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Falling Hook, Line, And Sinker For John Lurie’s Fishing With John

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Paula Mejia | May 20, 2016 - 11:30 am

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Various Artists: A Tribute To ’90s Tribute Albums

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Stephen Deusner | May 16, 2016 - 3:14 pm

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Tom Waits Albums From Worst To Best

Heard through the wall of a neighboring apartment, you might confuse Tom Waits's music with Howlin' Wolf's. Then again, you could just as easily mistake…
James Jackson Toth | September 9, 2013 - 3:29 pm

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Justin Vernon, Kathleen Hanna, Nick Cave, Tom Waits Contribute To Book Project Stories For Ways And Means

Stories For Ways & Means is a collaborative art project organized by Waxploitation founder Jeff Antebi that pairs musicians with contemporary painters to come up…
James Rettig | November 28, 2016 - 11:51 am

Tom Waits Congratulates Bob Dylan On Nobel Prize

This morning, Bob Dylan won the 2016 Nobel Prize In Literature. And now, fellow gravel-voiced eccentric Tom Waits has taken some time away from beefing
Peter Helman | October 13, 2016 - 7:45 pm

Tom Waits In Legal Battle With French Circus Performer

Grizzled weirdo Tom Waits is currently embroiled in a legal battle with French circus performer Bartabas The Furious. That kind of sounds like a joke,…
Peter Helman | October 8, 2016 - 5:40 pm

Tom Waits & Kathleen Brennan To Receive Song Lyrics of Literary Excellence Awards

The writers' group PEN, the same literary entity that hands out the PEN / Faulkner Award every year, has put together an elite group that…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2016 - 11:48 am

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Various Artists: A Tribute To ’90s Tribute Albums

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Stephen Deusner | May 16, 2016 - 3:14 pm

Tom Waits Cast In Hulu’s Supernatural Drama Pilot Citizen

Tom Waits is bringing his unique screen presence to Citizen, Hulu's new supernatural drama pilot from Me And Earl And The Dying Girl director Alfonso…
Peter Helman | April 6, 2016 - 10:55 pm

Stream Tom Waits & Lucinda Williams’ Blind Willie Johnson Covers From New Tribute Album

Tom Waits, Lucinda Williams, Sinéad O'Connor, and more have contributed new covers to God Don't Never Change: The Songs Of Blind Willie Johnson, a tribute…
James Rettig | February 15, 2016 - 11:06 am

Watch Tom Waits Debut “Take One Last Look” In His Final Letterman Appearance

David Letterman has long been a champion of deeply strange American voices, as you know if you've ever seen footage of him interviewing Captain Beefheart.
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2015 - 8:41 am

David Letterman’s Final Weeks Of Musical Guests Include Elvis Costello, Tom Waits, Dave Matthews Band

Considering he's been a late night host for over three decades, surely David Letterman wants to go out with a bang. Though he announced the
Caitlin White | April 13, 2015 - 12:39 pm

HSY – “Goin’ Out West” (Tom Waits Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Canadian hardcore band HSY smacked us with the A-Side to their 7" "Sally" last month, teasing a Tom Waits cover as the B-Side. Today, the…
Collin Robinson | March 11, 2015 - 11:02 am

Download Eddie Vedder’s Intimate, Covers-Filled Charity Show At Microsoft Last Month

Eddie Vedder played an intimate benefit show for EB Research, the charity he's been vocally supporting lately, last month at Microsoft's Seattle headquarters. The Pearl…
Chris DeVille | November 18, 2014 - 4:13 pm

Watch Tom Waits Play First Show In Five Years At Bridge School Benefit 2013

Tom Waits, the legendary lounge singer turned iconoclast bluesman Cookie Monster genius freak, made his first concert appearance in five years Sunday at Neil Young's…
Chris DeVille | October 28, 2013 - 10:56 am

Stream The 2013 Bridge School Benefit Feat. Arcade Fire, CSNY, Tom Waits, & More

Every year, Neil Young hosts the Bridge School Benefit, a star-studded two-day acoustic fundraiser for the special-needs school he founded with his wife Pegi. Now…
Liz Pelly | October 26, 2013 - 5:07 pm
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