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Tuesday, May 31 2011

Death Cab for Cutie: Codes & Keys

It's billed as being unique and different -- keyboards instead of guitars! -- but Codes & Keys is the sound of Death Cab at their most generic, disjointed, and disinterested.


Tuesday, January 4 2011

Various Artists: From the Land of Ice and Snow: The Songs of Led Zeppelin

This gathers recognizable names with lesser-known talents from the Pacific Northwest to rethink the melodies, tweak the vocals, and play with the arrangements of some of the most familiar of classic rock staples.


Thursday, May 15 2008

Death Cab for Cutie: Narrow Stairs

A band as long-lasting as Death Cab would eventually have to regroup and launch their sound into a grittier, more primal direction, shaking off the stigma that comes with entering the Post-Millenial Platinum Club.


Wednesday, March 19 2008

Chris Walla: Field Manual

Death Cab for Cutie sideman/indie producer extraordinare finally releases his long-delayed solo album, capitalizing on a sound that wouldn't be out of place on a regular Death Cab album.


Sunday, January 27 2008

It’s Hard to Rhyme Anything with Atchafalaya: An Interview with Chris Walla

Chris Walla has finally made peace with Homeland Security, but that's not the only thing that the Death Cab for Cutie guitarist wants to set right. Walla talks to PopMatters.


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