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Wednesday, May 18, 2005

 
Gig of a lifetime: KT Tunstall on Nick, Nov 2005

KT Tunstall on Nick Cave at the Brixton Academy, London, November 2004:

"It was the first time I'd ever been scared at a gig. I've been to plenty of shows with a real joyful atmosphere, but the mood Nick Cave created in Brixton that night was darkly intense."

[Continues....]

Read the whole article.
posted by Ross Wednesday, May 18, 2005


Sunday, May 15, 2005

 
SECOND seed

Age (subscription) - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia

By Guy Blackman. It can't be easy playing sideman to as mercurial a talent
as Nick Cave, but Mick Harvey has managed it for 30 years. ...http://www.theage.com.au/news/Music/Second-seed/2005/05/12/1115843308676.html

UNDERLAND - Dancing into your Subconscious
Thread - New Zealand

... is almost impossible to follow the story which travels into your mind,
through your nightmares and explores the inevitably of death within Nick
Cave's music. ...

http://www.thread.co.nz/article/1194

DISCIPLES acclaim high priest Cave
New Zealand Herald - Auckland,New Zealand

by Russell Bailie. During his extended encores Nick Cave dragged out God
Is In The House, his surreal Sunday School ditty of smalltown Puritanism.

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/index.cfm?c_id=6&ObjectID=10125623
posted by Ross Sunday, May 15, 2005

 
First stop: Melbourne

Mick Harvey was so kind as to lend me his lovely Maton acoustic guitar for this tour, and I fell in love with it. Apart from the fact that it sounds beautiful, I am actually able to play a B7 barre chord on the 2nd fret without any of the strings muting!

Bambi Lee Savage writes about
touring with Mick
...
posted by Ross Sunday, May 15, 2005


Saturday, March 12, 2005

 
An article on Underworld from Thread magazine in New Zealand:

The combination of sex, contemporary dance and ballet overwhelmed a full house at the premiere of the Sydney Dance Companyís Underland...

It is almost impossible to follow the story which travels into your mind, through your nightmares and explores the inevitably of death within Nick Caveís music. But what does that matter- this is one of the most passionate shows I have ever seen. Iím almost qualified to say such a thing, having studied dance and art (some time ago) and seen at least two ballets per annum for 20 odd years. Underland was nothing like anything I have seen before; a critically acclaimed, 70-minute flight of fancy that drives you into happy madness.

[...]

Nick Caveís soundtrack of a selection of his greatest hits, was perhaps the most exciting element of the show. One of my favourite tracks, Weeping Song, was included - a definite highlight. I was a little scared to see his often-inhospitable lyrics and ghostly music translated into dance - I didnít need to worry. Seeing his work brought to life with dance helped me appreciate it even more. The choreography showed a deep love and understanding of the music.

(Continues...)
posted by Ross Saturday, March 12, 2005


Thursday, March 03, 2005

 
From this article:

Nick Cave is among a host of international and Irish music stars and comedians who will headline a two-week music festival at the Showgrounds in Cork.

Brian Wilson, the former Beachboy singing sensation is also planned to perform, according to the Evening Echo.

Aiken Promotions announced today that at huge array of stars have been signed up for the Cork Music and Comedy 2005 Live in The Marquee gigs from June 13 to July 17.

Former Beachboy Brian Wilson will open the spectacular string of shows on June 30, and on July 1 Aslan will take to the stage, to be followed the following night by pop heartthrob Brian McFadden at the Showgrounds.

Among the big-name artists appearing in early July will be Australian singer Nick Cave, who lived in west Cork for a number of years; Van Morrison, the Gypsy Kings, Al Green, Paul Brady, US country legend Dwight Yoakam, comic Tommy Tiernan, Paddy Casey, Ronan Keating, the ex-Boyzone star; and Christy Moore.
posted by Ross Thursday, March 03, 2005


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