Posts tagged "death cab for cutie"

Ben Gibbard Performed an Acoustic Cover of Guided by Voices’ ‘Tractor Rape Chain’

Death Cab for Cutie are on the cusp of releasing their new album, Kintsugi, and, while making the publicity rounds this week,…
By: Rachel Brodsky / March 27, 2015

Stream Death Cab for Cutie’s New Album, ‘Kintsugi’

Death Cab for Cutie's new album — their first album since Chris Walla left — is now streaming on NPR's First Listen. We've…
By: James Grebey / March 23, 2015

Stream Death Cab for Cutie’s Thoughtful New Single, ‘Little Wanderer’

Death Cab for Cutie released "Little Wanderer," the fourth single and track from their forthcoming album, Kintsugi, this morning. The new track, which you…
By: James Grebey / March 16, 2015

Death Cab For Cutie Share New ‘Kintsugi’ Cut, ‘The Ghosts of Beverly Drive’

Kintsugi, Death Cab for Cutie's first album since losing Chris Walla, is due out at the end of the month, and now they've shared a…
By: James Grebey / March 9, 2015

Mark Kozelek Joins Ben Gibbard Onstage For Postal Service’s ‘Such Great Heights’

Mark Kozelek to the rescue: The notoriously curmudgeonly Sun Kil Moon musician recently lent his support to Death Cab For Cutie'…
By: Brennan Carley / February 24, 2015

Death Cab For Cutie Embrace Pop Leanings on ‘No Room In Frame’

Next month, Death Cab For Cutie will release their long-awaited Kintsugi (March 31), the band's first release since the departure of former guitarist Chris Walla.
By: Brennan Carley / February 23, 2015

Death Cab’s Ben Gibbard Directs a Fake Action Movie in ‘Black Sun’ Video

In the new Ben Gibbard-directed video for Death Cab for Cutie's "Black Sun," the singer directs a faux-action movie complete with slow…
By: Brennan Carley / February 11, 2015

Read Ben Gibbard and Mark Kozelek’s Latest Batch of Pen-Pal Emails

Old buddies Ben Gibbard and Mark Kozelek are also very much pen pals, something they revealed last November when they published…
By: Rachel Brodsky / February 2, 2015

Death Cab for Cutie Play ‘Black Sun’ on ‘Letterman’

Death Cab for Cutie visited Late Show with David Letterman last night for their first television appearance with their new lineup. The band played…
By: James Grebey / January 30, 2015

Stream Death Cab For Cutie’s New Song, ‘Black Sun’

Early this morning, Death Cab for Cutie released the lead single from their upcoming album, Kintsugi. Titled "Black Sun," the track is the…
By: Brennan Carley / January 26, 2015

Death Cab For Cutie Returned to the Stage Without Chris Walla Last Night

Update: the band did, in fact, play some new material last night. Video footage of that ("Black Sun," "TK," and "TK), courtesy of Revolt, is below.Last…
By: Brennan Carley / January 21, 2015

Death Cab for Cutie Lose Chris Walla

Death Cab For Cutie's show at the Rifflandia Festival in Canada will be guitarist Chris Walla's last with the band, according to…
By: Brennan Carley / August 13, 2014

The 40 Best Albums of 2005

The 40 best albums of 2005, as ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2006 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

Monsters of Health: Pearl Jam, Jim James Help Clear Up Obamacare Confusion

Dave Lamb was on tour in Houston with his folk duo Brown Bird when he found himself struggling just to get through a song. He'd…
By: Marc Hogan / January 30, 2014

Sun Kil Moon Goes to See the Postal Service in Casually Gutting ‘Ben’s My Friend’

The French onion soup. Or the burger. That's what you order at Perry's, a 44-year-old San Francisco restaurant and bar that has blue-and-white checkerboard tablecloths,…
By: Marc Hogan / January 10, 2014

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Death Cab for Cutie, Los Campesinos!, Widowspeak, and More

Start coasting towards the weekend with the latest releases by Death Cab for Cutie (a 10th anniversary edition of 2003's star-making Transatlanticism), Lo…
By: Kyle McGovern / October 24, 2013

Death Cab for Cutie’s Eighth Album Is Underway

Death Cab for Cutie are officially hard at work on their eighth album. Yes, after a quick sojourn into a solo career and…
By: Kyle McGovern / October 11, 2013

Death Cab for Cutie Are Reissuing Their Best Album, ‘Transatlanticism’

"I don't want to be an indie rock band," Ben Gibbard told me (via UR Chicago) in fall 2003, right before Death Ca…
By: Marc Hogan / August 29, 2013

The Postal Service Give Up? Ben Gibbard Says Band Played Its ‘Last’ Shows

This weekend in Chicago, The Postal Service played what could be their final shows ever. On Saturday afternoon, Ben Gibbard tweeted that the band'…
By: Jordan Sargent / August 5, 2013

Hear Death Cab for Cutie Go Postal (Service) on Synth-y ‘Soul Meets Body’

Judging by the way things went for the Pixies, Ben Gibbard must be this close to the stage of his indie-rock nostalgia cycle where…
By: Marc Hogan / July 1, 2013
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