Here comes one more indication that Death Cab for Cutie have emerged from a period of transition with a hard-won grace. On March 31, Atlantic will release Kintsugi, the band’s first album since founding guitarist/producer Chris Walla left the band. They’ve already shared “Black Sun,” which finds beauty in loss, and now they’ve revealed “No Room in Frame,” another bittersweet, electronics-brushed reflection that plays to the Pacific Northwest indie-rock alums’ lonesome crowded strengths. “We’ll both go on living lonely with someone else,” Gibbard sings gently.
By Chris Ryan on 08.29.11 in Icons
You can imagine Ben Gibbard's late-'90s Bellingham, Washington, bedroom; a copy of Tape Op magazine, well thumbed-through, lying on the floor; a Low album on the record player; a Tascam 4-track recorder sitting on a nigh...
By Marc Hogan on 01.26.15 in News
Death Cab for Cutie's new album arrives surrounded by contrasts. It's their first album since founding guitarist/producer Chris Walla left the band, but he's actually on the album. The title, Kintsugi, refers to a Japane...
By Marc Hogan on 01.12.15 in News
Last summer, longtime Death Cab for Cutie guitarist/producer Chris Walla announced he was leaving the group. Now, the Pacific Northwest indie-rock alums have unveiled a new album, Kintsugi, on the way March 31 via Atlant...
By Andrew Parks on 10.07.14 in News
"Because we're not a real band, there hasn't been enough time for things to get weird," Jenny Lewis says in the trailer for Everything Will Change, a new documentary about the recent live reunion of The Postal Service. "...