Going to MTV Hell With Nick and Blixa

It’s been a while since we’ve had a Nick and/or Blixa post, innit?*

Nick Cave & Blixa Bargeld announce 120 Minutes for MTV, recorded early 1994.

If anyone here can decipher Blixa‘s sinister whisper divulging the 4th circle of MTV hell (“sea of burning lead of … hippie …” something?) please leave it in comments.

*For those of you just tuning in, we three Coilhouse editors share a breathless, bone-deep predilection for all things Nixa. The depth, power and futility of our combined/confused longing easily eclipses the paltry obsessions of even the most twitterpated Twilight tween. (Say that three times fast.) Fear us. Pity us. We are lost.

9 Responses to “Going to MTV Hell With Nick and Blixa”

  1. Thews Says:

    it sounds to me like he said “a sea of burning lead of hippie dung hell”

  2. Nadya Says:

    Mer, this definitely made my night. Thank you!

  3. Heather Says:

    I too am a totally helpless Nixa addict.

    My favourite is Blixa’s dramatic gasp and then: “U2 are in HELL!”

  4. hellisforhipsters Says:

    A sea of burning lead and hippy metal?

  5. claire Says:

    I think he’s saying “hippie metal hell”

  6. Sarah Les P Says:

    thanks for this Nixa moment. You may be lost, but you are not alone.

  7. Tequila Says:

    They would have made a great 1930’s radio show duo.

    Kinda miss MTV after midnight. Prior to them having crappy reality shows to pimp out till dawn it use to have that “Ah, screw it let the weirdos play on TV…” vibe.

  8. R. Says:

    Oh, Nixa. *swoons* Yeah, you aren’t alone.

  9. halciion Says:

    oh my. the BEATRISCHE moment. *faints*
    I’m hopelessly devoted to Nixa. count me as lost, too.