Tag: Tom Waits

Whitney Plays Wilco, Bill Callahan and HAIM Play Leonard Cohen, and More Covers Released Today

In addition to a full LP of Tom Waits covers, we’re getting more than our fill of new takes on classics this morning.

LISTEN: Two Songs From All-Woman Tom Waits Tribute Album

Patty Griffin sings “Ruby’s Arms” and Courtney Marie Andrews does “Downtown Train.”

The Back Pages: Jim Jarmusch’s “Down by Law”

While it doesn’t enjoy the reputation of its two predecessors—”Permanent Vacation” and “Stranger Than Paradise”—the director’s third film offers pleasures that are uniquely its own.

WATCH: Tom Waits Talks Laughing in Church, Hitting the Big Time in Animated Interview from 1988

“…and out steps the twenty-five carat blonde transvestite with a two-dollar wristwatch…”

Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks

Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of May 11–15, 2015. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved.

PLAYLIST: A New Year’s Booze Menu as Curated by the Songs of Tom Waits

When it comes to surviving the holiday season, Tom Waits has a bit of advice: “Strangle all the Christmas carols / Scratch out all the…

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