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138. IN YOUR DREAMS

  “IN YOUR DREAMS” is the latest single by THE BLACK AND BLUE ORKESTRE. Continuing the band’s interest in bending and blending genres the song is a gothic love ballad with deep bass, trip hop beats and haunting western guitars. The track was written by Tom DiCillo with crucial musical contributions from several guest artists. Wayne Byrne wrote […]

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137. DRUNK FILM SCHOOL

This is Part 5 of a 9-part series called DRUNK FILM SCHOOL with Tom DiCillo. The original interview was conducted via web streaming by Duane Andersen from the Film Dept at Utah Valley University. Constructed and edited by Tom DiCillo. Music; “Frozen Sunset” by The Black and Blue Orkestre. “Part 5; What I learned in Film […]

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135. MEET THE TRYGGER TWINS

This interview with The Trygger Twins originally appeared in muzicTown online magazine shortly after the release of the Twin’s single, GUN KONTROL.  The music video for the track was directed by Boone Welles who not only happens to be my cousin but is in Tryxxi’s yoga class. I know Gun Kontrol is a hot-button issue but I think […]

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133. CRUZ & RUBIO ARE BROS!

Wow, when I saw this headline on the subway yesterday I was even more stunned than I was a few days ago. My hands were shaking as I took the photo. As shocking as this new revelation about Cruz and Rubio is I have to say in some way it makes a lot of things […]

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126. OBLIVION EXTRA FEATURES ANNOUNCED

The bonus features for Shout! Factory’s “Living in Oblivion 20th Anniversary Edition” have just been announced! The Blu-ray edition includes: -Audio Commentary with writer/director Tom DiCillo. –In Our Own Oblivion: The Miracle of Making a Film;  a 45 minute featurette with brand-new interviews with writer/director Tom DiCillo, producer Marcus Viscidi and cast members Steve Buscemi, […]

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125. LIVING IN OBLIVION ON BLU-RAY

I’m really excited to announce the 20th Anniversary special release of LIVING IN OBLIVION on Blu-ray and DVD. The film has been completely remastered digitally under my supervision. It looks amazing. This new release by Shout Factory has added bonus features, including interviews with cast members Steve Buscemi, Peter Dinklage, James Legros and others. Pre-orders can be […]

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124. GIRL IN A MILLION

“The Black and Blue Orkestre are pleased to announce their new single, GIRL IN A MILLION. The track is the latest from core Black and Blue members Tom DiCillo and Grog Rox. Written by DiCillo the song is an edgy, groove driven, noir ballad that has Grog sharing the lead vocals. Guest guitarist Wayne Byrne […]

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123. THE TRYGGER TWINS

My step-cousin on my mother’s side, Boone Welles is a young, aspiring filmmaker. She’s just directed her first music video for a new group called The Trygger Twins. She asked me to share it on this most American of American holidays. The views expressed in the video may or may not reflect my own but as […]

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119. THE WANDERER

I always loved this song by Johnny Cash and U2. But, recently I wondered what it would sound like if it had a little Black and Blue added to it. So, I laid down a new arrangement that brought in our solid beats and funky spaghetti surf sound. Then I recorded the lead vocals and […]

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