The trend of bands performing seminal albums live in their
entirety is a double-edged phenomenon. On one hand, it kills the
thrilling unpredictability of the set list, and forces audiences to sit
The Death Cabbie talks Bowie, Twitter and mushy music.
It’s kind of amazing what Death Cab for Cutie—a band often
dismissed as kids’ stuff or the mushy embodiment of all things
“emo”—gets away with. This year’s Codes and Keys is an ambit