Post Tagged with: "Tom Waits"

Jack White – Lazaretto (2014)

Jack White – Lazaretto (2014)

White’s “old, yet new” vibe again has him brilliantly mixing seemingly unrelated styles.

Chuck E. Weiss – Red Beans and Weiss (2014)

I’ll say it right now: Red Beans and Weiss is the perfect album for the year 2014.

Something Else! sneak peek: Chuck E. Weiss, “Boston Blackie” from Red Beans and Weiss (2014)

You ever wonder what Tom Waits does with his spare time? I bet he gets up in the morning, has coffee and a plate of bacon and eggs with rye toast, and then heads out with the newspaper under his arm to make a pass through the local yard sales

WTF?! Wednesdays: Tom Waits, “What’s He Building In There” (1999)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Tom Waits, “What’s He Building In There” (1999)

When somebody says that a piece of music is “out there,” you’ve got to consider the source. If said person only listens to mainstream music (pop music from the radio, for example) then it wouldn’t take a lot to push them out of their comfort zone.

The Friday Morning Listen: Kid Koala – 12 Bit Blues (2012)

I love a good surprise. This week it was my discovery of Kid Koala.

The Friday Morning Listen: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes – The Jukes (1979)

Big musical weekend in these parts. Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes will be visiting the New Hampshire seacoast and me & TheWife™ are more than ready.

One Track Mind: Peter Gabriel, “In the Neighborhood” from Home Recordings, Vol. 1 (2013)

One Track Mind: Peter Gabriel, “In the Neighborhood” from Home Recordings, Vol. 1 (2013)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dxhwG3jPPY&w=500&h=305] Peter Gabriel doing Tom Waits. Not a bad way to stumble into a circle of re-interpretations by various artists on a just-released music-based peace effort for Africa called Home Recordings, Vol. 1.

One Track Mind: Tom Waits and Keith Richards, “Shenandoah” from Son of Rogues Gallery (2013)

One Track Mind: Tom Waits and Keith Richards, “Shenandoah” from Son of Rogues Gallery (2013)

The team that brought you the Pirates of the Caribbean series has once again turned its attention to pirate ballads, chanteys and sea songs on a forthcoming release. Who better to convey that boozy sense of cock-eyed adventure than these two?

The Friday Morning Listen: Tom Waits – Blood Money (2002)

Had he not died in 1994, Charles Bukowski would have just celebrated (yesterday) his 92nd birthday. Yeah, old Hank living to the ripe old age of 92, “ripe” being the key word here

The Friday Morning Listen: John Lurie – Fishing With John (1998)

It’s the height of summer and it’s been nut-sweatin’ hot outside. That means it’s time to pack up my tackle boxes and go on my yearly backwoods fishing expedition.

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