Kintsugi, dropped in March 2015, and they toured on it relentlessly until September 2016. They also released a standalone track at the end of last year called “Million Dollar Loan,” part of the 30 Days, 30 Songs project protesting Donald Trump. Singer Ben Gibbard recently released Bandwagonesque, a full-length cover album of alt-rock stalwarts Teenage Fanclub’s tremendous 1991 album. It was released as part of Turntable Kitchen’s “Sounds Delicious” monthly cover album subscription series.
Death Cab for Cutie will make a very special stop at The Van Buren this week. It’s one of just a few dates they have on the calendar this year, with the Phoenix show bringing them south, and closer to San Bernardino, California, for the band’s appearance at High and Low Fest the following day. But fewer shows don’t mean that the band hasn’t been busy. Their Grammy-nominated album,