Saturday, June 5, 2010

Prayer Tour audio

Soundboard compilation from Frankfurt, Bremen, and Arles.
Drammen, Norway (May 3rd, 1989) on Dime.
Hamburg, Germany (May 5th, 1989)
Heerenveen, The Netherlands (May 6th, 1989)
Bremen, Germany (May 7th, 19898) on Dime.
Hannover, Germany (May 8th, 1989) on Dime.
Essen, Germany (May 11th, 1989) on Dime.
Essen, Germany (May 11th, 1989) Dark Night CD on Dime.
Lorelei, Germany (May 13th, 1989)
Lorelei, Germany (May 13th, 1989) on Dime.
Milano, Italy (June 8th, 1989) on Dime.
Torino, Italy (June 9th, 1989)
London Wembley (July 22nd, 1989) on Dime.
London Wembley (July 23rd, 1989) on Dime.
London Wembley (July 24th, 1989)
Montreal, Canada (Aug. 25th, 1989)
Chicago, IL. (Sept. 1st, 1989)
Denver, CO. (Sept. 4th, 1989) on Dime.
Los Angeles, CA. (Sept. 8th, 1989)
Los Angeles, CA. (Sept. 8th, 1989) on Dime.
Mountain View, CA. Part 1 / Part 2 (Sept. 10th, 1989)
San Diego, CA. (Sept. 12th, 1989)
Dallas, TX. (Sept. 15th, 1989) on Dime.
Houston, TX. (Sept. 16th, 1989)
Mansfield, MA. (Sept. 23rd, 1989)
(Thanks to Dennis, Andreas and T.U.B.E. for help with this)

Friday, June 4, 2010

Disintegration Deluxe Trivia Contest

Congratulations to the winners - Robert Rice (entry #13), Joseph Lomnicky (entry #32), Stephen (entry #49).

The contest is closed and the answers have been posted. Thanks to everyone who entered. Winners will be announced by Saturday afternoon. Good luck!

We have 3 Disintegration Deluxe prize packs to give away. Answer the trivia questions correctly, and you will be entered in to the contest. Good luck, have fun and no sharing answers! : ) Unfortunately, due to Rhino's request, this is only open to fans in North America. Very sorry about that.
(Thanks again to Nikki @ Rhino Records)

Uncut reviews Disintegration Deluxe

Uncut (July 2010). (Thanks Frank)

More audio rarities and shows

Leipzig, Germany (08-04-90). (Thanks Dennis)

Wild Mood Swings demos - "I've recently converted the WMS Demos from the old site to MP3. The original quality was rather poor." (Thanks Brad)

4Tour at the Hollywood Bowl (05-31-08) - Repost of the Sirius XM broadcast from last year. (Thanks Julien)

Stuttgart 10-13-92 (Soundboard, but see comments for notes)
MP3: Part 1 - 2 - 3 - 4.
FLAC: Part 1 - 2 - 3 -4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11.
Cover: Front - Back. (Thanks Andreas)

Thursday, June 3, 2010

RS Rapido interview 1989

An interview with Robert, and Prayer Tour rehearsal footage, from Rapido 1989. (Thanks Simon)

Interpol UK tour

Update: Interpol announces the release date for their new self titled album - mid-September.

Interpol have announced some UK tour dates for the end of the year. Pre-sales start tomorrow, June 4th, for 02 customers. (Thanks John)

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Disintegration Deluxe on iTunes Australia

While delayed in stores, iTunes Australia has the set available as a digital download for $29.99. (Thanks The Real Snow White)

Mojo reviews DD and talks to Robert

Mojo magazine (July 2010) has a review of Disintegration Deluxe, and a new interview with Robert. (Thanks JC)

Ideal Copy update

Update: More details about their bonus items here. (Thanks Chris)

From the Ideal Copy newsletter: "All customers who Pre-Ordered the domestic version of The Cure's Disintegration (Both 3CD and 2LP) will be receiving this very cool promotional poster from Rhino Records. We will also be including some Cure promotional posters from previous reissues with some orders as well as singles (both vinyl and CD) from their last two studio albums. The import EURO 3CD is IN STOCK NOW!"

Canadian interview with Robert 1989

Charlie has posted another Disintegration era video. This time it's an interview with Robert from Much Music in 1989. He also uploaded In Your House live from 1980.

All Kinds of Stuff

Catching up on some non-Disintegration items. : )
Check out Jason playing with JJ Brunel in 1988.
The Cure live in Paris 1979 (At Night/A Forest, 3IB, KAA).
Remember Alexander Galle's "Out Of This World" video?
Top Shop has/had a Cure dress in their stores.
Heron is selling The Cure Kick Ass vinyl stickers.
The Accureacy are a new Cure tribute band in Greece.
Covers - BDC by Jay Vaquer / All Cats Are Grey by Gerard Mazza.
Nice archive of old Smash Hits magazines.
James is selling his Schecter Porl Thompson Signature guitar. Email him for details. US sale only.
Shawn is selling a near-mint Head Tour program. Check the comments for info.
(Thanks Gildas, Toberr, Nico, Jared, Stephen, Heron, Rodrigo, Gerard, Brian, James, Shawn)

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Happy Birthday, Simon!

A very Happy Birthday and Best Wishes to my favorite bass player of all-time. Cheers!

Monday, May 31, 2010

Prayer Tour poster on ebay

"I am selling my vintage "The Prayer Tour" Poster from 1989 on Ebay Germany." (Thanks Elmar)

Disintegration era montage

Charlie @ Impression of Sounds has put together a very nice video montage of footage from the Disintegration/Prayer Tour era. (Thanks Charlie)

Lullaby (extended remix live)

Another treat from from The Prayer Tour. Many of you will have heard this already, but for those who haven't, this was an "experiment" from Caen, France on July 7th, 1989 - MP3 / FLAC.
(Thanks Andreas)

Disintegration delayed in Australia

"As stated in a telephone call to Universal Music Australia: The delay of several releases in Australia is due to a shipment not arriving from Germany. It is unknown when the next shipment will be.." (Thanks Fuji and notherbob)

"Shops and online stores now say release date in Australia is 18 June." (Thanks Col)

Camden 85 on BBC 6

Late in posting this, but BBC 6 has The Cure live at Camden Palace from 1985 on The Live Music Hour. It will only be up until June 2nd. (Thanks JC)

RTL2 quiz and giveaway

RTL2 in France is giving away copies of Disintegration Deluxe if you can answer their quiz questions.

Disintegration US vinyl delay?

Update: "Amazon changed the delivery estimate to "June 18, 2010 - June 22, 2010" (Thanks Lindsey)

From Ideal Copy: "We've just been advised from a couple suppliers that the US reissue of Disintegration Vinyl has been bumped a week to June 15. Pretty typical for vinyl these days. We'll try to get more info before changing our release date."