Tag Archives: Ben Gibbard

Live Review: Little Big Show #10 feat. Ben Gibbard & Eric Anderson of Cataldo @ Neptune Theatre 11/15/14

Little Big Shows tend to sell out – that much is true. But with Little Big Show #10, Seattle broke a ground speed record, as tickets were gone almost before they even appeared. Every few months, KEXP joins Starbucks Seattle Theater Group to spotlight a Seattle charity with a show at the Neptune Theatre soRead more…

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Movie Review: The Postal Service – Everything Will Change

“Are we going to play ‘Such Great Heights’ nine times tonight like Watch The Throne?” Jenny Lewis jokes around with Ben Gibbard back stage before their sold-out gig at the Greek in Berkeley while Jimmy Tamborello relaxes on the nearby couch. On the band’s only prior tour in 2003, the question (even apart from theRead more…

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Live Review: Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival 8/8/14 – 8/10/14

words by Taylor Snowberger / photos by Stacy Cornett edited by Victoria Holt If San Francisco is a special place, then wouldn’t a music festival in the heart of San Francisco’s beautiful Golden Gate Park be meta-special? According to many of this year’s Outside Lands artists, performers and attendees, the answer is yes. Everything fromRead more…

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Live Review: The Postal Service @ Key Arena 7/18/13

In recent years, few one-off side projects have led to the mass following and devotion that The Postal Service has mustered. Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard first teamed up with DNTEL mastermind Jimmy Tamborello back in 2001 for “(This Is) The Dream of Evan and Chan”, from Jimmy’s indie electronic masterpiece Life IsRead more…

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Monday Music News

After all the speculation last month about a Postal Service reunion, it looks like the whole thing has been confirmed by an update earlier today to the band’s website which revealed simply the image above with the band name and year. Ben Gibbard has been very clear that there is no likelihood of a newRead more…

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Live Review: Ben Gibbard w/ Damien Jurado at Showbox at the Market 11/16/12

In a sort of homecoming, Ben Gibbard played a sold out show last Friday at Showbox at the Market that may have put long-time fans of Gibbard’s various projects (Death Cab for Cutie, The Postal Service, All-Time Quarterback, and his solo work including excellent new record Former Lives) into comas. Over the 25 or soRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

The cold has snapped back here in Seattle but we’ve got a great week of shows ahead. The bar gets set high early with The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and Quasi at the Crocodile on Tuesday night. On Wednesday night, Titus Andronicus and Ceremony are at Neumos, and Milo Greene and Bahamas are at the Crocodile.Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Yesterday was a sad day for Seattle Mariners fans, as Ichiro Suzuki has been traded to the Yankees. In his personal response to these events, Ben Gibbard has written an upbeat yet melancholy tribute to the well-loved baseball player entitled “Ichiro’s Theme”. Listen to it below:

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Tuesday Music News

It’s about time that Ben Gibbard release a proper solo album! After years and years with Death Cab For Cutie, side projects like All-Time Quarterback and The Postal Service, Gibbard is releasing his debut solo record on Barsuk Records on October 15. The release will be followed by a short supporting tour. For us inRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Death Cab for Cutie front man Ben Gibbard is the latest target of the Westboro Baptist Church, a noted hate group who plans to protest an upcoming Death Cab show in Kansas. Gibbard recently got involved with Music for Marriage Equality, appearing in a video expressing his support for Referendum 74, which if upheld wouldRead more…

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