News featuring Warren Ellis

The following news stories mention Warren Ellis. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 11 hours ago.

’14 Sep 23 Tue

Tuesday 23rd September

  • Marianne Faithfull releasing a new LP, streaming collabs with Nick Cave, Roger Waters & Anna Calvi (listen)

    Marianne Faithfull will celebrate her 50th anniversary as an artist this year with her 20th album, Give My Love to London, due September 29 via Dramatico in Europe and November 11 via Easy Sound in North America. She had a lot of impressive contributors on hand while making the record. A press release reads:

    Produced by Rob Ellis and Dimitri Tikovoi and mixed by Flood, it features an impressive roll call of studio collaborators including Adrian Utley (Portishead), Ed Harcourt, Warren Ellis and Jim Sclavunos (The Bad Seeds). Songwriting contributors and co­conspirators - with Faithfull penning the majority of the lyrics - include Nick Cave, Roger Waters, Steve Earle, Tom McRae and Anna Calvi. Its brand new single, "Late Victorian Holocaust," features lyrics by Nick Cave. Stream that, plus one written by Rogers Waters and an Anna Calvi collaboration, below...

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’14 Sep 18 Thu

Thursday 18th September

  • Marianne Faithfull Treats 'Give My Love to London' to North American Release

    Veteran UK artist Marianne Faithfull's new Give My Love to London will be out in Ol' Blighty on September 29, but North American fans can now look forward to a domestic release come November. A press release confirms that the collaborative set hits our shores November 11 through Easy Sound Recording Co. As previously reported, the record was tracked with producer Rob Ellis and Dimitri Tikovoi, who also played drums and bass on the set, respectively. Faithfull's backup band on the album also includes Bad Seeds Warren Ellis and Jim Sclavunos, Portishead guitarist Adrian Utley,...Read More

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’14 Jul 28 Mon

Monday 28th July

’14 Jul 14 Mon

Monday 14th July

  • Watch The Trailer For Nick Cave’s 20,000 Days On Earth

    The official trailer for the Nick Cave pseudo-documentary 20,000 Days On Earth has been released. The concept is simple and intriguing: Directors Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard followed Cave around throughout his 20,000th day alive, tracking him through situations they invented for him such as having lunch with collaborator Warren Ellis, writing on a typewriter, [...]

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’14 Jul 10 Thu

Thursday 10th July

’14 May 2 Fri

Friday 2nd May

  • Iggy Pop, Nick Cave, Thurston Moore and Jim Sclavunos play Nobody's City new music

    Hear an all-star lineup pay tribute to Jeffrey Lee Pierce, the late Gun Club leader, in a highlight from the latest Jeffrey Lee Pierce Sessions Project album

    Jeffrey Lee Pierce! Theres no mistaking the first voice to be heard on Axels & Sockets, the third volume of the Jeffrey Lee Pierce Sessions Project. It's Iggy Pops celebratory holler on the opening track,Nobodys City. Hes then joined by further inimitable tones from Nick Cave and Thurston Moore, whose incendiary guitar jousts with Pierces original riff. This is then welded together by Bad Seeds drummer Jim Sclavunos, who had previously worked with Iggy on a Cramps tribute album.

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’13 Oct 26 Sat

Saturday 26th October

’13 Aug 2 Fri

Friday 2nd August



    Whoa! Time is moving ON. Two weeks ago, Drag City dropped the best batch of new releases July (2013) will ever see: Andy Kaufman, Bitchin Bajas, White Fence, Scraper and Paula, a virtual all-night party of entertainments that'll take you up and down and through tomorrow and into the next day...Do we do this out of generosity? Sure! But we're only human. We also do it out of greed. We're only human! And humans have built machines that dispense toys, treats, and information, all in exchange for something in return. This is savagery! We've built proprietarial hunger into mechanical structures as a form of mirroring our own worst needs. Now those machines have us on drip-feed! Without those machines, how would we live? You may think that we're aping tired old T3 tropes, but check it out - we're talking about the music business here!…

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’13 Jun 27 Thu

Thursday 27th June

  • A day in the life of Nick Cave

    20,000 Days on Earth, a documentary about the singer by the artists Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, creates a fictionalised 24 hours in his life in which he watches Scarface with his 12-year-old sons and drives Ray Winstone along Brighton seafront

    I am sitting in a small estate car, which is tailing a black 1980s Jaguar XJ, in which Nick Cave is pretending to chauffeur Ray Winstone along Brighton seafront, eavesdropping on their conversation via a listening device. They are supposed to be discussing the transformative possibilities offered a rock star as opposed to those offered an actor – Cave has previously expressed the opinion that, unlike an actor, a rock star can never truly remove the mask they have created for themselves, even when offstage – but the conversation seems to have gone slightly off-piste. It has shifted from Cave's early career in Melbourne ("You never wrote a…

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