By Christian Hertzog
Could Tom Waits be one of the trumpeters on this old junior high school band recording?
A 1964 album by a Chula Vista junior high concert band -- an ensemble in which the songwriter is known to have performed - was recently listed on eBay, and could well be his first LP. Title ... More >>
The 2011 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony
The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel
Monday, March 14
Better Than: Whatever was happening at Death by Audio tonight that Bruce Springsteen didn't show up to, for whatever reason.
First off, let's tell you what you want to hear: Tom Waits stole the show ... More >>
Tom Waits wants to glue this man's hair to the wall. Illustration by Diego Tripodi.In this week's Village Voice, Christopher R. Weingarten sits down with director Jim Jarmusch to talk ATP and the time Tom Waits tried to kill him, Ryan Dombal scales Fame Mountain with Katy Perry, and Andy Beta ... More >>
The Kronos Quartet's latest effort, the Middle Eastern-themed Floodplain, was "inspired by the idea that areas prone to devastating flooding will experience creative rebirth after a catastrophe," which is great news for New Orleans residents with exclusive access to an ark. The famed "new music" e ... More >>
The Eskalators had another Subway Show this past weekend. This time it was an 7 Train-themed singalong (Ozzy's "Crazy Train," Tom Waits's "Downtown Train," the Clash's "Train in Vain," etc) that ended up at Flushing Meadows Park, where an impromptu Round Robin four-band took place with Aa, Pteroda ... More >>
In the event you're hoping for a love connection at Harlem megastar Cam'ron's show tonight, know that the guy's idea of foreplay is "Get in the car, and don't touch nothin'/Either we lovin' or I'll see you tomorrow." He's at B.B. King's.
Marc Ribot is best known for the shambling licks he contrib ... More >>