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Death Cab For Cutie announce new album ‘Asphalt Meadows,’ drop “Roman Candles”—watch
Death Cab For Cutie announce new album ‘Asphalt Meadows,’ drop “Roman Candles”—watch
Death Cab For Cutie have announced their 10th studio album, Asphalt Meadows. The group also released lead single "Roman Candles." In a press release, vocalist Ben Gibbard shared that its lyrics come from several different songs. The band also spoke about the inspiration behind the track...
10 alternative artists who embraced electronica for a whole new sound
10 alternative artists who embraced electronica for a whole new sound
The incorporation of electronic sounds into alternative music is hardly a new phenomenon. In the mid-2000s, bands such as Cobra Starship and 3OH!3 made names for themselves in the scene with their synth-heavy infusions. And while the resulting "neon" era seemed to be short-lived, these artists were largely ahead of their time...
These 13 emo albums are the perfect soundtrack to your college years
These 13 emo albums are the perfect soundtrack to your college years
Writer/director Judd Apatow accurately summed up college when he said: “College is the reward for surviving high school.” It’s true. The college experience proffers unprecedented freedom and a constant buzz of wonder—alive in every cup of ramen noodles and late-night study group. You may have left your...
10 alternative artists Taylor Swift should collab with next after ‘folklore’
10 alternative artists Taylor Swift should collab with next after ‘folklore’
Taylor Swift recently surprise-dropped folklore, her eighth album, which is completely different from anything she’s ever released.  Swift, who’s known for country songs and pop hits, went alternative this time with the album she recorded while stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic.  Read more: Th... Read More ...
Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard shares new acoustic song
Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard shares new acoustic song
In the midst of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard is spending his time working on new material and now he's sharing a new track. While taking a break from his "Live From Home" series started on Wednesday (March 17), he's sharing an ode to Seattle, "Life In Quarantine." Read More: Ice Nine Kills, I Pr... Read More ...
Death Cab For Cutie vocalist gives Minor Threat track piano-led makeover
Death Cab For Cutie vocalist gives Minor Threat track piano-led makeover
Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard has uploaded a beautiful piano-led cover of Minor Threat's "Filler" that you simply have to hear. Listen to the incredible cover below! Read more: 'Riverdale' creator reveals when Luke Perry's death will be addressed The 1981 track comes from Minor Threat's self-titled debut EP, which Gibbard reveals he's covered only once before. “...
Ben Gibbard says emo was mostly “pop-punkers who heard ‘Pinkerton'”
Ben Gibbard says emo was mostly “pop-punkers who heard ‘Pinkerton'”
Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard apparently has a bone to pick with early-2000s emo. He reduces most of the genre to "pop-punkers who heard Pinkerton and decided ... to start talking about feelings" in a new interview with Noisey. Read more: Norma Jean vocalist invites you to #MAGA... Read More ...

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