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Watch The Postal Service Play “Nothing Better” From New Concert Film Everything Will Change

Later this month, the Postal Service will release Everything Will Change, a feature-length concert documentary of their performance at the Greek Theater in Berkeley, CA during last year’s reunion tour. Sub Pop has shared a clip of them performing of “Nothing Better” from the film. “Ladies and gentlemen, this song is for anyone in the… More »

By: James Rettig / November 8, 2014 - 10:47 am

Watch A Trailer For The Postal Service’s Movie Everything Will Change

The Postal Service’s reunion tour was a big deal for a lot of people, the members of the Postal Service included. Everything Will Change is a new concert film/documentary by director Justin Mitchell chronicling that tour, including interviews with Ben Gibbard, Jimmy Tamborello, and Jenny Lewis and lots of fans who spent a decade waiting… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 7, 2014 - 3:37 pm

Watch Long-Lost Postal Service Audition Footage

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 amazing video. Scharpling’s video purports to be the lost 2002 footage that led Ben Gibbard to join Jimmy Tamborello’… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 5, 2013 - 11:44 am

Give Up Turns 10

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 cultural air we breathe. But when it’s only 10, a record feels like it’s only barely gone… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 20, 2013 - 5:06 pm

The Postal Service Reunion Is On

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 synthpop classic Give Up, but the album went on to become massively cult-beloved anyway. For years, we waited on a follow-up, and one never materialized. And… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 21, 2013 - 9:19 am