Ben Gibbard from Death Cab For Cutie, The Postal Service and Pinwheel

Jul 27, 09:21 PM

Episode 417:
This is why we do this thing! Ben Gibbard is here and ready for a Turned Out A Punk party! Listen in as he and Damian discuss: punk heroes as religious icons, indie rock plus sincerity equaling emo and what was the Northwest's proto-punk? From going to Undertow shows, to high school with MxPx, to the Mono Men ruling and so much more: don't miss this one!

Also, don't miss the new Death Cab For Cutie video for "Here To Forever", off their upcoming "Asphalt Memories" LP! More info at

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Also touched on: 

A tape with Bad Brains and the Descendants 

A Devo lovin’, military man, hippy dad

AC/DC: the greatest rock band ever

The Mono Men

Moving to Bremerton

Bad Religion 80-85 as The Velvet Underground And Nico

MxPx and the religious punk divide

Undertow RULE

Liking Fugazi but loving Minor Threat

Ian: never made a mistake

Looking for someone to give us rules

Vulnerability in anger

The Sonics as the area proto-punk

Post Nasal Drip

The Britpop/ American indie influenced Pinwheel