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Nick Cave performs at Stubb's Bar-B-Q as part of NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase.

April 15, 2013 Sinewy and powerful, Cave controls an Austin, Texas, crowd with a powerful, career-spanning set.

Studio Sessions

December 30, 2013 The elegant, intensely emotive Australian band plays songs from its new album, Push the Sky Away.

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Interviews & Profiles

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June 17, 2011 Cave and his band The Bad Seeds are best known for their angry, twisted ballads.

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Nick Cave

September 25, 2009 The Australian singer-composer and The Bad Seeds are best known for the angry, ballad-like lyrics.

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April 28, 2008 The singer-composer talks about his work on recent movies, as well as his latest CD.

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Discover Songs

Bing Bowie Sq

August 9, 2010 On this edition we look at imaginative collaborations, some brilliant, and some so very, very wrong.

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December 4, 2008 Having declared the album format dead, Mark Wheat of The Current made the year's ultimate playlist.

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July 28, 2008 In "Lie Down Here (And Be My Girl)," Cave exemplifies the notion of getting better with age.

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July 7, 2008 See the results of our online poll for the best CDs so far in 2008.

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October 2, 2006 Melanie Pain and Olivier Libaux of Nouvelle Vague talk about their latest CD, Bande a Part and s...

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July 28, 2008 In "Lie Down Here (And Be My Girl)," Cave exemplifies the notion of getting better with age.

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April 8, 2008 Esquire music critic Andy Langer discusses new CDs from The Breeders and Man Man.

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February 12, 2005 Listener Kevin Roe shares some of his favorite music — singers with strong, rich voices.

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds' new album, Push the Sky Away, comes out Feb. 19.

February 8, 2013 Cave's songs seethe and surprise, marked by gorgeous strings and grabby, pervy innuendo.

Clockwise from upper left: Bombino, Waxahatchee, Brainstorm, KEN Mode

February 19, 2013 This week All Songs Considered features new cuts from Brass Bed, Bombino and more.

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Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

January 23, 2013 The group opens our showcase at the festival in Austin, Texas, on night of Mar. 13.

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