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The next stop on our track-a-day premiere of Death Cab's new Narrow Stairs companion Open Door EP is, fittingly, Track Two. And it's a stark shift from the happy jangle of EP opener "Little Bribes."…   Read Story »
If you have money and/or connections, Washington DC is the place to be today. There are so many people gathered for the presidential inauguration, CNN is shooting from a satellite in space! But sadly…   Read Story »
Feist has won all sorts of awards for teaching math to the less fortunate, but her charity doesn't stop there. The angelic indie folk star also donated a new recording to Dark Was The Night, a comp…   Read Story »
According to US/People/Sufjan Beat, Death Cab For Cutie's frontman proposed to the She half of She & Him before Christmas and she said yes man (sorry). We're happy for them (sort of!), but look…   Read Story »
That's correct, the incredibly shrinking Death Cab For Cutie frontman got stung by a scorpion last night in San Diego. Not just once: The bugger (the scorpion) came back for seconds. In a blog post…   Read Story »
In preparation to drop Acid, Jenny's been posting some not very amusing sketches to YouTube, featuring Ben Gibbard, Jonathan Rice, and actual music from the LP. So, yes "The Next Messiah"'s special…   Read Story »
Tonight Barack Obama cements his nomination as the Democratic nominee for President of the United States of America while Radiohead cement their position as a band that really likes to do webcasts.…   Read Story »
Death Cab For Cutie are a band that consistently turns out sincere, thoughtful indie rock in a style their own.   Read Story »
Rhapsody celebrated its new DRM-freedom by renting out Hiro and inviting Ben Gibbard to perform an acoustic set. Tough crowd -- I suspect many attended for free MP3tinis -- and I wouldn't say the…   Read Story »
Today your regular bloggers have been replaced by Ben, Chris, Nick, and Jason of Death Cab For Cutie. The band's new album Narrow Stairs is out now. DCFC are not professional bloggers, so please send…   Read Story »