Ben Gibbard

Watch Ben Gibbard Play Conan

Last night, Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard was Conan's musical guest. He sang "Something's Rattling (Cowpoke)," a song from his solo album Former
Tom Breihan | December 21, 2012 - 10:05 am
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She & Him – “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” Video

Zooey Deschanel came in at No. 7 on the list of Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2012, probably the most hotly debated of…
Michael Nelson | December 18, 2012 - 2:46 pm
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Ben Gibbard, Damien Jurado @ Wilshire Ebell Theatre, Los Angeles 11/14/12

Running enthusiast, Seattle Mariners fanatic and Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard headlined the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles in support of his…
Andrew Youssef | November 15, 2012 - 4:34 pm
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Ben Gibbard – “Teardrop Windows” Video

In his short but prolific video-directing career, Tom Scharpling has yet to make a bad video. His latest burst of inspiration comes in the form…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2012 - 1:44 pm
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Deconstructing: Ben Gibbard And Why We Want Him To Be Miserable

What is it about Ben Gibbard that inspires a celebration of depression? The singer-songwriter's sadness certainly has a twisted currency in the indie rock community.
Sharon Steel | October 15, 2012 - 4:18 pm
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Watch Ben Gibbard Perform With The Roots On Fallon

Tomorrow, Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard releases his first-ever solo album Former Lives. And on Friday night's episode of Late Night With Jimmy
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2012 - 11:31 am

Stream Ben Gibbard Former Lives

Next week, Death Cab leader Ben Gibbard releases his solo debut Former Lives, an album of his songs that didn't quite fit the Death Cab…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2012 - 12:20 pm
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Benjamin Gibbard – “Something’s Rattling (Cowpoke)”

Benjamin "Ben" Gibbard told us that the songs comprising his forthcoming Former Lives -- his first solo album -- were "not songs that weren’t good…
Michael Nelson | October 2, 2012 - 1:18 pm

Ben Gibbard – “Bigger Than Love” (Feat. Aimee Mann)

Next month, Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard releases his first-ever solo album Former Lives. We've already posted first single "Teardrop Windows," and now…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2012 - 3:56 pm
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Ben Gibbard Discusses Solo Album Former Lives

Even though he spent most of 2010 and 2011 putting the finishing touches on the most recent Death Cab For Cutie album, Codes And Keys,…
T. Cole Rachel | September 18, 2012 - 1:14 pm
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Benjamin Gibbard – “Teardrop Windows”

Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard (or, as he'd apparently prefer to be known, Benjamin Gibbard) will release his solo debut Former Lives this…
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Ben Gibbard Stumps For Obama, Announces Tour

This fall, Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard will release Former Lives, his debut solo album. That's the cover art, a painting from Joan
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2012 - 10:09 am
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Ben Gibbard – “Ichiro’s Theme”

Last night, Seattle Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki, an icon in Seattle, was traded to the New York Yankees, a transaction that was made even weirder…
Corban Goble | July 24, 2012 - 9:04 am
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Ben Gibbard Announces Solo Album Former Lives

From Pinwheel to ¡All-Time Quarterback! to the Postal Service, Ben Gibbard has devoted his songwriting skills to a number of bands outside of his main…
Scott Lapatine | July 17, 2012 - 9:42 am
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Watch Ben Gibbard’s Marriage Equality PSA

Here's Ben Gibbard's PSA in support of Washington State's Referendum 74, a piece of legislation that could make Washington the first state to defend marriage…
Corban Goble | June 21, 2012 - 1:56 pm
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Ben Gibbard – “Set Yourself On Fire” (Stars Cover)

It's a long, lazy summer Friday afternoon, and Ben Gibbard must be just as bored and just as ready for the weekend to begin as…
Tom Breihan | June 15, 2012 - 4:56 pm
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Stereogum Buzz Chart: Week Of 1/1/12

New year, new feature! Welcome to Rank & File, where we track the week's biggest people and stories in easily digestible chart-form. We did this…
Stereogum | January 5, 2012 - 2:44 pm
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Ben Gibbard Profiled In Runners World

Two things I learned in the past 10 minutes: (1) Runner's World, a magazine for people who like to run, is a thing that exists,…
Tom Breihan | January 3, 2012 - 5:02 pm
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Ben Gibbard & Zooey Deschanel Separate :(

In the closest to home indie breakup news since Thurston & Kim called it quits, Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard and She &…
Scott Lapatine | November 1, 2011 - 8:05 pm
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Death Cab For Cutie, Frightened Rabbit @ Rimac Arena, La Jolla 8/16/11

After their finishing their tour of smaller clubs, Death Cab For Cutie have stepped it up to arenas to promote Codes And Keyes. Hand picked…
Andrew Youssef | August 17, 2011 - 9:46 am
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