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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 recalls brighter moments of mid-period Cure when it’s not channeling “Float On.” That’s fitting given how Ben Gibbard’s got five… More »

NAME: The Long Winters
PROGRESS REPORT: Recording their fourth full-length album at Electrokitty Recording, Bog Roll Studio, and Two Sticks Audio in Seattle.

“It’s been a pretty hilarious process,” say Long Winters main guy John Roderick of their transient recording process. Recording the followup to 2006’s Putting The Days To Bed, the Long Winter… More »

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The Long Winters’ John Roderick Is Running For Seattle City Council

The last time we heard from the Long Winters' John Roderick, he was working on the follow-up to 2006's Putting The Days To Bed. Nothing…
James Rettig | May 12, 2015 - 8:20 pm
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Ben Gibbard & Jay Farrar @ The El Rey Theatre & KCRW Studio, Los Angeles 10/23/09

Master thespian Ben Gibbard brought his Jack Kerouac-celebrating collaboration with Jay Farrar to Los Angeles on a busy Friday which had the pair (along with…
Amrit Singh | October 26, 2009 - 2:33 pm
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New Intramural – “Impairment Begins With The First Drink” (w/ Teeter Sperber from LadybiRdS)

Nowadays ex-Desaparecidos guitarist/Statistics frontman Denver Dalley's recording electro-acoustic music under the Intramural moniker. He and co-producer Sam Shacklock's longtime-in-the-making debut This Is A Landslide include…
Stereogum | October 18, 2007 - 2:29 pm
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Oh No! Oh My! Cover Huey Lewis

Won't be 'til next year, but brace yourself for a project being billed as a joke gone, well, right: Are You Still With Me?!, a…
Stereogum | July 23, 2007 - 11:11 am
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‘Roo Remainders: The Hold Steady Rock “Stuck Between Stations,” John Roderick Deems Them Stuck Between E Street Band, Bad Company, Foreigner and Styx

In what should be the last of the scraps of our trek to Manchester, TN this past weekend, we were psyched to share with ya…
Stereogum | June 20, 2007 - 12:31 pm
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Revenge Of The (Music) Nerds

It seems that, even in this enlightened age, music jocks and music nerds just can't get along. From Seattle Weekly (via Glenn):"In the music community,…
Stereogum | March 28, 2007 - 11:07 am
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Death Cab Fans Overweight And Shitty?!

Pitchfork was underwhelmed with the Chicago Bookeaters concert: Ben Gibbard closed out the night, but not before comedian/musician Fred Armisen made a surprise appearance a…
Scott Lapatine | August 25, 2006 - 5:10 pm
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John Roderick Performs “Pushover” @ Beacon Theater, NY 8/23/06

Another vid from last night’s Revenge Of The Bookeaters. Johnny charmed with amusing anecdotes (he cut his own hair earlier in the day!) and stripped…
Scott Lapatine | August 24, 2006 - 12:04 pm
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Sufjan Stevens, David Byrne Duet For $5,000

If we donated $5,000, Bookeaters host John Hodgman promised the sold out Beacon crowd, Sufjan Stevens and David Byrne would perform together at the end…
Scott Lapatine | August 23, 2006 - 11:54 pm
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New Long Winters Video – “Fire Island, AK”

We already told you how much we love John Roderick and the new Long Winters album Putting The Days To Bed. Especially the shimmery pop-rock…
Scott Lapatine | August 8, 2006 - 1:18 pm
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Stream The New Tom Petty

And nine other summer CDs you might be curious about. Courtesy of those wusses at AOL. Tom Petty – Highway Companion Mew – Mew and
Scott Lapatine | July 24, 2006 - 10:52 am
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Sufjan Stevens, David Byrne, Jon Stewart Rock For Literacy

Must … get … tickets … Revenge Of The Book Eaters Beacon Theater, NYC 8/23 Sufjan Stevens David Byrne Jon Stewart John Roderick Dave Eggers…
Scott Lapatine | July 12, 2006 - 3:44 pm
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New Long Winters – “Fire Island, AK”

“John Roderick writes songs that make you feel like you?ve been talking to someone really interesting in an airport for the last hour and, although…
Scott Lapatine | July 5, 2006 - 4:27 pm
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New Long Winters – “Ultimatum”

Lately DJ Sarah has been spinning Harvey Danger’s “Flagpole Sitta,” which is cool ’cause ’90s nostalgia’s so hott, and I’ve realized I still love that…
Scott Lapatine | September 6, 2005 - 3:47 pm
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Chrismukkah With The Long Winters

I’ve never seen an episode of The O.C.. Jessica says I’m crazy, but now that the show’s not opposite West Wing maybe I’ll start watching.
Stereogum | October 21, 2004 - 8:40 am
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