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Tuesday, December 13 2011

The Most Disappointing Albums of 2011

The selections on this list aren't necessarily bad albums -- some actually happen to be among the most critically acclaimed of this year. In some cases, it's just that the albums weren't what fans were expecting, and in others, they were exactly what they were expecting.


Thursday, November 3 2011

Funeral Songs: The Music of 'Six Feet Under'

Two specific sequences from two separate episodes of Six Feet Under illustrate the show's complex and sophisticated use of popular music as both dramatic dramatic device and cultural signifier.


Sunday, June 1 2008

"Megalomania Doesn't Have a Tax-Bracket": An Interview with Death Cab for Cutie

Suddenly finding himself with a chart-topping album, Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard finds himself concerned with more important things than popping open a bottle of bubbly. It's just another day in the fun, crazed universe of Death Cab.


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.


Reviews

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.


Thursday, December 4 2008

Death Cab for Cutie: Something About Airplanes (Deluxe Edition)

Like an old friend, Death Cab for Cutie's debut album is still every bit as warm, inviting, and lovable as it was ten years ago. Those already familiar with its charms, however, will find relatively little of interest in this two-disc, deluxe reissue.


Sunday, October 26 2008

Death Cab for Cutie

Is this what contemporary indie means, to be able to transition back and forth between a commoditized existence and an independently artistic one with relative ease? It may be.


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.


Monday, July 17 2006

Death Cab for Cutie: Directions

Music videos as a companion to CDs? It just might work...


Blogs

Tuesday, October 9 2012

Benjamin Gibbard Debut Solo Album, 'Former Lives', Is Streaming in Full

A week ahead of release, Benjamin Gibbard's (Death Cab for Cutie) debut solo slbum, Former Lives, has premiered in full-length album form over on YouTube.


Monday, October 31 2011

Death Cab for Cutie Plays One for You

KCRW in Los Angeles hosted Death Cab for Cutie for a private show and question and answer session. The live video and audio air 1 November.


Wednesday, October 12 2011

Death Cab for Cutie - "Doors Unlocked and Open" (Cut Copy Remix)

Death Cab for Cutie gears up for remix EP next month with the first of their weekly leakings of the albums seven tracks.


Wednesday, April 27 2011

Death Cab for Cutie - Codes and Keys (new album / stream)

Death Cab for Cutie Codes and Keys (Atlantic) Releasing: 31 May Death Cab for Cutie have just put out a stream of a new tune from


Tuesday, July 7 2009

Death Cab for Cutie - "Little Bribes" (Live on The Tonight Show) (video)

Death Cab for Cutie recently released a collection of rarities entitled The Open Door and they dropped by Conan O'Brien's stage last evening to play


News

Tuesday, October 14 2008

Death Cab for Cutie rides a crest of creativity

Death Cab for Cutie fans indulged front man Ben Gibbard when he embarked on his solo tour last year, but now he's back in his


Monday, June 2 2008

Seattle indie band Death Cab for Cutie is now big business with No. 1 album

For long time followers of Death Cab for Cutie, the news was a pleasantly unexpected sock to the tender-hearted jaw, just as it was for


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