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The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 80-61

In this next segment of PopMatters' look back on the music of the 2000s, we examine works by British electronic pioneers, Americana legends, and Armenian metal provocateurs.

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The Postal Service's New Music Video is a Bit of a Spin (Cycle)

For their first music video in years, the Postal Service get all Inception-y on us... at a laundromat.

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The Postal Service: 14 June 2013 - Barclays Center, NY (Photos)

A decade after the release of their million+ selling Give Up, the Postal Service reunite for an arena victory run, though no new album is in sight.

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CONTEST: Win Tickets to the Postal Service in NYC June 15th!

Enter our contest for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Postal Service at the Barclays Center in New York City on June 15th.

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Benjamin Gibbard: Former Lives

Death Cab for Cutie frontman steps out with a solo effort that works best when he falls back on the high-concept lyrical daring of his earlier work.

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Building a Fire: The Benjamin Gibbard Interview

He's the songwriting mastermind behind Death Cab for Cutie, the Postal Service, and All-Time Quarterback. Now, decades into his career, Benjamin Gibbard sits down with PopMatters to discuss his first-ever solo album, and why an iPhone a capella field recording is the disc's first track ...

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Birdy: Birdy

On her debut album full of indie-rock covers, this 15-year old proves that she can really sing; but Birdy's appeal may depend on how much you enjoy desperate, aching piano ballads, because there are a lot of them here.

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Don’t Ask Dntel: A Conversation with Jimmy Tamborello

Jimmy Tamborello’s 2001 landmark Life Is Full of Possibilities bridged the worlds of IDM and pop, setting lush melodies atop glitchy electro beats and launching one of the aughts’ most memorable singles in “This Is the Dream of Evan and Chan.” Now, a decade or so on, we asked Tamborello to reflect on the album’s impact – and the new expanded reissue from Sub Pop.

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The Postal Service: We Will Become Silhouettes [CD-SINGLE]

This release indicates that the Postal Service are an important and worthy band in the indie-rock world. As far as side projects go, the Postal Service has to rank as one of the most worthwhile.

Nicholas Taylor

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