Monday, September 21, 2020

Tom Waits on HQR's American routes?

Radio station HQR mentions Tom Waits in the announcement of the new season of its a weekly two-hour program American routes

The program also presents documentary features and artist interviews. Our conversations include Willie Nelson, Tom Waits, B.B. King, Dr. John, Dave Brubeck, Elvis Costello, Ray Charles, Randy Newman, McCoy Tyner, Lucinda Williams, Rufus Thomas, Jerry Lee Lewis and many others. 


American routes airs on HQR 91.3fm from 6-8pm on Saturday evenings. 



Sunday, August 30, 2020

Tom Waits jacket up for auction

 Julien's Auctions is auctioning a 'black neoprene jacket owned and worn by Tom Waits' (size S) and a signed Real gone cd. Proceeds go to Musicares charity relief.  

Estimated price is $2,000 - $3,000, bidding ends on September 9. 



Thursday, August 13, 2020

Tom Waits contributing to new magazine Inque

 Inque, a Kickstarter project seeking to collect $150,000 by August 20, claims Tom Waits has been confirmed to contribute to this new ‘ten-year, ten-issue ad-free magazine’. What Waits' contribution exactly might be, isn't clear yet. 



Sunday, February 23, 2020

Tom Waits on The dead don't die OST

The soundtrack of the Jim Jarmusch movie The dead don't die contains a spoken word track by Tom Waits. It's a short (36 seconds) clip entitled Dialogue 8.


Sunday, December 08, 2019

Tom Waits by Matt Mahurin

Just a quick reminder Tom Waits by Matt Mahurin is now available at Amazon et al.

The special edition (250 copies, slip case, with a signed and numbered print of the cover of Mule variations) is sold out.

UPDATE Dec. 9: Looks like Abrams Books still has some copies of the limited edition for sale.





Tom Waits: the acting years

Film journalist Leigh Singer posted an essay on Tom Waits' acting carreer on Vimeo.