It’s subtle, but towards the end of the Postal Service’s “The District Sleeps Alone Tonight,” there’s a faint, ghostly hum blended almost seamlessly amidst melancholy synths. Chances are you never noticed… More »


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Jenny Lewis has built a deceptively sturdy body of work over the last 15 years. To date, the 38-year-old’s oeuvre includes four albums with the now-defunct band Rilo Kiley; a… More »

The French onion soup. Or the burger. That’s what you order at Perry’s, a 44-year-old San Francisco restaurant and bar that has blue-and-white checkerboard tablecloths, breadsticks, and miscellany on the… More »

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This weekend in Chicago, The Postal Service played what could be their final shows ever. On Saturday afternoon, Ben Gibbard tweeted that the band’s set at Lollapalooza that day and… More »


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10. The Postal Service The Postal Service opened with their biggest hit, “The District Sleeps Alone Tonight,” as if to remind everyone — yes, we are that band, remember when… More »

Watch the Postal Service Make Decade-Late TV Debut, With Jenny Lewis, on ‘Colbert’

Last night’s episode of The Colbert Report will go down as a classic for host Stephen Colbert’s beautiful, gut-wrenching tribute to his mother, Lorna Colbert, who died last week at age… More »

See the Postal Service’s Underwear in ‘A Tattered Line of String’ Video

The Postal Service have successfully parlayed a decade-old, one-off album into an festival-headlining live show, all on the strength of 10 weak-kneed, digi-pop tunes. Now, the electro duo have shared a… More »


Primavera Sound Live-Stream: Phoenix, Postal Service, Grizzly Bear, Wu-Tang, and More

Barcelona’s Primavera Sound Festival (May 22 to 26) is currently underway and organizers are generously streaming several live sets via the showcase’s YouTube channel. Fans unable to make it to the European… More »

Watch the Postal Service Kick Off Reunion Tour With Jenny Lewis in Reno

The Postal Service delivered the first performance on their long-awaited reunion tour at Reno’s Grand Sierra Theatre last night (April 9), and footage from the gig has arrived online. Ben… More »

It’s a bittersweet moment for fans of the Postal Service. When the electro-pop duo of Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard and Dntel’s Jimmy Tamborello announced the 10th-anniversary reissue of… More »


Indie Rock Royalty Save the Postal Service’s Unfunny, Overlong ‘Funny or Die’ Sketch

The Postal Service are poking gentle fun at their past even as they’re extending their future. … More »

The Postal Service’s reunion tour is reaching such great heights. The digi-pop duo, made up of Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard and Dntel’s Jimmy Tamborello, have announced a… More »

Because it’s the band’s one and only album, the Postal Service’s 2003 poptronica gem Give Up, feels like a perfect specimen. The LP, which Sub Pop is re-releasing as a… More »


Sasquatch! 2013 Lineup: Postal Service, Vampire Weekend, Death Grips, the xx, and More

The Postal Service, Vampire Weekend, the xx, Mumford & Sons, and more have been booked to play this year’s Sasquatch! Music Festival. The four-day event is scheduled for Memorial Day weekend… More »

The Postal Service aren’t giving up on their nascent reunion after their previously reported festival dates. The winsome laptop-poppers today announced their first headlining shows in a decade. … More »