Ewan Gleadow

Album Review: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Ghosteen

Album Review: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Ghosteen

The steady reinvention of Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds should have been, upon reflection, far more obvious. I hadn’t noticed the change in both pace and style up until a listening of Push the Sky Away, but Ghosteen, their latest studio album, feels like a completely different side to The Bad Seeds. Punk blues this is […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: Idiot Prayer – Nick Cave Live at Alexandra Place

Movie Review: Idiot Prayer – Nick Cave Live at Alexandra Place

As a tough year gets tougher for those in the creative industries, it’s looking less and less likely that we’ll be seeing any crowded concerts this year or next. A deep shame, the one concert I’ve ever been to was great, so at least I’d gotten my fill of entertaining activities before I locked the […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Album Review: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree

Album Review: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree

With such a consistent discography thus far, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have thrived and survived on relative critical acclaim, and a comfortable niche of gothic rock and punk blues. It’s a steady mixture, one that works far better than it should. Death metal lyrics backed by a slow, motivated band that utilise acoustics, […]