The Cure

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 580 to 571

By Iman Lababedi | March 28, 2021

kissing and fainting

2019 In Photos: My Best Pictures Of This Year

By Alyson Camus | December 18, 2019

you feel lucky when there is one that pops up

Grateful: My Best Concerts And Musical Events Of 2019

By Alyson Camus | November 28, 2019

I saw a few legends

My Interview With The Cure For Creem, December 1981

By Iman Lababedi | September 23, 2019

either-or situation

If Alyson Camus’s Review Made You Sick With Jealousy, Here Is The Entire Cure Set From Saturday In Pasadena

By admin | September 4, 2019

here is your chance

Pasadena DayDream Festival With The Cure, Saturday August 31st 2019

By Alyson Camus | September 2, 2019

‘It’s been the best day of the summer’

L.A. Burning West Coast Concert Picks, August 26th To September 1st

By Alyson Camus | August 25, 2019

This weekend offers two festival, the big Pasadena Daydream Festival and Made in LA 2019 

Goldenvoice Puts Arroyo Seco Weekend On Hold For 2019, Announces Pasadena Daydream Festival

By Alyson Camus | May 21, 2019

Hopefully, Arroyo Seco will be re-launched in 2020

The Cure At Madison Square Garden, Monday, June 20th, 2016, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | June 21, 2016

The boulder just rolled down to the bottom again

Live Through This: Top Concert Picks Week Of June 20th, 2016

By Iman Lababedi | June 19, 2016

He rest on his laurels

The Cure In Austin, 2016

By admin | May 16, 2016

37 years of you

Streaming, Flaxen, Waxen Hair: The Worst Haircuts In Rock N Roll History

By Helen Bach | May 7, 2016

Lather, rinse, repeat

Must See: The Cure At Madison Square Garden, June, 2016

By Iman Lababedi | December 31, 2015

I was gonna pass on this tour as well, and tickets were essentially sold out, when my friend, guitarist JJ McCabe, asked me to check out availability

Oldies But Goldies: In The Wake Of My Zayn Malik Post, Here is Something I Wrote In 1988

By Iman Lababedi | March 31, 2015

Arabs aren’t the only, and not even the biggest, objects of rock racism. In ’76, mindless punks wore swastikas at English concerts (swastikas adorned the label of Vicious’s pathetic Sid Sings). Siouxsie Sioux used to sing “too many Jews for my liking.” By the time punk had passed, an English offspring called “Oi” aligned themselves with the fascist party, the National Front. The NF advocated Pakistani bashing and sending the West Indians back to where they came from

Top 75 of the Nineties

By Rhonda Shore | June 28, 2014

Full disclosure: in the mid-90s I did a tropical Latin music show on WPFW-FM so I wasn’t paying attention in those years to Anglo-American music, and in the late nineties I had a kid and was too exhausted to keep up, but in the mid-00s, I did go back to fill the gaping lacunae. I’m sure I missed some major tunes, so feel free to let me know what they are.

10 Songs: Saturday, June 14th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | June 14, 2014

Crazy Little Thing called Love (Live At Wembley Stadium) – Queen – We could debate it but this straightforward Presleyish rocker is Freddie’s finest moment, just not this version where the extended end doesn’t work – B

Rhonda's Top 100 Songs Of The 1980s

By Rhonda Shore | December 11, 2013

Ah, the 1980s…foremost was the effect that the economic policies of Margaret Thatcher had on British bands, epitomised most obviously by the Specials’ “Ghost Town” and less obviously by a slew of other songs

Watch the Cure's Entire Austin City Limits Set And More(If Ya Want)

By Helen Bach | October 18, 2013

The Cure were one of those bands that were a staple in my teenaged world. Always crushing on frontman Robert Smith (such a sexy beast) while convinced he was gay (not). The songs of lament and angst were delivered in a croaky whine that went straight through the heart.