Catching Up With Beck

Photo by Drew Brown Between his Record Club covers project and his increasingly impressive production work for famous friends, Beck has recently put in studio time with what seems like everybody recently: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Wilco, Feist, Jamie Lidell, Thurston Moore, Tortoise, Bat for Lashes, St. Vincent, Liars, Devendra Banhart, MGMT, Tobacco, and Stephen Malkmus. These creative partnerships have helped to revitalize the alt-rock originator, who just turned 40 last month.

He's also contributed songs to several recent soundtracks, including Twilight: Eclipse , "True Blood" , and Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World , which found him writing garage rock songs for the lead character's fictional band, Sex Bob-Omb. He's a busy guy.

And, during a recent phone interview, he jumped from ....

from 'Pitchfork'

8 a.m. Tuesday 3rd August 2010 EST
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