Mike McCready, the guitarist of one of the iconic bands featured in the documentary, The Glamour & The Squalor, composed the score to the documentary about visionary tastemaker Marco Collins. As a Seattle DJ, Marco was instrumental in breaking some of the most successful bands in history and bringing the music that defined a generation to the airwaves. Download your copy of The Glamour & The Squalor (Original Motion Picture Score) — out now digitally, and pre-order the CD before it hits shelves on September 29. Check out the story at Mike’s band Website, Pearl Jam online.
NPR Premieres Benjamin Gibbard’s New Album Just Weeks Shy Of Death Cab For Cutie’s North American Tour
Laggies composer Benjamin Gibbard and his band, Death Cab For Cutie, are about to embark on a North American tour next month, but not before giving all the fans get a first listen to DCFC’s new album, Kintsugi.
If the Foo Fighters want you to show up somewhere, you just do it,” Ben Gibbard tells Rolling Stone. So when Dave Grohl reached out to the Death Cab For Cutie frontman to ask if he’d participate in the Foos’ HBO documentary series Sonic Highways, Gibbard didn’t hesitate.
Laggies composer Benjamin Gibbard is no stranger to contributing to films. Before scoring on Laggies — the new coming of age comedy starring Keira Knightley, Chloë Grace Moretz and Sam Rockwell — Benjamin Gibbard scored the Kurt Cobain documentary (with Steve Fisk),Kurt Cobain About A Son (2006). Directed by Lynn Shelton, Laggies the film is out now nationwide (check show times).
Coming soon: Lakeshore Records is excited to release the soundtrack to Laggies, a comedy starring Keira Knightley, Chloë Grace Moretz, and Sam Rockwell. The soundtrack will feature a score by Ben Gibbard of Death Cab For Cutie! Laggies opens in theaters on Friday October 24th via A24 (the studio behind The Spectacular Now). Lynn Shelton directs this film about a woman who, while hiding out from her fiancé, spends a week with adolescents to figure out her life. Laggies screened at Toronto International Film Festival. More soundtrack details are coming soon.