Tag Archives: The Cure

Pasadena Daydream Festival

Since the What Difference Does It Make Podcast started we always seem to sneak The Cure into our discussion. In anticipation of our attending the Pasadena Daydream Festival, we look at the ten bands on the bill and pick out the most Cure like lyrics in one of each band’s songs. Podcast and Spotify playlist […]

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The Cure

After the artists from the 60s and 70s play their desert trip show in October, Goldenvoice should move on to the 80s and book The Cure, Nine Inch Nails, U2, a reformed R.E.M., a reformed The Police and a reformed The Smiths (one can dream). In the meantime, go to the Hollywood Bowl to see The […]

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Favorite Halloween Theme Music Videos that are not Thriller

No question, we all love Thriller but sometimes we need slightly different thrills to add to our Halloween enjoyment.  Here are a dozen videos that make my body start to shiver. Because no no mere mortal can resist; the evil of the thriller. Nine Inch Nails “Closer” Rotating hanging bodies, pig heads on a stick. Creepy factor […]

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New Music Tuesday

This is the last week of the year in which there is actually some new music.  Next week, it’s all greatest hits, reissues, live performances and holiday music. Seeds is the new album from TV On The Radio and the first one since the death of bassist Gerard Smith who died of lung cancer in […]

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Cover Songs

I’m generally not a fan of cover songs.  They’re good to hear as a curiosity but then easily forgettable.  Occasionally an artist will hit the nail on the head and reveal something different in a song, introduce me to a new artist I’d previously never knew or cover the song with such joyous abandon that […]

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame came out with its list of nominees: If it were up to me (which sadly, it is not) I would give it to the innovators not the imitators (thanks to My Morning Jacket’s “Wordless Chorus” for always keeping that lyric in my mind).  Here is the list and […]

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