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Jun 14, 2017

Death From Above recently shortened their name from Death From Above 1979 (the 1979 was added early in their career to avoid confusion with the Death From Above record label more commonly referred to as simply DFA). More

Watch: Death From Above 1979 on “Letterman”

The Physical World is out now on Last Gang/Warner Bros

Sep 11, 2014

Last night Death From Above 1979 absolutely smashed their performance on Letterman, performing The Physical World cut, “Trainwreck 1979.” More

Listen: Death From Above 1979 - “Trainwreck 1979”

The Physical World Out In September

Jul 08, 2014

Death From Above 1979 announced last month that they were finally releasing a follow-up to their 2004 debut You’re a Woman, I’m a Machine. Even if they didn’t seem to excited about it at the time, our first taste of the new album has enough repressed energy to fuel us until the album drops in September. More

Jun 11, 2014

Death From Above 1979 is grudgingly making a follow-up to their one album, 2004’s You’re a Woman, I’m a Machine. More

Treasure Island Festival 2011 Lineup Announced – Death Cab for Cutie, St. Vincent, and more

Performers Also Include Cut Copy, Beach House, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, Friendly Fires, Empire of the Sun, Battles, and others

Jul 26, 2011

Today, Treasure Island Music Festival announced their 2011 lineup. More

FYF Festival Line-up Announced

Broken Social Scene, Explosions in the Sky, Death From Above 1979, Girls, No Age and More

Jun 15, 2011

FYF has announced its 2011 lineup. The festival will take place in downtown Los Angeles on Labor Day weekend, Saturday September 3. More


2014 Artist Survey: Death From Above 1979

Sebastien Grainger on His Childhood Celebrity Crush, The Golden Girls, and Convincing Marty McFly to Sleep with His Mother

Feb 16, 2015

For Under the Radar’s 12th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2014. Here are some answers from Sebastien Grainger of Death From Above 1979. More


Sep 09, 2014

Death From Above 1979 pick up right where they left off…uh, holy shit, 10 years ago. More