Cymbals Eat Guitars | Wish

Cymbals Eat Guitars seem to be looking backward in their move forward. There’s something very David Bowie’s Thin White Duke or Rolling Stones Some Girls and Lou Reed about this new streaming track from Cymbals Eat Guitars “Wish”. Whether it’s the spastic digitized saxophone experimentation or the gorgeous 80s synth melodies mixed with heavy thumping…

Cymbals Eat Guitars | Definite Darkness (Video)

One of the marvelous things about Cymbals Eat Guitars’ ambitious 2011 record “Lenses Alien” is how lead singer Joseph D’Agostino can pour out all his verbose lyricism and still keep the songs so damn melodic. The band’s wild and soaring musical structures are the concrete foundation, and his voice and words spill onto its pavement,…

CYMBALS EAT GUITARS | Lenses Alien

A Their Bated Breath favorite, Cymbals Eat Guitars, have a free track for you, “Rifle Eyesight (Proper Name)”, from off their upcoming release “Lenses Alien”. The record is scheduled for release on Aug. 30 via Barsuk Records, and Aug. 29 in Europe through Memphis Industries. Apparently, “Lenses Alien” will be a more true collaborative album…

4 NEW TRACKS | Cymbals Eat Guitars

SUSTAINED INTENSITY: Cymbals Eat Guitars recorded four new songs for radio host Marc Riley on BBC 6. “Wavelengths”, “Plainclothes”, “Tunguska” and “Definite Darkness” will appear on the band’s upcoming release, the follow-up to 2009’s “Why There Are Mountains”. It feels like it has been awhile since I saw this Staten Island band. They were playing…

LINKED Vol.#3 | Will You Please Be Quiet Please?

“Linked Volume” is a regular post of a hodge-podge of intriguing links on the Internet. Think of it as a breath of fresh air. A break from all music all-the-time. You’ll find links to good articles, maybe a slick piece of artwork, a cool new blog, mixed in with the tunes. A music blog can’t…