Gibbard (left) with his pal Jenny Lewis. "Death Cab have a close circle of songwriter friends and they're all supporting and inspiring each other," says de Wilde. "It's nice to see them have a genuine interests in other's work, unlike some bands who just don't give a shit about other people's music but their own."
Halfway through Ruban Nielson’s explorative third LP, Multi-Love, the bipolar “Extreme Wealth and Casual Cruelty” fractures momentarily into reverberating shards, creaking like a bridge collapsing as a murky guitar yowls in the background. Coming so soon after a silky smooth, Steely Dan-referencing guitar solo courtesy of his equally musical father Chris Nielson, it’s a tonally… More »