Beck Does Modern Guilt Acoustic, Continues Record Club with More VU Covers
And Launches "Irrelevant Topics" Interview Series with Tom Waits
Modern Guilt was released one year ago this week! For the occasion Beck is putting up acoustic versions of the entire album recorded earlier this year after returning from the Japan tour (under severe jet lag). Tracks will be released weekly starting with this rendition of "Orphans." There will be limited EP of four tracks from the session available soon. Beck will also be putting up all the promotional videos from the album this week in the new section of his website, Videotheque.
Modern Guilt Acoustic "Orphans" from Beck Hansen on Vimeo.
Beck has also continued his Record Club project with several more tracks off The Velvet Underground and Nico:
"Venus In Furs":
Record Club: Velvet Underground & Nico "Venus In Furs" from Beck Hansen on Vimeo.
Record Club: Velvet Underground & Nico "Femme Fatale" from Beck Hansen on Vimeo.
"Waiting for My Man":
Record Club: Velvet Underground & Nico 'Waiting for My Man' from Beck Hansen on Vimeo.
And finally, Beck has begun another new project for his website, Irrelevant Topics, featuring an interview with Tom Waits.
Tom Waits x Beck Hansen : Pt. 1
Irrelevant Topics in a new section featuring conversations between musicians, artists, writers, etc. on various subjects, without promotional pretext or editorial direction. For the first in this series of conversations, the legendary musician and performer, Tom Waits agreed lend an hour of his time to talk about anything and nothing in particular. Here is Pt. 1 of that conversation.