KID CONGO POWERS, Part 2 (1986 - 2006)
Kid Congo Powers eats spaghetti
in Hansa Studios in Berlin.
Kid Congo Powers Pt 2 -
A Biographical introduction
Congo Powers Oral History Pt 2
Here you will find both MP3s and text transcriptions of
recordings made on October 19 and 20, 2005. Kid Congo Powers discusses
his life and career from 1986 to the present. He provides an in-depth
look into his years with Nick Cave and the Bad Seed, the The Gun
Club reunion for Mother Juno, the final years of The Gun
Club, on-and-off vocal duties with German instrumental group Die
Haut, his first solo record, ups and downs with Congo Norvell, his
many guest appearances and side-projects with artists such as Marc
Eitzel, Make-Up, and Angels of Light, his collaborations with electro
star Khan and Twin Peaks diva Julee Cruise, and his current
band Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds.
Congo Powers’ Discography (1986 – 2006)
The second part of our look at Kid Congo Powers' prolific body of
recorded work. You will find an overview of major works by Nick
Cave and the Bad Seeds, The Gun Club, Die Haut, Congo Norvell, Angels
of Light, Mark Eitzel, Khan, and many more.
Kid Congo Powers takes us on a tour of the tools of his
A small sampling of rare tracks from the extensive recording
career of Kid Congo Powers in MP3 format. Kid also provides us with
a podcast compilation of his favorites.
Transcriptions of Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds lyrics.
A glance at the work of Kid's primary collaborator in Kid Congo
and the Pink Monkey Birds, NYC guitar ace Jack Martin. In addition
to membership in three more bands with Kid (Bottleneck Drag, Congo
Norvell, and Knoxville Girls), and past stints in such prestigious
rock institutions as The Honeymoon Killers, Little Porkchop, Blackstrap
Molasses Flood, and Stuart Lupton, Martin also currently leads The
Dimestore Dance Ensemble, performs with Cause for Applause, and
has a new band with Bob Bert, Ron Ward, and Patrick Holmes.
Cookbook: Kid Congo Powers' Family Enchiladas
The first issue of our Underground Cookbook - Kid Congo Powers shares
his family recipe for enchiladas.
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Night Train , 2005