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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 »
One of the best songs you could ever find by Nick Cave is his cover of "Knoxville Girl," made famous originally by country greats the Louvin Brothers. He took their sadly sung murder-ballad and made…   Read Story »