Nick Cave

The Kid LAROI just snagged his first ever Grammy Nomination

November 24, 2021

On the day when Australians are set to celebrate the best music of the last year courtesy of the ARIAs (airing tonight at 7.30pm), one of the night’s big performers has also enjoyed the news that he’s nominated for Best New Artist at the mother-flipping Grammy Awards in the USA. That artist is none other […]

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Sydney Opera House to present free livestreams of Dream, a live Shakespeare re-imagination

March 16, 2021

Sydney Opera House will present two free livestreams of The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Dream this week, a reimagined live performance based on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Using gaming and motion-capture technology, Dream will conjure the ethereal surrounds of the forest of sprites and fairies, with narration of the forest by Australia’s very own, Nick […]

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The Sound: Giving Australian music the promotion it deserves

August 16, 2020

2020 has proven to be an arduous year for the music and entertainment industries. With ongoing coronavirus restrictions putting live music on hold, artists and venue owners alike have been left in a precarious position. Several glimmers of hope for the industry have emerged however – one of these being the ABC’s latest music program […]

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Track of the Day: Ratso & Nick Cave “Our Lady of Light” (2019)

February 6, 2019

Now at the ripe old age of 70, Larry Sloman, better known around the industry as Ratso, is gearing to release his debut album. The New York author has been a key player for some of the biggest names in history over the past few decades, from working with both Anthony Kiedis and Peter Criss […]

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Sydney’s Carriageworks unveils massive 2018 program including 10 world premieres

December 12, 2017

Carriageworks have revealed a dynamic program for 2018 and its going to be huge with the season spanning contemporary art, dance, performance, music, screen, food and ideas. The Artistic Program will support 690 artists and will present 70 projects, including 10 world premieres, 17 international works and 17 new Australian commissions. From January Carriageworks will […]

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds 3D Doco One More Time With Feeling hits DVD and Blu-Ray

April 5, 2017

One More Time With Feeling, the feature film about the making of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ acclaimed album Skeleton Tree, and surprise box office hit, has been released on DVD and Blu-Ray (including a special 3D release). Directed by Andrew Dominik (Chopper, The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford), One More […]

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One More Time With Feeling: Nick Cave is returning to cinemas

October 7, 2016

One More Time With Feeling, the documentary film that screened across the world for a one night only cinema event, will return to cinema’s on the 1st December due to a sell-out global response.  The black-and-white 3D documentary gave the world the first opportunity to listen to Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds‘ sixteenth studio […]

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Nick Cave to bring colourful (horse) rumpus to Sydney in his first ever Australian art project

September 23, 2016

Nick Cave is set to disrupt Sydney with an explosion of colour and music, as sixty Dancers and Musicians in thirty life-sized horse-suits bring the city to life. Renowned American Artist Nick Cave will launch his exuberant first Australian project HEARD·SYD in November. The installation will see Sydney-based Dancers and Musicians come together, donning colourful […]

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Album Review: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree (2016 LP)

September 20, 2016

Sometimes a piece of art becomes so intertwined with a contemporaneous event that true, unbiased analysis becomes impossible. Just as Wilco’s Yankee Hotel Foxtrot was erroneously seen as a response to 9/11, and Bowie’s Blackstar became his swansong, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds’ Skeleton Tree comes in the wake of a tragedy. Halfway through the writing of the album’s material, Cave’s teenage son died in […]

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Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds reveal first single from new album, “Jesus Alone”

September 2, 2016

Ahead of next week’s release of Skeleton Tree, the 16th studio album from Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, the iconic Australian band has unveiled first single “Jesus Alone”, a solemn number accompanied by an equally soul-bearing video taken from the band’s other project, a movie entitled One More Time With Feeling. The pain stemming […]

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Andrew Dominik reveals details behind his Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds film One More Time With Feeling

August 18, 2016

A unique 3D B&W feature film will be released in conjunction with the new studio album by Australian alternative rock band, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Directed by Andrew Dominik, whose known for his work on Chopper and The Assassination of Jesse James, One More Time With Feeling. The film details the making of Nick Cave […]

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Cannes acclaimed film Hell of High Water starring Star Trek‘s Chris Pine gets a trailer

July 5, 2016

Following its acclaimed appearance at Cannes, as part of the Un Certain Regard section, the film Hell or High Water was picked up by Madman Entertainment for Australian distribution – which is expected later in the year. And today they’re teasing this release with the first trailer for the film. The film comes from the […]

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Melbourne International Film Festival Review: B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin 1979-1989 (Germany, 2015)

August 7, 2015

B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin 1979-1989 is a historically-oriented documentary that takes you through the unique underground music scene of the titular city that emerged during the 80s. Though clumsily-titled, it’s a fascinating portrait of a lost world of almost-surreal parties, rampant counter-culture and uninhibited artistic potential. Structurally, B-Movie follows the gradual immersion of […]

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Nick Cave and Warren Ellis collaborate again for Loin Des Hommes soundtrack

April 6, 2015

Much loved Australian musician Nick Cave and his Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds collaborator Warren Ellis have once again taken their musical talents to the screen with their latest motion picture score for upcoming film Loin des Hommes, starring Viggo Mortensen. This is the twelfth motion picture collaboration for the pair, who together have […]

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Exclusive Interview: Tender Director Lynette Wallworth and Producer Kath Shelper at Sydney Film Festival.

June 20, 2014

The Iris meets the Director and Producer of the Sydney Film Festival 2014 premiere Australian Documentary Tender – Lynette Wallworth and Kath Shelper, respectively. We discuss the film, its future screening on ABC TV, the subject matter (the community of Port Kembla coming together to set up a non-profit funeral business) and the music of […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: 20,000 Days on Earth (UK, 2014)

June 6, 2014

Viewers are gifted a film which is undeniably Nick Cave with (sort-of) rock bio-pic 20,000 Days on Earth ditching everything we have come to dread of rockstar-centric films and giving us something which truly seeks the mind of this infinitely interesting artist. Filmmakers Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard employ various techniques to twirl around an […]

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