The New Year Snow - Tiny Mix Tapes
The New Year SnowTiny Mix Tapes“Now the only light I see/ Leads to what lead me to leave,” Matt Kadane sings, an almost Ben Gibbard coo giving way to an extended instrumental stretch. Part of the charm of both projects always lied in their consistency, and Snow is nothing if not ...
Posted on 15 May 2017 | 8:59 pm
Weekly Discovery: Cataldo « American
American SongwriterWeekly Discovery: Cataldo « American SongwriterAmerican SongwriterSeattle's Eric Anderson, who performs under the moniker Cataldo, is the rare kind of artist who's able to absorb the chaotic world around him and distill it into ...and more »
Posted on 11 May 2017 | 11:49 am
Death Cab for Cutie and The Decemberists
TheStranger.comDeath Cab for Cutie and The Decemberists Announce Benefit ...TheStranger.comColin Meloy from The Decemberists and Ben Gibbard from Death Cab for Cutie. The two bands will play the Paramount June 9. Lawrence K. Ho via Getty ...Death Cab for Cutie and The Decemberists Team Up for Planned Parenthood/ACLU Benefit ConcertUnder the Radar Magall 5 news articles »
Posted on 9 May 2017 | 1:27 pm
Video: A Baes + Brews Session With Blake
Baeble Music (blog)Video: A Baes + Brews Session With Blake Hazard - Baeble MusicBaeble Music (blog)Blake Hazard delivers a light-hearted solo session, filmed live at our Baes + Brews concert back in March.and more »
Posted on 9 May 2017 | 9:22 am
Zooey Deschanel welcomes son Charlie Wolf -
WDEL 1150AMZooey Deschanel welcomes son Charlie WolfWDEL 1150AMDespite this, Zooey - who was married to Death Cab for Cutie vocalist Ben Gibbard from 2009 to 2012 - previously spoke about her daughter's unusual middle name, admitting she and her spouse wanted something "wild" to go with her "classic" first name.
Posted on 9 May 2017 | 8:38 am
Death Cab For Cutie - Kintsugi
A broken-hearted but fascinating return... The last time we heard from Death Cab For Cutie , life - as the matinee jaunt of 'Codes And Keys' closer 'Stay Young Go Dancing' put it so succintly - was sweet. Frontman Ben Gibbard was high on marriage, making music that reflected this: sadly, it was largely forgettable. Four years on and that's all over, the pair divorced and Gibbard broken, and it's ...
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 3:28 am
Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard Opens
Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard is ready for some tough questions. On March 31, the Seattle indie-rock institution released its eighth...
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 9:12 am
Q&A: Death Cab for Cutie discuss losing a
Death Cab for Cutie has a devoted fanbase — and sometimes that just means louder disappointment. Released months before songwriter Ben Gibbard separated from then-wife Zooey Deschanel, the record felt slightly impersonal, with a keyboard-based sound that proved divisive. During production, founding guitarist Chris Walla — who had also produced all the band's previous records — announced he was ...
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 12:05 pm
Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard steps
Ben Gibbard never thought he'd find himself where he did at the end of 2012.
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 4:16 am
Death Cab for Cutie finds austere beauty in
There's no escaping the backdrop of Death Cab for Cutie's eighth studio album, "Kintsugi" (Atlantic). No names are named, but the breakup of singer Ben Gibbard's marriage with actress Zooey Deschanel shadows every note.
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 2:14 pm
Chris Walla Announces New Album, Talks With
"On a more existential level, and eventually one of the things that led to me wanting to leave the band, was feeling like Ben [Gibbard]'s stories weren't coinciding with my own life in a way that I could continue to prioritize my whole living experience ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:30 am
I Will Follow You Into The Dark” helped
“We realized that we had all this bargaining power to go to a major label and have every detail fall in line the way we wanted it to—you know, the dream record contract that every band’s trying to get at some point,” frontman Ben Gibbard told The A ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:10 pm
10 Years of Plans by Death Cab for Cutie
As a longtime fan, I wish I could say that I saw them in a small, cozy room somewhere, but as Ben Gibbard played 'I Will Follow You Into the Dark', the sounds of an acoustic guitar and a chorus of voices reciting the lyrics felt intimate. That moment ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:45 pm
Newlywed Zooey Deschanel enjoys day out with
Bruce Willis and Kate Hudson. Zooey was married once before, to Death Cab for Cutie and The Postal Service lead vocalist Ben Gibbard.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:29 am
Local Limelight: Saint Bernard
Featuring acoustic guitars and soft vocals suggestive of Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard, Saint Bernard bears no sonic nods to Murray’s past. But the singer, who earned a film-studies degree at Ohio State University, is just as passionate about ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:36 am