Beck to cover entire albums in a day

Velvet Underground & Nico is first up


There's an insane kind of genius to the latest wheeze from Beck: he's going to cover a series of albums, then post the results on his website.

This would be noteworthy in itself, but when you learn that he's planning to record each album in a single day with no prior rehearsal or preparation, you realise that this is a project you've just got to hear the results of.

Beck won't be working alone on the recordings – he's enlisted the help of the likes of Devendra Banhart, MGMT, Jamie Lidell and Nigel Godrich (though, presumably, they won't all be collaborating at the same time).

(Via Pitchfork)