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Hear Death Cab for Cutie’s First-Ever Live Performance, Recorded in 1997

Twenty years ago today, Death Cab for Cutie staged their first full-band performance, an acoustic house show in Bellingham, Washington reportedly attended by 25 people. It was the…
Anna Gaca / November 22, 2017

Ben Gibbard – “The Concept” (Teenage Fanclub Cover)

Ben Gibbard is the latest artist to take a crack at Turntable Kitchen’s full-length album cover series Sounds Delicious. (Previous participants include Mutual Benefit, Foxygen’s Jonathan Rado, and Yumi…
James Rettig, Stereogum / July 13, 2017

Watch Death Cab for Cutie Cover “Fell on Black Days” in Honor of Chris Cornell

At a benefit concert last night for the ACLU and Planned Parenthood at The Paramount in Seattle, Death Cab for Cutie paid tribute to the…
Taylor Berman / June 10, 2017

Death Cab for Cutie and The Decemberists to Hold Benefit Concert for ACLU and Planned Parenthood in Seattle

Attention politically-conscious West Coast aughts-indie-rock fans: Death Cab for Cutie and The Decemberists are holding an acoustic concert in support of Planned Parenthood and the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 9, 2017

Ben Gibbard Is Recording a Full-Length Cover of Teenage Fanclub’s Bandwagonesque

Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard has announced a complete, album-length cover version of Teenage Fanclub's legendary third album (and SPIN's pick for Album of…
Anna Gaca / December 13, 2016

Death Cab for Cutie’s “Million Dollar Loan” Sure Sounds Like a Song About Trump (Updated)

"Million Dollar Loan," Death Cab for Cutie's first new song since last year's Kintsugi, appeared without warning on Spotify this morning, the Louisville radio station WFPK notes…
Andy Cush / October 10, 2016

Death Cab for Cutie’s Nick Harmer Explains Why the Band Walked Off Stage Mid-Song This Week

If you read any music news this week, you probably saw a YouTube video titled "Ben Gibbard with Death Cab for Cutie has a breakdown"
Anna Gaca / June 19, 2016

Yes, They’re Her Angel: Moby, Death Cab for Cutie, and More Talk Working With Yoko Ono

In many ways, Yoko Ono has always been a permanent outsider. A classically trained musician and intellectual, the 82-year-old Japanese artist has spent decades creating conceptual work, avant-garde…
Rachel Brodsky / February 11, 2016

Watch Death Cab for Cutie Cover R.E.M.’s ‘Fall on Me’ With Peter Buck and Mike Mills

Death Cab for Cutie closed out the second weekend of the Todos Santos Music Festival, a benefit started by R.E.M.'s Peter Buck for community service non-profit the Palapa…
Rachel Brodsky / January 26, 2016

Death Cab For Cutie, New Pornographers, Best Coast, and More Had Their Facebook Accounts Hacked

Snowed in and bored this weekend? So were some hackers: Best Coast, Death Cab for Cutie, and the New Pornographers were targeted by mischievous internet…
Harley Brown / January 25, 2016

BottleRock Napa Valley 2016 Lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Florence + the Machine, Stevie Wonder, and More

The lineup for this year's BottleRock Napa Valley — a three-day festival of eats, grape-based beverages, and tunes set to take place over Memorial Day…
Harley Brown / January 5, 2016

Death Cab For Cutie Give a Hauntingly Blippy Spin to Yoko Ono’s ‘Forgive Me My Love’

The first taste of Yoko Ono's Yes, I'm a Witch Too — the follow-up to 2007's covers and remixes album Yes, I'm a Witch —…
Harley Brown / November 9, 2015

Death Cab for Cutie’s Facebook Page Had a Sexual Awakening

Well, it's a rough morning to be the person in charge of Death Cab for Cutie's social media. As Noisey points out, their Facebook page…
Colin Joyce / August 20, 2015

Death Cab for Cutie Bring ‘The Ghosts of Beverly Drive’ to ‘Conan’

Update: Boy George and Jack Black were also on Conan talking about their Doors fandom, and were hooked up through the host with Doors guitarist Robby…
Andrew Unterberger / July 14, 2015

Made in America 2015 Lineup: Beyonce, the Weeknd, and More

Jay Z's annual Made in America Festival has just announced the lineup for its 2015 edition, and it's a doozy of a headliner in the…
Brennan Carley / June 24, 2015
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