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KEXP Presents: Lol Tolhurst of The Cure 10/28 + Exclusive Interview

Join us this Friday, October 28th as KEXP welcomes Laurence “Lol” Tolhurst, founding member of iconic post-punk band The Cure, and author of the new memoir, Cured: The Tale of Two Imaginary Boys, out now on Da Capo Press. Tolhurst and Robert Smith began their friendship at the age of five, holding hands at aRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, October 24th: Bad Suns, COIN at Neumos (more info) PAPA, Perfect Families at Barboza (more info) Tuesday, October 25th: KEXP Presents La Luz, The Shivas, Donormaal at Tractor Tavern (more info) M83, Yeasayer at WaMu Theater (more info) The Faint, Gang Of Four, Pictureplane at The Showbox (more info)

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Why Are We Doing an “Ask a Stupid Question Day” Video Roundup?

It’s okay! You can ask! Because today is “Ask a Stupid Question Day.” The day was established in the ’80s by a group of teachers who noticed that students were hesitant to raise their hands in class to ask questions, that really, may or may not be stupid. But, annually on September 28th, kids canRead more…

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Windsquatch 2016

The sun was beating down on the Gorge and the wind was sweeping dangerously through the canyon- but walking into the Sasquatch! Music Festival this year was magical to say the very least. It was apparent that things were going to get crazy with this year’s genre spanning lineup – including everybody from The Cure to FourRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016, Day 3: The Cure

The Cure celebrate their fortieth anniversary this year. Let that soak in for a second. Then consider that the English quintet are playing three-plus hour sets with multiple encores night after night. Needless to say, Robert Smith and the current Cure lineup are doing right their legacy night after night, covering a significant portion ofRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

“That’s how it’s DONE!” — As Conan O’Brien recognized, Charles Bradley & his Extraordinaires brought a fantastic performance to Conan last night. Watch the 67-year-old showman perform “Ain’t It a Sin” off their latest Changes, and you’ll most likely agree. Keep up with all the late-night TV highlights with KEXP’s TV Eye, and tune inRead more…

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Boys Don’t Cry: KEXP’s Robert Smith Birthday Video Roundup

10:15 on a Thursday morning, and today happens to be the birthday of Robert Smith, godfather of goth (even though he hates that term) and legendary frontman of The Cure. It’s hard to believe, but The Cure will be here Memorial Day weekend, headlining the 2016 Sasquatch! Music Festival. Throughout his forty year music career,Read more…

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Video Roundup: Happy National Pet Day

Snuggle your fur babies close: it’s National Pet Day, a celebration founded in 2006 “to celebrate the joy pets bring to our lives and to create public awareness about the plight of many different kinds of animals awaiting a forever home in shelters and rescues all around the globe.” You can celebrate by adopting aRead more…

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Might As Well Jump: KEXP’s Leap Day Video Roundup

It’s Leap Day, a strange overage of 24 hours that occurs in the Gregorian calendar every four years. Or, if you believe Tina Fey and the TV show 30 Rock, it’s a day when a mythical gilled-man named “Leap Day William” trades candy for children’s tears. Either way, KEXP has compiled this list of songsRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016 Line-Up Announced!

The line-up for the 2016 Sasquatch! Music Festival was just announced, and it looks like it’s going to be an another amazing Memorial Day weekend! Head out to The Gorge Amphitheater the weekend of Friday, May 27th through Monday, May 30th, and you’ll see performances from: The Cure / Disclosure / Florence + The MachineRead more…

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