Tag Archives: The Cure

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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Sound and Vision: A Collection of David Bowie Covers

It goes without saying that David Bowie was an inspiration to generations: his influence can be heard in every genre from grunge to new wave to classical. Bowie transcended every style over the past 50 years, and there will truly be no one else like him in music history. As KEXP pays tribute to DavidRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

We’ve always known Seattle band Tangerine were sweet, but as if to prove it, they’ve got a new EP titled Sugar Teeth coming out in February on Swoon Records. Swoon, indeed! Check out the first single, “Tender,” below. Sugar Teeth hits the streets on February 19th, and the trio play Neumos on Thursday, January 14thRead more…

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Review Revue: The Cure – Disintegration

How appropriate that I should be blogging about this album on the very week KEXP (formerly KCMU)’s vinyl library is being disintegrated, the records removed from their dusty shelves and boxed up to be transported to the shiny, sexy new home. (I hope you guys are careful with those little paper labels!) I look forwardRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Evocative Canadian artist Peaches shares a fun new video for the track “I Mean Something” off her latest album Rub, out now via I U She Music/INgrooves. In the clip, directed by Silas Howard, Peaches parties at the pool with burlesque legends Kitten Natividad, Satans Angel, Tiffany Carter, Dusty Summers, and Shannon Doah. (Sadly, althoughRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

It’s been over twenty years since his death and yet Kurt Cobain is still contributing to the music industry. On November 13, Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings, an album of home-recorded Cobain tracks will be released. A special 7″ of his songs, “And I Love Her (Beatles Cover)” and “Sappy,” will be out onRead more…

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Monday Music News

Boston punk band The Real Kids had a surprise hit in 1977 with the track “All Kindsa Girls,” and now all-girl trio Ex Hex give it a modern spin with their rendition, shared below. Lead vocalist Mary Timony described it to NME as, “just a great song, the kind of song that you wish youRead more…

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