Crime & The City Solution – American Twilight

The artistic ethics debate about bands reforming long after their demise is one that will rage on for forever and a day (long after the likes of Oasis have eventually done umpteenth reunion tours to fleece creaky Britpop fans with Northern Uproar as a support act).  It seems that even with past members slipping off this mortal coil not many bands … [Read more...]

Crime & The City Solution – An Introduction To… A History of Crime: Berlin 1987-1991

The Crime & The City Solution catalogue has long been an unwieldy body of work which even erstwhile long-serving member Mick Harvey (also of Nick Cave’s Bad Seeds) acknowledged in a 2005 interview with this writer.  Although badly in need of anthologizing, Harvey mused that a retrospective compilation of the nomadic band, founded by Australian … [Read more...]