Here’s FREDDIE DICKSON Mesmeric Interpretation Of NICK CAVE’s Pearl ‘THE SHIP SONG’…

9 July 2019

Covering a Nick Cave song is a bold venture as such. Doing it as beatific as London’s singer-songwriter FREDDIE DICKSON does is a spine-chilling triumph. Assisted by a divine female voice Dickson throws all his vocal passion and sonant devotion into his wondrous interpretation of this astonishing Cave classic. Capture the mesmeric magic right here…


Writer LARRY RATSO And NICK CAVE Share Twilight Ballad ‘OUR LADY OF LIGHT’…

Brand new sonic impulses

6 February 2019

Larry ‘RATSO‘ Sloman is a famous New York writer who worked also for several rock musicians. He assisted Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Anthony Kiedis and Kiss’ Peter Criss for their memoirs. He wrote lyrics for John Cale and covered Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue tour for Rolling Stone Magazine back in the 70s. Now, at 70, he will launch his debut album with the help of several famous artists. Here’s the first collaborative track. A vintage twilight ballad with good friend NICK CAVE called ‘OUR LADY OF LIGHT‘…

5 Smashing Albums Turning… 25 In 2019

Going back in sonic history looking for memorable albums…

Here come Five Smashing Albums, selected
by Turn Up The Volume turning 25 next year!

1. ‘Definitely, Maybe’ by OASIS

– ‘2. ‘The Holy Bible‘ by MANIC STREET PREACHERS

– ‘3. ‘Dog Man Star’‘ by SUEDE

– ‘4. ‘Let Love In’‘ by NICK CAVE

5.’Parklife’ by BLUR


YESTERDAY’S CRACKERS – This Week: 25 Killer Tracks And 3 Top LP’s From 1984…

The best of the past

Every week Turn Up The Volume! jumps into the past! Relive 25 Killer Crackers
and 3 Top Albums per year/per week. Here’s the year of George Orwell: 1984

The 25 Killer Crackers

The 3 Top Albums

– ‘Ocean Rain‘ by ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN

Listen here…

– ‘Red Roses For Me‘ by THE POGUES

Listen here…

– ‘From Her To Eternity‘ by NICK CAVE

Listen here…



(photo: Yann Orhan)

Marianne Faithfull about being discovered at the age of 17 in an interview with Nick Cave

Here’s the full Nick Cave / Marianne Faithfull interview…

Nick Cave co-wrote ‘The Gypsy Faerie Queen
for Faithfull’s new album Negative Capability
Stream the longplayer here in full…