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Yesterday we posted additional details about St. Vincent's Strange Mercy while Annie Clark was busy covering Tom Waits' "Big Black Mariah" at London's Barbicon Theatre as part of a Rain Dogs tribute.…   Read Story »
We speculated on which of the nominated artists would make the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. The names are out now, and the biggest surprise? Bon Jovi didn't make it. But Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper,…   Read Story »
We first mentioned Waits contribution to Preservation, the benefit album for the Preservation Hall in New Orleans, when we posted a link to an album stream back in February. Now you can get Waits'…   Read Story »
The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame has announced its 2011 Nominees and Alice Cooper, Donovan, Dr. John, and Neil Diamond are first time nominees. As are Bon Jovi, who get to leave our perpetual bridesmaids…   Read Story »
Lately the overarching narrative with respect to Peter Gabriel's been his dialogue with other artists, be it musically or literally. This cover has nothing to do with Scratch My Back, the set of…   Read Story »
Andrew Bird covering "Shake It And Break It" must have brought back Squirrel Nut Zippers memories. Listen to it an 18 more Dixieland covers here. Nice Tom Waits impression, Louis Armstrong.   Read Story »
For the price of an email address at tomwaits.com you can hear the first eight songs from the 17-track collection documenting Waits' 2008 tour. But you'll need to buy the album to get the second CD…   Read Story »
Heath Ledger's final film is also directed by Terry Gilliam and also stars Tom Waits as the devil and also has a trailer that gives you absolutely no idea what it's going to be about. But it looks…   Read Story »
In addition to covers and DJ projects, Beck's updated website houses "Irrelevant Topics," a section featuring "conversations between musicians, artists, writers ... without promotional pretext or…   Read Story »
Twitter users were outraged last week when the service shut down @CWalken, a popular but totally fake celebrity account. Indeed it's way too easy to be duped by fake profiles. (So easy!) Not that…   Read Story »