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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 openers Frightened Rabbit didn't play their cover of…   Read Story »
How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders on Roku? Maybe I stayed in and did that. There is no way to…   Read Story »
Wilco did it at Wrigley field in 2008, and now Arcade Fire's tackled "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" for the Cubs. Members Will Butler and Marika Shaw did the honors Saturday night, singing and swaying…   Read Story »
After watching the recently unearthed footage of Arcade Fire playing a house party in 2002 and a 17-year-old Robin Pecknold covering Radiohead and Simon & Garfunkel, I thought it would be fun to…   Read Story »
Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with "You Are A Tourist," the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes And Keys. A sunny addition to our spring playlist, it…   Read Story »
We've already heard Ben Gibbard's Arthur soundtrack contribution “When The Sun Goes Down.” Now you can hear his other track on the album, the gentle, waltzing "Where Our Destination Lies." It's…   Read Story »
If you're tired of listening to Death Cab's "You Are A Tourist" on repeat, check out this new one from lead Cutie Ben Gibbard. We heard "When The Sun Goes Down" live at Noise Pop; here it's fleshed…   Read Story »
The next Death Cab album is "not a guitar-based record ... we've been into vintage keyboards and playing with that palette." So says Ben Gibbard of DCFC's Narrow Stairs follow-up, expected next…   Read Story »
Ben Gibbard and Zooey Deschanel both sang at Game 3 of the Giants vs. Phillies NLCS yesterday. Gibbard did "The Star-Spangled Banner" while Deschanel did "God Bless America" later in the game, both…   Read Story »
Hey, what are members of the Velvet Underground up to? Lots, apparently: John Cale played all of his 1973 album, Paris 1919 at UCLA's Royce Hall with his band and the UCLA Philharmonia last…   Read Story »