• The Cure To Play Belfast and Dublin

    The Cure are set to play Belfast and Dublin next year. As part of a new European tour, the English goth rock legends will play Dublin’s 3Arena on December 1st 2022 and Belfast’s SSE Arena on December 2nd. Support for both shows comes from the Twilight Sad. Tickets go on sale this Friday (December 10) at 9AM.

  • The Cure Confirmed for Malahide Castle

    It’s official: The Cure will play Dublin’s Mahahide Castle on June 8th, 2019. Doubling up as the Robert Smith-fronted band’s first Irish headline show in 7 years, the show promises 40 years of hits and more. Back in July, the band celebrated their 40th anniversary in July with special sold-out concert in London’s Hyde Park, almost 40 years to the day since their first ever show. Performing to 65,000 strong fans, the set included the likes of ‘Pictures Of You’, ‘Lovesong’, ‘Inbetween Days, ‘Just Like Heaven’, ‘A Forest’, ‘Lullaby’, ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ and more. Tickets for the Dublin show are priced…

  • The Cure Set For Dublin Return

    Fancy an alternative to Metallica and co. at Slane on June 8 next year? You’re in luck: legendary English band The Cure have posted on Twitter to say that they’ll return to play Dublin on the exact same date. Aside from Oxegen 2004, the Robert Smith-fronted band last played the city in 1996. Venue and ticket price is to be confirmed.

  • Stream: A Yes Playlist

    Very obviously completely unrelated to anything that is happening, anywhere in the world, pertaining to politics, nationalism and all things in between, we’ve decided to compile a ten-track Yes playlist, featuring affirmatively-inclined tracks by the likes of Tune-Yards, Mogwai, Elliott Smith, Beck and Surfer Blood. Stream that below once you’ve finished admiring the strawberry above.

  • Playlist: Literature In Music – From Mastodon to Kate Bush

    On what would have been his 159th birthday (pending a range of frankly inconceivable factors), the status of Oscar Wilde as one of literature’s greatest wits and stylistic visionaries is one completely set in stone. Having permeated the music and lyrics of innumerable composers bands from Prokofiev to the Smiths down the ages, it got us thinking: “Hey, wait a minute! There’s tonnes of songs written about (or that reference) novels and books not necessarily written by Oscar Wilde. That justifies a Spotify playlist, surely?” Admittedly, not the greatest “Eureka!” moment in history but perservere we did in the name of…