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Show Spotlight: Cigarettes After Sex @ 9:30 Club, 10/25/19

With so much coming through DC on a regular basis, how will you ever decide what to go see? Let Fuzzy Logic help.

Hither, Ben Kirst shines a light on the sold out Cigarettes After Sex show, happening October 25 at the 9:30 Club.

“There is something eerie,” Zoe Cramer of The Daily Californian wrote in her recent review of a performance by Brooklyn synth-gazers Cigarettes After Sex, “in hearing a man in his late 30s sing songs with lyrics that read like a tween’s diary.”

Well, Zoe, you may have missed the mark. There are a few million fans who would probably beg to differ.

The smoldering popularity of Cigarettes After Sex — Greg Gonzalez’s dreamy, sensual labor of love — has been, like the songs themselves, a slow burn, first spiking in 2017 after nearly a decade languishing in relative obscurity.

On the strength of a single full-length album, 2017’s eponymous debut on Partisan Records, Cigarettes After Sex has skyrocketed into one of the most-loved alternative acts in the current mil…

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