Tagged: Music

Tom Waits is cooler than you 1

10 reasons Tom Waits is better than you

Will Ables, Trashwire’s resident music dude, is a big fan of Tom Waits. In fact, he’s such a big fan that he’s compiled this list of reasons why no one will ever be as cool as Tom Waits. He’s even backed it up with video evidence.

Remembering Michael Jackson 1

Remembering Michael Jackson

On June 25th last year, millions were mourning the loss of an icon who provided entrainment and inspiration across the globe. As I wrote on that day, Michael Jackson was much more than just...

Not exactly a music review 0

Not exactly a music review

There are two points I’d like to make in this article. I’ll get to the first one right away:  going to see your friend’s band is generally a bad idea. Friend’s bands are bad,...

Your Dad’s Rock and Roll 1

Your Dad’s Rock and Roll

With Thanksgiving just around the corner and everyone flocking back home to be with family, Trashwire brings you a new piece by Will Ables about bonding with his dad over The Boss, vodka on...

Flight of the Conchords land in Denver 8

Flight of the Conchords land in Denver

Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie are really funny guys and very skilled musicians. Those two talents converged on Thursday night when their band, Flight of the Conchords, played Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver. McKenzie and Clement proved they were musical chameleons by playing a diverse setlist that featured almost all the hits from their HBO series as well as a couple of new surprises. After the show, the guys greeted fans outside the stage door, singing autographs and posing for pictures.

‘Across the Universe’ a visually stunning journey through Beatles’ music 0

‘Across the Universe’ a visually stunning journey through Beatles’ music

Across the Universe is a stylistic musical from director Julie Taymor (Frida) and adapted from the Beatles songbook. The film, set in the 1960s, follows the story of a dockworker in Liverpool, aptly named Jude (Jim Sturgess), traveling to America to find his father. Upon his arrival in the US, he befriends a rebellious college student named Max (Joe Anderson) and ends up falling for Max’s preppy sister Lucy (Evan Rachel Wood)….