Death Cab for Cutie – Codes and Keys

It’s hard to believe that three years have passed since Ben Gibbard and his Bellingham, WA compatriots released Narrow Stairs, the most unsettled and harrowing entry in the Death Cab for Cutie catalogue.  In that time, literary frontman Ben Gibbard quit his boozing ways and got hitched to Zooey Deschanel, a woman most self-aware indie hipster types … [Read more...]

Ra Ra Riot – The Orchard

The world of Ra Ra Riot has changed drastically since the band’s formation back in 2006 on the campus of Syracuse University.  What began as nothing more than a series of house parties rapidly grew into something exponentially larger, as the band unsuspectingly found itself the holder of coveted slots at both CMJ and SXSW before 2007 had come to … [Read more...]