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After we premiered each track from Death Cab's new Open Door EP, the band set out on a North American tour that found its way to UC San Diego's RIMAC Arena last night. Photographer Andrew Youssef…   Read Story »
Twitter users were outraged last week when the service shut down @CWalken, a popular but totally fake celebrity account. Indeed it's way too easy to be duped by fake profiles. (So easy!) Not that…   Read Story »
It is Thursday, which means it is The Open Door's Track 4 day. In announcing this new EP, Death Cab said these Narrow Stairs-session songs weren't "castoffs," but simply that they didn't fit the mood…   Read Story »
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 »