LA part II.
CYMBALS in Los Angeles for the first time, perfect start to our journey up the west coast.
Photos by Karis Mackenzie - www.karismackenzie.com
We are here, we are somewhere.
I won’t lie: there was so much adversity that it was hard not to be superstitious.
But other things have just worked out perfectly.
The thing is: to bring these songs closer to you all, sing at you and near you. Since The Age of Fracture came out, we know you are all there, you come say hi, have a dance, I can see these songs mean something to all of you like us.
They might mean different things to you and us but I don’t control any of that so we can celebrate it all.
So over this week we are driving from LA to Vancouver and playing 5 shows, and the photographer Karis Mackenzie is coming with us in the tour bus, and we’ll be putting photos up and writing a bit up here too.
It’s our first time playing music in all these places, so we’re excited and nervous.
There’s also the road and sleeping in different places and being kind of disconnected and lost but together and living and breathing the songs.
I was curious about what Cymbals had to offer at a live show, especially after loving their album (The Age of Fracture) throughout the year. Add in the fact that my friend Luke Carson was now part of the band and there was no way that I was going to miss their show at Pianos. It unexpectedly…
Watch Odile et Michel here: https://vimeo.com/98529215
excellent new film from danny sangra
Camden Crawl 2014 @ The Black Heart
© Karis Mackenzie
UK synth-poppers CYMBALS explain their expectations upon coming over for their first U.S. tour.
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