Voice Choices



Modest Mouse, your kid brothers are at the door—and they’re not well. Straight outta Staten (Island), onetime Weezer cover band Cymbals Eat Guitars have expanded their sonic slush into post-punk, psych-pop, and whichever genre will soon be named after singer/guitarist Joseph D’Agostino’s defibrillated, tweaked-out solos. (Post-wave-spazcore? Yeah, you heard it here first.) While the early-twenties troupe does share their virile yowls with Isaac Brock and the meandering riffs with Flaming Lips, the discordant, encompassing world of their debut Why There Are Mountains is a joyously new ride. Sweat off your doubts at teeny Cake Shop tonight. With Teletextile and Bedtime.

Sun., June 28, 9 p.m., 2009