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The Postal Service Is Reuniting, Will Play Coachella

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Fans of breathy and electro synth-pop, the reunion you’ve waited 10 long years for has come—assuming you haven’t finally outgrown breathy and electro synth-pop like everyone else—as The Postal Service has announced their long-awaited reunion.

Postal Service May Record New Music; Owl City Begins Suicide Watch

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Just in case you’re not satisfied with using such tepid, saccharine and wholly unoriginal rip-offs such as Owl City’s cringe-inducing “Fireflies” to fill in for the lack of new Postal Service music, all hope may not yet be lost.  According to Jimmy Tamborello, one half of the electonica pop duo Postal Service (the other half being...

Watch: Zooey Deschanel, Ben Gibbard Perform At The National League Playoffs...

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Talk about getting thrown a musical guest curveball. Actress and singer-songwriter Zooey Deschanel sang "God Bless America" during the 7th inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series played between the San Francisco Giants and the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday night at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California. Not to be outdone, Deschanel's husband, Death Cab...

Is Owl City A Postal Service Ripoff?

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Owl City has extremely blown up within the last few months and we say - good for him. Although, a lot of music fiends can't seem to help but notice that his style sounds VERY similar to The Postal Service's signature sound. Right down to the electronic beats, the dreamy lyrics, and most of all - the vocals. There is no doubt that Adam Young completely echoes...

Zooey Deschanel and Ben Gibbard Are Married!

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It's officially happened. The cutest indie couple in existence has gotten married! When the engagement alone had fans in tears, hipster hearts shattered this weekend. Actress (and She & Him's) Zooey Deschanel and Death Cab For Cutie's (and Postal Service's) Ben Gibbard tied the knot this past Saturday in...

Death Cab for Cutie New Video Grapevine Fires

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  "Grapevine Fires" was initially inspired by Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard's up-close-and-personal encounter with 2007's California wildfires. The song - which was recently included on "CHANGE IS NOW: RESTORING AMERICA'S PROMISE," the official commemorative CD-DVD set celebrating President Barack Obama's historic inauguration - motivated Director Walter Robot to create an...

POLL: Do You Prefer The Bride Or The Groom's Band?

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Everyone's heard the great news by now. Zooey Deschanel and Ben Gibbard are engaged! She & Him's pale skinned actress-turned-singer brunette, Zooey Deschanel and and The Postal Service's emotional yet socially acceptable Ben Gibbard are engaged! Hipster hearts are shattering around the nation… Could there BE a more perfect indie union! Just think of the skills a kid of theirs will have! So we...

Zooey Deschanel and Ben Gibbard Are Engaged!

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Prepare those wedding gifts now…Zooey Deschanel (of She & Him) is officially engaged to Ben Gibbard (frontman for Death Cab for Cutie & The Postal Service). Gibbard reportedly popped the question right before the holidays and amazingly enough got a yes from Deschanel. Deschanel is currently starring in the movie "Yes, Man" opposite Jim Carrey. Her band She & Him also released their first...

News: Ben Gibbard Says "No More Postal Service Albums"

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Ben Gibbard says we probably won't be seeing another Postal Service album…at least any time soon. In an interview with Rolling Stone's Rock & Roll Daily Gibbard said "It's the record that never seems to want to come out. It's also just never been a priority...There never really was a plan to do a second album." The Postal Service is a side project (a very popular one we might add) of...

NEWS: Death Cab reissues "Something About Airplanes"

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Death Cab for Cutie has announced plans to re-issue their album “Something About Airplanes” in honor of the albums 20th anniversary. The new “Deluxe Edition” of the album will have redesigned artwork and packaging as well as liner notes by Sean Nelson and a bonus disc containing a recording of the bands first every Seattle performance from 1998 at the Crocodile...

Ben Gibbard Stung By Scorpion

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This is the oddest story of the day. Ben Gibbard of Death Cab For Cutie was stung by a scorpion twice on Wednesday night in San Diego. It happened while Ben was putting on his "show" pants before their set opening for Neil Young. The offending scorpion is pictured above. Bassist Nick Harmer posted about the incident on his blog at Death Cab For Cutie's website. He wrote "Ben’s okay, if...