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Nick Cave, “Avalanche” from Black Sails on Starz (2015): One Track Mind

Nick Cave, “Avalanche” from Black Sails on Starz (2015): One Track Mind

Stripped down to its girders, Nick Cave’s new interpretation of Leonard Cohen’s “Avalanche” takes on an epic, swirling sadness.

One Track Mind: Iggy Pop, Nick Cave and Thurston Moore – “Nobody’s City” (2014)

One Track Mind: Iggy Pop, Nick Cave and Thurston Moore – “Nobody’s City” (2014)

The project doesn’t just pay tribute to Jeffrey Lee Pierce so much as expand his legacy.

WTF?! Wednesdays: Scott Walker, “SDSS14+13B (Zercon, A Flagpole Sitter)” (2012)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Scott Walker, “SDSS14+13B (Zercon, A Flagpole Sitter)” (2012)

If you can make it through all 21 minutes and 43 seconds of Scott Walker’s “SDSS14+13B (Zercon, A Flagpole Sitter),” you might find yourself wondering what you’d just heard.

One Track Mind: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, “We No Who U R” (2013)

“We No Who U R,” the lead single from the 15th studio album by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, is this sharp left from Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!

Half Notes: Nick Cave and Warren Ellis – The Assassination of Jesse James (2008)

by Mark Saleski I came very, very late to the Nick Cave game. How late? 2004, and Abattoir Blues/Lyre of Orpheus. That album blew the top of my head clean off. I listened to almost nothing else for a couple of weeks, allowing the music to soak in deeply. In the back of my mind, I’m thinking that I’ve madeRead More

Half Notes: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus (2004)

by Tom Johnson Nick Cave seemed to have found his lighter side on this double-release (packaged in the same box), shunning a bit of the dark murder themes he’s been known for. In fact, this is a downright uplifting album, a complete anamoly in his catalog, full of gospel choirs and upbeat, energetic songs that verge on Christian in subjectRead More

Forgotten series: Nick Cave – No More Shall We Part (2001)

by Tom Johnson First impressions . . . you know what they say about that. They’re always right. Unless they’re not.

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!! (2008)

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!! (2008)

This being his 21st release (including a couple of live documents and soundtracks), it’s a wonder that Nick Cave could start out strong and continue to show growth with each new release. Out in March just a month after The Assassination of Jesse James soundtrack with Warren Ellis, Cave returns to his dependable Bad Seeds band to put forth anRead More

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