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When Nick Cave began his band Grinderman in 2006, the title was impressed by the Memphis Slim music “Grinder Man Blues.” Let’s think about, for a minute, although, think about that the title got here from some other place. Possibly, for example, Cave was impressed by skateboarding, significantly the grinding side of it. On this alternate universe, Cave’s newest collaboration makes a ton of sense: The musician has partnered with Australian skate firm Quick Instances to make an official Nick Cave skateboard.

The 2 beforehand teamed up for a Cave-themed skateboard in 2015, and it featured an illustration by San Francisco artist Chuck Sperry primarily based on the lyrics of the Nick Cave And The Dangerous Seeds music “Nature Boy.” This new skateboard design additionally options artwork from Sperry, however this time, it’s primarily based on “Heathen Baby,” a Grinderman music. The design exhibits a unadorned lady, her physique principally lined by her lengthy hair, and a banner with the lyric, “Hey little Moo Moo, gentle as a rainbow.”

Cave is fairly busy as of late other than his skateboarding pursuits, and his different endeavors aren’t essentially strictly musical both: His new live performance movie Distant Sky premiered just lately, and he’s about to begin an unpredictable Q&A tour. It’s good to see him holding busy following the tragic lack of his son Arthur in 2015. Revisit our interview with the director of the devastating live performance movie concerning the incident, One Extra Time With Feeling, that Cave collaborated on.

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