Cursive (Band)

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    November 9, 2012

    Minus the Bear, Cursive, Girl in a Coma, Marquee Theatre, 11/8/12

    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 >>

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    November 8, 2012

    Cursive's Tim Kasher on I Am Gemini , Solo Project and Touring With Minus The Bear

    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. "I was writing really jerky song ... More >>

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    April 17, 2012

    Cursive and Cymbals Eat Guitars Cover Gin Blossoms

    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 >>

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    February 28, 2012

    Cursive at Crescent Ballroom, 2/27/12 (VIDEO)

    Cursive Crescent Ballroom 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 >>

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    February 24, 2012

    Tugboat's Phillip Hanna Talks About the Band's Breakup, Final Shows, and What Happens Next

    ​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 >>

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    February 23, 2012
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    February 21, 2012

    Cursive's Ted Stevens on I Am Gemini, Duality, and Line Up Changes

    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 >>

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    February 14, 2011

    Valentine's Day Songs That Tell it Like it is

    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 >>

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    November 11, 2010
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    January 8, 2010

    Cursive to Play the Marquee in March (with Alkaline Trio, Of Course)

    These fine young gentleman will accompany Alkaline Trio to their March date at the Marquee. Their name? Cursive​Omaha 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 >>

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    March 12, 2009
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    February 27, 2009

    Our SxSW Party: M. Ward, Crystal Antlers, Cursive

    LA Weekly has announced the bill for our Village Voice South by Southwest showcase. M. Ward, Crystal Antlers, Cursive, Gomez and Bear Hands. Crystal Antlers and Cursive are the highlights for me. The new Cursive record, Mama, I'm Swollen -- which I popped in today, and happened to be listening to ju ... More >>

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    January 16, 2009

    Just Announced: Black Lips, Cursive, Fall Out Boy, Gaslight Anthem, The Little Ones

    A great week for show announcements, as we've got indie faves The Black Lips, Cursive, Gaslight Anthem, and The Little Ones coming.Oh, and Fall Out Boy. You know, for kids.The Black Lips (above) have a druggy, melodic sound they call "psych-punk," which strikes me as something like The Stooges playi ... More >>

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    April 24, 2007

    Bright Spots

    I'm a little bit shocked that my ol' homeboy Conor Oberst and his latest lineup for the ever-evolving Bright Eyes have actually debuted at #4 on the Billboard charts, despite remaining on Omaha's stalwart indie label Saddle Creek. The album, Cassadaga, is a step forward for Conor, Mike Mogis, and cr ... More >>

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    November 6, 2006

    Says Who??

    Jimmy Eat World I'm sure you're all aware that tomorrow is election day, which I wouldn't ordinarily type about up in this piece, but it's made for some strange endorsements this year. Check out the video here, and you'll see local music scene players like Jim Adkins of Jimmy Eat World, Will Anders ... More >>

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    January 27, 2005

    Giving It Up

    What won't the Stiletto Formal do for success?

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    September 30, 2004

    Love on the Rocks

    The story of a doomed relationship makes up the Good Life's new album

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    August 12, 2004

    Mixed Up

    "I'm retiring from the humiliating art of wooing girls with music."

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    August 5, 2004


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    June 17, 2004

    His So-Called Good Life

    Tim Kasher sings his heart out on tour