The Cure
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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '80s: Part 5: 20 - 1
1 Oct 2015 // 9:02 PM

Songs of anxiety, paranoia, freak-outs, chilling verses, feverish desire, harrowing lyrics -- they all make for damn good music.

The Best 20 Re-Issues of 2010
23 Dec 2010 // 4:00 PM

The year's best re-issues are highlighted by a trio of rock gods in the Stones, Lennon and Bowie as well as a bona fide American jazz genius and a bevy seminal '70s and '80s British bands.


The Cure: Bestival Live 2011
30 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

Despite the travesty of relabeling their 1978 song "Killing an Arab" as "Killing Another", this is a taut, tight and energetic double live set for fans who want to hear all the Cure’s major hits in one place.

The Cure: 4:13 Dream
27 Oct 2008 // 6:00 PM

The danger of so openly courting nostalgia like this is that a new entry into old canon is simply never going to live up to the standard that those who've come to live with said canon have built for it.


Hope Despite the Times: 12 Essential Alternative Rock Albums from the 1980s
27 Aug 2014 // 4:24 AM

For those interested in acquainting themselves with alternative rock's rich and diverse early years, Sound Affects has assembled this '80s alt-rock primer.

Voodoo Music + Arts Experience: 3 November 2013 - New Orleans
27 Nov 2013 // 6:00 AM

Photographer Sean Issofresh was on hand for us at the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in New Orleans to capture some of the fest's greatest moments.

//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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