Sam & Tom conclude ‘Down in the Hole’ with thoughts on Waits’ most recent release, ‘Bad as Me’. Today’s Reel Gone is Sylvester Stallone’s ‘Paradise Alley’ (1978).
Sam & Tom reach the end of their Orphans journey, coming face to face with the glorious mass of miscellany that is ‘Bastards’. Today’s Reel Gone is Robert Altman’s ‘Short Cuts’ (1993). Download off iTunes Stream all the episodes so far on YouTube Follow us … Continue reading #22 – ‘Orphans: Bastards’ – Tom Waits Album Review
Sam & Tom unearth Orphan’s second dusty volume, the weepy nostalgic balladeering of ‘Bawlers’. Today’s ‘Reel Gone’ review is The Simpsons, #517, ‘Homer Goes to Prep School’. Download off iTunes Stream all the episodes so far on YouTube Follow us @tomwaitspodcast
Beloved BBC radio series Desert Island Discs is a real treat of the license fee. The basic gist for those unaware is as follows: celebrity guest picks a number of songs they hold dear to their heart, discussing them and their career through small clips. The show’s greatness appeals … Continue reading 15 Famous Tom Waits Fans | Down in the Hole Podcast
Sam & Tom clamber into the Waits archives and tackle the rawhide rockers of Orphans’ opening volume, ‘Brawlers’. Today’s ‘Reel Gone’ review is Tony Scott’s ‘Domino’ (2005). Download off iTunes Stream all the episodes so far on YouTube Follow us @tomwaitspodcast
Despite the epic, Shakespearean sprawl of Tom Waits’ music, several motifs of great import and inspiration to the songwriter occur regularly across the identity divides. The first that springs to mind perhaps is trains, then as that passes by, maybe thoughts go towards a scarecrow in a … Continue reading Tom Waits and The Moon
Sam & Tom ponder a whole new wild side to latter era Waits in ‘Real Gone’. Today’s Reel Gone is The Hughes Brothers’ ‘The Book of Eli’ (2010). Download off iTunes Stream all the episodes so far on YouTube Follow us @tomwaitspodcast