Nick Cave

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Mutiny in Heaven: The Birthday Party review – documentary is a warts-and-all sonic assault
Portrait of post-punk band’s debauched journey from Melbourne to London is a scuzzy time capsule filled with juicy revelations about Nick Cave and co

Luke Buckmaster

29, Oct, 2023 @2:00 PM

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The Birthday Party: the danger, drugs and rancour behind Nick Cave’s post-punk band
In his explosive new documentary Mutiny in Heaven, director Ian White explores the contradictions at the heart of the menacing Melbourne band destined for self-destruction

Andrew Stafford

25, Oct, 2023 @2:00 PM

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AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T Rex review – grizzled rockers pay tribute
This behind-the-scenes look at a tribute album to the glam rock pioneer only finds its groove when Bolan himself lights up the screen

Andrew Pulver

14, Sep, 2023 @12:00 PM

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‘There was a buzz’: the Birthday Party’s final show flyer becomes a treasured memento
In our series of artworks in Australian homes, Michael Mance shows us his framed souvenir from a seminal moment in Australian music history

Doosie Morris

04, Aug, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Faith, Hope and Carnage by Nick Cave and Seán O’Hagan review – heartfelt conversations
The Australian singer-songwriter is candid and charismatic in these in-depth discussions about art, music, life and loss

Fiona Sturges

09, Jun, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Is Nick Cave a conservative? Depends what kind of conservative you mean | Dorian Lynskey
Speculation over the musician’s political leanings came to a head when he attended King Charles’s coronation. But his slippery stance has little to do with the dominant political tone

Dorian Lynskey

05, Jun, 2023 @11:46 AM

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Nick Cave speaks out against boycotting songs because of creators’ actions
Australian musician told Hay festival we should not ‘eradicate the best of these people in order to punish the worst of them’

Lucy Knight

28, May, 2023 @7:23 PM

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The week in audio: People Who Knew Me; Happy Hour; Whose Truth Is It Anyway?; This Cultural Life: Nick Cave – review
Rosamund Pike is the star of a brilliantly produced new drama; a two-hander set in a London pub is snappy and fun; and Nick Cave is a dream interviewee

Miranda Sawyer

27, May, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Nick Cave reveals ‘inexplicable attachment’ to British royals ahead of attending king’s coronation
Australian rocker recalls Queen Elizabeth II being ‘the most charismatic woman I have ever met’ and says he is not ‘so damn grouchy’ to refuse the invite

Sian Cain

03, May, 2023 @1:25 AM

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‘ChatGPT said I did not exist’: how artists and writers are fighting back against AI
From lawsuits to IT hacks, the creative industries are deploying a range of tactics to protect their jobs and original work from automation

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and Media Correspondent

18, Mar, 2023 @4:00 PM

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So good, it’s criminal: the ambiguous brilliance of Hell or High Water
Chris Pine and Ben Foster play brothers robbing banks to repay them in this 2016 film hauntingly scored by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis

Adam Fleet

21, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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The Guardian view on AI in art: a challenge that must be met | Editorial
Editorial: Despite Nick Cave’s broadside against computer-generated lyrics, they’re here to stay. Artists need to be educated and protected


20, Jan, 2023 @6:25 PM

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