This morning, The Cure tweeted news about Robert Smiths recording of Pictures Of You with Quartet Volute and Lachlan Radford for a UK documentary called Dead Good. He recorded this orchestral version last year and the documentary will air this May. Dead Good is a feature documentary about the ritual of care after death. Have…
B-Sides Tournament Round 2: The Smiths vs The Cure, Depeche Mode vs Garbage, Duran Duran vs The Pixies
Welcome to the second round games of the Strangeways Radio B-sides tournament. The voting will get significantly more difficult as we move into the late rounds. These games are difficult to predict.
More round 1 games to vote on in the B-sides tournament. This one features a battle of Brit Pop giants. For each match up, select the song that is your favorite b-side. Then, scroll to the bottom and select the VOTE button to submit your entries. You must vote on every match up for your…
B-Sides Tournament Round 1: The Cure vs Jesus & Mary Chain, Morrissey vs Pet Shop Boys, Radiohead vs Duran Duran
More round 1 games to vote on in the B-sides tournament. We expect at least one really close match up here. You almost have to start feeling back for songs going up against The Cure b-sides.
B-Sides Tournament Round 1: The Cure vs Travis, The Postal Service vs Erasure, Depeche Mode vs Oasis
More round 1 games to vote on in the B-sides tournament. A few of my favorite b-sides are in this round. Let’s see how they do!
B-Sides Tournament Round 1: Oasis vs The Cure, New Order vs Adam Ant, Echo & The Bunnymen vs Underworld
More round 1 games to vote on in the B-sides tournament. We expect these games might be blow outs but, you never know. That’s why we play!
The Cure has been in the news seemingly every week. 2019 will be an exciting year for the band, and it’s fans, as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Disintegration. This article consolidates all of the news on The Cure in one place in case you have missed anything.
B-Sides Tournament Round 1: Placebo vs The Smiths, The Cure vs Pet Shop Boys, Depeche Mode vs Sisters Of Mercy
Welcome to the first round of voting in the Strangeways Radio B-Sides tournament. We started off with a bang featuring some heavy hitters. There are 3 games in this round that you can vote on. You can only vote 1 time and voting will expire on March 21 at midnight EST.
Have you ever wondered what makes a song sad? Is it simply lyrical content? Is it the personal feelings you prescribe to that song, your recollections of it? Are there simply chords or intonations of voice that can stir this feeling in us. Is it scientific or formulaic? Certainly there are artists who are known as dark, or depressing but even some of these artists have other tracks that are more buoyant or jubilant. If you are interested in these answers or simply like most of us, have compiled lists or mixtapes in your head of the saddest songs of all time, then this book is for you.