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2018 In Review

A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships: 27 Memorable Music Tweets From 2018

A lot happened in the year of our lord 2018, and a lot of it happened on Twitter. Beefs were had: Ariana Grande and Piers…
Peter Helman | December 14, 2018 - 11:49 am

The Anniversary

Something About Airplanes Turns 20

I imagine Ben Gibbard circa 1998 situated under a tree reading Kerouac. A sensitive 20-something in sandals and jeans, probably the brainiest of his friend…
Julia Gray | August 17, 2018 - 9:12 am


Death Cab For Cutie’s Narrow Stairs At 10: An Interview With Ben Gibbard

Ben Gibbard is hesitant to talk about Death Cab For Cutie's new album, knowing that whatever he says will probably be misconstrued. He learned this…
Julia Gray | May 14, 2018 - 1:12 pm

More Death Cab For Cutie stories

Death Cab For Cutie – “To The Ground”

Next month, longtime Pacific Northwest indie rock giants Death Cab For Cutie will follow up their 2018 album Thank You For Today -- and frontman…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2019 - 9:03 am

Watch Chance The Rapper Join Death Cab At Lollapalooza

"Do You Remember," the second track on Chance The Rapper's official debut album The Big Day, features Death Cab For Cutie. According to Ben Gibbard,…
Peter Helman | August 3, 2019 - 11:13 am

Death Cab For Cutie – “Kids In ’99”

In 1999, when Death Cab For Cutie were only a couple of years into their career as a band, a gas pipeline exploded in their…
Tom Breihan | July 30, 2019 - 9:23 am

Ben Gibbard – “Keep Yourself Warm” (Frightened Rabbit Cover)

Even before Scott Hutchison died last year, a legion of artists were lining up to honor Frightened Rabbit's masterpiece The Midnight Organ Fight. The tribute…
Chris DeVille | July 10, 2019 - 9:37 am

Ben Gibbard – “Filler” (Minor Threat Cover)

Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard has shared a cover of Minor Threat's "Filler," the first track off the iconic hardcore punk group's debut…
James Rettig | May 9, 2019 - 5:05 pm

Ben Gibbard – “Me And Magdalena”

Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Richard Swift unfortunately passed away last year at the age of 41. Swift was a prolific, beloved figure during his life.
Connor Duffey | April 17, 2019 - 11:44 am

The Beths – “Soul Meets Body” (Death Cab For Cutie Cover)

Big week for Death Cab For Cutie covers! First Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst broke out "Title And Registration" at a Better Oblivion Community Center…
James Rettig | March 20, 2019 - 2:43 pm

Watch Better Oblivion Community Center Cover Death Cab For Cutie In Seattle

Throughout their inaugural tour, Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst's supergroup Better Oblivion Community Center have been doing the thing where you cover a song each…
Chris DeVille | March 18, 2019 - 12:17 pm

Watch Halsey & Yungblud Cover Death Cab For Cutie

Halsey and English pop artist Yungblud recently collaborated on a new single, "11 Minutes," featuring Travis Barker. They shared a kiss in the song's music…
Julia Gray | February 21, 2019 - 6:40 pm

Watch Death Cab For Cutie Play “Northern Lights” On Seth Meyers

Death Cab For Cutie are still out there promoting last year's Thank You For Today, making sure they hit every last TV talk show in…
Chris DeVille | January 22, 2019 - 9:46 am

Death Cab For Cutie – “Summer Years (Jimmy Tamborello Remix)”

Back in 2003, Ben Gibbard teamed up with Jimmy Tamborello for a little project called the Postal Service. Remember them? Just kidding, of course you…
James Rettig | December 4, 2018 - 3:46 pm

Death Cab For Cutie Surprised Chicago By Performing Transatlanticism In Full

Death Cab For Cutie released Transatlanticism on Oct. 7, 2003. With a little help from Seth Cohen, it became their breakout album, and many --…
Chris DeVille | October 8, 2018 - 10:00 am

Watch Death Cab For Cutie Play “Gold Rush” On Ellen

At this point, it should be a surprise to nobody that Ellen DeGeneres is into indie rock and that she sometimes lets indie rock bands…
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2018 - 10:15 am

Death Cab For Cutie – “My Backwards Walk” (Frightened Rabbit Cover)

Death Cab For Cutie have recorded a cover of Frightened Rabbit's "My Backwards Walk," off the band's beloved album The Midnight Organ Fight. Frightened Rabbit's…
James Rettig | September 5, 2018 - 10:34 am
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