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Posted on 8 July 2018 | 9:21 am
Miss America - Pitchfork
PitchforkMiss AmericaPitchforkMaybe some failure of promotion on Virgin's part denied Miss America its rightful standing alongside the decade's other jarring noir masterpieces like David Lynch's Blue Velvet, Tom Waits' Swordfishtrombones, and Leonard Cohen's I'm Your Man.
Posted on 7 July 2018 | 10:07 pm
I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than
I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy' Tom Waits on Fernwood2NightBarfblog (blog)Yes, the joke was borrowed from National Lampoon, and I'm old enough to remember both, but when Tom Waits says it, wow. Fernwood Tonight was one of those weird late-night 70's shows that bored teenagers like me would stay up and watch, along with ...
Posted on 1 July 2018 | 5:27 am
Tom Waits & Steve Earle Among Guest
Tom Waits & Steve Earle Among Guest Vocalists On New Marc Ribot Protest AlbumJamBaseGuitarist Marc Ribot will release a new album Songs Of The Resistance 1942 – 2018 through ANTI- Records on September 14. The protest album features a variety of guest vocalists including Tom Waits and Steve Earle. Described as an “Anti-Trump” album, ...
Posted on 28 June 2018 | 8:32 am
Marc Ribot: Songs of Resistance 1942 –
Folk Radio UK (blog)Marc Ribot: Songs of Resistance 1942 – 2018 featuring Tom Waits, Steve Earle & MoreFolk Radio UK (blog)Since his work with Tom Waits on 1985's Rain Dogs album, though, he is best known to the world as a sideman, playing on countless albums by the likes of Elvis Costello, John Mellencamp, Norah Jones, the Black Keys, and Robert Plant and Alison Krauss' ...and more »
Posted on 27 June 2018 | 9:38 am
Keith Richards shares two new solo songs
Listen to the two songs below. Crosseyed Heart hits shelves on September 18th. In related news, Tom Waits recently penned a short poem honoring Richards’ life and career.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:58 am
Readers recommend: melancholy songs
Suggest selections for a special form of sadness in songs for this week’s sorrowful but strangely uplifting topic “Misery is the river of the world,” grunts out an energetically downbeat Tom Waits. “Melancholy is sadness that has taken on lightness ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:41 pm
Tampa Theatre is worth the drive
2, with a panel discussion featuring marine biologists. Concerts used to be a staple of the Tampa Theatre season, and such acts as the Police, Tom Waits, the Ramones and Elvis Costello have performed there. Changes in the concert industry have limited the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:57 pm
10 Years Later, a Witness Remembers
I’ve never met anyone who longs for Atlanta, or Charlotte, or Lexington for that matter. As Tom Waits sings: “Well I wish I was in New Orleans, I can see it in my dreams.” When I got back to the U.S., I flew to Memphis (New Orleans was shut ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:52 pm
B-Sides: Tom Walbank
"Picture the Blues" is the musician's new art book that features beautiful black and white portraits of music legends like Miles Davis, Tom Waits, Son House and many more. Just how many more, you ask? Well, the book offers up an impressive 250 different ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:26 pm