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Paste Mag: Pay what you want

In Uncategorized on April 19, 2009 at 6:59 pm

Paste is a good mag and I used to live within spitting distance of it. In conjunction with yesterday’s Record Store Day, they’re re-upping their subscrip offer of pay what you want. Definitely worth it.

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…ben gibbard in Paste mag

In interview, magazines, music on April 17, 2008 at 9:12 pm

Is that a halo around Ben Gibbard’s head?

This first person essay by Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie in the May issue of Paste Magazine is a manifesto of sorts. It’s to promote their new album, Narrow Stairs, but it’s also his declaration that a band can be cool and have longevity. That a band gets better with age and popularity rather than worse. That it’s ok to sell out.

“I don’t want to go back to that period of being obscure and having nobody know who I am, let alone have to struggle to get people to come to the show. I remember what it was like, and it was shitty,” writes Gibbard in Paste.

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