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."
Vince Staples is hardly the ingratiating type. “Don’t shake my hands unless you passing payment,” instructs the redoubtable young’un on “C.M.B.,” a paean to ruthlessly mercenary, Randian capitalism. “Keep your salutation / I need my 40 acres.” This ice-grilling Left Coaster is more Mack 10 than Myka 9, a verbal marksman who refuses to placate… More »