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Posted on 16 January 2018 | 1:58 am
Above the Hospital tackles sacrifices
Straight.comAbove the Hospital tackles sacrifices artists make to survive in VancouverStraight.comLauren is now finally wising up to the fact that Cam is kind of a phony—his three biggest influences are the Ben Gibbard, Pink Floyd, and Conor Oberst—and he quotes lyrics from their songs as the foundation of his life philosophies, including “This ...
Posted on 15 January 2018 | 12:05 pm
Don't miss a beat as the music news keeps
Tallahassee.comDon't miss a beat as the music news keeps timeTallahassee.comI guess the best thing to do is just come right out and say it - I am taking a little break from writing this music column so I can focus on my day job, which will find me working crazy hours during the legislative session. My friend and esteemed ...
Posted on 11 January 2018 | 1:48 pm
A Holiday Variety Show at the Fonda Theater,
A Holiday Variety Show at the Fonda Theater, Los Angelesmxdwn.comAfter a few comedian sets, Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie had his turn. He arguably had the most minimalist set of the show, with only white lights, black attire, a guitar and keyboardist. One might even assume Gibbard to be the crowd favorite, by ...
Posted on 3 January 2018 | 2:31 pm
The resilient history of Washington Hall -
Curbed SeattleThe resilient history of Washington HallCurbed SeattleDuring one noteworthy show by local musician Ben Gibbard on a rainy night, the roof sprang a leak and water started pouring down the back stairs. According to Historic Seattle's executive director Kji Kelly, what attracted the PDA to the project in ...
Posted on 29 December 2017 | 1:24 pm
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