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Death Cab For Cutie Share New Music Video For “The Ghosts Of Beverly Drive”

Death Cab For Cutie have joined forces with Rolling Stone to premiere a brand new music video for “The Ghosts Of Beverly Drive,” a standout cut off their latest album, Kintsugi. The clip follows the Bellingham trio as they give a guided tour of L.A., and serves as a somewhat depressing metaphor for celebrity culture, […]

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REVIEW: Death Cab For Cutie – ‘Kintsugi’

Artist: Death Cab For Cutie Title: Kintsugi Label: Atlantic Records Genre: Indie Since forming in 1997, Death Cab For Cutie had never named a record until after it was finished, at which point they would all pitch ideas to one another and decide on a title together. This was the norm for over 15 years […]

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Death Cab For Cutie Stream New Album, ‘Kintsugi’

After months of anticipation, Death Cab For Cutie have teamed with NPR.org to begin streaming their newest full-length effort, Kintsugi. Check it out, and let us know what you think in the replies below. As fans are surely well aware, the outfit’s latest offering is their last to feature founding member Chris Walla, who announced […]

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Death Cab For Cutie Impress with Fantastic New Single, “No Room In Frame”

Death Cab for Cutie have joined forces with NME to begin streaming the second single off their eighth full-length record, Kintsugi. Titled “No Room In Frame,” give it a listen by following the jump below. Whereas the previously released “Black Sun” was dark and brooding, “No Room In Frame” feels undeniably light and airy, and […]

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Death Cab For Cutie Parts Ways With Guitarist Chris Walla

As of this morning, Death Cab fans have a new reason to be sad and introspective. Earlier in the day, lead guitarist Chris Walla, who appeared on and produced every one of the group’s releases since their inception, announced that he would be leaving the Seattle-based quartet after 17 years. His last public performance with […]

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Death Cab For Cutie’s ‘Transatlanticism’ Turns 10 Years Old

With each passing 10-year anniversary of an album I cherished in high school, I feel old as Hell. Many albums that were staples of my teenage listening habits have turned 10 this year, celebrated with reunion tours and special edition vinyl releases, both of which have had fanatics and blogs in a frenzy for the […]

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The Postal Service’s Performances at Lollapalooza are Their “Very Last”

When LA supergroup The Postal Service reunited at the beginning of this year, thousands of now-adults cheered for their respective 2000 selves. They began traveling the world, playing festivals big and large (with interesting openers), and even released “new” material like “A Tattered Line of String,” sparking rumors of what the band would do after […]

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The Postal Service Perform On ‘The Colbert Report’

Los Angeles-based electropop supergroup The Postal Service, composed of Ben Gibbard, Jimmy Tamborello, and Jenny Lewis, recently stopped by the set of The Colbert Report to perform their hit “Such Great Heights”, and a newly released track, “A Tattered Line Of String.” In recent months, the outfit has toured extensively in support of the ten […]

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Death Cab for Cutie Officially Writing New Music

Earlier this afternoon, Ben Gibbard, lead-vocalist of the veteran indie foursome Death Cab for Cutie, announced via Twitter that the band is currently writing new material. The tweet itself, which has since been retweeted over 160 times and favorited by 253 individuals, was a direct response to one of the group’s followers, who publicly yearned […]

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Bumbershoot Announces Lineup, Death Cab For Cutie Will Play ‘Transatlantacism’ To Headline

Seattle’s music and art festival, Bumbershoot, has been going on since the 1970s, but only recently have its headlining acts stepped up their game. The festival, which takes place August 31 through September 2, is headlined by fun., Death Cab For Cutie, MGMT, Kendrick Lamar, Heart, and Tegan & Sara – certainly, nothing to scoff […]

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Funny Or Die Releases “Never Before Seen” Postal Service Band Auditions

The return of The Postal Service has excited millions of music fans all over the world, but what many may not know is that back in 2002 the group held auditions to find additional band members. Those tryout tapes, which until this morning had never been spoken of, have now been available to everyone thanks […]

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The Postal Service Announce North America Summer Tour

After some fans were left heartbroken at frontman Ben Gibbard‘s announcement of the reality that there will be no new album coming from The Postal Service anytime soon, the ones in key markets have a silver-lining. The band have recently announced more tour dates to complement their previously announced world tour and Coachella appearances, and […]