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Rank Your Records

Ben Gibbard Ranks Death Cab for Cutie's Eight Albums

Ahead of the release of the band's new album, 'Thank You for Today,' the indie rock icon looks back on a 20-year career of appearances on 'The O.C.,' Grammy nominations, and dodging that whole emo thing.
Dan Ozzi
8.9.18
Important Questions

Baseball!

Joan Jett, Ben Gibbard, Kevin Morby, and more give their thoughts on America's Pastime.
Josh Terry
4.24.18
New music

Kesha, Bob Dylan, and More Challenge Pop's Heteronormativity on a New EP

'Universal Love' is a collection of gender-flipped tracks which push past pop's usual gender conventions.
Lauren O'Neill
4.5.18
Noisey News

Hear Death Cab for Cutie's First Ever Show and Donate to a Good Cause

Proceeds from downloads will go to Seattle non-profit The Aurora Commons.
Lauren O'Neill
11.22.17
An Oral History

An Oral History of Indie's Golden Years Told By Two Indie Legends

Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard and Teenage Fanclub's Norman Blake reflect on 30 years at the helm of the genre's songwriting.
Tom Connick
10.17.17
Behind The Lens

'About A Son' Is the Only Good Kurt Cobain Documentary

It doesn’t even use his image, let alone home footage, but still manages to convey more about him than any other film that came before or after.
Emma Garland
10.8.15
Longreads Or Whatever

Ben Gibbard Has a Cold

The Death Cab for Cutie frontman sits down to talk 'Kintsugi,' divorce, and the struggles of living as a creative person.
Eric Sundermann
3.26.15
Premieres

PREMIERE: Watch Death Cab for Cutie's Video for "Black Sun," Their First Single from 'Kintsugi'

The video is for the band's first single of their upcoming eighth studio album 'Kintsugi.'
Eric Sundermann
2.11.15
Deep Ass Questions

I Can't Wait For Death Cab for Cutie's 'Plans' to Turn Ten and Become a Classic: Looking Back on What We’ll Probably Remember

Just what will become apparent in the next year or so that will make Plans a critically agreed-upon classic by the time it turns ten?
Devin Schiff
10.3.14
Features

An Intimate Portrait of the 10 Year History of the Postal Service

Director Justin Mitchell follows the band on their sell-out 10th anniversary New York arena shows.
Creators Project Staff
7.26.13