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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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Lollapalooza 2013: Mumford & Sons Return Following Ted Dwane’s Surgery

Lollapalooza 2013 marks Mumford & Sons’ return after Ted Dwane’s surgery, and the Postal Service are apparently make-out music.

08/04/2013

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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

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Phoenix And R. Kelly Ignite Coachella 2013’s Saturday Night

Toward the end of Phoenix’s crowd-pleasing set, out strolled none other than R&B mega-star R. Kelly, wearing a bejeweled baseball cap and motocross gear, to sing his hits “Ignition (Remix)” and “I’m a Flirt” over the band performing the melody of their own hit, 2008 single “1901” and new song “Chloroform.”

04/15/2013

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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

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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

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Sasquatch! 2013 Festival Lineup Announced: Mumford And Sons, Macklemore, Vampire Weekend & More

The 2013 festival season continues to heat up with the line-up announcement for this year’s Sasquatch! Festival (yes, the exclamation point is part of the name), with Mumford and Sons, the Postal Service, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Vampire Weekend among the headliners.

02/05/2013

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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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Ben Gibbard Is Hilariously Bad At Being Bad In ‘Teardrop Windows’ Video

Deathcab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard is so funny in the music video for his latest single “Teardrop Windows” we think it’s time he get a shot on “SNL.” He’s gotta be at least as funny as Bruno Mars.

11/02/2012

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Death Cab For Cutie’s Ben Gibbard Premieres Solo Single, Announces Tour Dates

While many fans have been anticipating a follow-up to Ben Gibbard’s 2003 release as Postal Service, the singer’s new solo record, Former Lives, contains music he’s written over the last eight years.

08/31/2012

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