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.
Ben Gibbard and Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock scoring films that will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival
Gibbard's score is featured on Laggies, that will be screened several times during the festival (the first being on the 17th), a drama starred by Chloë Grace Moretz, Keira Knightley and Sam Rockwell, and directed by Lynn Shelton, while Ad-Rock has written the music for No No: A Dockumentary, about 60s/70s baseball pitcher Dock Ellis who supposedly threw a no-hitter while high on LSD. The documentary will premiere on the 20th. [read more]
Today's Mix/Cover/Live + MP3 Roundup includes Empire Of The Sun, Brand New, Death Cab for Cutie, Nurses, She Keeps Bees and Ohbijou. Remix MP3: Empire Of The Sun - Walking On A Dream (Style Of Eye Remix) Cover MP3: Brand New - Oh Comely (Neutral Milk Hotel) Live MP3: Death Cab for Cutie - I Will Possess Your Heart (Live) MP3 Roundup Nurses MP3: Nurses - Bright Ideas http://www.myspace.com/nurses She Keeps Bees MP3: She Keeps Bees - Strike http:... (continued) [read more]
Indie-Rock is a genre easy to make, but difficult to master; Seattle-based Michael Lerner A.K.A Telekinesis is a man lucky enough to possess such a mastery. His accomplished, hook-laden sound has won him the affection of Merge Records as well as Indie-Rock Gods Death Cab For Cutie. Unsurprisingly, since the release of his fantastic self-titled album, there has been a veritable buzz surrounding Lerner's future releases. Until then, here are his picks; Name: Michael Benjamin Lern... (continued) [read more]