Lee Stabert interviews the thoughtful, articulate Ben Gibbard about his solo tour. (Playing Sunday, 13th at City Hall.)
The other Postal Service: Jonah Bayer explores how increasing mail rates are screwing the little guy.
Steve Haruch talks to Alisdair MacLean of the Clientele, who recorded their latest album in Nashville with producer Mark Nevers. "I love country music," he says, "but when British people do that sort of shit it makes me sick." Find out what MacLean is talking about. (Playing Sunday, 13th at the Basement)
Check out The Spin for beers, burritos and a game of "Name That Band" at Grimey's, plus the Polyphonic Spree and the anti-fun brigade.
Pick of the week: That thar Crawfish Boil!