Cults Aren't the Best at Their Instruments, but Their Polished Pop Formula Still Shines

The duo headlines the Cat’s Cradle main room Saturday night in Carrboro.

For some music fans, a band intentionally shooting for catchiness is, on principle, a cheap move. But another school of thought holds that producing a truly original, memorable melody can be just as challenging—and worthwhile—as composing some crazy prog-rock symphony.… …read more