Tag Archives: Benjamin Gibbard

Live Video: Benjamin Gibbard

Bobbing for hits. Though Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard was making light of the his band’s songwriting process during his interview with KEXP’s Stevie Zoom, the fact is, with all the songs he’s written over nearly the past decade, he’d accumulated enough songs he’s grown fond of but never developed with his bandmatesRead more...

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Out This Week 10/16

Seattle’s own The Maldives lead this week’s list of new releases. Led by songwriter Jason Dodson, the band has previously performed with nine or more members, is now a lean six-piece with a grittier sound. Our Music Director, Don yates, calls their third album “their sharpest batch to date, ranging from Thin Lizzy-influenced rockers toRead more...

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Song of the Day: Benjamin Gibbard - Teardrop Windows

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Every Friday, we present a song from a Northwestern artist. Today’s selection, featured on the AfternoonRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Feist took home the 2012 Polaris Music Prize for Best Canadian Album on Monday night, beating out Grimes, Japandroids, and Kathleen Edwards. Feist, who described winning as “getting the Valentine from the right boy”, had previously been nominated for 2007′s The Reminder and twice as a member of Broken Social Scene. Along with bragging rights,Read more...

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Tuesday Music News

As promised, Benjamin Gibbard will support his forthcoming solo debut, Forever Lives (out October 16th through Barsuk), with a brief solo tour this fall. Gibbard, who is currently playing shows in Japan with Death Cab For Cutie, will start the tour in Big Sur, CA on September 26th and cover the eastern United States beforeRead more...

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