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Listen To The Band: Saying Goodbye To The Monkees

Tony Sachs | Posted 09.12.2016 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the Monkees -- and about the 47th anniversary of the year the world was supposed to have forgotten about them. But...

Sweet Covers O' Mine: The Top 15 Cover Songs

Chiara Cortese | Posted 01.31.2015 | Arts
Chiara Cortese

There is also something about the old becoming new again for the audience. The mix is comforting, yet has that element of surprise.

Watch A New, 14-Minute Postal Service Documentary

Posted 07.26.2013 | Entertainment

It's Friday, friends, which means we are here to give you gifts that will be there for you as soon as your attention fades from the hard work you're c...

Indie Icons Get New Twist

Posted 07.02.2013 | Entertainment

A revved-up synth version of Death Cab for Cutie's 2005 hit single "Soul Meets Body" has debuted online thanks to the Electronic Anthology Project. Th...

The Postal Service's New Video Goes Upside Down

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment

The Postal Service is headed to the laundromat in their latest video, a gravity-defying clip set to "A Tattered Line of String." The song, with Jenny ...

Imaginary Band Thrills Coachella-Goers

Posted 04.18.2013 | Los Angeles

Ten years after its only album came out, The Postal Service performed at Coachella Saturday night, thrilling nostalgic fans. Singer Ben Gibbard int...

Honky Tonk: Chatting With Son Volt's Jay Farrar, Plus Longreef's 'She Likes The Ladies' Video Exclusive and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Aussie rock band Longreef are back on the road in support of their latest EP Dirty Motel. The band recently shot a video for their second single "She Likes The Ladies," the song being a crowd favorite.

Another New Postal Service Song

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.22.2013 | Entertainment

The Postal Service (a.k.a. Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello) are releasing "Give Up," their only LP, on April 9, and they've added a few fixings to so...

Weird Al Could Have Been In The Postal Service?

Posted 03.05.2013 | Comedy

In this new short from Funny Or Die directed by Tom Scharpling, we travel back to 2002 when The Postal Service, the musical collaboration between Ben ...

FINALLY: A New Postal Service Song

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.13.2013 | Entertainment

The Postal Service's forthcoming reissue of "Give Up," the band's only album, will include two new tracks. Today, BBC radio listeners were treated to ...

WATCH: Ben Gibbard Doesn't Give A F*ck

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 11.01.2012 | Comedy

Death Cab For Cutie frontman Benjamin "Ben" Gibbard released his first-ever solo album, Former Lives in October, and now his transformation is complet...

Great News For Postal Service Fans

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 11.01.2012 | Entertainment

It took almost 10 years, but a mini-generation of indie music fans are sure to be delighted by the news that The Postal Service's one-and-done album "...

Death Cab For Cutie Singer Supports Gay Marriage In Poignant Blog

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Add Ben Gibbard to the ever-growing list of musicians and celebrities who are speaking out in favor of same-sex marriage. The lead singer of Death...

Mike Hogan

Ben Gibbard: My Sad Songs Aren't About What You Think | Mike Hogan | Posted 10.10.2012 | Entertainment

You might know Ben Gibbard as the frontman of Seattle alt-rock stalwarts Death Cab for Cutie. Or maybe you're still hooked on "Give Up," the glorious ...

LISTEN: Ben Gibbard's Song For Ichiro Suzuki

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.24.2012 | Entertainment

Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard is missing a certain someone this morning -- and no, it's not Zooey Deschanel. Last night, Seattle Marine...

ROCK BOTTOM: 8 Actress-Rocker Couples That Called It Quits

Posted 08.07.2013 | Divorce

Zooey Deschanel filed for divorce Wednesday, two months after separating from rocker husband Ben Gibbard, the lead singer of Death Cab For Cutie. T...

Zooey Deschanel's Husband Reveals Love Secrets

Spinner | Posted 11.26.2011 | Entertainment

From its inception in the rain-saturated town of Bellingham, Wash., Death Cab for Cutie have been churning out indie pop hits for over a decade....

Codes, Keys, Snarks and Everlasting Love: Chatting with Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard, Mac Gayden and Mike Batt

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.16.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Ben Gibbard tells me about the making of Death Cab for Cutie's latest album, Codes And Keys. As the band starts recording, they start with the songs they all agree on and slowly, the record kind of shows itself to them in an organic process.

13 Funny Musicians You Should Be Following On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 08.06.2011 | Comedy

We realized we're always telling you which comedians to follow on Twitter, but we never give any love to the non-professional funny people who have tr...

Indie Rocker Talks About Married Life With Hollywood Darling

Spinner | Posted 07.31.2011 | Entertainment

The day after kicking off their tour in Toronto, following a year-and-a-half hiatus, bandleader Gibbard and bassist Nick Harmer sat down with Spinner ...

Simon & Garfunkel Songs Played At SummerStage Gala

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

SummerStage celebrated its 25th anniversary with a host of musicians playing songs from Simon & Garfunkel's body of work. Mayor Bloomberg and Art Garf...

Denver's Essential Concert Calendar

Mrs. Tansy Maude Peregrine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mrs. Tansy Maude Peregrine

Those searching for a cerebral release can catch Jay Farrar and Ben Gibbard, while those with more visceral urges can take in Snake Rattle Rattle Snake and White Denim.

HuffPost Reviews: Hall & Oates, Baez & Dylan, Simon & Ondrasik, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Filled to the brim with radio staples like "Sara Smile," "Maneater," "Rich Girl," and about 25 other significant charters, Hall and Oates' new 74-track assembly truly is one of the best box sets ever released.

Zooey Deschanel Gets Married Rocker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Zooey Deschanel has gotten married. The actress and Death Cab for Cutie singer Ben Gibbard, who is also in the indie band the Postal Service, tied ...