing his latest album, “Song Reader”, solely as music sheet book. This resulted in a snowball effect with many interpretations of Beck’s music’s surfacing the web everyday.

 

João Afonso

Founder and CEO of Musikki. Co-owned wahWah, an independent record store. Music addict. Used to spend every dime he had on records until he had to start spending most of it on dippers. Favourite artists: The Black Keys, David Bowie, Funkadelic, Feist, Pearl Jam, Bon Iver, James Blake, Bob Dylan, The Kills, Tim Buckley, Van Morrison, Led Zeppelin, Broken Social Scene, Efterklang, The National, Fiona Apple, Jeff Buckley, Andrew Bird, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Radio Moscow, Moon Duo, Midlake, Fanfarlo, Sigur Ros, Liars, Sonic Youth, Lambchop, Joan As Police Woman, Kings of Convenience, Beirut, Twin Shadow, Wooden Shjips, Lisa Hannigan, Jimi Hendrix, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Arcade Fire, Antony and The Johnsons, Beach House, Alabama Shakes, Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart, Tom Waits, Pavement, Stephen Malkmus, Nick Cave and the list goes on and on…