Friday, December 15th, 2006
TOM WAITS, Orphans
• What you get: Three discs of Waits cleaning out his closet, divided into Brawlers (rockers), Bawlers (ballads) and Bastards (experimental).
• The best of the box: Just about everything. Waits is in fine voice with some of the best songwriting of his career. A few clunkers on Bastards ...
Thursday, December 14th, 2006
FaceCulture, spoke to singer/songwriter Glen Hansard of Irish band The Frames. They discussed fixing bikes, frames, The Commitments, the impact of the films and the other actors, Burn The Maps, studio-phobia, insecurity, the illness of drummer Johnny Boyle, The Cost, losing a friend, giving up drinking, living in Prague ...