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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 »

The next stop on the Gummys express is Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2011; ten females, ten males, one Gosling. Hit the gallery to check out the winners of this award, truly the people’s champions when it comes to crushes. Just outside the fray: EMA and Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner for the ladies,… More »

New York just became the 6th largest state to approve same-sex marriage. Yes! The Senate bill passed 33-to-29, Governor Cuomo signed the measure shortly after, and the law goes into effect in 30 days. A historic night to be sure, one probably best not spent in front of a laptop. Too late. But in case… More »

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Ben Gibbard Covers Radiohead, Describes New DCFC LP

The next Death Cab album is "not a guitar-based record ... we've been into vintage keyboards and playing with that palette." So says Ben Gibbard…
Amrit Singh | November 4, 2010 - 6:21 pm
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Ben & Zooey Sing At Giants/Phillies Playoff

Ben Gibbard and Zooey Deschanel both sang at Game 3 of the Giants vs. Phillies NLCS yesterday. Gibbard did "The Star-Spangled Banner" while Deschanel did…
jessica | October 20, 2010 - 1:47 pm
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She & Him – “Fools Rush In”

We listened to Dirty Projectors, Shins, and Passion Pit cover songs that inspired them for Levi's Pioneer Sessions. In this edition, M. Ward and Zooey…
brandon | August 20, 2010 - 10:05 am

She & Him – “Thieves” Video

She & Him's "Thieves" has a vintage, Roy Orbison feel to it. Same goes for the video, directed by Norwood Cheek. Cheek specializes in doing…
jessica | July 9, 2010 - 10:58 am
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Tired Pony (Gary Lightbody, Peter Buck) – “Point Me At Islands” (Feat. Zooey Deschanel)

Quite an assemblage of fancy names for this new project from Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody, called Tired Pony, with members including R.E.M.’s Peter Buck and…
Amrit Singh | June 25, 2010 - 11:09 am
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She & Him Bring “Thieves” To Kimmel

Knowing that Zooey doesn't exactly thrive while singing live on television, you could go either of two ways as her manager: Keep her off camera…
Amrit Singh | April 6, 2010 - 2:04 pm
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She & Him Bring “In The Sun” To Letterman

Here's the thing about actors in music projects: Whatever the sounds are like, on camera they're going to be alright. At least, on camera under…
Amrit Singh | April 5, 2010 - 1:05 pm
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SXSW 2010: The Wrap Up

We saw a bunch of bands this past week. Not every set was memorable, but there were more than enough highlights to make the stiff…
stereogum | March 23, 2010 - 11:42 am
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She & Him – “In The Sun” Video

Here's your G-rated Zooey fantasy sequence for the day. Z dances cutely, takes one step closer to Feist: The aww-shucks charm factor is high i…
Amrit Singh | March 9, 2010 - 11:26 am
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She & Him – “Thieves” (Live On BBC)

So far the squeakuel to She & Him's first Volume has offered only "In The Sun." The studio sounds are still safely tucked away i…
Amrit Singh | February 10, 2010 - 6:26 pm
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She & Him Volume Two, Tour, HBO Groupie Information

We passed along details about M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel's sophomore album Volume 2 many moons ago, but now we can offer the album art,…
brandon | February 3, 2010 - 2:56 pm
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She & Him Vol. 2 Details

The sequel to Zooey & Matt’s Volume 1 promises 13 songs — 11 originals and covers of Skeeter Davis and NRBQ — and a 3/23…
Amrit Singh | December 8, 2009 - 4:22 pm
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She & Him Prep Vol. 2

Mrs. Gibbard told MTV the new She & Him’s done and will be out in 2010: “It’s official. It’s done and being released in the…
brandon | November 30, 2009 - 9:44 am
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Ben & Zooey Play WTF?!, DCFC Do Kimmel

Actor Tim Robbins curated the WTF?! Festival this weekend in Culver City to raise money for the ailing non-for-profit Actors' Gang arts organization, inviting fellow…
Amrit Singh | November 23, 2009 - 11:34 am
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Photos, Video From The 2009 mtvU Woodie Awards

When MTV's college-obsessed little sister station mtvU announced the nominations for this year's Woodie Awards, we had some fun trying to make sense of the…
Amrit Singh | November 19, 2009 - 4:03 pm
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Ben Gibbard & Zooey Deschanel Married Yesterday

“The actress and Death Cab for Cutie singer … tied the knot in Washington state, a source tells People. The couple got engaged last year…
Scott Lapatine | September 20, 2009 - 11:42 pm
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Zooey Deschanel Can Dance Well Too

(500) Days Of Summer gets a music video directed by Marc Webb. It stars the future Mrs. Gibbard and film costar Joseph Gordon-Levitt doing some…
Scott Lapatine | August 5, 2009 - 12:36 pm
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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
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New M. Ward Video – “Rave On”

The Zooey fans were probably hoping Matt would follow up "Hold Time"'s video with some sort of visual treatment for "Never Had Nobody Like You,"…
brandon | April 15, 2009 - 4:19 pm
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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