Nigel Godrich

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    Gateway acts: How Beck opened up a whole new world to an evangelical boy from the Midwest

    Gateway acts is a new ongoing series on Backbeat in which we examine the music that served as an entry point for our burgeoning musical obsessions, a gateway drug that tuned us in and turned us on. Today, Josiah Hesse gives up the goods on his Beck jones. There is no way to listen to the music of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2009

    Beckstra! Beckstra! Have you heard about Beck's record club?

    ‚ÄčAll right, have y'all heard about this one yet? Beck's record club? Just stumbled upon this one ourselves. Evidently, El Guero Loco and his cronies -- an ever shifting lineup which includes Nigel Godrich, Devendra Banhart, Ben Goldwasser and Andrew Van Wyngarden from MGMT, Andrew Stockdale from W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2008

    Vintage Pavement article hints at the breakup to come

    The men of Pavement, back in the day. Our new Q&A with Stephen Malkmus, which accompanies a profile of the former Pavement frontman in advance of his Thursday, November 6, appearance at the Gothic Theatre, starts out with dialogue inspired by "It's Getting Harder," a profile of his old band that r ... More >>

  • Music

    October 5, 2006


    The Information (Interscope Records)

  • Music

    October 20, 2005


    Beyond Virtue, Beyond Vice (Atlantic)

  • Music

    August 21, 2003

    With a Paddle

    Nickel Creek's Chris Thile spanks country radio and bluegrass nazis. Consider it tough love.

  • Music

    October 7, 1999

    It's Getting Harder

    Pavement is hitting the road again. Will the road hit back?

  • Music

    December 3, 1998

    The Major and the Minor

    A roundup of big-name recordings that live up (or down) to expectations.