Nick Cave, a fan of Brooklyn’s Flatbush Zombies, has shared that he is labored on a monitor with the hip-hop trio. In a current version of his Red Hand Files, the songwriter solutions a fan’s query about his emotions on artist merchandising. He begins the put up by noting he owns a “beautiful” Flatbush Zombies t-shirt, “bought around the release of their first album.” He takes a short detour to explain his efforts to work with the group:
A couple of years in the past the Zombies and I tried a collaboration and I despatched
them my model of the T. Rex basic, Cosmic Dancer. They mentioned they
“could not relate to it” however they radically pitch-shifted my voice,
sampled it and used it anyway, because the percussive heartbeat to an
terribly wild and fucked-up piece of hip-hop that neither of us
In the remainder of the post, Cave ruminates on a few of his different favourite merch, together with a suspected bootleg Beyoncé t-shirt, a plastic Dirty Three sheriff’s badge, and a shirt from certainly one of Elvis Presley’s closing performances. Cave concludes that he is “a star jumping, butt clenching dervish of banality and exploitation” himself.