Tag Archives: Cymbals Eat Guitars

2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Reeves

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 9th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 16th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, October 3rd: DJ Shadow, Noer The Boy at The Showbox (more info) Andrew W.K. at Neumos (more info) Patti Smith at University Bookstore (more info) Tuesday, October 4th: Robyn Hitchcock with Emma Swift at Fremont Abbey Arts Center (more info)

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Song of the Day: Cymbals Eat Guitars – Wish

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, selected by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, comes from New York rock actRead more…

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In Stores Now 9/19

September continues to be strong for new releases. Highlights include the latest from Staten Island, NY band Cymbals Eat Guitars. KEXP Music Director Don Yates says their fourth album, “brings a bit more of an expansive and energetic sound to their anthemic indie-rock. Produced by John Congleton, the album adds synths, occasional horns and otherRead more…

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Thursday Music News

All throughout the Midday Show on KEXP today, DJ Cheryl Waters has been sharing tracks from the forthcoming Cymbals Eat Guitars album, Pretty Years. Miss a few songs? Had to go into a meeting? You can stream the entire album here, via NPR Music. The band will be crashing through (argh, puns! I can’t helpRead more…

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Music that Matters: It’s Tomorrow Now

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music that Matters, Vol. 526 – It’s Tomorrow Now You never need to wait toRead more…

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Monday Music News

From a KEXP Song of the Day in 2013 to a Grammy nomination and Saturday Night Live in 2016 — it’s been fantastic watching the rise of our beloved Courtney Barnett! Over the weekend, the Aussie superstar made her first live TV appearance in the U.S. with “Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go toRead more…

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Music That Matters: Death by Unga Bunga Is a Hell of a Way to Go

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol 493 – Death by Unga Bunga Is a Hell ofRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, March 23rd: • Kristin Hersh, Chris Brokaw at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Little Wings, Karl Blau, With Child at The Vera Project // All Ages (more info) • The Wrecking Crew at SIFF Cinema Uptown // All Ages (more info)

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Live Review: KEXP Yule Benefit with Strand of Oaks, Cymbals Eat Guitars, S and Cabana at Neumos 12/20/2014

It used to be that every year about this time, KEXP would throw the Yule Benefit show, but it’s been five years since our last one. This year, music fans were in for a treat as the show returned to Neumos to raise money for the station’s new home, being built at the Seattle Center.Read more…

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