Live Video: Cymbals Eat Guitars

Live Video
Jim Beckmann
photo by Dave Lichterman

Though much of the latest Cymbals Eat Guitars album is about loss – of a childhood friend, of innocence, of easier days – frontman Joseph D'Agostino has turned LOSE into an emotional gain, for himself and his listeners. Often tumultuous, sometimes anthemic, always melodic, the new songs are the band's most directly impactful yet, trading the heady styles of the previous albums for heartfelt rockers. The NY/NJ band laid it bare live in the KEXP studio as they shared songs from LOSE during a live video stream. You'll find the whole session here now:

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