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That post-Post-War LP we're all waiting for? It's officially yours for the listening over at npr.org, where the Mike Mogis-produced Hold Time's linked up as a track-by-track stream. Therein you shall…   Read Story »
Matt's reclaiming his good name from the realm of the pronouns next month with Hold Time, a 14-track followup to 2006's excellent Post War. We're excited. The album's got a nice little guest list --…   Read Story »
There a few more days of pretending to look busy at work ahead, but as far as our iTunes are concerned 2009 can't get here soon enough. We're done with the lists. It's time for the new. We pored over…   Read Story »
Matt sat with Paste to give an update on his various projects: She & Him Volume 2 is in the works, that Jim James-collab LP is looking at a 2010 (or '11) release date, and he's ready to release a new…   Read Story »
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Echoing Slate's out-of-date Portland exposé from this past fall, MTV's followed the momentum of their Brooklyn 2008 piece with a feature on PDX.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 »