Death Cab For Cutie Stories

Listen To Death Cab For Cutie’s First Show Ever

Death Cab For Cutie formed 20 years ago, and to celebrate their anniversary the band has shared a recording of their very first show.The acoustic set took place in a friends living room, with roughly 25 people in attendance, sitting on the ground or couches. It took place shortly after Ben Gibbard and Chris Walla finished...

Riot Fest Announces Schedule, Additional Performers | WIN TICKETS!

By: Alex WoodShortly before single day tickets went on sale for Chicago's Riot Fest, festival organizers annouced the daily schedules, including a few surprise additions to the already massive lineup.Amongst the bands added are The Flaming Lips, Sleater-Kinney, Julian Marley performing Bob Marley's Exodus in full, The Bronx, Fucked Up and The...

Review | Ben Gibbard Live From Studio X 4/14/15

By: Alex WoodDeath Cab For Cuties Ben Gibbard performed an intimate WXRT Studio X session at the Empty Bottle on Tuesday, offering a handful of acoustic songs and multiple live interviews.Two weeks away from Death Cab For Cuties Chicago Theatre dates, Gibbard flew to Chicago specifically for the short sessions, a fact that WXRTs...

Album Reviews- March 2015 Releases

By: Alex WoodOf Montreal- Aureate Gloom [3/3]Of Montreals 13th studio album is perhaps amongst Kevin Barnes most sincere songwriting. His extensive vocabulary expresses the emotional strains of divorcing his wife, Nina, an overarching subject of the album. Musically, the album finds Barnes and his band straying from the electronic, Prince-esque style of past releases and...