Archive for the 'Nick Cave' Category

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

It’s nothing new for Nick Cave to sound bummed out. Over his thirty-year career, the chief Bad Seed has groped his way around every dark corner he can find. Even at his hip-shakin’ freest–2008’s Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!, his last record with the Bad Seeds–he sounds like he’s grabbing his crotch in the general direction of […]

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

(Sevens, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, pays tribute to the art of the individual song.) There is no taxiing towards the sky here. It begins with the click of landing gear retracting, then accelerates immediately into a litany of wildflowers and trees: “The wintergreen, the juniper/The cornflower and the chicory.” They teach you in […]

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Last month AD revisited Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds first four albums: From Her to Eternity, The Firstborn is Dead, Kicking Against the Pricks, and Your Funeral…My Trial – all of which have just been reissued/remastered with extended liner notes, b-sides and unreleased tracks.  In keeping with the era, below is the band’s Posthof, […]

Monday, June 1st, 2009

It’s a good time to be a Bad Seed.  In addition to releasing the critically-acclaimed Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!, Nick Cave has, in the past year, toured relentlessly to rabid crowds, written the score to John Hillcoat’s adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, curated the Australian edition of All Tomorrow’s Parties, and worked on the eventual […]

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

It’s a good time to be a Bad Seed.  In addition to releasing the critically-acclaimed Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!, Nick Cave has, in the past year, toured relentlessly to rabid crowds, written the score to John Hillcoat’s adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, curated the Australian edition of All Tomorrow’s Parties, and worked on the eventual […]

Friday, May 15th, 2009

It’s a good time to be a Bad Seed.  In addition to releasing the critically-acclaimed Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!, Nick Cave has, in the past year, toured relentlessly to rabid crowds, written the score to John Hillcoat’s adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, curated the Australian edition of All Tomorrow’s Parties, and worked on the eventual […]

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

It’s a good time to be a Bad Seed.  In addition to releasing the critically-acclaimed Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!, Nick Cave has, in the past year, toured relentlessly to rabid crowds, written the score to John Hillcoat’s adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, curated the Australian edition of All Tomorrow’s Parties, and worked on the eventual […]

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Those who saw last year’s gritty Grinderman side trip as a return to form need look no further that The Bad Seeds new full length Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!. Like the Grinderman project, Lazarus does not fuck around in the least, showing off a side of the band that, for the most part, has laid dormant […]