Tag Archives: The Cure

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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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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