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When the Paul McCartney tribute album The Art Of McCartney was announced two months ago, we marveled at the staggering array of rock stars who were lined up to participate, including forebears B.B.…   Read Story »
It's not like the world needed another Beatles tribute. There's an entire industry devoted to letting you know that the Beatles were the most important band of all time and that Paul McCartney was…   Read Story »
The second year of Napa Valley's BottleRock festival got off to a slow start yesterday, as a modest crowd milled around through some of the festival's lesser known acts. By the time TV On The Radio…   Read Story »
When a company can't get the rights to a song that they want to use for a commercial, the go-to move nowadays seems to be to just hire someone to compose a nearly identical version of it. It's…   Read Story »
Next week Slasher Flicks -- the cosmic power trio comprised of Animal Collective's Avey Tare, Angel Deradoorian (formerly of Dirty Projectors), and Jeremy Hyman (formerly of Ponytail) -- will release…   Read Story »
Last week, the Cure played a few London shows to benefit the Teenage Cancer Trust, and those shows were vast in scope -- too vast for at least one critic. Writing in The Guardian, Caroline writes…   Read Story »
We've been hearing about a new Cure album set for release this year tentatively titled 4:14 Scream, a sequel to 2008's 4:13 Dream culled from the same studio sessions and originally intended as the…   Read Story »
In their first concerts of the year, the Cure played a pair of identically sequenced 3+ hr sets at Royal Albert Hall this weekend to benefit Teenage Cancer Trust. Among the 45 songs they performed…   Read Story »
Three Imaginary Boys, the debut album from the Cure, turns 35 this year, so it's pretty goddam impressive that the band is still around and still doing band things. One of those things is a new…   Read Story »
Last night during the Cure's performance at the New Orleans' annual Voodoo Music & Arts Experience, Robert Smith announced they would play a song they've never played live before. Usually you might…   Read Story »