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Ben Gibbard Doesn’t Think You Should Expect Another Full Length From The Postal Service

The Postal Service frontman Ben Gibbard quashed the hopes of a lot of fans earlier today when he emphatically stated on Twitter that his electronic side project would not be putting out another album in the future. “Never a new full-length,” was how Gibbard (@Gibbstack) capped off a tweet regarding the two new songs to […]

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LISTEN: The Postal Service – “A Tattered Line Of String”

There’s a good reason return of indie bleepy bloopersters The Postal Service has been so widely heralded. In case you didn’t spend your formative years listening to the band – and there’s a good chance you didn’t, considering their debut release Give Up is turning 10 this year – you might not fully appreciate the […]

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The Postal Service Announce 2013 Tour Dates

Pitchfork is reporting that The Postal Service has announced a string of tour dates for 2013 to commemorate the 10th anniversary and subsequent reissue of their 2001 debut Give Up. Believe it or not, The Postal Service didn’t start out as a duo. There were a number of personel who contributed to the creation of the band’s […]

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CONFIRMED: The Postal Service Are Reuniting in 2013

We have been talking about a Postal Service reunion since sometime in 2008, and finally we have confirmation the duo of Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie) and producer Jimmy Tamborello (Dntel and Headset) are indeed getting back together in 2013. Early this morning the official website for The Postal Service was updated with a […]

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WATCH: Ben Gibbard – “I’m Building A Fire” On The Colbert Report

While we still have no concrete information on The Postal Service‘s potential reunion at Coachella, Ben Gibbard has continued his efforts promoting his debut solo album on The Colbert Report. He already had a solid performance late last year on Conan, but now we have another video (and a different song) worth watching: “I’m Building […]

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RUMOR: The Postal Service Reunion Happening

The internet can be a great place, because its spontaneous microblogging and, quite frankly, sheer overload of information allows news to happen on the fly and let fans know instantly what the deal is. Unfortunately, it also allows websites to post a sincere lack of information about what’s going on for maximum hits. One BrooklynVegan […]

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Ben Gibbard Performs “Something’s Rattling” With Mariachi Band On Conan

Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard was asked to perform a special set on Conan O’Brien last night and the results were brilliant. As the title states, Gibbard performed his song “Something’s Rattling” with mariachi band Trio Ellas. The group provided an upbeat tempo for his new material and shows us that we do […]

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WATCH: Benjamin Gibbard (Death Cab For Cutie) – “Teardrop Windows” and “Cleveland”

Nervous Energies recently caught up with Death Cab For Cutie singer and songwriter, Benjamin Gibbard on his recent solo tour. Gibbard was kind enough to perform two songs backstage for Nervous Energies. He performed “Teardrop Windows” off of his new solo record, Former Lives, and “Cleveland”, a song from his old side project, ¡All-Time Quarterback!. […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Ben Gibbard – “Teardrop Windows”

When he wasn’t busy being an emotional wreck, Ben Gibbard found the time to film a new music video that pokes fun at the image often found necessary to succeed in the music industry. His music video for “Teardrop Windows” off his album Former Lives, which we reviewed here, acknowledges that he is not a […]

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Ben Gibbard Says There Are “No Plans” For A New Postal Service Album

Indie music fans have wanted a new album from The Postal Service for a decade now, and it looks like they will have to wait a lot longer before anything happens (if it ever does). Speaking with Spinner recently, Gibbard addressed recently surfaced rumors of new material from the project with the following: “There are […]

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REVIEW: Ben Gibbard – Former Lives

Artist: Ben Gibbard Album: Former Lives Label: Barsuck I always thought of Death Cab For Cutie as a Ben Gibbard experience. It made me wonder why he would ever need a solo album – so much of Death Cab is just one man, and so much of it is clearly just written by one guy […]

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WATCH: Ben Gibbard on Jimmy Fallon

Death Cab For Cutie front man Ben Gibbard has been doing some promotion for his upcoming album. This includes a recent stop on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, where he played two songs, “Teardrop Windows” and “Oh Woe”. Ben Gibbard’s first fully solo release, Former Lives, comes out this Tuesday, October 16. Stay tuned for […]