You can watch the new Coen Brother’s film ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’, featuring Tom Waits, now on Netflix or in select theaters in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York. Head to Netflix.com to watch the film, and to find a screening near you visit https://fandan.co/2PufCyp.
Tom Waits has donated a pair of signed gold glitter boots to the Small Steps Project, as part of the Celebrity Shoe Auction – a mission dedicated to helping improve the lives of children who survive on rubbish dumps. You can learn more about the charity here: bit.ly/1WfLBdq And bid on the shoes here: SmallStepsProject.org/Tom-waits
Steve Vai is hosting a 52 hour jam-a-thon right now - with 100% of proceeds benefiting Extraordinary Families, the leading non-profit foster family and adoption agency in Los Angeles, dedicated to improving the lives of children in foster care. Tom has donated a signed denim jacket to the auction, which you can bid on here: https://bit.ly/2xWpBkp
Tom Waits & Jack White hit the town. Read the full article via Pitchfork: http://bit.ly/2OXguqK
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Message from Anti- Records US: It has come to our attention that the recent pressing of Tom Waits’ Closing Time (both black and clear vinyl versions) suffers from severe surface noise due to a manufacturing issue. We are happy to report that the issue has been fixed and are offering everyone who purchased a copy of the flawed LP a replacement. Please fill out the form at the following link, and we will let you know when you can expect your new record. anti.com/news/closing-time We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this has caused. Thank you, Anti- Records
An original, signed Tom Waits Sculpture is up for auction in support of Summerfield Waldorf School and Farm. https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/item/item.action?id=330779424
'The Heart of Saturday Night' and 'Nighthawks at the Diner', newly restored by Waits/Brennan, are now available on LP. You can pick up a copy of 180g black or clear at tomwaitsstore.com, or support your local independent record store by picking up exclusive color variants of ‘The Heart of Saturday Night’ in 180g yellow, and ‘Nighthawks at the Diner’ in 180g red.
Two of Waits/Brennan and Wilson's avant-garde opera collaborations have been re-staged and are appearing now in Germany. "Alice" is a stage musical about the conflicted mind of the author, Charles Dodgson, better known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll, and his obsession with the young Alice Liddell, who inspired him to write, 'Alice in Wonderland'. Directed by Philipp Moschitz, it's playing at the Metropoltheater through May 27th. More information can be found at https://bit.ly/2rqNfDf, Watch the trailer here: https://bit.ly/2rtgc0B "The Black Rider" is a twisted musical fable retelling an old German folktale about a Devil's bargain. The story as a whole may be construed as a warning tale about the destructive powers of addiction. Directed by Jan Lanenheim, it's playing at Theater Regensburg (Veldrom) with only one final performance on June 6th. More information can be found at https://bit.ly/2HWaJKI, Watch the trailer here: https://bit.ly/2jGr3Ri An overview of both works can be found in this New York Times article: https://nyti.ms/2I6u9c0
Listen to the rebroadcast of Tom Waits' sole radio interview for the release, BAD AS ME. The Australian radio interview was recently replayed to coincide with his remastered catalog releases. For the interview, Waits put together a playlist he felt worked with the intentions for BAD AS ME. Waits played tracks from The Beastie Boys to Jim Reeves and the Rolling Stones for this Take 5 interview. Revisit the interview here:
The triple album, Orphans; Brawlers, Bawlers and Bastards are coming out, apart from one another. The raucous Brawlers, the melancholic Bawlers and the unusual Bastards will be released on 180 gram vinyl in colors, red, blue and grey exclusively for Record Store Day on April 21. Find your local participating store here: https://www.recordstoreday.com/Stores
Tom Waits’ entire 1970s Elektra Asylum catalog, re-released by Anti, is now available digitally and on CD. You can purchase a copy and pre-order vinyl here: https://ffm.to/waits_asylumcatalog. Tom Waits has also curated a 76 song, career-spanning playlist, that you can listen to here: tomwaits.com
Tom Waits has curated a 76 song playlist spanning his entire career. You can explore the decades of Waits' many styles of storytelling swagger and heartbreak melodies here: http://spoti.fi/2DemeFW You can also listen to Tom Waits' entire 1970's Elektra Asylum catalog which has been re-released by ANTI and is available on all streaming and download services today. Closing Time, his long out of print, debut album, is also available on vinyl today: http://found.ee/Waits_ClosingTime Photo by Anton Corbijn
ANTI is re-releasing Tom Waits' entire 1970's Elektra Asylum catalog. 'Closing Time' is out 3/09 and available for pre-order at http://found.ee/Waits_Store. The rest of the catalog will be available throughout 2018. Photo by Matt Kramer
The Waits/Brennan remaster of ‘Mule Variations’ will be released on double LP 180g clear with black smoke vinyl exclusively for Newbury Comics. The LP is limited to 750 pieces and is available 1/12. You can pre-order it here: http://bit.ly/2lWp7Wo