Dead Radio – ATP 2013 (Pop Crimes ~ The Songs of Rowland S. Howard)


Pop Crimes ~ The Songs of Rowland S. Howard performing Dead Radio at The Palais Theatre in St. Kilda as part of ATPs Release The Bats Festival 26/10/13.

Jonnine Standish – vocals
Harry Howard – acoustic guitar
J.P. Shilo – electric guitar
Brian Henry Hooper – bass
Mick Harvey – Drums
T.J. Howden – violin

These Immortal Souls under the cut…

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Mick Harvey interview Oct 2012 (Meltingpod 112)

Reminder to check out Annie Viglielmo’s wonderful live interview with Mick Harvey.

Meltingpod 112 with Mick Harvey

Conversation under the Stars at The Hacienda in Nimes France October 2012


Just after the dinner we went both outside with Mick, sat down at a table under a tree and I recorded our very relaxed conversation about his new solo album (recorded in 2010, released in 2011 and effectively promoted in 2012 after he finished his world tour with PJ Harvey) ”Sketches from The Book of The Dead“ and the probable songwriting of his future solo album… A dog invited himself to the talk and added a special note to this very strange night in an old farm lost in the country, far away from everything …  Listen at Meltingpod

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Avalanche – Live 1984-06-27

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Avalanche
Live at Stache’s – Columbus, Ohio – June 27, 1984 (first American tour)
Lineup: Nick Cave, Blixa Bargeld, Hugo Race, Barry Adamson, Mick Harvey

The infamous Nick & Blixa interview that I posted years ago was taped backstage at this gig. It’s under the cut if you haven’t seen it lately.

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Black Crow King – Wilde Wereld session

Black Crow King – performed live on ‘Wilde Wereld’ program, VPRO Radio studios, Amsterdam 1985.06.19
Lineup: Nick Cave, Mick Harvey & Blixa Bargeld.

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds [1986-10-06] Utrecht, NL
VPRO Radio Broadcast
Posted by Edge at Guitars 101: here.

Mick Harvey to support Neubauten’s Australia gigs

From Mess + Noise

The one and only Mick Harvey will support Einstürzende Neubauten for the hallowed avant-industrial German group’s three-date February tour around ATP’s ‘I’ll Be Your Mirror’ weekend. Accompanying Harvey will be violinist/guitarist JP Shilo (Hungry Ghosts, Adalita) and double bassist Rosie Westbrook (Tim Rogers, Spencer P Jones. Harvey’s relationship with Einstürzende Neubauten frontman Blixa Bargeld includes both of their past membership in The Birthday Party and The Bad Seeds.

Tues, Feb 19 – Palace Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Fri, Feb 22 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Sat, Feb 23 – Tivoli, Brisbane, QLD

VIDEO: J.P. Shilo, Rosie Westbrook, Mick Harvey
“I Can’t Say Fish Don’t Cry” (by J.P. Shilo) @ Brightspace (Aug 2012)

Mick Harvey Interview (Oct 1, 2012)

A Sound Concept: Spring Heeled Interviews Mick Harvey
By Rory Hinchey (Alpha Strategies)

When I heard Mick Harvey was touring in support of his album Sketches From the Book of the Dead, I decided immediately to set off to Malmö, Sweden . . . . I spoke to Mick about his ongoing series of European tour dates (full details of which are available at ), plans for his next album, and also topics relating to his past involvement with The Birthday Party and Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds.

Great interview, Rory. I enjoyed reading about Mick’s current tour with Rosie Westbrook and J.P. Shilo, his thoughts about songwriting, his reminiscences about Rowland S. Howard, the revelations about Tracey Pew’s death and The Birthday Party, and of course, Mick’s thoughts about his ‘invisible’ role as manager for the Bad Seeds and the stress of that situation.

Short extract follows:

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Mick Harvey, Rosie Westbrook and JP Shilo


Lovely gig last saturday celebrating Brightspace Gallery’s 10 year anniversary.  Interesting set.  Consisted of solo performances by each and collaborative pieces.  Rosie did some interesting playing on her guitar which i filmed.


Mick Harvey, Rosie Westbrook and JP Shilo

@brightspace gallery, Melbourne 11.8.12