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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 »
He's gone from slagging L.A. to moving there, but on Monday Ben Gibbard was rooting for his home team, performing "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" and covering John Fogerty's "Centerfield" with the rest…   Read Story »
There's nothing like an unplugged Ben Gibbard set to remind you that the man has refined a signature style of storytelling. And there's nothing like an unplugged Ben Gibbard unveiling his cover of…   Read Story »
Comedian Joe Mande and our own Scott Lapatine sat down with Ben Gibbard to have a quick talk before our Range Life party got underway. Aside from thinking they were gonna have a chat with Beth…   Read Story »
"It's early Saturday afternoon and you guys are still drinking, aren't you. You're just like, 'I can take off next week to dry up and process everything that happened during SXSW.'" Well no Ben…   Read Story »
South By Southwest is nearly upon us, and as you may have expected, we're in the mood to celebrate. We even got a new outfit for the occasion. Or really, got an occasion for the new outfit: After…   Read Story »
Some said Dreamin' Man -- essentially Harvest Moon Live '92 -- was a curious choice for the latest of Neil Young's Archives. But Harvest is an undeniable high point along the NY discography, which…   Read Story »
Actor Tim Robbins curated the WTF?! Festival this weekend in Culver City to raise money for the ailing non-for-profit Actors' Gang arts organization, inviting fellow actor Ben Gibbard and his rock…   Read Story »