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Death Cab For Cutie’s Ben Gibbard Covers Guided By Voices

Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard met up with SiriusXM to record a cover of Guided By Voices‘ classic song “Tractor Rape Chain.” Check out the cover below the jump and let us know what you think of it. Death Cab For Cutie’s forthcoming album, Kintsugi, is set to release on March 31 via Atlantic Records. The band will be heading out on tour this spring. Check out the tour itinerary below the jump and let us know which stop you’re excited for. A handful of dates are already sold out. To…

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The Bands’ Bands: Mark Kozelek (Red House Painters)

bands’ band (bӕnds bӕnd) n 1. a musical group/person who is widely regarded amongst other musical groups/persons as worthy of adoration, despite said group/person’s lack of popularity and success within the music industry and/or amongst music consumers 2. talented beyond comprehension 3. tragically unlucky       Please follow and like us:

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Stereophonic Sabbatical: Why Using One Headphone Is Actually A Great Idea

So back in 2013 I guess you could say I fell on a bit of hard times.  Anyone who has ever owned an iPod for more than a year or two knows exactly the predicament I found myself in sometime around the first week of September this past year; one side of my earbuds stopped working.  My right earbud was working like a champ until the outro to Into It. Over It.’s “Staring At The Ceiling” kicked in.  There was a snap, crackle, pop, and finally a slow receding fizzle…

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Postal Service Play Last Show

Postal Service’s singer, Ben Gibbard, told the crowd the other night, “Not only will this be the last song of the tour, this is the last song we will ever do.” Following this he posted a message on Postal Service’s official website that said, “Thanks to everyone who came and saw us this spring/summer. It meant the world to us. And with that, we are closed for business.” Postal Service formed in 2001 with Death Cab for Cutie singer, Ben Gibbard, Rilo Kiley singer, Jenny Lewis and producer, Jimmy Tamborello….

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Ben Gibbard, Brett Nelson Remake Death Cab For Cutie Songs

Ben Gibbard from Death Cab For Cutie and Brett Nelson from Built To Spill are teaming up to remake Death Cab For Cutie songs into synth pop versions. A digital single will be released on July 2nd with remakes of “Soul Meets Body” off of Plans and “Champagne From a Paper Cup” off of Something About Airplanes. The two songs will also be pressed to colored 7″ vinyl following the digital release. View tour dates and buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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Lollapalooza Headliners Confirmed; Mumford & Sons, Phoenix, The Killers & More

The 2013 Lollapalooza festival headliners will include Mumford & Sons, Phoenix,  The Killers, and many more. Sources are also confirming The National. Check out the rest of the line up after the jump. Please follow and like us:

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