Posts Tagged ‘The Postal Service’

Photos: The Postal Service @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

"We're an imaginary band called The Postal Service," said Ben Gibbard by way of introduction after a few songs, garnering more than a few chuckles. For an imaginary band, The Postal Service—Gibbard, Jimmy Tamborello, Jenny Lewis and D.C.'s own Laura Burhenn (of The Mynabirds, Georgie James)—put on quite a good show last night.
They played, of [...]

ToDo ToDay: The Postal Service! AM & Shawn Lee!

Remember 2003, when emo was cool and MySpace was a thing? It was also the year that the pillowy, black plastic glasses-clad frontman of Death Cab For Cutie, Ben Gibbard, put out an emotionally charged, terrifically catchy electro-pop album with producer Jimmy Tamborello under the moniker The Postal Service. Ten years later, nostalgia has set [...]

Check Out the Deciblog Scream-Off

According to one Nick Green, "Screamo bands covering Top 40 songs [is a] full blown epidemic." He's right: Lil Wayne. The Fray. The Postal Service. The Knack, for Christ's sake (personally, I love that last one–it's good background music for shot-gunning 16-ounce Natty Lights). In an ongoing special over at Decibel's Deciblog, contributors put 16 [...]