On Friday, a respectable showing of locals with a taste for furious sadness (as opposed to the much less glamorous sad furiousness) braved the cold and filed into Paper Tiger to catch Cursive’s first SA show in a long while — since “probably 2008” (Cursive frontman Tim Kasher guessed from the stage). It’s no surprise that the veteran (formed in 1995) indie-rock/emo-punk act, known for its rather maniacal theatrical bent, conceptual albums, seething and searing performances, and lyrical evisceration of fucking everything, is popular here. After all, we as a city totally have a thing for the heart-on-sleeve, bile-plus-booze, scream-along sad-sack vibe. And, since “literally last century” as Kasher noted at some point in the show, few bands have captured that vibe as consistently, as thoughtfully, or as well as Cursive. These folks are consummate professionals, several of whom have been in other indie-successful bands and were a part of the spiritual nexus that helped spark the formation, in 1993, of the widely influential Omaha label Saddle Creek Records. For this show, the four-piece was accompanied by trumpeter/multi-instrumentalist Patrick Newbury and, extra exciting for fans of 2003’s The Ugly Organ (the band’s most successful/beloved album), cellist Megan Seibe. Cursive’s most recent album,… Read full this story
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