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Snarls – “I’ll Follow You”

Columbus indie-poppers Snarls, a recent-vintage Band To Watch, released their debut album Burst last year. Next month, they’ll drop a new EP called What About Flowers?, which they recorded in Seattle, with former Death Cab For Cutie guitarist Chris Walla producing. We’e already posted lead single “Fixed Gear,” and now the band has also released the graceful new track “I’ll Follow You.”
Tags: Music, Seattle, Columbus, New Music, Chris Walla, Death Cab For Cutie, Snarls


Death Cab For Cutie Announce 20th Anniversary Deluxe The Photo Album Reissue

Death Cab For Cutie’s third LP, The Photo Album, turned 20 years old on Saturday. To celebrate, the band has announced a 20th anniversary deluxe reissue.
Tags: Music, New Music, Death Cab For Cutie, Cutie


The Photo Album Turns 20

What’s the best Death Cab For Cutie album? If you favor the band’s early era, when they were just some articulate indie kids from Bellingham navigating a bleary fog of emotion, maybe you’d name 2000’s sophomore release We Have The Facts And We’re Voting Yes. If you favor superstar Death Cab, the alternative radio mainstays rendering those same deep feelings in shimmering hi-fi, you might cite their 2003 breakthrough Transatlanticism or 2005’s major-label debut Plans. Personally I’ve always prefe...
Tags: Music, The Anniversary, Death Cab For Cutie, Cutie, Bellingham


Snarls – “Fixed Gear”

Columbus indie-pop Band To Watch Snarls are following up their 2020 debut Burst with What About Flowers?, a new EP recorded in Seattle and produced by former Death Cab For Cutie guitarist Chris Walla. “We had time to stew on this new aura our band has for this release. We have entirely new musical influences, and working with Chris Walla — that’s when it hit me that we’re in a band,” singer Chlo White says.
Tags: Music, Seattle, Columbus, New Music, Chris Walla, Death Cab For Cutie, Snarls, Chlo White




Dave Depper – “Munich Six”

Dave Depper, recent-ish full-time Death Cab For Cutie guitarist, released his debut solo album, Emotional Freedom Technique, back in 2017. He's dabbled in ambient music, as well, and early next year he's going to be releasing a full-length instrumental album called Europa. It's culled from daily guitar improvisations that he forced himself to … More »
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Death Cab Announce We Have The Facts And We’re Voting Fundraiser, Directions Anniversary Broadcast

Since the beginning of quarantine, very few musicians have been keeping as busy as Death Cab For Cutie leader Ben Gibbard, who played about a million livestreamed solo acoustic sets and released the singles "Life In Quarantine" and "Proxima B." As for the full band, Death Cab have also contributed music … More »
Tags: Music, News, Death Cab For Cutie, Ben Gibbard


Hayley Williams, Matt Berninger, Weyes Blood, & More Contribute Unreleased Tracks To Benefit Compilation Out This Friday

This Friday (9/4) is Bandcamp's next Bandcamp Friday, when the service waives their revenue share, and a stacked compilation has just been announced, which will be only be available exclusively on Bandcamp for 24 hours. All proceeds from the album's sale will go towards the voters rights organization Fair Fight. The comp is … More »
Tags: Music, Real Estate, News, My Morning Jacket, The Cure, Broadcast, Joni Mitchell, Courtney Barnett, The Decemberists, Best Coast, Tycho, Matt Berninger, Phoebe Bridgers, Frankie Cosmos, Death Cab For Cutie, Grouplove


Ben Gibbard Finally Dedicates “Such Great Heights” To The Postal Service

The United States Postal Service has been at the forefront of the political conversation for the last few weeks. And, incidentally, so has the Postal Service, Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello's enduring indie-pop project, mostly because it's hard not to make a joke about the duo whenever the postal service comes … More »
Tags: Music, News, Postal Service, United States Postal Service, Death Cab For Cutie, Ben Gibbard, Jimmy Tamborello, The Postal Service


Watch Ben Gibbard Cover John Fogerty’s “Centerfield” For Seattle Mariners Opening Day Ceremony

It feels like forever ago that we were getting new Ben Gibbard covers every single week as part of his lockdown livestream series. He stopped doing those back in May, but he revived the practice to support his local team the Seattle Mariners for their Opening Day virtual ceremony, which took place last … More »
Tags: Music, News, Seattle Mariners, Death Cab For Cutie, Ben Gibbard, John Fogerty


Save Stereogum: An ‘00s Covers Comp

I started Stereogum in 2002 with a LiveJournal and a dream (to get free CDs). Seriously though, I started this site to discuss new music with strangers on the internet. Without all of you who comment thoughtfully on our features, send us hot tips, and aggressively point out our typos, this would be a really … More »
Tags: Music, Run The Jewels, Nothing, Half Waif, Best Coast, Bethany Cosentino, Colleen Green, Mac Demarco, Strand Of Oaks, Speedy Ortiz, El-p, Ryley Walker, Frankie Cosmos, Ty Segall, Death Cab For Cutie, Wet


Watch Margaret Glaspy Cover Death Cab For Cutie’s “I Will Follow You Into The Dark”

Margaret Glaspy released her new album Devotion back in March. And about a month ago, she shared a cover of the late Bill Withers' "Hope She'll Be Happier" and said that she'd spend her quarantine-fueled free time posting more covers of songs that inspired the writing process of Devotion. More »
Tags: Music, News, Death Cab For Cutie, Margaret Glaspy, Margaret Glaspy Cover Death Cab For Cutie


Ben Gibbard – “Proxima B” & “Filler” (Minor Threat Cover)

Ever since the coronavirus quarantine started in March, Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard has been doing his part to help keep people sane. He's been playing a ton of one-man concerts that he's been livestreaming from his home -- first daily, then weekly. On Twitter yesterday, Gibbard announced that tomorrow's set … More »
Tags: Music, Death Cab For Cutie, Cutie, Ben Gibbard, Gibbard, Minor Threat


Ben Gibbard Brought His Quarantine Ballad To Colbert And It Remained Charming As Hell

Ben Gibbard has been one of the bright lights of our new livestreamed global music scene. The Death Cab For Cutie singer-guitarist was an early adopter, launching a daily concert webcast just as COVID-19 first forced most of us to stay at home. That daily gig has since become a weekly engagement, but it continues … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Stephen Colbert, Colbert, Death Cab For Cutie, Cutie, Ben Gibbard


Watch Ben Gibbard’s All Beatles Covers Livestream

The Ben Gibbard livestream train rolls on. The Death Cab For Cutie frontman was one of the first to get in on the quarantine livestream game, doing one every day before transitioning over to a weekly schedule last month. Today, he dedicated his whole set to a little band called the Beatles, covering … More »
Tags: Video, Music, The Beatles, Death Cab For Cutie, Cutie, Ben Gibbard


Watch Ben Gibbard Cover Depeche Mode Deep Cut “The Things You Said”

Bed Gibbard is still doing his livestreams quite frequently. The Death Cab For Cutie frontman switched over from daily to weekly shows at the beginning of April, and he keeps doing things that are worth shouting out. A couple weeks ago, he covered Neil Young and a few weeks before that he covered … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Neil Young, Depeche Mode, Death Cab For Cutie, Cutie, Ben Gibbard, Gibbard


Watch Ben Gibbard Cover Neil Young’s “Don’t Cry No Tears”

Benny Gibbs! Back at it again! The Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard started off the quarantine era by playing livestreamed solo shows every day in his home studio, a nice balm when we were all tearing our collective hair out. Gibbard couldn't keep that pace up forever, and he's since slowed … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Neil Young, Death Cab For Cutie, Cutie, Ben Gibbard, Gibbard, Benny Gibbs Back


Watch Ben Gibbard Pay Tribute To Adam Schlesinger By Covering Fountains Of Wayne

Yesterday, Adam Schlesinger passed away due to complications from coronavirus. We reflected on his career a lot today, from 11 of his lesser-known songs to his most enduring work. More »
Tags: Video, Music, Death Cab For Cutie, Wayne, Ben Gibbard, Adam Schlesinger, Fountains Of Wayne


Watch Ben Gibbard Play The Cure, R.E.M., Spiritualized, & More In Another All-Covers Livestream

Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard was an early adopter in the wave of livestreamed concerts that has arisen while many people isolate themselves in their homes to combat the spread of COVID-19. Sunday, for the 13th straight day, Gibbard sat down at home in Seattle and broadcast himself playing songs on YouTube. More »
Tags: Video, Music, Paul Simon, Neil Young, Daryl Hall, John Oates, The Cure, Seattle, Morrissey, Death Cab For Cutie, Kris Kristofferson, Cutie, Art Garfunkel, Simon & Garfunkel, Ben Gibbard, Spiritualized


We Have The Facts And We’re Voting Yes Turns 20

Now here's the Pacific Northwest indie rock classic that should’ve been called Keep It Like A Secret. More »
Tags: Music, Pacific Northwest, The Anniversary, Chris Walla, Death Cab For Cutie, Ben Gibbard


Watch Ben Gibbard Play Death Cab’s Earliest Material In Rarities Livestream

Is Ben Gibbard going to single-handedly get us all through quarantine? I mean, a lot of other people are doing livestream performances, but Gibbard is really going all in: He is playing daily, and every day he brings something new to the table. To recap so far, Gibbard covered Radiohead and … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Radiohead, Death Cab For Cutie, Ben Gibbard, Gibbard


Watch Ben Gibbard Play Phoebe Bridgers, Def Leppard, & “The Bones Are Their Money” In All-Covers Livestream

Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard has been stuck at home in quarantine like the rest of us, and he's been turning his camera on every afternoon to perform an acoustic set to make up for his solo tour that was cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. He's played a whole array of songs from … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Death Cab For Cutie, Cutie, Ben Gibbard, Phoebe Bridgers Def Leppard


Ben Gibbard – “Life In Quarantine”

While waiting out the coronavirus pandemic like the rest of us, Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard has been spending his time in quarantine playing daily livestreamed solo shows from his Seattle home, which has resulted in covers of Radiohead, Joy Division, and Decemberists covers and has … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Seattle, Death Cab For Cutie, Cutie, Ben Gibbard, Decemberists, Radiohead Joy Division


Watch Ben Gibbard Cover New Order’s “Ceremony” In His Latest Acoustic Livestream

In May of 1980, four days before frontman Ian Curtis died by suicide, Joy Division recorded a new song called "Ceremony." It was the last song that Joy Division ever recorded, and that recording wouldn't see release until years later. When Curtis died, the surviving members of Joy Division went on to form New Order. More »
Tags: Video, Music, Joy Division, New Order, Death Cab For Cutie, Curtis, Ian Curtis, Ben Gibbard


Watch Ben Gibbard Cover Radiohead’s “Fake Plastic Trees”

Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard was supposed to head out on a solo tour next month. That, like everything else, has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But earlier this week, Gibbard announced that he would be livestreaming shows from the comfort of his own home studio for the … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Radiohead, Death Cab For Cutie, Cutie, Ben Gibbard, Gibbard


Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard will play live from home everyday

My friend Ben Gibbard from Death Cab for Cutie plans to perform daily in his home studio and stream it live on YouTube/Facebook at 4pm PST. And he's taking requests. Thanks Ben! From his announcement: I know you are all freaked out right now. I am, too. And while I’m proud that we’re all doing the necessary things at the moment to help flatten the curve, I know it has left us incredibly isolated... Be it with DCFC, Postal Service, or solo I have always been grateful for the honor you...
Tags: Video, Music, News, Death Cab For Cutie, Ben, Cutie, Ben Gibbard, YouTube Facebook, Ben From, I Need You So Much Closer


Ben Gibbard Is Playing Daily Livestreamed Solo Shows During Coronavirus Pandemic

For now, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, live music has been put on hold. This sucks hard, and it could end up having devastating longterm consequences for the whole music economy. But it's also been fascinating to see how different musicians are reacting. Right now, a whole lot of bands are playing livestreamed shows for … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Death Cab For Cutie, Ben Gibbard


Watch Lana Del Rey Cover “I Will Follow You Into The Dark” With Ben Gibbard

Lana Del Rey's Norman Fucking Rockwell! tour rolled through Denver, CO last night at the Bellco Theatre and Del Rey had a couple special guests on-hand. Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard played a solo set before Del Rey's show, and then she brought him out during her set so that they could … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Lana Del Rey, Death Cab For Cutie, Cutie, Ben Gibbard, Denver CO, Del Rey, Julia Jacklin, Lana Del Rey Cover, Norman Fucking Rockwell, Bellco Theatre


Hear New Covers Of ‘00s Hits By Death Cab, Sufjan Stevens, & Franz Ferdinand From Hulu’s Looking For Alaska

Seemingly every time we at Stereogum publish a retrospective on some classic album, someone responds, "Fuck, I'm old." But the landmark musical releases of your youth turning 10 or 20 years old is only one of many ways you can be alerted to your own aged status. For instance, I have recently discovered … More »
Tags: Music, Sufjan Stevens, The Strokes, Alaska, Hulu, Modest Mouse, Franz Ferdinand, Beginners, Album Stream, Miya Folick, Death Cab For Cutie, Bloc Party, Jose Gonzalez, Rilo Kiley, Alexi Murdoch, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club


Ben Gibbard – “Me And Magdalena”

Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Richard Swift unfortunately passed away last year at the age of 41. Swift was a prolific, beloved figure during his life. He befriended and collaborated with many musicians in the Pacific Northwest and beyond, Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard among them. More »
Tags: Music, The Monkees, Pacific Northwest, Death Cab For Cutie, Ben Gibbard, Magdalena, Richard Swift



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