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The recent reunion of the Postal Service (and release of two new tracks) had a lot of fans wondering if another album was in the works -- speaking of which, why haven't they made another album!?…   Read Story »
The Postal Service has never exactly been a wellspring of comedy, but they did have the good sense to recruit Tom Scharpling, who is extremely good at this sort of thing, to make them a pretty…   Read Story »
Albums from 20 years ago generally tend to age much better than albums a decade old. At 20, an album has time to see its influence slowly disseminate into music at large, to become a part of the…   Read Story »
Here's an oddly plausible scenario for you: After the Postal Service reunion runs its course, Ben Gibbard does an Audioslave thing with the non-Stipe members of R.E.M. This is a little too easy to…   Read Story »
There is truth! Love is real! The Postal Service are getting back together! The Ben Gibbard/Jimmy Tamborello duo barely spent any time touring behind their excellently starry-eyed 2003 sad-bastard…   Read Story »
Last night, Ben "Bucket Of Laughs" Gibbard served as the latest in a long line of musicians to sit for interviews with Stephen Colbert, and the interview went as awkwardly as they usually do. Two…   Read Story »
Last night, Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard was Conan's musical guest. He sang "Something's Rattling (Cowpoke)," a song from his solo album Former Lives, and the Los Angeles mariachi troupe…   Read Story »
Zooey Deschanel came in at No. 7 on the list of Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2012, probably the most hotly debated of any Gummy Awards category this year. And based on the comments I read,…   Read Story »
Running enthusiast, Seattle Mariners fanatic and Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard headlined the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles in support of his solo album Former Lives. Gibbard also…   Read Story »
In his short but prolific video-directing career, Tom Scharpling has yet to make a bad video. His latest burst of inspiration comes in the form of a video for Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben…   Read Story »