Dirty Three Announce UK Tour


The Australian instrumental trio, including Warren Ellis of Bad Seeds/Grinderman fame, have announced a short UK tour for this coming fall. The band’s eigth full length album, Toward the Low Sun dropped earlier this year to a great deal of critical acclaim. The album was the outfit’s first release for five years, with Ellis occupied [...]

Staff Picks: April


Mark Nosiri Senior Contributor Artist: OneofUs Album: Disengage Comments: Released in late 2011, Disengage is the debut album by international jazz/soul collaborative OneofUs. The duo’s music consists of jazz sample-heavy instrumentals produced by Maryland-based beatsmith Nathan “Sinitus Tempo” Peters, providing the backdrop for vocals by Australian singer Kitty Wong. At times, the record feels indulgent, [...]

Nick Cave Announces the End of Grinderman

Playing the band’s last show of their current tour, Nick Cave dramatically announced the dissolution of the four-piece. Having completed the band’s headlining show at Australia’s Meredith Music Festival, Cave announced to 12,000 concert goers: That’s it for Grinderman. It’s over. See you all in another ten years when we’ll be even older and uglier. [...]

The Flaming Lips Team Up with Nick Cave


In the wake of 24-hour song 7 Skies H3 streaming online for Halloween, Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne has revealed the group are currently in the process of a number of collaborations – which includes Grinderman and Bad Seeds leader Nick Cave. In an interview with Pitchfork, Coyne stated: “We’ve done a couple of things [...]

Nick Cave Promises New Bad Seeds Record in 2011

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

At age 53 you’d think that Nick Cave might show some signs of slowing down. The prolific iconoclast has had a busy year, collaborating with his Bad Seeds cohorts Warren Ellis, Martyn Casey and Jim Sclavunosto on the sophomore LP from his critically acclaimed Grinderman project, as well as embarking on a fall tour that [...]