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Death Cab For Cutie Light A Fire With New Video; Spring Tour Begins April 7

March 8th, 2009 6:00pm EDT
Death Cab for Cutie
Atlantic recording group Death Cab for Cutie has unveiled a must-see new video for "Grapevine Fires," one of the stand-out tracks on their RIAA gold certified Grammy nominated Narrow Stairs.

"Grapevine Fires" was initially inspired by DCFC vocalist/guitarist Ben Gibbard's up-close-and-personal encounter with 2007's California wildfires. The song - which was recently included on "Change Is Now: Restoring America's Promise," the official commemorative CD-DVD set celebrating President Barack Obama's historic inauguration - motivated Walter Robot to create an animated short film which bri...

Delta Spirit To Tour With Dr. Dog This Fall

August 31st, 2008 4:30pm EDT
Delta Spirit
Delta Spirit will share songs from their much-anticipated debut Ode to Sunshine with music fans across the nation this fall with Dr. Dog. After recently finishing a highly successful tour with Matt Costa and performing on KCRW's acclaimed "Morning Becomes Eclectic" just last month, this week Delta Spirit were featured on NPR's "All Songs Considered" and will kick summer into swing with a handful of headlining dates.

"Better than any young band in recent memory, San Diego's Delta Spirit fuses the soulfulness and integrity we associate with bygone eras in American popular music with yo...

Surfer Rockers Makin' Waves

March 25th, 2008 12:12pm EDT
Jack Johnson
Unless you've been living under a rock, the hottest thing right now in music is the beachy sounds of Surfer Rock. It makes you want to hit the waves, soak in some sun, or just chill. We've rounded up our top 10 Surfer Rockers makin' waves. Let us know what you think!

1. Rocker Jack Johnson's #1 one album, Sleep Through The Static, just spent three weeks atop of Billboard's Top 200 Album Charts, which shows America is really feeling his surfer rock.

2. Ben Harper, who often tours with Jack Johnson, has that gritty soul vibe that when combined with his wave rock brings hi...

Albums You Should Buy Next Week: Matt Costa - 'Unfamiliar Faces'

January 14th, 2008 2:35pm EST
Matt Costa
The same dilemma is true for almost every recording artist: can their sophomore album stand up next to their first? Well, Brushfire recording artist Matt Costa can say with out a doubt that his can! "Unfamiliar Faces" is an album that picks up right where his first left off.

Costa's own playful mix of clever indie rock and feet-tapping folk is what make him stand out and what make this second CD as enjoyable as the first. Lead single "Mr. Pitiful" is just the kind of fun song fans have grown to look to Matt for.

Also true to form, the song tells a great story and comes wrapped i...

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