Subject:

The Cure (Band)

  • Food

    October 17, 2013

    C4 Deli: Cure for the Common Reuben

    This new Santa Ana deli by the guys who gave us Chapter One is on its way to becoming great

  • Music

    March 28, 2013

    Daedelus' Weird Science

    The musician/producer/DJ's imaginative, electronica-rooted spirit stays hungry

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    The Five Most Blatant Rock En Español Ripoffs of English-Language Songs

    See Also:*Cafe Tacuba - The Observatory - 8/13/12*Tri Tone FINALLY Gives Southern California a Latin Alternative Music Festival* Leo Dan Brings Latin Baby-Makin' Music to West Coast TheaterAs if you needed another excuse to hate Mexicans and their Latino cousins, here's another one: rock en español ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    Top Five Acts You Can't Miss at Rock The Bells

    See Also*Rock the Bells 2012 Lineup Announced*Juicy J, Smoke DZA, Joey Badass, Fat Trel - The Observatory - 8/4/12*House of Campaign: Five Rap Songs Looking for Your Vote The twilight of the summer festival circuit is fast approaching, and hip-hop's foray into all the sweaty, sometimes expensive act ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    The Ultimate Bearhug Play at Cocktails for a Cause: 'Our plan is to always be involved with benefit shows.'

    ​OC Weekly and Music for a Cure team up this Thursday for Cocktails for a Cause, a monthly fundraiser/mixer that brings various people throughout Orange County together to support a local charity. Hosted by the gracious folks of The Observatory, this month's Cocktails is presumed to be quite the p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    The Cure Streams Track From Bestival Live 2011, Album Releases Tomorrow

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyRobert Smith of the Cure​Tomorrow, Sunday Best is releasing The Cure: Bestival Live 2011, a live recording of the iconic band's career-spanning two-and-a-half-hour set at this year's Bestival. The double album will include 32 Cure classics, including "The Lovecats," "The Ca ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 24, 2011

    Morrissey

    Fox Theater

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    The Cure at the Pantages Theatre Last Night

    ​The CureNovember 22, 2011The Pantages TheatreClick here to see more photos from the showForty-five songs, three classic albums spanning three-plus hours constituted one unforgettable night with the Cure. If you don't have tickets to the show tonight, you may wanna scalp some or book your flight n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    [UPDATE: Ticket Info!] "Secret" Morrissey Show Wednesday at the Music Box

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​UPDATE, NOV. 21, 1:10 P.M.: We just received a press release confirming the show. Get more details on how to get tickets at the bottom of the post.  ORIGINAL POST, NOV. 20, 2011, 1:21 A.M.: While checking out the Pixies tonight in LA, we heard whisperings of an unanno ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Dellue Is Ready To Hit The Hip-Hop Scene With Something New

    ​ It's been a minute since Dellue, a Long Beach-based underground MC, has hit the stage but all that's about to change. With an eye on 2012, the innovative rapper/producer is readying new music and will give hip-hop heads a glimpse of what's to come when he performs this Saturday in Anaheim. A goo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Crystal Castles Reschedules Galaxy Show

    ​ Crystal Castles, Canada's computerized post-pop band who've had the Cure's Robert Smith guesting on a song--was originally performing at the Galaxy Theater on Nov. 9, but they've rescheduled that show and going onstage in Santa Ana on Oct. 28 instead. That's all. Carry on, folks!

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    The Cure to Play First Three Albums in One Show at Pantages Theater

    Beth Stirnamann/OC WeeklyThe Cure at Coachella 2009​Ever since the Cure performed their first three albums--Three Imaginary Boys (1979), Seventeen Seconds (1980) and Faith (1981)--in a 44-song, nearly four-hour concert last March at the Vivid Festival in Sydney, fans have been waiting for news of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Wacky Musical Genres, from Witch House to Chopped and Screwed

    ​Pitchfork reported yesterday that Deftones frontman Chino Moreno has released a new ep for his side project, cryptically named ††† (or, Crosses, if you want to say it out loud). The five-song release features Moreno's trademark echo-moans, which listeners usually hear soaring above the chug ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 28, 2011

    The Raveonettes

    The Glass House

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Top 5 Break-Up Albums for Valentine's Day

    Myspace.comThe Cure​​Not that you care, but last week, my girlfriend of 11 years and I broke up, which I guess makes me somewhat of an expert on the subject of really good records to listen to if you're feeling the loss of someone today. Like anyone who was with another person for a long enough ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 9, 2010

    The Companies

    Commonwealth Lounge

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Nicki Minaj and Komen for the Cure Turn Black Friday Pink

    ​Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the breast cancer awareness organization responsible for the all-pink-everything "Passionately Pink for the Cure" campaign, might have found their newest spokesperson in Nicki Minaj. It only makes sense--the break-out femcee has an unrelenting obsession with the color ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    The OC Music Awards Put Out 'The Best of Orange County'

    ​Young the Giant's Sameer Gadhia's Q&A with Spencer Kornhaber last week may have gotten all kinds of reactions about the state of the OC music scene, but the OC Music Awards are definitely making a case for local bands. Last week, the organization released a compilation featuring 14 songs from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Billy Kernkamp Plays at Summer Concert at South Coast Plaza Village

    Danielle Bacher/OC Weekly​Locals Only alumni Billy Kernkamp is performing at the South Coast Plaza Village for a Music For A Cure benefit. Folk singer-songwriter Barrett Johnson (performing with a full band), alternative rock group Melanoid, and R&B outfit Justin Grennan an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Ozzy Osbourne Wants To Beat The Screaming World Record At The Dodgers Stadium

    www.myspace.com/ozzyosbourne​Tomorrow, Ozzy Osbourne will be at the Dodger Stadium, trying to get the crowd to attempt the loudest (and longest!) scream for the Guinness World Records. Of course, it will be during a game when the Dodgers are playing the Angels, so if you go, you'll not only get t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 10, 2010

    Matt Pond PA

    Detroit Bar

  • Music

    April 8, 2010

    Multiple Sounds for MS Benefit at the Yost

    [Mental Notes] Also: the New Limb's homey debut, Coachella's late-night special

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Coachella Curfew Pushed Back an Hour... Small Comfort for Robert Smith

    Beth Stirnaman / OC WeeklyHe looked better with the lights out.​Coachella ended abruptly last year, with the Cure getting the plug pulled in the middle of their third encore at about 33 minutes past midnight. The sounds went out, the band kept playing, and then the lights shut off. Our reaction wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Cold Cave, Avi Buffalo, Best Coast at Glass House, Pomona

    Andrew YoussefWesley Eisold of Cold CaveThe Hype: Cold Cave's dark, synthpop 2009 album Love Comes Close is the complete amalgamation of 1980s New Wave laced with dark electro. Started by ex-American Nightmare and Give Up The Ghost frontman Wes Eisold, Cold Cave began as a solo project but has evol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Avril Lavigne Vs. Robert Smith, New Rufus Wainwright Album, Axl Rose, Against Me!

    "Avril Lavigne Vs. Robert Smith: Whose Alice Song Is Better?" asks BeatCrave, in regard to tracks off the new Alice in Wonderland soundtrack for the Tim Burton-helmed remake out March 5. Lavigne penned "Alice (Underground)." Smith's "Very Good Advice" is a very cool cover of a number from the 1951 D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Show Announcement: Coachella 2010 Dates Confirmed

    Beth StirnamanCoachella 2009: Day Two​The 2010 Coachella Valley Arts & Music Festival will take place Friday, April 16, Saturday, April 17 and Sunday, April 18 2010 at the Empire Polo Club, Indio, Calif. Pre-sale and layaway plans go on sale today at coachella.com. Three-day passes start at $ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    Video: Repeater In Pre-Production with Ross Robinson

    ​Way back in May, we told you about how Long Beach band Repeater were hand-picked by big-time producer Ross Robinson (the Cure, Korn, At the Drive-In, buckets of other various stuffs) to serve as his next project. We met with them at Robinson's home studio in Venice Beach--where the band lived for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    Showgazing: Jack's Fourth Show at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

    ​It's easy to forget how big the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine actually is. Most people probably don't spend that much time thinking about it. Probably about as much time as you spend thinking about its water park neighbor, Wild Rivers, in the middle of October. But after a hilly, five m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2009

    Pacific Symphony Offering 50% Off Tickets

    Courtesy of Pacific Symphony​Who doesn't love a good sale--especially in these dreary economic times? Here's one: the Pacific Symphony is celebrating its upcoming season--their 20th year with musical director/conductor Carl St.Clair, pictured--with a chance to score some half-price tickets.Thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2009

    TONIGHT: Repeater at the Continental Room

    Fever Dragon​We told you back in May about Long Beach's Repeater working with renowned producer Ross Robinson (Korn, The Cure, At the Drive-In); a heck of a coup for an unsigned act. Now that the record they've been working on is finished, the band's out of Robinson's Venice Beach compound--where ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Tomorrow: Fauxchella

    It's not often that Pearl Jam, the Rolling Stones, No Doubt, U2, the Cure, the Dave Matthews Band and Bruce Springsteen perform a free concert in Long Beach. In fact, it's never happened. Unfortunately, you can add tomorrow as just another one of those days when that dream bill won't come to fruitio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2009

    Talk Talk: Justin Kennedy of Army Navy (Part 1)

    Travis SchneiderReally, it's almost embarrassing how much I like LA-based pop band Army Navy. After seeing them open up for the Shys last October at Detroit Bar, I pushed their self-titled record (released on their own label, Fever Zone Records) on anyone that would listen. Songs like "Slight of Han ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 28, 2009
  • Music

    May 21, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Weekend Wrap-Up: Frank Black, Vintage Jeans and Zombies

    Friday's Grand Duchy show at Detroit Bar was a real treat. For some reason, I kind of forgot that the show was that day, and hadn't made the proper arrangements to attend, and was essentially turned away at the door when I got there. That was a bummer, for sure. I was able to check out Venus Infers ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 23, 2009

    Black Kids

    The Glass House

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    (Barely) Live from Coachella: It's All Over Except the Crying. Cure Get the Hook!

    Well, that was weird.As the Cure inched towards the three hour mark of their setlist and launched into their iconic "Boys Don't Cry" as part of their third encore, THE PLUG GOT PULLED. First sound, then stage lights/video screen. Weird move in general, especially with a legendary band headlining a m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2009

    Live(ish) from Coachella: Killers? Headliners? Sure!

    It's late, and I should probably sleep (or something resembling it) at this point (big day tomorrow: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, My Bloody Valentine, Public Enemy, Friendly Fires, the Cure, PB&J, Lykke Li, Okkervil River etc. etc.!) but I thought I'd share the setlist (and some totally astute observations) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2009

    (About to Be) Live from Coachella: The H is O

    Get ready for the longest, hottest day yet! Forecast is for 100 degrees! The Cure will probably play for like three hours! What a time to be alive. If you can manage to stay alive, at least. Never a guarantee. Huge, huge day for shows: Cure, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, My Bloody Valentine, Public Enemy, Paul W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2009

    Live from Coachella: Feeling the Earth Move Under My Feet (My Bloody Valentine, Public Enemy, The Cure)

    I just excavated myself from what seemed like miles of Cure fans. That was a close one. Check out our Twitter for real-time Cure setlist updates for as long as I can maintain such a pace; so far we've had classics like "Lovesong" and "Pictures of You" mixed in with some lesser-known tracks. Most lik ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    Lady Sovereign Drops 'So Human'

    Drops? You like that? I'm hip with the kids.Anyway, 5'1'' female British emcee released her new single, "So Human," today. The track is available for download here.Or you hear it for free here.The tune samples the Cure's "Close to Me," and while I'm on the fence about hip-hop butchering some of my f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Way Too Early Coachella Must-Sees

    I wanted to be the first person in the blogosphere to comment on what bands you should see at Coachella. So here goes. The Aggrolites -- LA's best white boy reggae/soul/funk band. They wear cool clothes and know how to throw a dance party. Thievery Corporation -- Maybe you know them, maybe you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Shh! All-American Rejects 'MySpace Secret Show' at Chain Reaction Wednesday

    In a show so secret that information is readily available about it on several places online, The All-American Rejects--who released their third studio album, When the World Comes Down, today--are playing a free gig at Chain Reaction in Anaheim tomorrow.

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    The Cure, The Killers, Death Cab for Cutie Announced for KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas

    It's radio station concert day! Apparently! KROQ has announced their lineup for day two (Dec. 14) of Almost Acoustic Christmas at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, and it is predictably pretty great: The Cure, The Killers, Death Cab for Cutie, Paramore, Franz Ferdinand (!), Scott Weiland, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2008

    High Beams

    Dear and the Headlights

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2008

    What You Missed Over The Weekend Part XXIII

    This weekend Gustavo Arellano sharpened his writing pen and wrote a post calling-out historian Chris Jepsen for not referencing his pieces on a historical blog. Alex Brant-Zawadzki reported (again) on the continuing construction cost climb on estimates for the 241 Toll Road through Tressles. Been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2008

    Last Night: The Cure @ Shrine Auditorium

    Last Night: The Cure at the Shrine Auditorium June 1st, 2008 Better Than: Trying to find parking at the Hollywood Bowl. Download: "The End Of The World" from The Cure Homepage. After selling out the Hollywood Bowl, The Cure added another stop to their itinerary as they played the Shrine Auditori ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 24, 2008

    ¡Ask a Mexican!®

    Three-question special

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2006

    Running with Rockers

    The Cold War Kids are playing a very special Orange County show on Sept. 24, and anyone can go. Anyone, that is, who's willing to walk five kilometers for tickets. The 24th is also the day of the Orange County Race for the Cure - namely the cure for breast cancer. The Race, held at Fashion Island i ... More >>

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