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News Roundup: Eminem Reveals New Album Tracklist, Atoms For Peace Cover...

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Eminem's upcoming album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2, will feature artists like Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna and one of the guys from fun. The rapper released the tracklist for his new album earlier today, and we have the complete roster below. Also, Atoms For Peace, who are currently on tour right now, offered a cover of Mavin Gaye's "Got To Give It Up." All that and more...

The Postal Service Is Reuniting, Will Play Coachella

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Fans of breathy and electro synth-pop, the reunion you’ve waited 10 long years for has come—assuming you haven’t finally outgrown breathy and electro synth-pop like everyone else—as The Postal Service has announced their long-awaited reunion.

Postal Service May Record New Music; Owl City Begins Suicide Watch

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Just in case you’re not satisfied with using such tepid, saccharine and wholly unoriginal rip-offs such as Owl City’s cringe-inducing “Fireflies” to fill in for the lack of new Postal Service music, all hope may not yet be lost.  According to Jimmy Tamborello, one half of the electonica pop duo Postal Service (the other half being...

Chris Walla Of Death Cab For Cutie Starts Record Label

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Chris Walla – guitarist for Death Cab for Cutie and producer for bands as varied as Hot Hot Heat, the Postal Service, the Thermals, the Decemberists, and Tegan and Sara – has just added yet another entry to his ever-increasing résumé.  Pitchfork reports that the celebrated indie guitarist/ producer is now the head of his own Atlantic...

Death Cab For Cutie's John Hughes Tribute

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Death Cab for Cutie paid tribute to the late filmmaker John Hughes at the Critics' Choice Awards on Friday. The American rock band performed a cover of Simple Minds' Breakfast Club classic "Don't You (Forget About Me)" in front of a screen showing iconic scenes from Hughes legendary films such as Pretty in Pink, Sixteen...

BeatCrave's Christmas 2009 Playlist

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With Christmas coming up right around the corner, we know some of you may have already started blasting holiday music to get in the mood. Let's face it, when we're surrounded by our loved ones around this time of year it's hard not to be jolly and have a go at songs like "Jingle Bell Rock!" We here at BeatCrave would like to provide you with some rad tunes for the holidays. (It's the closest...

Death Cab for Cutie's Hot Topic Performance

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Recently the vampire crazed fans who call themselves, Twihards descended upon a Los Angeles Hot Topic clothing store, when the cast from the upcoming Twilight sequel made an appearance alongside a few musical acts. Death Cab for Cutie are behind the lead single off the New Moon soundtrack, so the band took to the stage to perform their song,...

Stream New Moon Soundtrack: In 30 Second Snippets

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Stream New Moon Soundtrack In 30 Second Snippets
Right this moment, you can head over to Amazon and stream the entire New Moon soundtrack. That's right, you can listen to tracks 1 - 15 as much as you want before the actual album release date! The only catch is that you're only given 30 second clips for each song. We know; what a tease! However, 30 seconds of one of most highly anticipated compilation...

Death Cab For Cutie's Meet Me On The Equinox Video

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Death Cab For Cutie's Meet Me On The Equinox Video
It's here! Death Cab For Cutie has just released their music video for their New Moon song, "Meet Me On The Equinox." Hipster teens and gothic Twi-hards can finally unite in heartbreak. With Ben Gibbard still sporting that long hair after his wedding with Zooey Deschanel and Robert Pattinson's pasty yet chiseled abs, girls (and guys) all...

New Moon Soundtrack's Complete Track Listing Announced!

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Death Cab For Cutie Does First Single For New Moon Soundtrack
The New Moon soundtrack has been announced, and it couldn't be any more different from the first one! We knew it was going to have an indie sound, but this is just ridiculous! Ridiculous in a good way, anyway. We had known about Thom Yorke, Bon Iver, Band of Skulls, and Death Cab For Cutie but who...

New Moon Soundtrack Goes Indie For Softer Touch

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After the first Twilight soundtrack sold 2.2 million copies (Neilsen SoundScan), artists, managers, publicists and labels have been scrambling for a spot on the next album. So far Thom Yorke, Bon Iver and Band of Skulls are all confirmed for New Moon's soundtrack. Death Cab for...

Death Cab For Cutie Does First Single For New Moon Soundtrack

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Death Cab For Cutie Does First Single For New Moon Soundtrack
Forget about Thom Yorke; that's old news! The word is out: Death Cab For Cutie's song, "Meet Me on the Equinox" will be the first single from the New Moon soundtrack! Twilight author, Stephanie Meyers, has just posted the cover art for the soundtrack (above) and stated that Death Cab's song has been chosen...

MTV VMA Breakthrough Video Nominees

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MTV Breakthrough Video Nominees
The MTV Video Music Awards released their nominees for Best Breakthrough Video earlier this week. Just like we were impressed with MTV's Top Albums of 2009 list, we are amazed at how much depth this nominee list has. The Breakthrough Video category have been absent from the awards show on and off for the past few years, but we're excited to see it's back. We're...

Death Cab for Cutie New Video Grapevine Fires

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  "Grapevine Fires" was initially inspired by Death Cab for Cutie's 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 Director Walter Robot to create an...

Death Cab For Cutie Vs. Auto-Tune

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As Death Cab for Cutie strutted their musical genius down the red carpet the baby blue ribbons attached to their lapels caused a quiet murmur among fans and Grammy talent alike. Turns out the ribbons were not in support of curing any disease or ending a war. Instead, the boys of Death Cab informed those curious about the baby-blue that they and the ribbons were there for a different kind of...

Round Up: Warp Webshop Closes, Warner Music's YouTube Demands, New FCC...

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The Warp Records online store has closed, Warner Music forces its own artist’s videos offline and Obama is ready to nominate a new FCC Chairman, all in today’s round up! WarpMart, the Warp Records webshop, is finished. Users have been notified that all purchases, digital and physical, will now be made...

POLL: Do You Prefer The Bride Or The Groom's Band?

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Everyone's heard the great news by now. Zooey Deschanel and Ben Gibbard are engaged! She & Him's pale skinned actress-turned-singer brunette, Zooey Deschanel and and The Postal Service's emotional yet socially acceptable Ben Gibbard are engaged! Hipster hearts are shattering around the nation… Could there BE a more perfect indie union! Just think of the skills a kid of theirs will have! So we...

Zooey Deschanel and Ben Gibbard Are Engaged!

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Prepare those wedding gifts now…Zooey Deschanel (of She & Him) is officially engaged to Ben Gibbard (frontman for Death Cab for Cutie & The Postal Service). Gibbard reportedly popped the question right before the holidays and amazingly enough got a yes from Deschanel. Deschanel is currently starring in the movie "Yes, Man" opposite Jim Carrey. Her band She & Him also released their first...