Tag - Tom Waits

At Last, Doctor Parnassus Has a Trailer

Friend of Needcoffee Terry Gilliam has a new film in the works, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. Soon it will overcome all obstacles and blast onto cinema screens everywhere. We earnestly hope. In the meantime, a trailer has been...

Tom Waits Plays Doom (and Glitter)

In what is surely a sign that the apocalypse is nigh, many of us now have an opportunity to see Tom Waits perform live twice in this lifetime. Needcoffee irregular Damien sent us the word and a quick gander over at the keeper of all Waitsian...

Tracy Bonham Lay Dreaming of You

Over at The Eyeball Kid, they provide a wealth of Waitsian knowledge. In addition to a ginormous list of who’s covering Tom, they found this live video of Tracy Bonham covering “Earth Died Screaming.” I am such a sucker for...

Tom Waits Names His Favorite Albums

Tom Waits, actor and musical genius, gave a list of his “cherished albums of all time” to The Guardian. It’s from 2005, but the list is brilliant and timeless. I don’t know how we missed this before. Here’s a...

Tom Waits: Rain Dogs

Tom Waits: “Rain Dogs”

You might ask yourself: why is Tom Waits howling like that? Well, it is a full moon tonight, so he’s just getting started early… Direct link for the feedreaders. Found via VideoSift.

Tom Waits and piano

Tom Waits vs. Fernwood Tonight

Tom Waits performs “The Piano Has Been Drinking” on the show Fernwood Tonight from 1977, then proceeds to upstage Martin Mull and Fred Willard, the poor dears. Warning: Audio is loud, so adjust your speakers accordingly. Direct...

Starving in the Belly of a Whale

Tom Waits Animated By Gal Shkedi:...

Gal Shkedi presents his graduation project, an animated music video of Tom Waits' "Starving in the Belly of a Whale," from the album Blood Money. Very strange, but he gets a double word score for a musically-inclined monkey.

Iggy Pop and Tom Waits

Tom Waits and Iggy Pop Drink Coffee

It’s from Jim Jarmusch, of course. And you can find it on the DVD of Coffee and Cigarettes. This is a lot like our staff meetings here, honestly enough. Except normally we’re doing the roadside surgery in house. Found via Snuh...