Beck & Friends Form Music Club To Re-Record Entire Albums In One-Day Sessions and Post a Track a Week
Beck.com will be undergoing an extensive overhaul in the next month. It will feature several new sections, including Record Club, a regular meeting of various musicians to record an entire album in one day. Due to the time constraints involved in recording a record in a day, an album will be chosen to be covered and used as a framework for the proceedings. Nothing will be rehearsed or arranged ahead of time. A track from these sessions will be uploaded once a week on Beck.com, as well as through the web sites of those involved in the project.
Record Club will be an ongoing experiment visitors to the site will be able to follow from week to week.
The first album attempted–one of the few everyone could agree on–will be The Velvet Underground & Nico.
Musicians involved in upcoming Record Clubs include Devendra Banhart, MGMT, Jamie Lidell and Nigel Godrich.