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Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters (Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Foo Fighters Confirm Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard and The Eagles’ Joe Walsh Among ‘Sonic Highways’ Guests

Band member Nate Mendel calls the new tunes “fairly straight forward Foo Fighters songs and almost every one of them takes a left turn and goes off on some psychic odyssey with guest musicians in the middle.”

09/11/2014

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Chris Walla Leaves Death Cab for Cutie

The guitarist announced his departure as the band works on its new album.

08/13/2014

Death Cab For Cutie (Autumn de Wilde for Barsuk Records)

Not Fade Away: 10 Years Later, How Death Cab For Cutie Broke Through with ‘Transatlanticism’

A lot of people write about Transatlanticism in the framework of The O.C., but that’s a narrative that is like congratulating Nike for their hard work on Michael Jordan’s legacy.

10/30/2013

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Death Cab For Cutie Returns To The Studio For Eighth Album

Death Cab for Cutie took to Twitter yesterday to let fans know that they’re hard at work recording their eighth album.

10/11/2013

Ben Gibbard of Postal Service (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The Postal Service Air Dirty Laundry In ‘A Tattered Line Of String’ Video

The Postal Service turn the world upside down in the topsy-turvy new music video for a previously unreleased song from the recently released 10th anniversary deluxe edition of the band’s beloved 2003 debut, ‘Give Up.’

06/19/2013

Ben Gibbard (Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Death Cab For Cutie To Perform Entire ‘Transatlanticism’ Album At Bumbershoot Festival

With the announcement of the line-up for this year’s Bumbershoot festival in Seattle comes the news that Death Cab for Cutie will be performing their 2003 full-length, Transatlanticsim, in its entirety.

05/06/2013

(Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)

Ben Gibbard Talks Nostalgia As Postal Service Reunite At Coachella

What’s wrong with a little nostalgia if it makes you feel good? Over the weekend at Coachella we saw a few nostalgia fueled reunions — the return of the Wu Tang Clan on Sunday night, which has been widely hailed as a victory march for the giant hip hop collective. A new generation of fans were introduced to ’90s Brit pop band Blur. And, among the most anticipated, a reunion of the Postal Service.

04/15/2013

Courtesy Subpop

The Postal Service Announce Summer Tour Schedule

After being hounded for nearly a decade about a Postal Service reunion, Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello will finally satisfying fans with a full blown U.S. tour.

02/20/2013

Courtesy of Sub Pop Records

The Postal Service Release New Song, “A Tattered Line Of String”

In advance of the 10th anniversary reissue of the album Give Up, the Postal Service has released a new song, “A Tattered Line of String.”

02/11/2013

Courtesy of Sub Pop

Postal Service Reunites As Coachella Rumors Abound

On the same day that Mick Jagger told NME in no uncertain terms that classic rock icons the Rolling Stones would not be playing at this year’s Coachella festival in California, news has broken that 21st century emo-electro super-group Postal Service (featuring Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard and producer Jimmy Tamborello) will reunite, with strong hints pointing towards a Coachella performance.

01/22/2013

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