The Postal Service (Band)

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    5 Places to Eat in OC After a Late-Night Show

    For concert-going foodies (or food-loving audiophiles, I guess), the existence of awesome late-night food joints is a matter of life or death. There's nothing like ending an evening of music with the opportunity to talk about how wonderful everything was and how it should still be going on right at ... More >>

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    April 25, 2013

    Last Shot: Coachella 2, Cancer 0

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events for us on top of other freelance work and holding a day job at a hospital, of all places. Th ... More >>

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    April 22, 2013

    Best of Coachella 2013: Weekend Two

    The Visual Stimulations for People Who Were High Coachella's art installations -- the ones designed to impress you while you're high, aka all of them -- were particularly impressive this year. There was the tesla coil, the crane that was formerly a flower but now a praying mantis, the giant floresce ... More >>

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    April 18, 2013

    Last Shot: Coachella 1 Cancer 0

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events for us on top of other freelance work and holding a day job at a hospital, of all places. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    The Postal Service - Fox Theatre Pomona - April 15, 2013

    The Postal Service Fox Theatre Pomona April 15, 2013 With the news of the horrific Boston Marathon bombing, seeing two police cars parked in front of the Fox Theatre Pomona produced an eery calm to the evening. The exhilaration of surviving Coachella quickly dissipated upon hearing the terrifying ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    The Best of Coachella: Weekend One

    Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's front woman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor cape draped over a suit that looked like it was made of mercury. The vibrant collage was topped with a headpiece that Liberace might have worn had he ever bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Beach House - The Glass House - April 10, 2013

    Beach House The Glass House April 10, 2013 It's that time of year again, when the lucky few (or around 100,000) ascend to the desert on two special weekends for this thing called Coachella. Maybe you've heard of it? Supposedly a bunch of cool bands play, and because of that, they can't tour around ... More >>

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    April 11, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 2, 2013

    Bullshit Advice: Travel Dating Site Calls Coachella the Best Fest for a First Date

    Ladies travel site recently named named Coachella the number one music festival at which to go on a first date. For so many reasons, this is a terrible idea. Issue number one is that unless you have some day pass scenario worked out, a first date at Coachella means that you're aut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2012

    Being a Successful Band Has Nothing to Do With Talent

    By: Jessica Hopper [Editor's Note:Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for ... More >>

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    October 20, 2011

    Young Romans

    Viento Y Agua

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    [UPDATE With Comment From Polyvinyl Owner Matt Lunsford]: Rioters Torch Sony Warehouse and Burn Many UK and Ireland Record Stocks to the Ground

    BBC​UPDATE, August 10, 2011, 2:41 p.m.: Sony issued a statement today regarding its plans following Monday's disastrous warehouse fire set by London looters which destroyed significant quantities of independent label merchandise. According to the statement, the company is operating from a new co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Dntel: On Postal Service, Bjork, Male vs. Female Vocalists and Touring for the First Time

    ​It's not good journalistic form to say certain things about famous people, but I'll confess: James Scott Tamborello, or Dntel of Postal Service fame, is a pretty odd dude to chat with (only further hamstringed by my own awkwardness). Luckily, in Dntel's case, his music speaks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Black Eyed Peas go on Hiatus; Four Other Groups That Should Take a Break Too

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​This week the Black Eyed Peas announced at their Staffordshire show that it was the "last time we're going to be in England for a long time." So yes, the group is taking a break, but they're not breaking up--at least, not according to Fergie and, there ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Dntel to Reissue Album, Play Detroit Bar

    ​Indie-glitch recording artist Dntel (aka producer Jimmy Tamborello) will be stopping by to play some metro-licks on Aug. 2 at Detroit Bar. It will be just in time for him to promote the 10th anniversary reissue of his debut album Life is Full of Possibilities, which Pitchfork Media reported today ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Eight Things You Probably Didn't Know About Aloe Blacc

    ​We've made no bones about our affection for Aloe Blacc in the past. There are several intriguing subjects to cover when it comes to the Laguna Hills-bred troubadour born Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III: his days in indie hip-hop outfit Emanon; his transition from MC into a traditional soul vocalist; ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Listen to This: Reservoir Tips, a Dahga Bloom Spin-Off

    ​Apparently some members of Dahga Bloom were bored and decided to write some electronic music you can sing to, but not in a Postal Service way. Now it's a band called Reservoir Tips, and they have shows and a demo and stuff. Or something. 

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    Owl City Thinks California Girls Are Undeniable

    Pamela Littky​Owl City (real name: Adam Young) may not be a household name yet, but he's certainly making a name for himself opening for bands such as Maroon 5 and John Mayer. His debut, Ocean Eyes, got him recognized (think a poppier Postal Service); now he's hoping that his earliest se ... More >>

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    July 29, 2010

    Friday Double Feature: Faded Paper Figures and School of Rock All-Stars at the Glass House

    ​With the weekend fast upon us, the Glass House is preparing to maximize their Friday show schedule. Kicking off tomorrow afternoon with a benefit concert for Haiti from the School of Rock All-Stars (just like kids from that Jack Black movie, only better), the Pomona venue hosts a celebr ... More >>

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    July 22, 2010

    Neon Trees

    The Glass House

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    "Death in California" Author Signing is Close to Final Chapter's Killing Scene

    ​David Kulczyk (pronounced "coal-check") travels from his home in Sacramento to Laguna Beach Saturday to talk about and sign copies of his new book Death in California: The Bizarre, Freakish, and Just Curious Ways People Die in the Golden State ($15.95 from Linden Publishing). Latitude 33 Bookshop ... More >>

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    October 20, 2009

    Ranking Owl City Among Rock's Most Egregious Ripoffs

    Pamela Littky​There are many reasons to dislike Owl City, the electro tweepop project spearheaded by Owatonna, Minnesota 23-year-old Adam Young. For one thing the moniker is horrible. You can name yourself after a town or a continent - say, Boston or Chicago or Europe - but you can't name yoursel ... More >>

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    June 27, 2007

    Sonic Youth to Retrofit Urban Outfitters for Radio Benefit

    Avant-garde jam band Sonic Youth and electronic-pop tunesmith Dntel (Jimmy Tamborello of the Postal Service) will be playing a free concert to benefit KXLU-FM 88.9 (Loyola Marymount University's campus station) at Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade Urban Outfitters, Saturday, July 21 (time as yet ... More >>