The decade-old phenomenon that was the Postal Service is coming to the Twin Cities later this year. A little while back, the team of Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie) and Jimmy Tamborello (Dntel) announced they'd reform, play some shows, and Give Up would receive a deluxe 10th anniversary reissue in ... More >>
Back in 1788, poet Robert Burns wrote an anthem that's still more ubiquitous than Montell Jordan's "This is How We Do It" at New Year's. The lines to the kazoo-friendly "Auld Lang Syne" have summed up the "drinking to forget" philosophy ever since. What came in ensuing years is more complex. Now, w ... More >>
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Benjamin Gibbard with Advance BaseThe Assembly at the Woman's Club, MinneapolisThursday, November 1, 2012An evening with Ben (Benjamin) Gibbard is not merely an evening with music from his solo project, it's also an evening with the Postal Service, All-Time Quarterback, the Replacements, and Death C ... More >>
Benjamin Gibbard is going by just his full name for his new album Former Lives -- his way of declaring independence from his many projects. The singer is known for carving out the indie-rock music landscape with his involvement in acts such as the Postal Service, All-Time Quarterback!, and most famo ... More >>
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Des Moines' eclectic 80/35 Festival is now in it's fifth year, and continues to bring talented, compelling national and local acts to the two-day Iowa music fest. And while the outdoor music festival competition in the Twin Cities this summer will be greater than it's ever been, this year's stron ... More >>
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The helpful folks at Livability.com have chosen "Top 10 Cities With the Best Music Scenes Outside of Nashville NYC and LA," and trusty Minneapolis came in second. It does not seem as if Howler's Jordan Gatesmith or people who went to Jane's Addiction at the Brick were polled for this, but it's st ... More >>
The introspective beauty of Now, Now's second album is now available in full for streaming delight. The Minneapolis trio, who are signed to Death Cab For Cutie guitarist Chris Walla's label, pack a wallop of emotion and storytelling in Threads. The dual harmonies of Cacie Dalager and Jess Abbott ... More >>
Lovers of Death Cab for Cutie will get rewarded for showing up early starting in April when Low, our not-so-slow-core-no-more neighbors from Duluth, joins them for a spate of shows. This pairing is a huge coup for Low, who have steadily grasped more rock conventions in their work while ne'r negle ... More >>
So this is the new year And I have no resolutions For self assigned penance For problems with easy solutions - Death Cab for Cutie
Photo By Mike VorrasiMinneapolis indie-pop trio Now, Now (formerly Now, Now Every Children) have been quite busy putting the finishing touches on their sophomore record, Threads, and have now found a famous home for its release. The album will be put out by Trans-Records on March 6, a label s ... More >>
"Oh how I feel alive and through autumn's advancing / We'll stay young, go dancing."-Death Cab for Cutie
Child television stars are often portrayed as "growing up in the limelight," but it's obvious that actors aren't the only entertainers that have been forced to mature before the masses. Death Cab for Cutie is one of indie rock's most intimately emotional bands. Over the past decade, with the succ ... More >>
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Photo by Danny ClinchIn addition to announcing the release of a new record, Codes and Keys, Death Cab for Cutie have unveiled the dates for a small tour today, including a stop at First Avenue on May 21.
Death Cab will possess your buttAh, Twitter. One minute we're hard at work, the next we've dropped everything to snicker and come up with as many change-heart-to-butt-songs as possible. Here's our top 10 favorite submissions from our Twitter followers for the #changehearttobuttsongs trending topi ... More >>
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