ALBUM OF THE MONTH: Nick Cave – Push the Sky Away (Bad Seed Ltd; 2013)

BY CATHAL DELEA All tailored suit and slit-throats, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are back after an over-long absence, sans Mick Harvey, and with an altar offering in Push the Sky Away. At fifty-five Cave is getting into dangerous territory; by rights he should’ve went to seed long ago; retired the Saville Row tailoringContinue reading “ALBUM OF THE MONTH: Nick Cave – Push the Sky Away (Bad Seed Ltd; 2013)”

Theatre Review: The Seafarer at the Lyric Theatre

BY JORDAN HANNAH The Lyric’s production of The Seafarer is a beautiful example of black comedy at its absolute best.  It is brilliantly anchored in McPherson’s talented writing, full of beautiful Irish idioms mixed with the strange poetry seen in lines like “you just know god’s in a fly, don’t you?” The rest of this production matches upContinue reading “Theatre Review: The Seafarer at the Lyric Theatre”