The Portland Mercury gives much-deserved props to the Postal Service, calling their album, Give Up, “easily one of the finest records so far this year:”
The teaming of Gibbard and Tamborello is a steady balance of deeply personal lyrics and warm electronics. “We both do a good job of keeping each other in check,” says Gibbard. As his voice bobs and weaves through a cacophony of hissed-out digital beats, it’s clear to see how the pop music of The Postal Service transcends the stale premise of both indie and IDM music.
This, my friends, is how postal rock should be done.Powered by Sidelines