Featured Cursive stories

Stereogum Sessions

Watch Cursive’s Acoustic Stereogum Session

Cursive, the long-running Omaha indie-rock band led by Tim Kasher, returned last month with Vitriola, their first new album in six years. They're in the…
Peter Helman | November 7, 2018 - 2:15 pm


Tim Kasher On Cursive’s New Vitriola, Coping With Political Dysfunction, And His Love-Hate Relationship With The Ugly Organ

Tim Kasher is really, really glad to be back in a band. Though the longtime artist put out a solo record, No Resolution, just last…
Rachel Brodsky | September 5, 2018 - 11:08 am


Go Your Own Way: 25 Notable Divorce Albums

Pop music is littered with the shattered remains of relationships. As the stereotype goes: Personal strife often makes for good art. And for many artists,…
Ryan Leas | October 16, 2017 - 1:20 pm

More Cursive stories

Cursive – “It’s Gonna Hurt”

Vitriola, the first Cursive album in six years, deals with our internet-fueled modern predicament of living in a constant state of anger -- appropriate subject…
Chris DeVille | September 26, 2018 - 9:20 am

Cursive – “Life Savings”

Omaha indie rockers Cursive released their last LP in 2012, a concept album called I Am Gemini. Today, they announce their first album since then,…
Julia Gray | August 8, 2018 - 9:37 am

Cursive’s Live At O’Leavers Series Features Speedy Ortiz, Beach Slang, & More

Back in 2012, Tim Kasher, Matt Maginn, and Ted Stevens of Nebraskan indie rockers Cursive and Chris Machmuller of Ladyfinger purchased O'Leavers Pub in Omaha.
Peter Helman | November 2, 2015 - 11:50 am

Stream The Good Life Everybody’s Coming Down (Stereogum Premiere)

A common critique of a musician's collection is "All of their songs sound the same." This absolutely can't apply to the new Good Life album,…
Grace Birnstengel | August 10, 2015 - 9:48 am

The Good Life – “Everybody”

Tim Kasher, longtime frontman of the Omaha band Cursive, started the Good Life as a solo side project in 2000, but it quickly became a…
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2015 - 2:06 pm


30 Essential Songs From The Golden Era Of Emo

Ask anyone old enough to drink what they think emo is, and you'll get about as many different responses as people willing to answer. They'll…
Patric Fallon | July 22, 2014 - 10:18 am

Tim Kasher – “Truly Freaking Out”

Tim Kasher has spent the last 18 years leading the Omaha indie rock institution Cursive, as well as a handful of side projects, and lately…
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2013 - 11:14 am

Report & Photos From FYF Fest 2012

Ever since I was old enough to complain, my dad took great pleasure in the act of dragging my always-resistant ass to music festivals. A…
Aaron Lariviere | September 4, 2012 - 4:52 pm

Cursive – “Drunken Birds” Video

Here's Cursive's strange clip for Cursive's "Drunken Birds," in which an actor and a wannabe actor engage in an odd, psychological play. Tony Bonacci directs.
Corban Goble | May 3, 2012 - 3:42 pm

Cursive – “This House Alive” Video

Cursive's new album I Am Gemini is a concept record about the mythical twins of the title. Those themes come to bear in the band's…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2012 - 4:59 pm

Stream Cursive I Am Gemini

Long-running Omaha indie rockers Cursive will soon release their noisily ambitious new album I Am Gemini, a concept album about the two mythical twins who…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2012 - 3:05 pm

Cursive – “Wowowow” (Stereogum Premiere)

Omaha indie vets Cursive are getting set to release their new LP I Am Gemini, a concept album about the mythic, astrological twins of the…
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2012 - 9:20 am
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