Death Cab for Cutie announce limited edition vinyl box set, The Barsuk Years
Death Cab for Cutie have announced a limited edition vinyl box set called The Barsuk Years, due January by Artists in Residence. The set will include all of their earlier studio albums released by Barsuk, some of which have never been available before on vinyl. There will be only 1500 copies, with each set being personally signed by the band. This will be a great late holiday gift for your Gibbard and Co.-obsessed friends.
Ho Ho Ho! Tis the season to be jolly and all that... Problem is, the airwaves are all choked full of cliched music. Tracks that really take the joy out of Christmas. Good thing then that the405 have taken it upon themselves to sort out the soundtrack of your festive period an indie mix. That's right, below we have 100 indie Christmas tunes for you to enjoy featuring trackls from artists such as Death Cab For Cutie, Arcade Fire, Slow Club, Bright Eyes and Julian Casablancas. Yes... (continued) [read more]
The vocals sing of beauty in failure and hope in despair; the fractured, damaged kind of happiness that the instrumental side of this song exhibits suits the sentiment very nicely. [read more]
Those familiar with our site will no doubt know how much we love Death Cab for Cutie but suprisingly enough our collective love for them has just exapnded ten fold. You see, recently we went looking for the person behind the artwork for Plans and Transalanticism and this adventure led us to the awesome Adde Russell. To say she's talented word be one hell of an underestimation so I won't even bother but thankfully Adde let us send her some questions and this is what went down. ... (continued) [read more]