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Death Cab For Cutie Announce Live 2012 Record Store Day Vinyl + Outside Lands Performance!
Death Cab For Cutie Announce Live 2012 Record Store Day Vinyl + Outside Lands Performance!

04/08/2014
Death Cab for Cutie announce Live 2012 Record Store Day Vinyl!

Live 2012 is a limited-edition live double LP documenting the band’s 2012 tour with the Magik*Magik Orchestra and available on Record Store Day exclusively on vinyl via Barsuk Records. The 2012 tour was a one-of-a-kind spring trek through intimate venues and historic theaters in North America with the Seattle, WA quartet joining forces with the celebrated San Francisco orchestra for a string of unforgettable evenings. The collaboration resulted in reinterpretations and orchestrations of songs from across the entire Death Cab catalog, from their early Barsuk releases to their latest Atlantic Records full-length Codes and Keys.

Live 2012 includes highlights from several concerts along the 27-date tour. Available exclusively on 180-gram double vinyl, with a download code for high-quality MP3s, this pressing is limited to 4,000 copies worldwide and will be part of Record Store Day 2014, the annual celebration of independent record stores, on Saturday, April 19th.

Death Cab for Cutie Live 2012 Tracklisting:

Side A.
Magik Overture
Passenger Seat
Different Names for the Same Thing
A Movie Script Ending
Stay Young, Go Dancing

Side B.
Codes and Keys
What Sarah Said
Bend to Squares
Hindsight

Side C.
Little Fury Bugs
No Joy in Mudville
Grapevine Fires
Underneath the Sycamore

Side D.
I Will Follow You into the Dark
Tiny Vessels
Transatlanticism



Death Cab for Cutie also just announced a performance at this year’s Outside Lands Music Festival on August 8-10th in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.

Tickets on sale this Thursday, April 10th at 10AM PT. More info at http://www.sfoutsidelands.com/.

"Hey Mr. Grey" Stream + Beauty & Ruin Preorder Available Now!
"Hey Mr. Grey" Stream + Beauty & Ruin Preorder Available Now!

04/01/2014
Fresh off two triumphant sets at South By Southwest that debuted a good chunk of his upcoming Beauty & Ruin, Bob Mould has unveiled a first glimpse of that compact epic: The album track “Hey Mr. Grey” is now available for stream here.

Having gone down a storm at those aforementioned SXSW shows, “Hey Mr. Grey” is as self-effacing as it is anthemic, a pure adrenalin shot in the vein of Bob’s late period Hüsker Dü and vintage Sugar work imbued with a self assured sense of both humor and acceptance. It’s also the tip of the iceberg (no pun intended… well, maybe…) of Beauty & Ruin’s 36-minute journey: a sweeping exploration beginning with death and loss, through familiar relationship battlegrounds to an ultimate re-acknowledgment of his role in life (and the lives of countless others, no doubt) with an eye towards an optimistic future.

Available for pre-order as of today at Merge and iTunes, Beauty & Ruin will be released by Merge Records June 3 in North America, June 9 in the UK and Europe. The album’s release will be preceded by its first proper single “I Don’t Know You Anymore.” Bob is backed on the album as ever by his longtime band of Jason Narducy (bass/backing vocals) and Jon Wurster (drums).

WATCH BOB MOULD ON THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN!
WATCH BOB MOULD ON THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN!

03/07/2014
Bob stopped by the Late Show with David Letterman last night to play Workbook track “See A Little Light”. Watch the performance here!

Details below on more shows leading up to the release of the new album Beauty & Ruin out June 3rd via Merge Records.

Dates
03/13/14 — Austin, TX — SXSW Merge Records Showcase @ The Parish
03/14/14 – Austin, TX — SXSW A.V. Club Day Party @ Blackheart Bar
03/31/14 — New York, NY — Tribute to Paul Simon w/Antibalas @ Carnegie Hall
05/23/14 – George, WA – Sasquatch! Music Festival
06/18-22/14 — Calgary, AB – Sled Island Music & Arts Festival


More info at bobmould.com

Bob Mould Announces New Album Beauty & Ruin Out June 3rd!
Bob Mould Announces New Album Beauty & Ruin Out June 3rd!

03/05/2014
Bob Mould has confirmed June 3 as the U.S. release date for his all-new studio album, Beauty & Ruin (Merge). Described as “a compact epic,” Beauty & Ruin packs a staggering lifetime’s worth of emotion and experience into a 36-minute package sure to be hailed as a landmark addition to Bob's formidable body of work.

As with 2012’s Silver Age, Beauty & Ruin finds Bob joined by his stalwart band of bassist Jason Narducy and drummer Jon Wurster, who will be backing Bob at this year’s SXSW as he debuts Beauty & Ruin material at the March 13 Merge showcase at the Parish and the March 14 AV Club day party.

Prior to that, Bob will wrap up the intimate 25 Years of Workbook mini-tour with a March 6 return to The Late Show with David Letterman and two final sold out shows March 7 and 8 at New York’s City Winery, both featuring Narducy and cellist Alison Chesley.

Tour Dates

03/07/14 - New York, NY – City Winery* SOLD OUT
03/08/14 - New York, NY – City Winery* SOLD OUT
03/13/13 — Austin, TX — SXSW Merge Records Showcase @ The Parish
03/14/14 – Austin, TX — SXSW A.V. Club Day Party @ Blackheart Bar
03/31/14 — New York, NY — Tribute to Paul Simon w/Antibalas @ Carnegie Hall
05/23/14 – George, WA – Sasquatch! Music Festival
06/18-22/14 — Calgary, AB - Sled Island Festival

* performing Workbook 25

For tickets, additional information etc. please visit bobmould.com/tour

GREAT WORKBOOK 25 REVIEWS ON PITCHFORK, AV CLUB, AND FILTER
GREAT WORKBOOK 25 REVIEWS ON PITCHFORK, AV CLUB, AND FILTER

02/27/2014
Here's what Pitchfork had to say about Workbook 25, "The urgency and vigor he packs into the unplugged punk of Workbook—the frequent knuckle-scraping attack of his strumming, his refusal to whisper or withhold—are what make the album a testament to tension rather than hesitance." Read the full review here.

Check out The AV Club's write-up over on their site and Filter's review here.