Music at Mars Hill: "Home is a Fire"

Music at Mars Hill is a weekly column by Luke Larsen that seeks to find God amidst the newest trends in both mainstream music and independent music.First impressions are always tough. Death Cab for Cutie's newest record, Codes and Keys, came out earlier this week and I still haven't quite wrapped my mind around the whole the thing yet. The frenetic opener, "Home is a Fire", definitely caught my attention though with its bubbling neurotic tension and bouncy drums. Frontman Ben Gibbard, who … [Read more...]