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.
Here's 'The Ghosts Of Beverly Drive', the latest track shared from Death Cab for Cutie's upcoming album, Kintsugi
It's an uptempo track fraught with fuzz and clusters of angular distorted guitar, turning jangly for the chorus whose catchy vocals seem an extension of the rhythmic guitar work. [read more]
Today's Mix/Cover/Live includes music from Frank Turner, Death Cab For Cutie & Crystal Fighters. [read more]
In retrospect, we know now that the period it captures - following the band as they support their critical and commercial breakthrough, Transatlanticism - was the most important of their career, as well as roughly being the point at which frontman Ben Gibbard was at the peak of his creative powers; he’d written that record and The Postal Service’s Give Up within a twelve-month period. [read more]
The first remix to be taken from Death Cab For Cutie's forthcoming remix EP, Keys and Codes (Out November 22nd) was from Cut Copy's take on 'Doors Unlocked and Open', and it was excellent. [read more]