Indie favourites The Postal Service have had a pretty neat history over the last 10 years and what better way to encapsulate that than in a documentary? Director Justin Mitchell thought just that, making Some Idealistic Future, just released. The film, being made as part of The Creator’s Project, will follow the much-loved electronic supergroup
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Twerking is something which has penetrated the zeitgeist and we all do our best to ignore, yet a recent The Postal Service tour of America’s Pacific north-west has made that a good deal harder as the opening act, trans hip hop artist Big Freedia, performs her twerk-fest act in front of a bewildered hipster crowd.
The album might be 10 years old, but The Postal Service’s one-off full-length Give Up is no less relevant today than it was in 2003. Having successfully transformed just 10 tracks into a headlining festival performance, the band have dropped two unreleased tracks, one of which, A Tattered Line Of Sting, has been given the
It appears indie stalwarts Death Cab For Cutie are back to doing “what they do best”. In response to a fan’s tweet, frontman Ben Gibbard has reignited the band’s torch, telling the world that new material from the outfit is currently in the works. Replying directly to the fan, who made no secret of their
For ten years, The Postal Service’s cult classic Give Up has stood as one of the most iconic indie albums of recent years. Its release saw their brand of indie pop reach its highest point of success to date, opening up the gateway for many more musicians. Since 2003, however, near nothing has emerged from
Ah. It’s that time of year again. Coachella time, Coachella being that huge-ass music festival in the middle of the Californian desert which reincarnates famous singers as holograms and where rich white kids dress like destitute hippies. Father John Misty perfectly summed it up when he declared, “If you’re at Coachella this weekend, and you’re
Postal Service have simultaneously dashed the hopes of Australian fans and quashed any rumours of an appearance at Splendour in the Grass 2013 by stating that Australia is not on the tour schedule as the American duo tours behind the 10th anniversary of their lone album Give Up. Speaking with triple j, Postal Service member
The stellar line-up for Lollapalooza 2013 has been confirmed today after the details of Chicago’s favourite festival were leaked last week, and we still look set for The Cure and Nine Inch Nails to headline the 3-day event, which will also feature Mumford & Sons, New Order, Queens of the Stone Age and The Postal
It has now been confirmed by The Chicago Tribune that a mysterious event poster for this year’s Lollapalooza festival is in fact legit.
The Postal Service have released a previously unheard track titled A Tattered Line Of String. As reported by MTV, A Tattered Line Of String is one of two formerly unreleased tunes set to appear on Give Up Deluxe 10th Anniversary Edition. The unofficial clip for A Tattered Line Of String sees the single spinning on
The Postal Service have released the details for the reissue of their one and only album, Give Up. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Give Up, and to commemorate the milestone bandmates Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello have revisited the album. As is the norm with reissues, the tracks have been fully remastered and
The Postal Service have updated their official website and reinvigorated speculation that the Californian electro-pop duo will reunite in 2013. The band’s site now simply reads “The Postal Service 2013” (as pictured above) and in turn has the gossip mill once again working overtime. Earlier this month, rumours began to circulate that The Postal Service
Despite many years of the idea being shut down, BrooklynVegan has today posted a very confident and mysterious article claiming that a reunion from The Postal Service is in fact in the works. BrooklynVegan, who aren’t the type to post unconfirmed rumours, offered little insight into the story, but it appears that Coachella is closely
Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard has put an end to any hopes of new material from his popular electronic side project The Postal Service. Their 2003 album Give Up has gained a cult following, particularly enjoying success with the singles Such Great Heights and The District Sleeps Alone Tonight, but he has expressed