Archive for PJ Harvey

Nick Cave: Saint Nicholas And The Nocturnal Muse

Posted in Interviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on 01/06/2010 by kurtorzeck

“Will someone give this guy an Oscar already?” It’s a question Nick Cave fans must be asking these days. No, not in regards to the wiry legend’s acting skills, although he has popped up on the big screen a few times. Rather, what many argue Cave merits is at least a nomination for the ace work he’s done crafting soundtracks, especially in recent years. Continue reading

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Getting To Know Mark Lanegan

Posted in Interviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on 01/04/2010 by kurtorzeck

Mark Lanegan wears all 40 years of his life on his face. His skin, once puffed in that Tom Waits sort of way, is now ironed out into a smooth sheet. His thin amber eyes pierce his surroundings with a devastating gravity. Even his thick maroon mane, which spikes out beneath a nondescript black hat, seems to be spun by the hands of time, hammered by hard living.

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Best Albums Of 2000

Posted in Lists with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 12/30/2009 by kurtorzeck

GOLD

1. Queens of the Stone AgeRated R (Interscope): Heavyweights in their own right, QOTSA are the closest thing we have to Nirvana right now.
2. PJ HarveyStories From the City, Stories From the Sea (Island): If she goes on for as long and as strong as Tina Turner has, I’ll die a happy man. Continue reading