Skip to main content

Have you ever wondered what a collaboration between ODESZA and Death Cab for Cutie would sound like? Neither have we.

Iconic Death Cab frontman Ben Gibbard recently appeared on Audacy’s New Arrivals with Bryce Segall to chat about his livestreaming ventures during the global lockdown period and his recent philanthropical endeavors, among other topics. It was his comments on a potential collaboration with ODESZA, however, that sent ripples through the electronic music community.

ODESZA and Gibbard have crossed paths in the Seattle area many times, including at a co-headlining concert at Bellingham’s Civic Stadium in May 2019. It turns out that Gibbard, who called the duo "great, wonderful dudes" and "really talented," has been kicking the tires on a potential collaboration for years.


ODESZA perform during a co-headlining concert, billed alongside Death Cab for Cutie, at Bellingham’s Civic Stadium in May 2019.

Recommended Articles

Rave Bunnies

"Rave Bunnies" Metaverse Project Dangles Carrots to Festival Lovers Looking to Profit From Crypto-Gaming

Rave Bunnies is the colorfully quirky NFT concept dedicated to engaging ravers around the world.

EDC LV 2021-3LAU-Brian Rapaport Photo_01

3LAU Is Giving Away a Singular Copy of a New Song And Its Rights—As an NFT

The idea was developed in the spirit of Wu-Tang Clan's "Once Upon a Time in Shaolin" album release.


ODESZA's Foreign Family Collective Teases Duo's Return to the Stage In 2022

ODESZA haven't performed since embarking on a massive summer 2019 tour, but their return appears to be on the horizon.

“You just kinda lit a fire for me to reach out to these dudes, because I’ve worked on a couple aborted projects with electronic musicians in the past year," Gibbard told Segall after the host asked if he and ODESZA had every exchanged files or ideas.

"And the couple times they haven’t gone anywhere, my wife would be like, ‘Why don’t you call those ODESZA guys? Those guys are awesome. You guys should work on some music together.’ And I’m like yeah, we should."

Check out the full interview below.



ODESZA is Working on New Music

"hi guys we workin I promise."

Tycho and Benjamin Gibbard

Tycho and Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard Drop Indietronica Jam, "Only Love"

"It was certainly an honor to be able to work with such an iconic voice."


Odesza and Khalid Talk Collabs on Twitter

Fans of Odesza and Khalid should be ecstatic to see that there could be a collaboration in the works between the two. Will the twitter connection lead to an epic collab?


ODESZA Announce They are Matching Donations to Various Organizations Fighting for Racial Equality

ODESZA is inviting fans to join them "in the continued fight for justice."

zedd virtual riot

Zedd Teases Collaboration With Virtual Riot

Imagine what this would sound like.


ODESZA and Golden Features Announce Special BRONSON "Intermission Broadcast" Mix

The trio is set to drop a cant-miss mix courtesy of ODESZA's Foreign Family Collective.


ODESZA Fans Complain of Deteriorating Merch from Finale Pop-Up

Several members of an ODESZA Facebook group have complained about the quality of the merchandise at the duo's finale pop-up.