Death Cab For Cutie

  1. Concerns As Canadian Album Sales Slump

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Canadian music biz continues to be rocked by lackluster sales, with album sales dropping 15% this week compared to the previous week, and tumbling 30% from the same period in 2007, according to the latest figures from Nielsen Soundscan. The to ...

  2. Death Cab For Cutie Scores First No. 1 Album

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Death Cab For Cutie claims its first No. 1 album as "Narrow Stairs" starts at the top slot on the Billboard 200. The Atlantic set moved 144,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen Soundscan. Death Cab's prior album, 2005's ...

  3. Cab Cruises, Sinatra's Strong, Warner Rules

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Death Cab for Cutie drives home its first No. 1 album as "Narrow Stairs" starts in the penthouse on the Billboard 200 ... Frank Sinatra grabs the No. 2 slot with "Nothing But the Best," his highest-charting album since 1993 ...

  4. Death Cab Heading To Billboard 200's Top Spot

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The second major-label outing by rock darlings Death Cab For Cutie looks on course to top The Billboard 200, according to today's Nielsen SoundScan Building chart. Informed by un-weighted sales from nine leading music accounts, the band' ...

  5. Prince Closes Coachella Day Two With Collabs, Covers

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In a rare U.S. festival appearance, the late addition of Prince to the lineup of this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., proved to be successful, as the Purple One drew massive crowds to the event's main ...

  6. Update: Billions Corporation, Aero Booking Merge

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Boutique booking agencies the Billions Corporation and Aero Booking will merge, effective June 1. The two firms will combine artist rosters and operate as one entity with offices in Chicago and Seattle, and a total of seven agents. "We have a ...

  7. Goldenvoice, Amtrak Link For Coachella Train Stop

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival producer Goldenvoice has partnered with Amtrak to provide a limited number of festival campers with a free train ride to and from this year's event, which is set for April 25-27 at Empire Polo Field ...

  8. Coldplay, Petty, Jay-Z Onboard For Pemberton

    March 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Jay-Z and Nine Inch Nails will headline the first-ever Pemberton Festival, set for July 25-27 in Pemberton, B.C., Billboard.biz has learned. The festival is produced by Live Nation and Good Boy Producti ...

  9. Sasquatch! Snags R.E.M., Cure, Lips, Death Cab

    February 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST R.E.M., the Cure, Flaming Lips, Death Cab For Cutie, Modest Mouse and M.I.A. lead the bill for the 2008 Sasquatch! Music Festival, to be held May 24-26 at the Gorge Amphitheatre in Quincy, Wash. The Flaming Lips will present their "U.F.O. sho ...

  10. 6 Questions With Noise Pop's Jordan Kurland

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST San Francisco's 16th annual Noise Pop festival, set to hit approximately 15 venues from Feb. 26 through March 2, will boast performances from the Magnetic Fields, the Mountain Goats, MSTRKRFT, Cursive, Stellastarr*, the Walkmen, Helio Sequenc ...

  11. Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye Lead Bonnaroo Line-Up

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival rolls out its most diverse lineup yet, with Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye West, Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson and My Morning Jacket among the acts on the bill for the June 12-15 event in Manchester ...

  12. Portishead, Johnson, Waters To Headline Coachella

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson and former Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters will headline the 2008 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 25-27 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also near the top of the bill are the Verve, Kraftwerk, Death ...

  13. Michaelson, Bareilles Anchoring Hotel Cafe Tour

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Red-hot singer/songwriters Ingrid Michaelson and Sara Bareilles will anchor the lineup for the fourth annual Hotel Cafe tour, which begins March 6 at the Belly Up in San Diego, and wraps April 12 at the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles. Cary Bro ...

  14. Horseshoe Tavern Kick-Starts 60th B'day Festivities

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Horseshoe Tavern, arguably Canada's most famous concert venue, has kicked off celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the Toronto club's opening. Beginning Dec. 9, the club is hosting a month-long period of celebration, featuring pe ...

  15. Toronto's Horseshoe Tavern Celebrates 60th Anniversary

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Horseshoe Tavern, arguably Canada's most famous concert venue, kicked off celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the Toronto club's opening on Tuesday. "This is a very historic venue and we wanted to do something special to ce ...

  16. Emo's, C3 Presents Partner On Talent Buys

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Emo's, the popular Austin, Texas, rock club that has booked indie, punk, electronica and underground music for the last 15 years, has signed a deal for C3 Presents to be exclusive talent buyer for national acts, effective today (July 2). C3 i ...

  17. R.E.M., Bowie Set For Cobain Film Soundtrack

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tracks by R.E.M., David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Bad Brains and Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard will be found on the soundtrack to "Kurt Cobain -- About a Son," due Sept. 11 via Barsuk. The film is told in Cobain's voice from audiota ...

  18. The Shins, Wu-Tang, Crowded House Set For Bumbershoot

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Shins, the Wu-Tang Clan, Panic! At The Disco, the reformed Crowded House and Lupe Fiasco lead the initial lineup for the 2007 installment of Bumbershoot: Seattle's Music & Arts Festival. The event will be held Sept. 1-3 throughout the ...

  19. Pearl Jam, Reznor, DMB Help Bridge School Turn 20

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor and the Dave Matthews Band will perform alongside Neil Young at the 20th anniversary Bridge School Benefit, to be held Oct. 21-22 at Shoreline Amphitheatre out Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails' Trent Re ...

  20. Bonnaroo, Oasys Mobile Pact

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Festival to be held June 16-18. For the first time, Bonnaroo Arts and Music Festival has selected a mobile partner—Oasys Mobile—to provide services for the event. At this year's festival, Oasys will offer mobile services ranging from free tex ...

  21. Chili Peppers, Kanye Lead Lollapalooza Lineup

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST To be held Aug. 4-6 in Chicago's Grant Park. The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kanye West and Wilco lead the lineup for this summer's Lollapalooza, which will be held Aug. 4-6 in Chicago's Grant Park. The event will also feature Common, Ma ...

  22. Death Cab, Franz Ferdinand Make Touring Team

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Modern rock heavyweights Death Cab For Cutie and Franz Ferdinand will begin a North American co-headlining tour March 22 in Portland, Ore. The trek will visit a mix of theaters and college campuses th Modern rock heavyweights Death Cab For Cutie a ...

  23. Bonnaroo Goes Rock With Radiohead, Petty

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Scheduled for June 16-18 in Manchester, Tenn. Radiohead, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Elvis Costello & the Imposters, Beck, Bonnie Raitt and Buddy Guy are among the acts lined up to play the fifth annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festiva ...

  24. Exclusive: New Pantheon Award Finalists Revealed

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST The 10 finalists for the inaugural New Pantheon Awards have been chosen, Billboard.biz can exclusively reveal. The award, which continues the mission of the now-defunct Shortlist Prize in recognizing The 10 finalists for the inaugural New Pantheon ...

  25. Shortlist Prize Ends With Controversy

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Shortlist Music Prize appears to have come to an end after a disagreement between its founders. Artist manager and Shortlist principal Tom Sarig is moving ahead with plans to stage a like-minded a The Shortlist Music Prize appears to have come ...

  26. MySpace.com Creates Own Label

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Imprint to run through Interscope, Fontana. MySpace.com, one of the top music destinations on the Internet, is starting its own record label. The imprint, to be manufactured by Universal Music Group's Interscope Records and distributed by Uni ...

  27. DRA Finds Italian Partner

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Digital Rights Agency pacts with Tabloid Group. San Francisco, CA-based digital music distributor the Digital Rights Agency has struck an Italian representation deal with Tuscany-based independent record company the Tabloid Group. The partnership ...

  28. DRA Finds Italian Partner

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Digital distr. links with Italy's Tabloid Group. San Francisco, CA-based digital music distributor the Digital Rights Agency has struck an Italian representation deal with Tuscany-based independent record company the Tabloid Group. The partne ...

  29. Arcade Fire Leads mtvU's Woodie Nominees

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Arcade Fire tops the list of nominees for the second annual mtvU Woodie Awards, which honor artists favored by college audiences. The event will be held Nov. 2 at New York's Roseland Ballroom. The Arcade Fire tops the list of nominees for ...

  30. West Registers No. 1 Album Debut

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With "Late Registration," Kanye West rules the school as his sophomore Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam album makes a chart-topping bow on The Billboard 200 this week. After a few weeks of relatively low-key activ With "Late Registration," ...

  31. Bliptones Brings Indies To Mobile Market

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT More than 200 ringtones available. Independent music is going mobile with the launch of Bliptones, an indie-only online ringtone store. Digital music distribution firm Digital Rights Agency is providing the content, with technology provided by Xin ...

  32. EMI Music Pub Names Creative VP

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dan McCarroll promoted from senior director. EMI Music Publishing has promoted Dan McCarroll to VP of creative, West Coast. He was previously senior director of creative. During his three years with EMI, McCarroll has signed such songwriter/artist ...

  33. Austin City Limits Fest Confirms Lineup

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The lineup of the fourth Austin City Limits Music Festival, set for Sept. 23-25 in Austin's Zilker Park, will be announced tomorrow (May 5). The lineup of the fourth Austin City Limits Music Festival, set for Sept. 23-25 in Austin's Zilk ...

  34. Pixies, Weezer, Panic Set For Lollapalooza

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Pixies, Weezer, Widespread Panic, the Killers, the Arcade Fire, Liz Phair, the Black Keys and Death Cab For Cutie are among the acts that will play the reconfigured Lollapalooza festival. As previ The Pixies, Weezer, Widespread Panic, the Kill ...

  35. Music To Get Star Treatment At Sundance

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music seems to take a bigger role each year at the annual Sundance Film Festival. The Jan. 20-30 independent film showcase in Park City, Utah, will feature a slate of eclectic live performances and ot Music seems to take a bigger role each year at ...

  36. MTVU Announces Woodie Nominees

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With three nods, Coheed & Cambria lead the nominees for the first mtvU Woodie Awards, which will recognize artists who have made an impact on the college-music scene. College TV network mtvU will With three nods, Coheed & Cambria lead ...

  37. Orchard Helps Drive Sales At iTunes

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard reports that a monthlong exclusivity deal it inked with the iTunes Music Store for a 1999 EP by Coldplay helped push the release to the top of the iTunes album chart last month. The Orchard reports that a monthlong exclusivity deal it ...

  38. Update: Top Artists To Rock Swing States

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story first posted here yesterday (Aug. 3), artists such as Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, R.E.M., the Dixie Chicks and the Dave Matthews Band have teamed up for the <A HREF="http://www.bill Updating a story first posted here yes ...

  39. Update: Top Artists To Rock Swing States

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story first posted here yesterday (Aug. 3), artists such as Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, R.E.M., the Dixie Chicks and the Dave Matthews Band have teamed up for the <A HREF="http://www.bill Updating a story first posted here yes ...

  40. RED Picks Up Lakeshore Records

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lakeshore Records has inked a North American distribution deal with RED. Lakeshore, the music division of film production company Lakeshore Entertainment, was previously distributed by Navarre Corp. Lakeshore Records has inked a North American dis ...

  41. RED Picks Up Lakeshore Records

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lakeshore Records has inked a North American distribution deal with RED. Lakeshore, the music division of film production company Lakeshore Entertainment, was previously distributed by Navarre Corp. Lakeshore Records has inked a North American dis ...

  42. Orchard To Distribute Fierce Panda

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard has signed a worldwide digital distribution deal with Fierce Panda Records, the U.K.-based independent label. The Orchard has signed a worldwide digital distribution deal with Fierce Panda Records, the U.K.-based independent label. Fie ...

  43. Kweller, Death Cab Link For Tour

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ben Kweller has solidified tour dates to support his second studio album, "On My Way," due April 6 on ATO/RCA Records. Kweller will co-headline with fellow indie rockers Death Cab For Cutie, beginning Ben Kweller has solidified tour date ...

  44. MTV Rebranding College TV Network

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks (MTVN) is relaunching College Television Network (CTN) under the new name mtvU. The redesign had been expected. MTV Networks (MTVN) is relaunching College Television Network (CTN) under the new name mtvU. The redesign had been expecte ...

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