Ratso – “Our Lady Of Light” (Feat. Nick Cave)

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Stubborn HeartAfter decades of being around the music world, 70-year-old writer Larry “Ratso” Sloman is finally diving right in. Ratso has helped pen memoirs for Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Anthony Kiedis and Kiss’ Peter Criss, written lyrics for John Cale, and covered Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder tour for Rolling Stone. And now, he’s releasing his debut … More »

We’ve Got A File On You: Sharon Van Etten

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Sharon-Van-Etten-Remind-Me-TomorrowWe’ve Got A File On You is a new reboot of an old-school Stereogum franchise. Once called Annotated Media Guide, these are interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest appearances, random internet ephemera, etc. Almost 10 years ago, Sharon Van Etten released her debut … More »

Nick Cave Defends Israel Shows In Letter To Brian Eno

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Nick Cave has reaffirmed his opposition to the cultural boycott of Israel in a new post on his Red Hand Files website. Cave responded to a fan’s question regarding Brian Eno’s stance on Israel by sharing an email he wrote himself to Eno last year after Eno, a prominent member of Artists for … More »

Marianne Faithfull – “The Gypsy Faerie Queen” (Feat. Nick Cave)

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Marianne Faithfull - Negative CapabilityBritish Invasion legend Marianne Faithful has been at this for decades. When she contributed haunting guest vocals on Metallica’s “The Memory Remains” in 1997, she already had an eerie old lady vibe going on. So it only makes sense that 21 years later, on a duet with Nick Cave, she is basking in that weathered … More »

Watch Nick Cave And Kylie Minogue Reunite On “Where The Wild Roses Grow” At All Points East

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Nick-Cave-And-Kylie-MinogueIn 1995, Kyle Minogue was still something resembling a teen-pop star. But that’s when Nick Cave, her fellow Australian, wrote “Where The Wild Roses Grow” with Minogue in mind. Cave admits that he’d been nurturing “a quiet obsession” with Minogue for years, and he turned that into a dark and heavy song about obsession and … More »

10 Unique Acts To See At Primavera 2018

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Primavera-2018-lineupThe lineup of Barcelona’s Primavera Sound Festival is always stacked. It’s one of the best-booked festivals in the world, always boasting an impressive and diverse array of headliners atop a sprawling lineup that can hold all sorts of surprises. Conflicts are, counter-intuitively, less of a topic with Primavera because at a certain point you have … More »

Nick Cave And Warren Ellis Scoring HBO’s The Case Against Adnan Syed

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Nick Cave & Warren EllisDid Adnan do it? I don’t know, but Nick Cave and his Bad Seeds/Grinderman bandmate Warren Ellis might. More »

Nick Cave Answers Fan Questions At NYC Q&A

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Nick-CaveIf you’ve ever seen Nick Cave live, you know it’s one of those not-quite-of-this-world experiences. He walks onstage and dark electricity fills the room immediately, before he’s played a single note from any of his songs, a single note of the music that makes up one of the most absurdly consistent catalogs in rock history. More »

Nick Cave Announces New Skateboard

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Back in 2015, Nick Cave teamed up with the Australian skate company Fast Times to make an official Nick Cave skateboard, with an illustration from San Francisco artist Chuck Sperry. That same trio of collaborators has teamed up yet again for another board. This one’s inspired by “Heathen Child,” a song from … More »

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Announce North And Latin America Tour

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Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds have announced North and Latin American dates for October, with special guests Cigarettes After Sex at select dates. This run of dates will follow the band’s trek through Europe this summer, in which the band will hit Primavera, Bergenfest, Down the Rabbit Hole Festival and many more. Cigarettes After … More »