Links to Tom Waits resources on the net. – Anti.com– Tom Waits current record label. – Tom Waits Supplement– One of the most complete TW resources out there! – East of Sunset – A very cool movie that uses Tom Waits covers for the entire soundtrack! – Raindogs Listserv Arguably one of the oldest Tom Waits online fan groups ou there. […]
Boing Boing presents a music video from the N.A.S.A project: “Spacious Thoughts,” featuring Tom Waits & Kool Keith, directed by Fluorescent Hill. More about the making of this video online at Boing Boing: http://www.boingboing.net/2009/11/18/…
Zappa, another brilliant unsung American talent, good for Baltimore I say. Thursday, August 9th is Frank Zappa Day in Baltimore, MD, as proclaimed by Mayor Sheila Dixon. Frank Zappa was born in Baltimore in 1940 and, coincidentally, wrote and recorded a song entitled “What's New In Baltimore?” Dweezil Zappa, his son, is bringing the ongoing […]
Something about Louis Armstrong's demeanour, when he shakes his head and sings, makes even Johnny Cash (who's music I love) look like an amateur… but you have to watch this clip. Link Oct., 28, 1970 Johnny Cash Show clip Link to a classic version of "What a wonderful world"
Dr. Steel envisions living in a world where fun is the top priority. He imagines a landscape filled with endless possibilities based on the ideology that life should be spent doing the things that make us happy. Dr. Steel's Army of Toy Soldiers are active supporters of this cause. A Toy Soldier knows that by […]
named Jerry Levitan, armed with a reel-to-reel tape deck, snuck into John Lennon's hotel room in Toronto and convinced John to do an interview about peace. 38 years later, Jerry has produced a film about it. Using the original interview recording as the soundtrack, director Josh Raskin has woven a visual narrative which tenderly romances […]
This is a classic reminder of Ian Dury and his brilliance. From Sky News: Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll stars Andy Serkis, the actor best-known for playing Gollum in the Lord Of The Rings trilogy. He told Sky News he is thrilled with the reception so far. “The family came and watched the […]
From The Squid List: Every year since his untimely death, the San Francisco music community has come together to celebrate the life, music and spirit of Joe. All proceeds go to Strummerville (www.strummerville.com), the foundation in England set up in Joe's name that aims to create new opportunities for aspiring musicians. This year, Eric McFadden, […]