Post Tagged with: "Death Cab for Cutie"

Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2015 (Rock + Pop): Billy Gibbons, Toto, Death Cab for Cutie, Joe Jackson

Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2015 (Rock + Pop): Billy Gibbons, Toto, Death Cab for Cutie, Joe Jackson

Nick DeRiso also recognizes Steve Hackett, Bob Dylan, Neal Schon, Ringo Starr and others in this Best of 2015 list focusing on pop and rock.

Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2015 (Pop, Rock + Roots): Toto, Bob Dylan, Neal Schon + others

Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2015 (Pop, Rock + Roots): Toto, Bob Dylan, Neal Schon + others

This Mid-Year Best of 2015 list also includes Death Cab for Cutie, James McMurtry, Steve Hackett, Randy Bachman, Richard Thompson and Ringo Starr.

Death Cab for Cutie, “The Ghosts of Beverly Drive” from Kintsugi (2015): One Track Mind

Death Cab for Cutie, “The Ghosts of Beverly Drive” from Kintsugi (2015): One Track Mind

Death Cab for Cutie’s “The Ghost of Beverly Drive” feels like the centerpoint in this album’s unusual journey both with and without Chris Walla.

Death Cab for Cutie, “No Room in Frame” from Kintsugi (2015): One Track Mind

Death Cab for Cutie, “No Room in Frame” from Kintsugi (2015): One Track Mind

Death Cab for Cutie show here that they know where they’ve been, but also a determination to carry that experience into vibrant new places.

Death Cab for Cutie, “Black Sun” from Kintsugi (2015): One Track Mind

Death Cab for Cutie, “Black Sun” from Kintsugi (2015): One Track Mind

It’s easy to think of “Black Sun” as Death Cab for Cutie’s layered farewell to Chris Walla. Instead, it feels more like a new beginning.

Death Cab for Cutie’s Chris Walla, “Never Give Up” (2013): One Track Mind

Ben Gibbard doesn’t have the market cornered on elegiac piano-driven balladry. Turns out Chris Walla, his long-time bandmate in Death Cab for Cutie, is issuing just such a ruminative bit of melancholy for Record Store Day.

Ben Gibbard – Former Lives (2012)

Ben Gibbard – Former Lives (2012)

I’m not sure Ben Gibbard, recording his first-ever solo album away from Death Cab for Cutie, has ever sounded more alone. And in that scary freedom, in that essential stillness, he experiments in ways we haven’t heard before.

Ben Gibbard admits some apprehension about Death Cab for Cutie's new tour — OK, a lot

Ben Gibbard and Death Cab for Cutie are trying something different for a 2012 tour that kicked off Tuesday in Colorado, performing with the eight members of the Magik*Magik Orchestra — six violins and two cellos.

Death Cab for Cutie announces new North American tour — complete with an orchestra

If you wondered how Death Cab for Cutie was going to replicate the swelling strings found on its 2011 release Codes and Keys, here’s your answer: They’re bringing friends along on their just-announced tour. Lots of them.

Nick DeRiso’s Top Albums for 2011: Rock and Pop

This year’s rock and pop list is a heady mix of the old (Paul Simon, Lindsey Buckingham) and the new (the Black Keys, Death Cab for Cutie).

Close