Posts tagged "The Postal Service"

Jenny Lewis Battles Loss and Insomnia With Ryan Adams’ Help on ‘The Voyager’

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…
By: Kyle McGovern / May 22, 2014

The 40 Best Albums of 2003

The 40 best albums of 2003, as ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2004 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

Sun Kil Moon Goes to See the Postal Service in Casually Gutting ‘Ben’s My Friend’

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,…
By: Marc Hogan / January 10, 2014

The Postal Service Give Up? Ben Gibbard Says Band Played Its ‘Last’ Shows

This weekend in Chicago, The Postal Service played what could be their final shows ever. On Saturday afternoon, Ben Gibbard tweeted that the band'…
By: Jordan Sargent / August 5, 2013

Lollapalooza 2013: The Best Things We Saw on Saturday

10. The Postal Service The Postal Service opened with their biggest hit, "The District Sleeps Alone Tonight," as if to remind everyone — yes, we…
By: SPIN Staff / August 4, 2013

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…
By: Marc Hogan / June 20, 2013

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-po…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 18, 2013

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…
By: Kyle McGovern / May 23, 2013

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…
By: Kyle McGovern / April 10, 2013

Stream the Postal Service’s Second Never-Before-Heard Track, ‘Turn Around’

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…
By: Marc Hogan / March 21, 2013

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.
By: Marc Hogan / March 5, 2013

The Postal Service Deliver Full Summer Tour Schedule

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…
By: Kyle McGovern / February 19, 2013

Hear the Postal Service’s Never-Before-Heard ‘A Tattered Line of String’

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 Su…
By: David Marchese / February 11, 2013

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…
By: Kyle McGovern / February 5, 2013

The Postal Service Reunion Expands Into Full-On Headlining Tour

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…
By: Marc Hogan / February 4, 2013

The Postal Service, Blur, My Bloody Valentine, Wu-Tang to Play Primavera Sound 2013

With a booking policy neatly balanced between indie heavyweights, alt-rock elders, and experimental outsiders, Barcelona's Primavera Festival has developed into one of Europe's most respected…
By: Philip Sherburne / January 23, 2013

The Postal Service Reunion Is Really a Real Thing Now

It's official: the Postal Service are reuniting this spring. The electronic-pop duo, comprised of Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard and Dntel man Jimmy…
By: Kyle McGovern / January 22, 2013

The Postal Service Tease Some Kind of 2013 Reunion

Earlier this month on The Colbert Report, the usually plugged-in host Stephen Colbert, as part of a unusually awkward interview even by Colbert standards,…
By: Marc Hogan / January 21, 2013

Such Great Heights: The Postal Service’s ‘Give Up’ Goes Platinum

Just shy of its tenth anniversary, the Postal Service's outstanding electronic pop opus Give Up has gone platinum. Of course, we always knew that Be…
By: Chris Martins / November 1, 2012

New Postal Service Album Delayed

Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard is blaming the lack of a new Postal Service album on the album itself: "It's the record that…
By: Melissa Goldstein / December 15, 2008