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Toronto indie-pop act Alvvays have had a breakout year, and here's the latest evidence: Saturday night, during a benefit show for Seattle area arts nonprofit Power2Give/Puget Sound, Ben Gibbard sat…   Read Story »
Later this month, the Postal Service will release Everything Will Change, a feature-length concert documentary of their performance at the Greek Theater in Berkeley, CA during last year's reunion…   Read Story »
Mark Kozelek and Ben Gibbard had an email conversation for The Thread where they talked about a bunch of different things, including alienating their fans, San Francisco's gentrification, and Almost…   Read Story »
It's weird to think about the fact that Death Cab For Cutie have now been a band for nearly two decades. For those of us who came of age alongside the band's music, revisiting Death Cab's back…   Read Story »
The Postal Service's reunion tour was a big deal for a lot of people, the members of the Postal Service included. Everything Will Change is a new concert film/documentary by director Justin Mitchell…   Read Story »
The Foo Fighters' new album Sonic Highways comes out in November and more details are starting to emerge about some of the featured guests that the band picked up in their tour around the country. In…   Read Story »
Death Cab For Cutie and the Dismemberment Plan had a mutual respect for each other, so much so that they embarked on a joint Death And Dismemberment Tour in early 2002. This weekend sees the two…   Read Story »
By my count, the Smiths only recorded 74 songs during their brief, brilliant career, so the concept of choosing their 30 greatest seems kind of dubious: That's two-fifths of their catalog! Just the…   Read Story »
Budweiser partners with Jay Z for the Made In America festival, which is returning to Philadelphia for a third time this year as well as adding an L.A. edition. Apparently the Made In America brand…   Read Story »
"Hey, hey, hey! Hello and welcome to Seatte-Tacoma International Airport!" says Quincy Jones, prerecorded and played back over the airport's overhead announcement system. Linger inside long enough…   Read Story »