cymbals eat guitar

seasonal album aesthetic


after the party - the menzingers
separation sunday - the hold steady
make the clocks move - kevin devine 
whip smart - liz phair 
people who can eat people - AJJ
split the country, split the street - kevin devine 
all get out - all get out 
fight off your deams/leaked demos 2006 - Brand New
we shall all be healed - the mountain goats
no good for no one now - owen
put your ghost to rest - kevin devine
romance is boring - los campesinos! 
dog problems - the format
sick scenes - los campesinos! 
good news for people who love bad news - modest mouse
beat the champ - the mountain goats
killer parties - the hold steady
louder now - taking back sunday
almost here - the academy is..
straylight run - straylight run 
the king is dead - the decemberists 
chase this light - jimmy eat world 
rented world - the menzingers
keep you - pianos become the teeth
kiss - carly rae jepsen 
new best friends - mansions 
exile in guyville - liz phair
kauai - childish gambino 
pink moon - nick drake 
we were dead before the ship even sank - modest mouse
curse your branches - david bazan 
album of the year - the good life 
heaven is whenever - the hold steady
the crane wife - the decemberists 
sam’s town - the killers
danger days - my chemical romance 
the front bottoms - the front bottoms
i’m like a virgin losing a child - manchester orchestra
folie a deux - fall out boy
pale horse - mewithoutyou
52 weeks - into it. over it
hope - manchester orchestra


all hail west texas - the mountain goats 
born to run - bruce springsteen
goodness - the hotelier 
carrie and lowell - sufjan stevens 
tallahassee - the mountain goats
we have the facts and we’re voting yes - death cab for cutie
on the impossible past - the menzingers
emotion - carly rae jepsen 
i’m wide awake it’s morning - bright eyes
hot fuss - the killers 
ghost town - owen 
new again - taking back sunday 
Happy hollow - cursive
brother’s blood - kevin devine 
to pimp a butterfly - kendrick lamar
digital ash in a digital urn - bright eyes
Mama, I’m Swollen - Cursive
figure 8 - elliott smith 
talon of the hawk - the front bottoms
real ghosts caught on tape - fake problems
we cool? - jeff rosenstock 
salutations - conor oberst 
stay positive - the hold steady
taking back sunday - taking back sunday
santi - the academy is…
goths - the mountain goats
mean everything to nothing - manchester orchestra
dig up the dead - mansions 
west - lucinda williams 
born in the USA - bruce springsteen
high violet - the national
hazards of love - the decemberists 
I do perceive - owen
new wave - against me!
fast times at ridgemont high - the academy is . .. 
reverie lagoon - seahaven
heretic pride - the mountain goats
back on top - the front bottoms 
the king of whys - owen
never hungover again - joyce manor 
full force galesburg - the mountain goats
bad books - bad books
daisy - brand new
somewhere at the bottom - la dispute
the greatest generation - the wonder years
zopilote machine - the mountain goats
the mother the mechanic the path - the early november
joyce manor - joyce manor 


stage four - touche amore
for flotsam - los campesinos! 
integrity blues - jimmy eat world
all eternals deck - the mountain goats
lifted - bright eyes
knife man - AJJ
hail and farewell, gothenburg - the mountain goats
the devil and god are raging inside me - brand new
nobody likes a quitter - all get out
worry - jeff rosenstock 
three cheers for sweet revenge - my chemical romance
bleed american - jimmy eat world
in the aeroplane over the sea - neutral milk hotel
new leaves - owen 
the rising - bruce springsteen
I am Gemini - Cursive
king of the delta blues - robert johnson
boys and girls of america - the hold steady
fevers and mirrors - bright eyes
we don’t have each other - aaron west
cardinal - pinegrove 
damage - jimmy eat world
I brought you my bullets - my chemical romance
from under the cork tree - fall out boy
The bible II - AJJ
cody - joyce manor 
suburbia - the wonder years
the ugly organ - cursive
teeth dreams - the hold steady
it’s all crazy! it’s all true! - mewithoutyou
at home with owen - owen
control - pedro the lion
cassadaga - bright eyes
The glow pt 2 - the microphones 
hospice - the antlers
intersections - into it. over it
the bitter end - right away, great captain!
either/or - elliott smith
proper - into it. over it


reconstruction site - the weakerthans
sprained ankle - julien baker
darkness on the edge of town - bruce springsteen
sweden - the mountain goats
christmas island - AJJ
Get lonely - the mountain goats
ten stories - mewithoutyou
the church of the good thief - right away, great captain!
wildlife - la dispute 
good kid maad city - kendrick lamar
doom loop - mansions 
simple math -manchester orchestra
the season - all get out
the black parade - my chemical romance
the moon & antarctica - modest mouse
rooms of the house - la dispute 
left and leaving - the weakethans
the eventually home - right away, great captain!
brother, sister - mewithoutyou
something to write home about - the get up kids
hello sadness - los campesinos! 
illuminate - lydia 
letting off the happiness - bright eyes
deja entendu - brand new
the needles the space - straylight run 
winter wheat - john k samson 
pretty years - cymbals eat guitars 
day and age - the killers
clarity - jimmy eat world
catch us for the foxes - mewithoutyou
nebraska - bruce springsteen
infinity on high - fall out boy
transcendetal youth - the mountain goats
the lack long after - pianos become the teeth
where you want to be - taking back sunday
domestica - cursive 
invented - jimmy eat world
futures - jimmy eat world
cope - manchester orchestra
awaken, my love! - childish gambino 
the life of the world to come - the mountain goats
elliott smith - elliott smith
western teleport - emperor x
between the concrete and the clouds - kevin devine 
monogamy sessions - tim kasher
tunnel of love - bruce springsteen
reunion tour - the weakerthans
LOSE - cymbals eat guitars
because the internet - childish gambino 
ruminations - conor oberst 
the upsdes - the wonder years
care - david bazan 
new moon - elliott smith 

Top 50 best albums of 2014

50. Temples - Sun Structures

49. Adult Jazz - Gist Is

48. RATKING - So It Goes

47. Jungle - Jungle

46. CEO - Wonderland

45. Trust - Joyland

44. King Tuff - Black Moon Spell

43. Sia - 1000 Forms of Fear

42. Cloud Nothings - Here and Nowhere Else

41. Alvvays - Alvvays

40. Chet Faker -  Built On Glass

39. Eagulls - Eagulls

38. Cymbals Eat Guitars - LOSE

37. Shabazz Palaces - Lese Majesty

36. Julian Casablancas + The Voidz - Tyranny

35. The Antlers - Familiars

34. How to Dress Well - “What is This Heart?”

33. Lana Del Rey - Ultraviolence

32. Young Fathers - Dead

31. Taylor McFerrin - Early Riser

30. Sam Smith - In the Lonely Hour

29. Arca - Xen

28. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - I’m In Your Mind Fuzz

27. Clark - Clark

26. Ought - More Than Any Other Day

25. Hookworms - The Hum

24. Future Islands - Singles

23. St. Vincent - St. Vincent

22. Todd Terje - It’s Album Time

21. Parquet Courts - Sunbathing Animal + Content Nausea

20. The Hotelier - Home, Like Noplace Is There

19. Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots

18. Benjamin Booker - Benjamin Booker

17. Caribou - Our Love

16. James Vincent McMorrow - Post Tropical

15. Ariel Pink - pom pom

14. Flying Lotus - You’re Dead!

13. Jack White - Lazaretto

12. FKA twigs - LP1

11. Mac DeMarco - Salad Days

10. Keaton Henson - Romantic Works

9. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There

8. Iceage - Plowing Into The Field Of Love

7. The Men - Tomorrow's Hits

6. Lykke Li - I Never Learn

5. Woods - With Light and With Love

4. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 2

3. The War On Drugs - Lost in Dream

2. Perfume Genius - Too Bright

1. Foxygen - …And Star Power


20. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 2
19. Popcaan - Where We Come From
18. Vince Staples - Hell Can Wait
17. Dej Loaf - Sell Sole
16. United Nations - The Next Four Years
15. Rich Homie Quan & Young Thug - Rich Gang: Tha Tour Part 1
14. Ryan Hemsworth - Alone for the First Time
13. Future - Honest / Monster
12. You Blew It! - Keep Doing What You’re Doing
11. Chumped - Teenage Retirement
10. Cymbals Eat Guitars - LOSE
9. Mitski - Bury Me at Makeout Creek
8. YG - My Krazy Life
7. Joyce Manor - Never Hungover Again
6. The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream
5. FKA Twigs - LP1
4. Aphex Twin - Syro
3. A Sunny Day in Glasgow - Sea When Absent
2. Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) - You Will Eventually Be Forgotten
1. Sun Kil Moon - Benji

Honorable Mentions: How to Dress Well, Frameworks, Future Islands, The Range, Weezer, Ariana Grande, Migos, The Front Bottoms. 

Best Songs of 2014 here

Looking forward to what’s shaping up to be a great year for music in 2015. Thank you to anyone who shared or discussed music with me this year. A special shoutout to everyone at WUOG 90.5 FM who has helped shaped and mold my nonsensical music taste over the last 3 years, I like life more because of you. I’ll miss you. 

Had a great day off in Jake and Bren’s home town. And now… Baltimore we are back!!! Tonight with Say Anything Cymbals Eat Guitars and Hard Girls at Baltimore Soundstage! Check out the wonderful words The Baltimore Sun had to say about tonight’s show as well as how surreal it’s been touring with Say Anything!!!

Doors for tonight are at 6pm
See y'all soon!!!

Who’s stoked for this tour?!

Jun 24 Dallas TX @ Gas Monkey Bar N Grill
Jun 25 Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s
Jun 26 Austin, TX @ Scoot Inn
Jun 27 New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
Jun 28 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
Jun 30 Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues
Jul 02 Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
Jul 03 Norfolk, VA @ The Norva
Jul 05 Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
Jul 06 Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club
Jul 07 Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
Jul 09 Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
Jul 10 Boston, MA @ House of Blues
Jul 11 New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater
Jul 12 Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
Jul 14 Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre
Jul 15 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
Jul 16 Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
Jul 17 Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
Jul 18 Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room
Jul 19 Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
Jul 21 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex - Grand Room
Jul 23 Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
Jul 24 Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
Jul 25 San Francisco, CA @ Regency Ballroom
Jul 26 Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
Jul 28 Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent Theatre
Jul 29 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
Jul 30 Phoenix, AZ @ The Pressroom
Jul 31 Las Vegas, NV @ Hard Rock Live 

Say Anything Hebrews Tour with Modern Baseball, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Hard Girls

Say Anything will be going out on tour in support of Hebrews with Modern Baseball, Cymbals Eat Guitars, and Hard Girls. Say Anything will bringing a string quartet and guitars out on the road for them, for those in fear. Dates for the tour can be found below.

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Max talks about the idea behind adding strings to the full band for this tour and how it will allow you guys to hear old and new songs in a fresh way. Also on this clip you’ll see Max writing/playing string parts on a midi in the studio with Darren King. Say Anything w/ Modern Baseball, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Hard Girl, JUNE 24 - JULY 31, 2015