Noise Pop 2012: Cursive with Ume, Virgin Islands, Taxes @ Great American Music Hall 2/22/12

As a sort of bandwagon Cursive fan — I've only given their 2009 release Mama, I'm Swollen a proper listen — I was a little hesitant reviewing this show. It felt like I was going in blind, especially considering the lineup included three opening bands, all of whom I'd never heard before. To make matters worse, I was attending by myself. By the end of the show — and my first experience with the cathartic, fist-in-the-air sing alongs Cursive do so well — it felt like I'd been through a potent group therapy session. Things started a little stiff but [...]

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