Tom Waits

The Noisey Advent Calendar

"Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis" Is a Perfect Holiday Tragicomedy

On the first day of The Noisey Advent Calendar, let's all listen to Tom Waits's best and most broken ballad.
Alex Robert Ross
12.1.18
Op-Ed

Tom Waits’ New Song of Anti-Fascist Resistance Needed More Teeth

Waits and Marc Ribot's cover of the Italian partisans' anthem "Bella Ciao" should've honored modern revolutionaries, not a milquetoast march.
Kim Kelly
9.14.18
Noisey News

Music Really Sucked This Weekend

Lana Del Rey tweeted, Tom Waits condemned Jack White to cell phone hell, and Nicki Minaj also tweeted.
Alex Robert Ross
8.20.18
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting Into Tom Waits

Whether he's sounding tired and emotional or like a mutated Salvation Army band, the marvellously spiky Mr Waits has something for everyone.
Jeremy Allen
2.6.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Here Are the Large Men of 'Game of Thrones' Covering Tom Waits

The people, whose names are hard to spell, covered Waits's "I Hope That I Don't Fall in Love With You."
Alex Robert Ross
9.1.17
Noisey News

Listen to An, Erm, Alternative Christmas Playlist from Gorillaz' Murdoc

Including such smashes as "Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis" by Tom Waits, it's guaranteed to be a festive hit.
Lauren O'Neill
12.20.16
Premieres

Watch Bubbles from 'The Wire' Narrate This Nick Cave Story

Waxplioitation's brought together artists like Tom Waits, Kathleen Hanna, Justin Vernon, Alison Mosshart and more, to write stories for a rad illustrated book benefiting kids lit programs.
Kim Taylor Bennett
11.30.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Listen to David Bowie Impersonate Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, and More in a Newly Unearthed Recording

David Bowie's sense of humor was too good.
John Hill
1.21.16
Features

Thirteen Trippy Rock'n'Roll Cartoons You Should Almost Definitely Not Show to Children

Freak out over the killer soundtracks for this this devil's dozen of vintage, psychedelic, and definitely NSFW animations.
Mike McPadden
2.1.15
style

What Tom Waits's Movies Taught Me About Style

Is there really anyone cooler?
Davo McConville
5.29.14