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Ben Gibbard Performs Songs From 2007-2011 in Latest Livestream

Say this much for Ben Gibbard: he's keeping things interesting. In the latest twist, Gibbard busted out songs only released from 2007-2011, which…
SPIN Staff / March 25, 2020

Ben Gibbard Plays ‘Cleveland,’ ‘Champagne From a Paper Cup’ in Early Death Cab Rarities Livestream Set

A day after playing a full set of covers, Ben Gibbard decided to delve deep into the Death Cab for Cutie archive. Monday's set featured…
Daniel Kohn / March 23, 2020

Ben Gibbard Takes on John Lennon, Phoebe Bridgers and More During All-Covers Livestream

Ben Gibbard has been livestreaming concerts from his home studio all week, and while most sessions have included a cover, the Death Cab For Cutie…
Katrina Nattress / March 22, 2020

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Ben Gibbard Covers Fountains of Wayne’s ‘Barbara H’ in Honor of Adam Schlesinger

After performing daily for the past two weeks as of last Sunday, Ben Gibbard had something special in store for his first weekly livestream.
Daniel Kohn / April 2, 2020

Ben Gibbard, Jim James, Fred Armisen, Jarvis Cocker to Play COVID-19 Benefit Stream

Ben Gibbard, Jim James, Fred Armisen and Jarvis Cocker lead an impressive group of artists who will perform at Light in the Attic's COVID-19 benefit…
SPIN Staff / March 31, 2020

Ben Gibbard Covers The Cure, Neil Young, and More During Final Daily Livestream

On Sunday, Ben Gibbard signed on for his last daily livestream and like he did last week, the Death Cab For Cutie's set consisted entirely…
Katrina Nattress / March 29, 2020

Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie Talks We Have the Facts and We’re Voting Yes 20 Years Later and Live from Home Series

In the shattering wake of the coronavirus pandemic, hundreds of canceled tours have given way to musicians streaming live shows from their own living rooms…
Dan Weiss / March 27, 2020

Ben Gibbard Releases ‘Life in Quarantine’ for Charity

After debuting "Life in Quarantine" during his livestream set last week, Ben Gibbard has released the studio version of the track. Done in…
Emily Tan / March 26, 2020

Ben Gibbard Performs Songs From 2002-2005 in Latest Livestream

In the latest edition of Ben Gibbard's daily livestream, he revisited some of the most well-known periods from his catalog. Gibbard picked songs…
SPIN Staff / March 24, 2020

Ben Gibbard Takes on John Lennon, Phoebe Bridgers and More During All-Covers Livestream

Ben Gibbard has been livestreaming concerts from his home studio all week, and while most sessions have included a cover, the Death Cab For Cutie…
Katrina Nattress / March 22, 2020

Ben Gibbard Shares ‘Life in Quaratine,’ Announces All Covers Livestream Set

Ben Gibbard shared a new song that he dedicated to the city of Seattle, which is one of the cities hardest hit by the coronavirus…
Daniel Kohn / March 20, 2020

Ben Gibbard Covers The Decemberists’ ‘Grace Cathedral Hill’ in Latest Livestream Session

On the third day of his livestreaming series, Ben Gibbard busted out a cover from The Decemberists, his fellow Pacific Northwesterners. "I remember…
SPIN Staff / March 19, 2020

Ben Gibbard Covers New Order’s ‘Ceremony’ on Latest Livestream Show

For the second day of his livestreaming shows, Ben Gibbard changed things up a bit. Instead of sticking primarily to acoustic guitar as…
SPIN Staff / March 18, 2020

Yungblud, Coldplay’s Chris Martin and Death Cab for Cutie Turn to Streaming for Coronavirus Self-Quarantine Relief

After a week of festival and tour date postponement announcements across the music industry and public gathering limitations over coronavirus concerns, Yungblud had an idea…
Jolie Lash / March 17, 2020

Ben Gibbard to Stream Daily Live Performances From His Home Studio

Almost everyone is self-quarantining these days due to the coronavirus outbreak, including musicians. As shown with Chris Martin's performance yesterday, some of these folks can…
Daniel Kohn / March 17, 2020

Death Cab for Cutie Played Transatlanticism in Full in Seattle

Ben Gibbard has been an outspoken advocate to save the Showbox, the iconic local Seattle venue that has a rich history going back 80 years.
Daniel Kohn / February 26, 2020
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