Posts Tagged ‘Tom Waits’

The boys are cookin’ and steamin’ this morning! They first jump into their love for Preservation Hall in New Orleans, which leads into a very spirited discussion of their love of all things Jazz. They chat about their favorite jazz musicians, jazz albums, and even give off-the-cuff 5 jazz picks for anyone wanting to get into the genre. Dion […]

For over a week now, Tom Waits fans have been waiting with bated breath for the surprise that was to drop on August 7. Starting on July 31st, a picture went up on his site, which was simply: Speculation over the ‘net was rampant. Was it a tour?! Maybe a newly-recorded album with the celebrities he’d put together to […]

The Podwits reconvene and have a heart-to-heart-to-heart, and much backstory is learned before they discuss the merits of the “mundane science fiction” movement (or lack thereof), the recent actions of fantasy novelist Terry Goodkind, and whether Doctor Who did Prometheus before Prometheus did. Surprising revelations abound in this Podwits Podcast!

I stumbled across this and couldn’t believe how marvelous it was. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art commissioned this film for a night honoring photographer and artist John Baldessari and Clint Eastwood, narrated by the man, the myth, the legend: Tom Waits. I wish filmmakers would use this as an example of how good a short […]

Bad As Me

Posted: November 14, 2011 by Dion in Music Review
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He has been called ‘America’s best kept secret’.  The man, the myth, the legend; Tom Waits. Over the past two weeks, a lot of people have asked me how I like the new Tom Waits album- so I figured being such a fan- I should finally sit down and officially talk about it.

Tom Waits has a New Video Out

Posted: November 11, 2011 by Dion in News
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After just releasing his latest album, Bad as Me, (long awaited review coming shortly), Mr. Waits has released a new music video for the track, “Satisfied.” He just keeps them coming. This is the second media item he has posted for the new album. In case you missed his hilarious Listening Party, published in the end […]

(Dion’s review was posted on The Official Doors Facebook and Myspace pages in January, 2011)   We have Vince Treanor to thank for being able to listen to The Doors’ performance in Vancouver on June 6th, 1970. Treanor was the band’s road  manager from 1967 until the end in 1972, when the band, post Morrison’s  […]