Last week, Bedhead, the renowned slowcore pioneers from Dallas led by brothers Matthew and Bubba Kadane, saw the re-release of its entire body of recorded work. Chicago-based record label Numero Group, a label that specializes in offering up richly detailed, comprehensive collections from artists de ... More >>
KXT Summer Cut With Death Cab for Cutie, Iron & Wine, Hold Steady Gexa Energy Pavilion, Dallas Friday, August 15, 2014 At the corner of Martin Luther King, Jr. boulevard, and Malcolm X boulevard sits the Dallas MLK Center, where on Friday, six days after Missouri teenager Michael Brown was killed, ... More >>
Hooking up on the phone Tuesday afternoon, Nick Harmer is happy to report that life as the bassist for Death Cab For Cutie remains "a gravy train with biscuit wheels". Harmer is an animated conversationalist, and rattles off his rationale without pause. "We're still getting along, we're making music ... More >>
This morning, 91.7 FM KXT announced the lineup for the third annual installment of Summer Cut, the local radio station's summer music festival at Gexa Energy Pavilion. Given the folkie vibe of last year's bill, which featured the likes of the Avett Brothers and Dawes, the headliners shouldn't come a ... More >>
The Postal Service Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie June 3, 2013 There are a lot of plaid shirts, some seersucker shorts, some totally appropriate Arrested Development tees. There are waxed mustaches and boat shoes and tattoos and highlights. Trying to find some common markers in the crowd doesn ... More >>
Hey guys, guess what. Scientists recently decided that the world could instantly turn into a solid state at any moment, so before that happens, go catch these 10 must-see concerts in DFW. Scroll down to make your bucket list, then find the link to this terrifying NPR article on page two.
The Visual Stimulations for People Who Were High Coachella's art installations -- the ones designed to impress you while you're high, aka all of them -- were particularly impressive this year. There was the tesla coil, the crane that was formerly a flower but now a praying mantis, the giant floresce ... More >>
Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's front woman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor cape draped over a suit that looked like it was made of mercury. The vibrant collage was topped with a headpiece that Liberace might have worn had he ever bee ... More >>
Update, 2/20, 9:50 a.m. The pre sales have started for East Coast dates. The link goes live to the right of the date, where it currently says On Sale Soon. Once you click, you get put in a queue for tickets, so I'd try and click as close to 10 a.m. as you humanly can. As in, start refreshing your br ... More >>
It's a classic Valentine's Day dilema -- you've planned ahead, made the sweeping gestures, made eyes across a white tablecloth and now you're ready to express yourself with some good old fashioned parts-rubbing. Whatever you do, don't play any of these records.
If you are in or around your mid-twenties, this probably isn't the first time you've felt the cold hands of classic-rockdom closing around your neck. (For me, it was seeing a Garden State DVD on the bargain shelf at an FYE. And then, right afterward, it was thinking, "Man, I can't believe I used to ... More >>
Death Cab for Cutie, Frightened RabbitVerizon TheatreAugust 13, 2011 Better than: sweating in the heat only to watch a band implode. Death Cab for CutieAfter living through the nightmare that was the Kings of Leon show a few weeks back, it was nice to be in the cool confines of Verizon Theatre Sa ... More >>
Saturday, August 13, at Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie
Back in February, just as revered area folk-rock duo The O's were gearing up to release Between The Two, their much-anticipated second release, Taylor Young and John Pedigo released a music video for their album's lead single, "We'll Go Walking." The clip, we were told at the time, was to be just t ... More >>
Freelance WhalesSome people have wild stories on how they became band members. Others just grew up together. And some, like Freelance Whales, meet each other on Craigslist.And sometimes, that can make for the best results. Freelance Whales' electro-pop debut album, Weathervanes, has garnered mass ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Monday, November 1, 2010...Students at the University of South Carolina will look to get an easy "A" in the Spring semester as the school offers the course "Lady Gaga and the Sociology of Fame."Ben Gibbard doesn't really care if you like the new Death Cab ... More >>
Artwork for Mind Ctrl: Psychic Chasms PossessedLately our coverage of Neon Indian has been a near-daily affair, but the Denton band just keeps cranking out big news. Earlier in the week we told you about the UK release of Psychic Chasms, featuring a bonus remix disc called Mind Ctrl: Psychic Chas ... More >>
As you may have noticed, the last rebirth of Aural Ambush wasn't as long-lasting as we'd hoped. This summer we're giving it another go.If you're not familiar with the concept, it's pretty simple: We grab an mp3 from a group touring through our domain, equip ourselves with CD player, headphones, and ... More >>
Last month, She & Him's Volume Two hit stores, featuring the "unlikely dynamic duo" of actress Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward. Since then, many celebrities have become jealous to achieve this same intellectual-indie success. Last year, Scarlett Johansson & Pete Yorn made a little CD called B ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, August 21, 2009...Robert Zemeckis is planning on remaking the Yellow Submarine movie for Disney. Since it's Disney, there will probably be plenty of vampy teens in it. Liam Gallagher says he and brother Noel do not speak to each other anymore. Soun ... More >>
Wednesday, June 17, at House of Blues
BANDS: Lydia and PlayRadioPlay! VENUE: Rubber GlovesTIME: 10:30pm After prying myself away from Billy Roy's One Man Show on the Square, I grabbed a bite to eat. Then off to Rubber Gloves it was. And, actually, the atmosphere inside the venue was stifling. Walking from the bar into the performan ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, December 30, 2008... My life is over. Yes, it's over. The indie powerhouses known as Zooey Dechannel (She & Him) and Ben Gibbard (Death Cab For Cutie) are apparently (read: allegedly) engaged. He apparently popped the question on Christma ... More >>
Was there a weekend? It sure doesn't feel like it, but the videos don't lie so it must have happened. Oh well, it's Monday now, and there are videos to watch. Don't forget that Christmas is closing in and it's high time we all started getting those wish lists ready for Santa. Now let's see. I want ... More >>
Death Cab for Cutie, Rogue Wave Nokia Theatre, Grand Prairie June 17, 2008 Better Than: getting stuck in traffic on I-35E on the way home. There were two bad accidents, so it took 45 minutes to get to Nokia, but one hour and 45 minutes to get home… Is that Ben Gibbard or Neil Young? For more p ... More >>
Tuesday, June 17, at Nokia Theatre, Grand Prairie
Little Rock's Bear Colony played The Prophet Bar last night Interesting night out last night around the D. Sure, it was Valentine's Day, so the crowds weren't exactly huge, but there were certainly plenty of movers and shakers about town. Met this guy, this gal, this guy, this guy and a few others. ... More >>
Monday, May 14, at the Granada Theater
What's indie rock? Who cares? Here are 10 great CDs that will blow you away, no matter your definition.
Weirded out by Thursday's Journey/Def Leppard bill? The future is worse.
Is weepy the new douchebag? Friday night, Observer Night & Day co-editor Merritt Martin and I hauled out to the Nokia Theatre at Grand Prairie for the Franz Ferdinand-Death Cab For Cutie show and were surprised to find ourselves in the company of a remarkably large population of frat guys. To our su ... More >>
You'll never guess which TV show Death Cab for Cutie is sick of talking about
Wednesday, November 16, at Gypsy Tea Room's "Tea Room"
Death Cab for Cutie are the kings of rock. Sort of.
Death Cab for Cutie sees itself as just a guitar band. You might not agree.
Death Cab for Cutie is just trying to stay healthy long enough to pay for a broken windshield