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52 of the best indie holiday songs (listen to a playlist)

Add an indie rock twist to your holiday season with festive tunes by Bright Eyes, Sufjan Stevens, Cat Power, Death Cab for Cutie, Low, The Shins, The Flaming Lips, Fiona Apple, Tegan & Sara, Cocteau Twins, Weezer, The Decemberists, The Raveonettes, Sharon Van Etten & many more. Continue reading…

Death Cab for Cutie release audio of first-ever live show to benefit Seattle non-profit

20 years ago, Death Cab for Cutie played their first-ever live show, and the world was forever changed. When you think about about all that this band has done – achieving both great indie and mainstream successes, playing The Bait Shop...Show More Summary

Listen to Death Cab for Cutie’s First Show Ever

“It was one of the greatest nights of my life at the time and its significance has only grown since.”—Benjamin Gibbard

Death Cab for Cutie celebrate 20 trips around the sun with special release of their first-ever live show

20 years ago, Death Cab for Cutie played their first-ever live show, and the world was forever changed. When you think about about all that this band has done – achieving both great indie and mainstream successes, playing The Bait Shop...Show More Summary

Death Cab For Cutie Share Recording Of Their First Show 20 Years Ago Today

4 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Aspiring musicians take note: Record and save everything you do because you never know when your humble DIY band will go on to become one of the most beloved and influential projects in indie rock history. Given the younger generation's widespread inclination toward self-documentation, maybe this goes without saying, but it certainly was not the…

Don't sleep on Benjamin Gibbard's song-by-song re-creation of Teenage Fanclub's 'Bandwagonesque'

Did the universe need this? Probably not. But fans of Death Cab for Cutie and Teenage Fanclub -- and jangly, guitar-based indie pop in general -- will be pleased to have it. Willed into being by the proudly fussy music-and-food website Turntable Kitchen, "Bandwagonesque" is Death Cab frontman Benjamin...

Ben Gibbard: Bandwagonesque

(PG-13: Language) Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard recently released a cover of Teenage Fanclub’s classic album, Bandwagonesque. In an article in The Guardian, Gibbard says he recorded it as a refuge from today’s troubling times.

Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard covers Teenage Fanclub's Bandwagonesque

8 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

My friend Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie released a stunning new album today that is actually a re-recording of an old album, Teenage Fanclub's Bandwagonesque from 1991. Bandwagonesque is an iconic album of 1990s indie rock and Ben's...Show More Summary

Stream Ben Gibbard’s Full-Length Cover Of Teenage Fanclub’s Bandwagonesque

8 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

For Turntable Kitchen's monthly vinyl subscription serious Sounds Delicious, in which one artist covers an entire album by another artist, Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard took on Teenage Fanclub's 1991 classic Bandwagonesque, the sighing jangle-pop totem that famously topped Nirvana's Nevermind on SPIN's year-end albums list. We spoke with Gibbard about the project…

Q&A: Ben Gibbard On His Teenage Fanclub Tribute, The Next Death Cab LP, & His Heaviest Song Ever

8 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

It shouldn't surprise anyone that Ben Gibbard's favorite band is Teenage Fanclub, another ostensibly alt-rock-identified bunch of formalist squares whose records are as crafty and delicately layered as Death Cab For Cutie's. But his new solo take on the entirety of their 1991 power-pop landmark Bandwagonesque (out this week via Turntable Kitchen) is still quite…

Ben Gibbard – “The Concept” (Teenage Fanclub Cover)

8 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Ben Gibbard is the latest artist to take a crack at Turntable Kitchen's full-length album cover series Sounds Delicious. (Previous participants include Mutual Benefit, Foxygen's Jonathan Rado, and Yumi Zouma.) The Death Cab For Cutie frontman is covering Teenage Fanclub's 1991 album Bandwagonesque, and the first song he's sharing from his album-length collection is his…

Dave Depper – “Your Voice On The Radio” (Feat. Laura Gibson) Video

8 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Portland musician and Death Cab For Cutie guitarist Dave Depper released his debut solo album Emotional Freedom Technique a month ago, and it's a total departure in sound from what we've come to love from Death Cab's vein of brooding indie rock. Depper dives head first into synth-happy waters on this release, as we saw…

Emotional Freedom Technique

“This is not communication, just a facsimile of interaction.” Death Cab for Cutie’s latest guitarist Dave Depper breaks out on his own with this melancholic and comforting synth/disco/funk pop album about – what else? – a heart left shellshocked by failed romance.

Killer funky synth-pop and slow burners from Death Cab for Cutie's Dave Depper

9 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Last time I saw Death Cab for Cutie guitarist Dave Depper, we were at our dear friends' wedding dancing in a huge sweaty group and singing along to 1980s anthems by New Order and Pet Shop Boys. I mention that because Dave just released...Show More Summary

Las Vegan Rob Whited has lived a rock ’n’ roll life others only dream about

Whited has circled the world umpteen times over, parlaying his role as drum tech for The Killers into similar gigs with Death Cab for Cutie and Bruce Springsteen.

Watch Death Cab for Cutie Cover Soundgarden’s “Fell on Black Days” for Chris Cornell

Last night at their Seattle benefit show, Death Cab For Cutie paid tribute to Chris Cornell by covering Soundgarden’s “Fell On Black Days.” They join a slew of other bands who have memorialized Cornell live, including Guns N’ Roses, Ryan Adams, Metallica, Megadeth, and others. Show More Summary

Watch Death Cab For Cutie Cover Soundgarden’s “Fell On Black Days” In Seattle

9 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Last night, Death Cab For Cutie and the Decemberists put on Cascadia Resists, a Seattle acoustic benefit show to support the ACLU and Planned Parenthood. During DCFC's set, they played "Talking Bird" live for the first time and covered Seattle legends Soundgarden's "Fell On Black Days" in tribute to the late Chris Cornell. Watch their…

Our Music Critics' Picks For This Week

9 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Pickwick with Cataldo, Death Cab For Cutie with the Decemberists, John Mellencamp, And More Picks For June 5-11 by Stranger Things To Do Staff There are so many ways to celebrate the incredible weather in Seattle this week, including checking out some of the best music shows, as picked by our critics. Show More Summary

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