Cruel World Festival: two unexpected nights of classic post-punk and goth at the festivalSimon Reynolds
May 22, 2023
Promoters of the Cruel World Festival tweeted a weather warning on Friday, predicting a mostly sunny day with 79 degrees and 99% chance of despair. See you there.
The weather had different plans. But on Saturday, a horde cloaked in sun-absorbing dark black mope-rockers converged upon Pasadenas Brookside.