CYMBALS – “Car Crash”

When someone declares themselves a car crash, as opposed to when someone insists they're a river, my mind does not initially jump to a happy…
Margaret Farrell | June 29, 2017 - 10:14 am

CYMBALS – “Decay”

I've long been a fan of CYMBALS, the London duo that merges elements of shoegaze, dance-pop, and new wave into a uniquely captivating blend. So…
Chris DeVille | May 8, 2017 - 12:37 pm

CYMBALS – “The End” Video

In terms of popular '80s throwback artists of today, CYMBALS splits the difference between M83's widescreen euphoria and Cut Copy's retro-futuristic club music. "The End,"
Chris DeVille | May 28, 2014 - 4:53 pm

CYMBALS – “Erosion” Video

Last fall we premiered "Erosion," a pulsating synth dream by the superb British new wave band CYMBALS. Months later, that song swooshes back into our…
Chris DeVille | March 4, 2014 - 1:13 pm

CYMBALS – “Winter ’98”

The lead single from CYMBALS' The Age Of Fracture, "Erosion," was a warm and luxuriant bit of post-punk pleasure. "Winter '98," the second offering from…
Chris DeVille | December 16, 2013 - 3:35 pm

CYMBALS – “Erosion” (Stereogum Premiere)

The shoegazey, New Wavey London combo CYMBALS is releasing a new album called The Age Of Fracture this February, named for Princeton professor Daniel T.
Chris DeVille | November 5, 2013 - 11:01 am