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The legendarily dark British singer-songwriter Marianne Faithfull has been making music for 50 years now, and she's celebrating her five decades in the game by putting together a new scorched-earth…   Read Story »
The new movie 20,000 Days On Earth is a sort of half-fictional portrait of the Australian scorched-earth postpunk icon Nick Cave, which honestly seems like the only realistic way to approach the life…   Read Story »
The official trailer for the Nick Cave pseudo-documentary 20,000 Days On Earth has been released. The concept is simple and intriguing: Directors Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard followed Cave around…   Read Story »
It has to be a toss-up between Coachella and Bonnaroo as to which is our most iconic currently active American festival. Growing up in Pennsylvania, I found the earlier years of Bonnaroo somewhat…   Read Story »
Though it was a lovely little folk tune originating in 1892, "Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built For Two)" has been the subject of strange interpretations at least since Hal 9000 sang it in 2001: A Space…   Read Story »
A key part of the early L.A. punk scene, the Gun Club brought a sort of dessicated blues glamor to the scene where hardcore was being born. A new tribute album called Axels & Sockets will honor the…   Read Story »
The year 2000 saw the release of a three-disc Johnny Cash compilation with each disc bearing a one-word title indicating the thematic scopes of the chosen songs: Love, God, and Murder. One could do…   Read Story »
Maybe it's because I spend the bulk of my time reading and writing about music or talking with people who do the same, but as much as I love TV and movies on their own merits, the second or third…   Read Story »
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds made a grandiose post-Grinderman comeback with Push The Sky Away, which earned Album Of The Week honors way back in February. One standout from that record was "Higgs Boson…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds rumbled back into action with the grizzled, dangerous, generally excellent Push The Sky Away, their first album in five years. And especially with…   Read Story »