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Coachella 2009: Day Three


12 Best Songs of the Week: Jesse Kivel, Doves, Django Django, Janelle Monáe, and More

Plus Everything Everything, Seamus Fogarty, This Is the Kit, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 11, 2020

Welcome to the 36th Songs of the Week of 2020. This week’s list is a supersized one, with 12 instead of 10 songs (and last week we only had eight), which is surprising considering Monday was the Labor Day holiday here in America, meaning few new songs were shared that day. More

Sep 09, 2020

Damon Albarn’s virtual band Gorillaz have shared a new song, “Strange Timez,” via a video for it. The song and video features Robert Smith of The Cure. It’s episode six of their Song Machine video series. Gorillaz have also announced that all the songs from season one of Song Machine will be collected in a new album, Song Machine: Season One - Strange Timez.  More

The Cure Curated Pasadena Daydream Festival Announced - Mogwai, Pixies, The Twilight Sad

August 31 at the Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA

May 14, 2019

A new one-day festival, Pasadena Daydream Festival, has been announced. It is headlined by goth legends The Cure and the lineup was also curated by the band. More

Austin City Limits 2019 Lineup: Tame Impala, Guns N’ Roses, The Cure, Thom Yorke, and More

Plus: Jenny Lewis, Childish Gambino, Robyn, The Raconteurs, Billie Eilish, Kacey Musgraves, Weyes Blood, IDLES, Julia Jacklin, and Others

Apr 30, 2019

Austin City Limits have announced the lineup of their 2019 festival to go down in the Texas capitol this October. The event is headlined by Guns N' Roses, The Cure, Tame Impala, Childish Gambino, Robyn, Mumford & Sons, Billie Eilish, and Cardi B. More

Dec 13, 2018

Nominees for the 2019 induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were announced back in October. Today it has been announced who actually made the cut and is being inducted next year. More

Phoebe Bridgers Covers The Cure’s “Friday I’m in Love” for Spotify

Phoebe Bridgers Covers The Cure's "Friday I'm in Love" for Spotify She Also Performed "Scott Street"

Dec 05, 2018

Phoebe Bridgers has done a session for Spotify where she has covered The Cure's classic "Friday I'm in Love," from their 1992 album Wish, turning it into a piano-backed ballad. She also performed her own song "Scott Street." Listen below, followed by the video for The Cure's original. More

Radiohead, The Cure, Devo, Janet Jackson, and More Nominated for 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Rage Against the Machine, Roxy Music, Kraftwerk, LL Cool J, Stevie Nicks, and Others Also Nominated

Oct 09, 2018

Nominees for the 2019 induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been announced. They include Radiohead, The Cure, Devo, Janet Jackson, MC5, Rage Against the Machine, Roxy Music, Kraftwerk, LL Cool J, Stevie Nicks, and more. More

Full List of Record Store Day Releases Revealed - Arcade Fire, Courtney Barnett, and More

Plus Kevin Shields and Brian Eno, Mac DeMarco, The National, The Cure, Fleet Foxes, and Others

Mar 06, 2018

The full list of 2018 Record Store Day releases has been revealed. Record Store Day goes down on April 21 and just in case you don't already know, the basic idea is to get music fans out to their local independent record store, with the bait being a slew of exclusive limited edition releases.  More

Listen: Frankie Rose - “At Night” (The Cure Cover)

Seventeen Seconds Covers Album Due Out October 27 via Turntable Kitchen

Oct 26, 2017

Frankie Rose released a sci-fi themed new album, Cage Tropical, back in August via Slumberland/Grey Market. Tomorrow she is releasing a new album in which she covers The Cure's 1980-released album Seventeen Seconds in its entirety as part of Turntable Kitchen's ongoing Sounds Delicious series of such albums.  More

Luna Share Video for Cover of The Cure’s “Fire in Cairo” Starring Rose McGowan

A Sentimental Education and A Place of Greater Safety EP Both Due Out September 22 via Double Feature

Aug 21, 2017

Luna are releasing both a new covers albumA Sentimental Education, and an instrumental EP, A Place of Greater Safety, on September 22 via Double Feature.  More

Watch The Cure Debut Two New Songs at Their New Orleans Show Last Night

"Step Into the Light" and "It Can Never Be the Same" Performed at Tour Opener

May 11, 2016

Goth legends The Cure opened their U.S. tour last night in New Orleans and they performed two new songs that are being named as "Step Into the Light" and "It Can Never Be the Same" (who knows if those are the official or final titles). More

Sasquatch! 2016 Line-up: The Cure, M83, Florence and the Machine, Sufjan Stevens, and More

Grimes, Wolf Alice, Julia Holter, and others on Memorial Day Weekend (May 27 - 30) in Quincy, Washington

Jan 12, 2016

The Sasquatch! Music Festival has revealed the lineup for their 2016 festival, their 15th year. Once again it will be going down Memorial Day Weekend (May 27 - 30) at the Gorge Amphitheater in Quincy, Washington. It's a stacked lineup, including The Cure, M83, Sufjan Stevens, Grimes, Florence and the Machine, Wolf Alice, Julia Holter, Jamie xx, Caribou, Yeasayer, Savages, Kurt Vile, Mac DeMarco, and others.

The Cure Announce European Tour Dates, with The Twilight Sad as Support

October/November 2016 Shows Will Be First Major European Tour in Eight Years

Nov 23, 2015

Goth legends The Cure announced last month that they would be embarking on a 25-date U.S. tour in 2016 and that Scotland's The Twilight Sad would support all dates and then confirmed all the dates earlier this month. Now the band have announced an extensive European tour for next October and November. More

The Cure Announce Full Run of U.S. Tour Dates, with The Twilight Sad as Support

Dates to Go Down in 2016 and Include the Hollywood Bowl and Madison Square Garden

Nov 10, 2015

Goth legends The Cure announced last month that they would be embarking on a 25-date U.S. tour in 2016 and that Scotland's The Twilight Sad would support all dates. The initial announcement only included three dates (Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York City). But now the full tour has been announced on the band's website and the dates are below. More

New Order Share 11-Minute Long Hot Chip Remix of “Tutti Frutti” and Launch Singularity Website

Website Includes Contributions from Robert Smith, Factory Floor, and Algiers

Oct 19, 2015

At the end of last month New Order released Music Completetheir excellent first studio album in a decade, their first for their new label Mute, and the first not to feature founding member Peter Hook (but it sees the return of founding member Gillian Gilbert). Now they have announced that the album's next single will be "Tutti Frutti," which features guest vocals from La Roux's Elly Jackson, and they have shared a new remix of the song by Hot Chip, which you can stream below.  More

The Cure Announce New U.S. Tour Dates, The Twilight Sad to Support

Dates to Go Down in 2016 and Include the Hollywood Bowl and Madison Square Garden

Oct 06, 2015

Goth legends The Cure have announced that they will be embarking on a 25-date U.S. tour in 2016 and that Scotland's The Twilight Sad will support all dates. So far they've only announced three dates, which are below and include shows at the Hollywood Bowl and Madison Square Garden. More

Oct 05, 2015

British shoegazing icons Ride recently reformed and have been touring. They also recently announced Nowhere25, a 25th anniversary reissue of their 1990 released debut album Nowhere. Today the band has shared a new remix of their classic single "Vapour Trail" done by none other than Robert Smith of The Cure More

Listen: The Cure’s Robert Smith Covers The Twilight Sad’s “There’s a Girl in the Corner”

Nobody Wants to Be Here and Nobody Wants to Leave Out Now via FatCat

May 22, 2015

Scotland's The Twilight Sad have enlisted Robert Smith of The Cure to cover their song "There's a Girl in the Corner."  More

Mar 31, 2014

The Cure are known for their epic concerts. But even when their shows can go for several hours at a time, there are some tracks that just never see the light of day in a live setting. More

The Cure Announce First Album in Six Years

"Trilogy" Shows Scheduled for 2014

Feb 03, 2014

The Cure have announced the release of their first new album in six years. More

Watch: “A Forest (Live)” – The Cure

The Cure: Bestival Live 2011 Out Now

Dec 13, 2011

The Cure recently released Bestival Live 2011a live album culled from their recent performance at Bestival.We've got live video of them doing "A Forest." More

The Cure Announce Live Album

Bestival Live 2011 Out December 5

Nov 02, 2011

Just in time for Christmas, the Godfathers of Goth Rock, The Cure, are releasing a live album. We have the details.  More


My Favorite Album: Jennifer and Jessie Clavin of Bleached on The Cure’s “Three Imaginary Boys”

“When I listen to this album, it takes me back to being a teenager every time.” – Jennifer Clavin

Mar 23, 2020

When Jessie Clavin was 17 and her sister Jennifer was 15, the sisters were typical teenagers feeling their first rushes of freedom outside of parental supervision—staying out late, going to shows, and generally experimenting with newfound independence.  More


Osheaga Festival 2013 Day One: The Cure, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, Palma Violets, Daughter and more

August 2nd, 2013

Aug 04, 2013

Montreal's Parc Jean-Drapeau provided a gorgeous backdrop for the first day of the annual Osheaga Festival. The sold-out event, which is now in its eighth year, boasts a lineup that features some incredible indie-rock upstarts such as Alt-J and Palma Violets alongside renowned veterans including The Cure, Beck and New Order.


Bestival Live 2011

Bestival Live 2011

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Dec 15, 2011

Bestival Live 2011 (recorded live at England’s Bestival festival in September—hence the clever title) is an overwhelming 32 tracks of classic CureMore

Disintegration (Deluxe Edition)

Disintegration (Deluxe Edition)


Jun 08, 2010

In 1989, The Cure turned mope up to 11 for their eighth studio album, Disintegration, creating a landmark, melancholy, synth-filled haze. Now, 21 years later Rhino is reissuing the goth-lite primer. The Robert Smith curated three-disc set includes the original 12-track album, live versions, and raritiesall demonstrating that the West Sussex quartet can still teach the kids a thing or two. More

Coachella 2009 Day Three

April 19th, 2009

Apr 23, 2009

On day three of Coachella My Bloody Valentine threatened to burst a thousand eardrums. As we entered the festival site around 12:30 PM they were handing out complimentary earplugs in anticipation for the aural attack. Other highlights included a blood-splattered Fucked Up, an energetic Friendly Fires, and the incredibly strange Throbbing Gristle. More

4:13 Dream

4:13 Dream


Nov 01, 2008

The Cure’s thirteenth album, released after yet another four-year wait (since 1992’s Wish, they’ve been following the same schedule as the Summer Olympics—probably not intentionally) begins with a wonderful one-two punch. More