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To celebrate the 20-year anniversary, here are two previously unreleased live versions of the songs "All The World Is Green" (Milan, 2008) and "Fish And Bird" (London, 2004). Listen Here:
Tom Waits will be releasing limited edition vinyl of his albums “Alice” and “Blood Money” to celebrate their 20th anniversary. Originally released on May 7, 2002, the re-issues will be available on October 7. Pre-Order Here:
Happy 20 years to ‘Alice’ + ‘Blood Money’. Thank you Stereogum. More news coming soon, stay tuned…
WE SUPPORT UKRAINE We united with @AntiRecords to release this compilation on @Bandcamp to support Ukraine. 100% of the album proceeds go to humanitarian aid by Doctors Without Borders (@MSF_USA).… STOP THE WAR. #Ukraine
Tom Waits is known as one of the great songwriters of our era. He is also one of our great song interpreters. Hear him transform the works of others on this illuminating playlist.
Using the song was an attempt to portray the horrors endured by soldiers and the demons who forever accompany them. Streaming now on HBO Max. Listen To Hell Broke Luce:
We'd like to congratulate 'This Is Not A War Story' on being nominated for the John Cassavetes award at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. The film features the song "Hell Broke Luce”.
Our latest playlist – “Triumphs & Tribulations” features Tom Waits singing country hymns and lullabies to soothe the soul. Listen here:…
Something From A Different Planet: Bill Murray cover’s Tom Waits’ “The Piano Has Been Drinking” Watch it in concert & read what Bill is up to here:
Long live Omar, as played in THE WIRE by the now gone and forever great Michael K Williams.
Tom Waits’ classic ‘Way Down In The Hole’ is forever linked to the seminal HBO drama The Wire. It comes in at #15 on Entertainment Weekly’s 25 Best TV Theme Songs of the 21st Century. View the entire list + stream all 5 versions here:…
Go easy on your holiday meal and leave room for some Licorice Pizza! Hitting theaters Nationwide on Christmas Day.
The folks at Anti- would like to wish a very happy birthday today to our inimitable inspiration, Mr. Tom Waits!
First few lines of the @tomwaits poem, written for INQUE. Titled “What saved me from drowning”, this was one of the first commissioned pieces, and it’s phenomenal. Thank you Mr. Waits!
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The art of paper, the printed literary word, photography, art, and design is not dead. Tom Waits joins Margaret Atwood, Jonathan Lethem, Ocean Vuong and other distinguished voices in the laudatory launch of INQUE, an ad free, print only, limited edition, annual literary magazine.
.@phoebe_bridgers has released a cover of Tom Waits' “Day After Tomorrow” - the latest addition to her Christmas catalogue. All proceeds from the sale of the track will go to The International Institute of Los Angeles - The Local Integration & Family Empowerment Division
Tom Waits has donated a signed Fedora from his personal collection to this year's charity event benefiting @ACLU_SoCal. Place your bid here:
Happy 10 year Anniversary to Bad as Me. Listen Here:
Tom Waits has a multitude of ways to tell a story. This “Movies For The Ears” playlist has some of our favorites from across the years.…
Stomping, Searing, Moaning, Rhythm and Blues… Listen to the latest playlist:…
Dark, theatrical cabaret music as only Tom Waits can do it!
We hope you enjoy the music and remember Chuck with us. Listen Here:…
Chuck passed away this week. He was very dear to all of us at Anti, and a very close friend and collaborator with Tom Waits going back to the 70s. We have put together a playlist honoring Chuck with some of our favorite tracks of his as well as a couple shoutouts from Tom.
Chuck E. Weiss was one of the most unique practitioners of American roots music ever. He was also a larger than life character and an important part of LA’s cultural landscape for 5 decades.
“This is the greatest story ever told… This is the story of the @UltraCitySmiths.” Tom Waits joins the stellar cast as The Narrator in Ultra City Smiths, premiering today on @AMCPlus. Watch the trailer here:
Here is our latest Tom Waits playlist. This one is called “A Little Rain” and features many of Tom’s most beloved lyrical ballads from throughout his career.
In the coming months we will be releasing a new series of playlists that encompass different aspects of Tom Waits’ music. The first is ‘Throw Words Like Rice’, a vigorous set featuring Waits’ syncopated lyricism at its exuberant best. Listen now:…
Tom Waits will be portraying “The Narrator” on @AMC_TV's #UltraCitySmiths, the new stop-motion animated series from creator Steve Conrad. The first two episodes premiere on AMC+ on July 22nd.
Get Behind The Mule: the 15th Annual Tom Waits Tribute & Benefit for Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle TN is happening tomorrow (12/12) at The 5 Spot in Nashville, TN. This event will be presented virtually with a $10 suggested donation.…
Happy Birthday Tom! Celebrate by revisiting 10 of his best songs, according to Farout Magazine. What are your favorites?…
An Aboriginal choir hailing from Cairns, Queensland, Spinifex Gum performed this gorgeous rendition of “Make It Rain”, sung partly in the traditional Aboriginal Yindjibarndi language. Watch their performance of the song at the Sydney Opera house here:
Tom is auctioning a limited edition, framed and signed oil stain photograph from his collection of hieroglyphic oil stains captured on highways, drive ways, back roads and parking lots. All proceeds benefit @ACLU_SoCal. Bid now through Oct 20 here:
Tom Waits is auctioning off a signed black jacket and copy of Real Gone for the @MusiCares auction to support musicians who need all the help they can get in these trying times. MusiCares provides a safety net for musicians in need of assistance. To Bid:
Tom and Kathleen remember Hal Willner.
Congratulations and blessings, Mavis, on your Lifetime Achievement Award from SF Jazz…. Love from Tom and Kathleen Watch this short film tribute, “The Mavis Effect,” to learn or to celebrate this generous woman living a remarkable life.
Next month, The Yale Drama School is presenting a new staging of the innovative 1992 opera 'Alice', with concept by Robert Wilson and music and lyrics by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan. To purchase tix: To revisit 'Alice', visit:…
Have a nice flight, John…Remember, don’t order the fish and call when you get there…
In honor of Tom’s recent 70th birthday, film journalist Leigh Singer created a video essay looking at Waits’ many movie roles and how his music, stories and personas connect with the offbeat character roles he has played on stage and in film.
From all of us at ANTI, we want to wish Tom Waits a happy birthday. He is our beacon. His innovation, our inspiration. Music today wouldn’t be the same without him. We love you Tom!
The Collector’s Edition (only 250 copies) of the Fine Art book “Tom Waits by Matt Mahurin.” A bizarre exploration of one artist into the psyche of another. “Mule Variations” cover print signed by Mahurin included. Free Shipping in the US until Jan 1.
Copies are remaining of 180g limited edition clear vinyl & moss green vinyl pressed exclusively for Tom Waits’ online music store to commemorate Waits’ Elektra/Asylum reissues. Get free shipping within the U.S. on anything from Waits’ catalog until Jan 1.
"Your Honor, those boys were nutin but trouble." -Tom Waits @TheReplacements featuring Tom Waits "Lowdown Monkey Blues" from The Replacements 'Dead Man's Pop' Box Set, out now.
All hail, the magnificently peculiar and recently departed, Daniel Johnston.
With love and sympathy for June and farewell to dear Robert. - Tom and Kathleen Courtesy (c) Foam Magazine #34 Dummy, Spring 2013
Photo by Clare O’Callaghan
Listen to Patty Griffin’s version of "Ruby’s Arms” from the upcoming release of the tribute album “Women Sing Waits”…
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