Next week Double J will feature a dedicated schedule of programming for the Prince of Darkness, Nick Cave.
In anticipation of Cave’s new album 'Skeleton Tree' and film 'One More Time With Feeling' (both to be released next week), Double J will be delving deep into the archives and bringing you rare interviews, an early live set from The Birthday Party, a longing look at Nick Cave love ballads as well as songs and highlights from his forty year career.
2pm Mon 5 Sep
On The Spot; go back to 1994 when Richard Kingsmill interviewed the man himself, discussing the five songs that changed Nick Cave’s life. Plus you’ll get an insight into which songs influenced his work and what it was like hanging out with George Clinton at Lollapolooza.
9am Wed 7 Sep
In 1998, Nick Cave was invited to speak at the Vienna Poetry Academy. His topic of choice: the love song.
8pm Thurs 8 Sept
Presented by Henry Wagons, this week's J File is all about love: from Nick Cave’s murderous love ballads and deep devotion to storytelling to the adoration of his fans, in which listeners are asked to contribute their own love notes to the object of their affection.
12pm Fri 9 Sep
Myf Warhurst will play Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds brand new album 'The Skeleton Tree' in full, along with a review the accompanying film, 'One More Time With Feeling'.
4pm Sat 10 Sept
Drawn from the triple j archives, you can listen to an original, live recording of The Birthday Party, recorded by triple j’s live music team at the Sydney Trade Union Club in 1983.