TBJ’s One-Year Geburtstag in Brooklyn, New York

We did enough promotion for our one-year anniversary that we don’t have to talk about it any more now, but we would like to thank all of the bands (Cymbals Eat Guitars, Grooms, Pretty & Nice, Maquina Supervium) and DJ Kevin Fowler, say that Shea Stadium is the shit and that they’re great to work […]

TBJ’S ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY

What are you doing on March 2, 2013? If your answer is not “Going to Shea Stadium in Brooklyn’s cozy neighborhood of Bushwick,” then you have got to get yourself in order! THE BOMBER JACKET is so, so, so happy to announce our FIRST official booked/sponsored/curated show of 2013! Huzzah! And whaddayaknow, we’ve got a […]

Cymbals Have a Merciless and Insatiable Blood-lust for Guitars

Brooklyn-born Cymbals Eat Guitars take their name from something Lou Reed once said about The Velvet Underground. Yet, it wasn’t an overly whimsical metaphor like “my band sounds like cymbals eating guitars,” but instead something more musically technical. Reed was asked why the drummer, Moe Trucker, didn’t crash down on the cymbals a lot on […]

Drew and Jen’s South by Southwest 2012 Wishlist

Two years ago in 2010 I flew down to Austin, Texas to embark on an debacherous, adventurous week at South by Southwest Festival. I was covering the music portion of the festival as a college journalist. The week was positively arduous and long, with hardly any sleep and excessive amounts of alcohol. I carried my […]