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While we were sweating it out in Grant Park for Lollapalooza this past weekend, friend of the 'Gum and occasional photo contributor Jon Bahr was toughing it out up in Newport, Rhode Island for this…   Read Story »
Last week Matt Ward and Zooey Deschanel made their way to Toronto to play a free show for an MTV Canada audience. There are no cartoon ghosts (or LL Cool Js) in their performance of some Volume One…   Read Story »
Echoing Slate's out-of-date Portland exposé from this past fall, MTV's followed the momentum of their Brooklyn 2008 piece with a feature on PDX. What we learn: There are a lot of bands who live…   Read Story »
You'd probably watch if it was two and a half minutes of Zooey sleeping, but with its animated beheadings, undead nuns, and Pac-Man ghosts, She & Him's first music video is much more fun/morbid.…   Read Story »
Bless that guy. This info comes via the new Rolling Stone, which is great for fans of huge Obama faceshots (see: the cover, complete with flag-pinned lapel), not so great for its headscratching…   Read Story »
That's not a comment on the whiteness of She & Him's music. I'm kidding, M. Ward has soul. But seriously, it's because Zooey and Matt recorded a session with Steve Lillywhite. Scarlett, Zooey beat…   Read Story »
So gang, the bad news for you is Death Cab have returned to their day jobs -- but thanks to the band for giving us the day off, and to everyone who wrote in with questions and comments. Walla, you…   Read Story »
M. Ward recently told the New York Times: As long as people are listening to the songs first and not getting too caught up with who is making the songs, I'm happy. Agreed, and the surprisingly good…   Read Story »
This is it everybody, the last photo post of SXSW '08. That means it's time for our superlatives, so welcome to our list of the SXSW 2008 Top Five. These are the bands who delivered sets we could not…   Read Story »
The original plan on Friday was to see Zooey and Matt Ward (the she and him of She & Him) at Merge's 12AM showcase at the Parish, because she's got a good voice and he's cute. And vice versa. But…   Read Story »