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Run The Jewels and Arca and Belle & Sebastian and a generous handful of other artists made really good videos this week, and I couldn’t find room for any of them. There were too many good videos this week. This is one of those weeks where everything in the top 5 is straight fire, though… More »

Technological currents have carried us ever closer to cyborg status, our smartphones becoming more and more like permanent extensions of our hands. That includes at concerts, where shooting photo and videos on phones has become so commonplace and so constant that bands felt the need to fight back this year. One of 2013’s most prominent… More »

I’m not entirely sure this week’s pick for best video even qualifies as a music video; it certainly stretches the definition. But in its impeccable planning and its flawless execution, it captured imaginations over the weekend and dominated the conversation come Monday. It felt like an actual honest-to-god event, and how many of those do… More »

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She & Him Cover The Smiths’ “Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want”

There's a long history of "Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want" covers in movies: Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Not Another Teen Movie,…
Scott Lapatine | June 25, 2009 - 3:37 pm

Zooey Deschanel Writes Cotton Jingle

No normal “rules” apply to the celebrity half of She & Him. Ben Gibbard’s fiancée can write and perform a throwaway tune about The Fabric…
Scott Lapatine | April 15, 2009 - 10:58 am

M. Ward (Feat. Zooey Deschanel)/Delta Spirit @ Henry Fonda Theater, Los Angeles 3/4/09

Although they never seem to be too far from each other, the She and the Him reunited last night for a few songs during M.
Amrit Singh | March 5, 2009 - 10:47 am

Elvis Costello Fleshes Out His Spectacle With She & Him & Jenny Lewis

Elvis Costello's Sundance Channel show really is a perfectly packaged hour for music nerds. EC is an adept interviewer, and never shy about joining i…
Amrit Singh | February 12, 2009 - 12:59 pm

Death Cab, Dept Of Eagles Do Starbucks Covers Comp

Refresher: Starbucks is a company that is in the business of selling $5 cups of coffee. Starbucks is also a company that is in the…
Amrit Singh | January 22, 2009 - 2:51 pm

Ben & Zooey Hit Sundance

If you have money and/or connections, Washington DC is the place to be today. There are so many people gathered for the presidential inauguration, CNN…
Scott Lapatine | January 20, 2009 - 12:33 pm

Ben Gibbard & Zooey Deschanel Get Engaged

According to US/People/Sufjan Beat, Death Cab For Cutie’s frontman proposed to the She half of She & Him before Christmas and she said ye…
Scott Lapatine | December 29, 2008 - 5:08 pm

Zooey Deschanel Does Synth Pop For The New Jim Carrey Flick

Jim Carrey's upcoming remake of Liar, Liar fresh new film Yes Man has already earned itself some Gummy Indie Crush cred in casting Zooey Deschanel…
Amrit Singh | December 10, 2008 - 10:20 am

New M. Ward Solo LP On The Way

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
Amrit Singh | October 8, 2008 - 2:33 pm

Brian Wilson & Zooey Deschanel Have A Chat

It's another one of those MySpace Artist On Artist things, and better than the last we saw, although it's got more of a "tell me…
Amrit Singh | September 12, 2008 - 9:46 am

Pictures From The Newport Folk Festival 2008

While we were sweating it out in Grant Park for Lollapalooza this past weekend, friend of the 'Gum and occasional photo contributor Jon Bahr wa…
Amrit Singh | August 5, 2008 - 4:18 pm

She & Him Perform On MTV Canada

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…
brandon | July 28, 2008 - 3:47 pm

New She & Him Video – “Why Do You Let Me Stay Here?”

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…
Scott Lapatine | July 11, 2008 - 11:37 pm

She & Him Live – “Take It Back,” “You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me,” & “Change Is Hard” (Lillywhite Session)

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…
brandon | June 13, 2008 - 11:13 am

Scenes From The Set Of The First She & Him Video

So gang, the bad news for you is Death Cab have returned to their day jobs -- but thanks to the band for giving us
Amrit Singh | May 21, 2008 - 9:58 am

She & Him Show Craig Ferguson That “Change Is Hard” Isn’t Always True

M. Ward and Zooey continue to mount their televised late night charm offensive with a stop in at Craig Ferguson's L.A. studio last night, convenient…
Amrit Singh | May 2, 2008 - 10:45 am

She & Him & Yo La Tengo & Conan

M. Ward recently told the New York Times: As long as people are listening to the songs first and not getting too caught u…
Amrit Singh | April 23, 2008 - 9:44 am

Newport Folk Festival Announces 2008 Lineup

Maybe some of the festivals we've been announcing are too loud for the folkier souls out there (Devendra). If that's the case, the Newport Folk…
brandon | April 17, 2008 - 1:57 pm

SXSW: Friday In Photos

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…
Stereogum | March 16, 2008 - 12:48 pm

Premature Evaluation: She & Him – Volume One

There's obviously going to be a lot of nitpicking around She & Him. Every album's subjected to scrutiny, but when a full-time actor or actre…
brandon | February 22, 2008 - 4:55 pm