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Nick Cave & Bad Seeds [1988.09.30] Copenhagen Alexandra, DK

Visit this link for mp3 version. / Visit DIME for Lossless version

Setlist under cut.  Tx to Thomas!

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The Birthday Party – Sydney 1982

October 31, 2013 Leave a comment

The Birthday Party – Refectory, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia 6 Jan 1982

Happy Halloween.

Audio link follows…

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Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds (1987-1997) Full shows

Here’s the most recent list of vintage Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds full concerts.  (via RoyOh)

Nick Cave – Novellara 11/28/1987 [full show]
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds playing live in Novellara, Italy at Ritz on November 28, 1987.
Drunk Nick! Unbelievable. A Nixa quarrel after Stranger than Kindness.

Nick Cave – Milan 05/24/1992 [full show]
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds playing live in Milano, Italy at Rolling Stone on May 24, 1992.

Keep going…

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Jonathan Ganley on The Birthday Party at Mainstreet,1983

May 2, 2013 2 comments

Nick Cave, The Birthday Party, Auckland, NZ, May 3, 1983
Photo © Jonathan Ganley

GUEST WRITER AND PHOTOGRAPHER JONATHAN GANLEY on Nick Cave and the Birthday Party at Mainstreet, 1983

Friday May 3 2013 marks 30 years to the day since Nick Cave and The Birthday Party played their first New Zealand show at Mainstreet nightclub on Auckland’s Queen St. Photographer Jonathan Ganley provides the images and the story from the audience, while Simon Grigg of Propeller Records and tour promoter Doug Hood give some background and recollections of this legendary but shambolic performance, and the subsequent chaotic North Island tour…  VIEW ARTICLE

Jonathan Ganley is an Auckland photographer whose work has covered many subjects, notably New Zealand musicians. Visit Jon’s photo gallery: pointthatthing.com

Thank you, Jonathan, for publishing an expanded account of that night.  Marvelous to read your comparison of Nick’s performance 30 years ago with Grinderman at Coachella.

Folks, I don’t have the Mainstreet show but I do have the bootleg audio from two nights later, May 5, 1983, when the band played Palmerston.  Here’s an audio fix celebrating the 30th anniversary of The Birthday Party’s NZ tour.  Enjoy!

The Birthday Party – May 5, 1983 – Palmerston North, Massey University, NZ
Lineup: Nick Cave, Rowland S. Howard, Tracey Pew, Des Hefner (replacing Mick Harvey)

Audio tracks are under the cut…

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Blixa & Nick: A Rooftop & Roses Tango (Japan 1985)

April 8, 2013 3 comments
Blixa Bargeld & Nick Cave c. Oct 1985, Japan

Blixa Bargeld & Nick Cave c. Oct 1985, Japan

Blixa and Nick, relaxing together in Japan 1985

Blixa and Nick, relaxing together, Japan 1985

Vintage Bad Seeds: Stranger Than Kindness (1987)

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – Stranger than Kindness
Live in Vienna, Austria, May 10, 1987

More stuff at my YT channel: Morganwolf5.

Nick Cave & Blixa Bargeld (circa 1986)

March 12, 2013 9 comments

Nick Cave & Blixa Bargeld (circa 1986) Photo by Tony Clark.

Photo removed by request.

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