Tag Archives: The Cure

Video Roundup: Take Your Dog To Work Day

Here at KEXP, every day is Take Your Dog To Work Day, but today, Friday, June 20th, it’s officially a day to have a furry office-mate! Started in 1999 by Pet Sitters International (PSI), Take Your Dog To Work Day was initiated to celebrate the great companions dogs make and encourage their adoptions from localRead more...

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Video Roundup: World Goth Day 5/22

Compiled by Matt Pritchard and Susan Hood Layer on the black eyeliner and cue up Siouxsie Sioux — it’s World Goth Day! For those of us with a love of all things grimly fiendish, this Thursday is a day to celebrate our darker sides and pasty pallors. Initiated in 2010, May 22nd marks a holidayRead more...

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Live Review: Austin City Limits 2013, Saturday

No one knew it at the time, but Saturday would be the end of Austin City Limits 2013. Rain had been threatening all weekend, and around 9:45 p.m., it finally showed up, and as of Sunday morning, it hasn’t left. That being said, Saturday would have been a hard day to top. The weather wasRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Dancing on the Valentine: A Cure for Leukemia

Join KEXP, CityArts, and Neumos in supporting the 8th edition of Dancing on the Valentine: A Cure for Leukemia — A Tribute to The Cure and Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society . On February 9th at Neumos some of our favorite Seattle bands will be covering songs by The Cure. The lineup includesRead more...

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Video Roundup: It’s (Maybe) The End Of The World As We Know It

NASA thinks otherwise, but according to the Mesoamerican Long Count Calendar, the world will end today. Even if the Mayans couldn’t rightly predict their own demise, who knows? We may have only one more day left on Earth. If that’s the case, we’re going out swinging! All day, KEXP DJs are playing songs to soundtrackRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Songs About the Cold

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. The weather has taken a turn for the cold, so this week were looking at songs about the cold. Seattle cold isRead more...

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Into the Trees: A Goth Video Roundup

All day today, we’re playing celebrating Robert Smith’s (April 21) by playing your favorite songs by The Cure and other goth favorites. As a genre and a style, “goth” is pretty easy to stereotype (see The Damned’s “Grimly Fiendish” for a particularly campy version), but the truth is its influence spreads far and wide. GothRead more...

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Album Review: Miike Snow - Happy to You

Before Nirvana released In Utero in 1993, the band threatened that their album was an “unlistenable punk-rock nightmare,” thereby challenging their fanbase to embrace their challenging new sound or die. However, many album of the years and top ten lists later, In Utero went on to be a critical success, despite the lack of aRead more...

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Review Revue: The Cure - Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me

I just realized on my last visit to the KEXP vinyl stacks that I have made a grievous error. I’ve been doing this column for years now (wait, that’s not the error; there’s more) and I have somehow neglected to cover even one album by The Cure! Of course there were many to choose from,Read more...

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Out This Week 12/6

It’s another short list of new releases this week, but there are some killer highlights that will make you rethink your Top Albums of 2011. Akron-to-Nashville duo The Black Keys seventh album hits stores this week, and it’s killer. Our Music Director, Don Yates, calls it “the band’s most vibrant, energetic and just plain rockingRead more...

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