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Nick Cave playing Israel shows to “take a stand” against censorship

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“It suddenly became very important,” Nick Cave said, ahead of his controversial, European tour-ending shows in Tel Aviv, ”to make a stand, to me, against those people who are trying to shut down musicians, to bully musicians, to censor musicians and to silence musicians.”

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Aug 18 in Music History: The Fab 4 play live together for the first time, The Who release Who Are You

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The Who Who Are You

1937 – The first FM radio station in the US, Boston’s WGTR (now WAAF), is granted its construction permit by the FCC.

1962 – Ringo Starr plays his first gig with The Beatles at the Horticultural Society Dance in Birkenhead, England, with just two hours’ preparation. This is the first appearance of The Beatles as the world would come to know them: John, Paul, George, and Ringo.

1965 – Herman’s Hermits lead singer Peter Noone interviews Elvis Presley in Honolulu, where Elvis is filming his movie Paradise, Hawaiian Style.

1977 – The Police make their live debut as a ...

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The Guardian’s Top 40 Albums of 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As always, the UK publication gradually rolls out its end-of-year list, and now the whole thing is here.

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Rolling Stone’s Top 50 Albums of 2016

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From rock giants like The Rolling Stones, Metallica and Green Day to up-and-comers like Car Seat Headrest and Mitski.

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: Skeleton Tree

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: Skeleton Tree

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: Skeleton Tree

“Good grief,” a phrase familiar to most and resonant to more than a few. Due to tragic events, Nick Cave is exposed to this, prompting creativity to be both savior and reasoner. Skeleton Tree is Cave’s ode to grief. The opening track, “Jesus Alone,” is a musically minimalist piece with a lonely synthesizer wailing in the background, as if crying for help, and lyrically maximalist featuring a vague set of characters with the chorus being a simple statement to a mysterious recipient. “Rings of Saturn” is the stark opposite (well, ...

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Just Announced: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will headline the Electric Factory in June

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Just Announced: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will headline the Electric Factory in June

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Nick Cave just released one of the most powerful records of his career – Skeleton Tree, a stunning meditation on grief and mortality colored by the death of his son during the recording process. Now, Cave announced a 2016 tour with his longtime band The Bad Seeds on tour in support of the album (not to mention his vast back-catalog); he and his band come to Philadelphia to headline the Electric Factory on Monday, June 5th.

Cave previously played the Factory on the Dig, Lazarus, Dig tour, and headlined the Keswick and Mann Center in support ...

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (9/9)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases are all (coincidentally) by seasoned artists, including Nick Cave, Okkervil River, and Wilco.

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Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds release new LP, share “I Need You” video; film screenings extended through Sunday

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Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds‘ powerful followup to 2013’s Push the Sky Away, Skeleton Tree, is out today. Along with its release comes the video for the song “I Need You”…

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Stop what you’re doing and listen to this intense new song from Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

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Stop what you’re doing and listen to this intense new song from Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Photo by Joe Del Tufo | joedeltufo.com

If there was any uncertainty about the tone Nick Cave would take on his latest outing with The Bad Seeds, lay all that to rest. It is heavy, it is intense, it will send shivers down your spine, moreso than ever.

Cave and his longtime band release their latest album, Skeleton Tree, on Friday the 9th of September. The day before, he previews the album with a series of global screenings of a companion documentary, One More Time With Feeling. It screens locally at the Ritz Five on Thursday, September 8th, and tickets ...

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Just Announced: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds to play the Mann Center next summer

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Photo by Joe Del Tufo | joedeltufo.com

Photo by Joe Del Tufo | joedeltufo.com

As the advent of winter approaches, next summer may seem oh so far away. But at least we have Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds to look forward to. The Australian troubadour and his band will play the Mann Center on July 25th. The announcement arrives just a week before the release of their fourth live album Live from KCRW which includes acoustic renditions of songs from their latest album Push the Sky Away and additional tracks from their catalog. The live set will be available on CD and vinyl on November 29th ...

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