Nick Cave

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One to watch: Martha Skye Murphy
The singer-songwriter, who started out with Nick Cave as her mentor, keeps listeners suspended between euphoria and unease

Georgina Quach

24, Jul, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘I don’t want to remember these things’: dark pop poet John Murry on surviving rape, heroin and family strife
The singer-songwriter talks about his adoptive relative William Faulkner, his violent childhood and heroin – and saves a surprise until the end

Simon Hattenstone

16, Jun, 2021 @11:23 AM

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The best albums of 2021 so far
From drill’s high watermark to Tuareg rock, Colombian pop and London jazz, here are our music editors’ picks of the best LPs from the first half of the year

Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Alexis Petridis and Laura Snapes

14, Jun, 2021 @3:16 PM

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‘I’ve missed the crowdsurfers’: readers on the gigs they can’t wait to see
As Blossoms restart live music this weekend with a pilot event in Liverpool, readers tell us the bands they’ve been missing, from hardcore punk to jazz

Guardian readers

01, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Anita Lane, singer-songwriter who collaborated with Nick Cave, dies aged 61
Lane was Cave’s partner in the early 1980s and wrote songs with him for the Birthday Party and the Bad Seeds, as well as releasing solo work

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

28, Apr, 2021 @12:39 PM

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J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr's teenage obsessions: 'When I turned 13, I felt I had to drop out of society'
As he prepares to release Dinosaur Jr’s 12th studio album, the slacker icon discusses his conflicted attitude towards hippies and his unlikely affection for Harold and Maude and All My Children

As told to Dave Simpson

25, Mar, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Boy on Fire by Mark Mordue review – Nick Cave's pre-fame years
This thorough portrait of the artist as an adolescent uncovers the passions and environmental factors that shaped the rock great’s singular style

Kitty Empire

15, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Nick Cave joins RSC's hi-tech take on A Midsummer Night's Dream
The musician’s voice will be heard in the new online show, which combines virtual reality and live performance

Chris Wiegand

04, Mar, 2021 @1:37 PM

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Nick Cave's biography reveals a case of mistaken identity| Kitty Empire
The singer’s choirmaster took great pride in inspiring him, but a certain other PJ was the real influence

Kitty Empire

28, Feb, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Nick Cave and Warren Ellis: Carnage review – the firebrand returns
The grief remains, but Cave’s hunger for retribution is back too, heightened at every turn by Ellis’s strings, on this wild, writerly masterpiece

Kitty Empire

27, Feb, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Nick Cave and Warren Ellis: Carnage review – vivid visions of apocalypse and absolution
Cave’s rich writing and Ellis’s dense beat-free sounds form a reliably vivid picture of locked-down end-times and the fantasy of redemption

Alexis Petridis

25, Feb, 2021 @1:00 PM

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No need to take offence to the word ‘faggot’ | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to Nick Cave’s claim that the Fairytale of New York has been mutilated by BBC censorship


08, Dec, 2020 @5:42 PM

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