Minus the Bear, Cursive, and Girl In a Coma, Cursive @ Marquee Theatre|11/8/12The term "indie rock" is a convenient catchall, but last night at the Marquee Theatre, the term's definition was stretched to the limit.
Minus the Bear, Cursive, and Girl in a Coma utilize elements of a lot of genres: po ... More >>
Omaha indie rockers Cursive are no strangers to making concept albums. From Domestica's tale of Sweetie and Pretty Baby to the religious town in Happy Hollow, each album has its own narrative thread. This is abundantly clear on the band's seventh album, I Am Gemini.
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See also: Cursive at Crescent Ballroom, 2/27/12 (VIDEO)
See also: Cursive's Ted Stevens on I Am Gemini, Duality, and Line Up Changes
We're big fans of AV Club's Undercover Series, where the Chicago-based pop culture site invites bands into its little round room to cover songs from a list compiled b ... More >>
Monday, February 27, 2012
"Whenever I see a band shortly after an album comes out, I hope it's too soon for them to play new songs live," a friend yelled to me as Cursive tore into the opening hooks of "This House Alive," the first track from its seventh album, I Am Gemi ... More >>
Phillip Hanna is recently single and on the prowl. After spending six years with Tempe indie outfit Tugboat, the keyboardist and his longtime collaborative partner, Wayne Jones, have decided to go their separate ways. Musically, that is. The duo and their band will play three final show ... More >>
Being in a band is tough. Just listen to Cursive's travails in "Art is Hard." Over the last decade, the Omaha-based indie rockers have endured their share of personnel changes: subtracting a cellist, adding a horn section, going back to a four piece, and eventually settling on a five piece band (hea ... More >>
Not everyone is either totally head-over-heels in love or bitter and lonely on Valentine's Day.Some people are a little more realistic -- a little more down to earth -- about things.What about the rest of us? Whether you recently got dumped, have a crush, or just wanna get laid, there's a song out t ... More >>
These fine young gentleman will accompany Alkaline Trio to their March date at the Marquee. Their name? CursiveOmaha indie rockers Cursive are winding their way through Tempe this spring, almost a year to the day since they last played The Valley. They will be playing with The Dear & Departed ... More >>