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Pearl Jam, Ben Gibbard, Brandi Carlile, Dave Matthews to Play Virtual Relief Concert

Seattle's best are about to come together for something massive. And no, we're not talking about the '95-96 SuperSonics. Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews,…
Brenton Blanchet / May 27, 2020

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

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Ben Gibbard Performs Postal Service’s ‘Such Great Heights,’ Dedicates It to USPS

Finally, the collab we've all been waiting for: The Postal Service meets the United States Postal Service. After an outcry of support for…
Brenton Blanchet / August 19, 2020

Ben Gibbard Covered John Fogerty’s ‘Centerfield’ Before Mariners Opening Day

If you know anything about Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard beyond his music, you know that he's a diehard Seattle Mariners fan. If you don't,…
Daniel Kohn / August 4, 2020

Jimmy Eat World’s Jim Adkins Enlists Ben Gibbard, Tegan Quin for New Podcast

Jimmy Eat World's Jim Adkins will discuss the intricacies of songwriting with Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard, Tegan and Sara's Tegan Quin, Blink-182's Mark…
Ryan Reed / August 4, 2020

28 Musicians Predict the 2020 Baseball Season

Against all odds and the advice of many virologists, the 2020 MLB season is finally underway. Whether that's a good idea in the midst of…
Daniel Kohn / July 24, 2020

Ben Gibbard, Laura Jane Grace, El-P, Others to Help Save Stereogum With Cover Songs

Ben Gibbard, Laura Jane Grace, and El-P are among the artists contributing to a new compilation called Save Stereogum: An ‘00s Covers Comp, which, as…
Emily Tan / June 29, 2020

Pearl Jam Play ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants’ in First Performance of 2020

Though they've been hit hard by COVID-19 on many levels, Pearl Jam played their first "show" as a band (Eddie Vedder performed solo at One…
Daniel Kohn / June 24, 2020

Benjamin Gibbard Shares Recorded Version of New Single ‘Proxima B’

Today is the last day of livestream pioneer and Death Cab for Cutie singer Ben Gibbard's ongoing series of streams (at least on a frequent…
Daniel Kohn / May 28, 2020

Ben Gibbard Performs All-Beatles Set in Latest Livestream

Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard has been offering generous livestreams to fans for a couple months now; he was one of the first to…
Dan Weiss / May 7, 2020

Ben Gibbard Covered Nirvana in Latest Livestream

Ben Gibbard cut his daily livestreams a few weeks but that doesn't mean he isn't doing anything interesting. In his latest livestream that…
SPIN Staff / April 23, 2020

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
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