Death Cab For Cutie: Asphalt Meadows [Album Review]

Death Cab For CutieAsphalt MeadowsAtlantic Records [2022] While responses to the 2018 release from Death Cab For Cutie were mixed, there were hints in several tracks on the back half of the album that suggested that songwriter Ben Gibbard and new bandmates Dave Depper and Zac Rae were beginning to see their way to the … Read more

The Postal Service: Everything Will Change [Album Review]

The Postal Service Everything Will ChangeSub Pop Records [2020] In 2003, Death Cab For Cutie’s lead singer/songwriter Ben Gibbard and electronica musician Jimmy Tamborello (sometimes known as Dntel) released an album of songs they had recreated primarily by mailing tracks back and forth, thus the band moniker, The Postal Service. Late in the process of … Read more

Death Cab For Cutie: Thank You For Today [Album Review]

Death Cab for Cutie Thank You For Today Atlantic Records [2018] Fire Note Says: Death Cab For Cutie have what it takes to make this journey worth the effort. Album Review: Thank You For Today is the 9th studio album from Ben Gibbard’s Death Cab for Cutie, the first without long-time guitarist and producer Chris … Read more

Death Cab For Cutie: Kintsugi [Album Review]

Death Cab For Cutie Kintsugi Atlantic Records [2015] Fire Note Says: Kintsugi is a break up record that doesn’t hit all of its marks. Album Review: Death Cab for Cutie hit it in a big way, over a decade ago along with a host of other young bands, like Dashboard Confessional, labeled as emo for … Read more

Death Cab For Cutie: Live 2012 (Featuring Magik*Magik Orchestra) [Album Review]

Death Cab For Cutie Live 2012 (Featuring Magik*Magik Orchestra) Barsuk Records [2014] Fire Note Says: A solid set list and effective orchestration makes Live 2012 worth hearing. Album Review: While their studio albums have always been produced in ways that are sympathetic to their half-somber/half-optimistic indie-emo stylings, Death Cab For Cutie have never been a … Read more

Death Cab For Cutie: Transatlanticism (10th Anniversary Edition) [Album Review]

Death Cab For Cutie Transatlanticism (10th Anniversary Edition) Barsuk [2013] Fire Note Says: Ben Gibbard’s Transatlanticism demos are a great addition to the original. Album Review: Transatlanticism has always been my favorite Death Cab album. Their earlier albums had some great songs, but not all of them were great, and most were either limited by … Read more

Death Cab for Cutie Limited Edition Vinyl Box Set The Barsuk Years

Pre-Order Available Now. Only 1500 Pieces, Individually Numbered & Signed By the Band. Death Cab for Cutie announces the limited edition vinyl box set The Barsuk Years, to be released in January and available for pre-order now.   This deluxe box set contains all of the early Death Cab for Cutie studio albums and EPs released by Barsuk Records, … Read more