Dave Depper Is Now A Member of Death Cab For Cutie

Longtime Portland musician has replaced Chris Walla (in the touring band, at least).

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Dave Depper has one of the most extensive resumes of any musician in Portland. He's done stints with Ray LaMontagne, Fruit Bats, Robyn Hitchcock, Menomena and Peter Buck and Robert Fripp's Slow Music project, among a zillion others. Now, he's landed his biggest gig yet: playing guitar for Death Cab for Cutie. Earlier today, the Seattle emo luminaries announced its first show of the year, a ...   More
Friday, January 16, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

Bill O'Reilly to Cover Oregon and Dave Depper: Shut Up, Pinheads!

O'Reilly's Website labels commercial featuring local musician's song "dumbest ad ever."


Add Portland musician, Ram re-creator, and touring member of Menomena (among a grillion other bands), Dave Depper, to the expansive list of things that really get Bill O'Reilly's goat.OK, so maybe Papa Bear has little idea what his web-monkeys are posting over at billoreilly.com. Still, it stands to reason that anything related to Lil' Beirut is going to stick in the old coot's craw—especially ...   More
Thursday, September 26, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Jackpot Records to Release Dave Depper's RAM Project, Ylang Ylang, Crock

It looks like Jackpot Records label—hitherto popular for its reissues from classic area bands like punk legends the Wipers, vaguely religious rockers A New Dawn as well as cult groups like Boston Spaceships and experimental music god Jandek—is stepping up its label game a bit. The label, run by Isaac Slusarenko, who also runs two lovely brick-and-mortar Portland record stores of the same ...   More
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 CASEY JARMAN


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