Tag Archives: Folk Instrument

Live Review: Beck at New York's Le Poisson Rouge (7/26)

Cuing up a drum machine, he quipped, “We brought with us a traditional folk instrument — it's called the Korg.” He spoke about playing “Heaven's Ladder” with the NASA Space Orchestra. And during “Pay No Mind”, the artist waxed nostalgic about his days 

Beck Digs Deep Into the Vault at Backward-Looking NYC Acoustic Set

They were accompanied not by a live drummer (veteran Joey Waronker is on board for this tour's full-band shows), but instead occasionally by a drum machine, a.k.a. “a traditional folk instrument from Japan… called a Korg.” Throughout the night, Beck