Your (Almost) Daily Playlist: 8-11-23

Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello, the two members of The Postal Service, collaborated by sending recordings of their music back and forth through the mail, which inspired their band name. The fact that they used FedEx and UPS for this purpose is besides the point. Do you really think they could get away with calling their project FedEx?

Ben Gibbard of The Postal Service and Death Cab For Cutie was born on this date in 1976. His work is well-represented on today’s playlist.

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A Hint Of Mint – Volume 102: LGBTQ Music From 2010 To 2011

This playlist consists of twenty songs, most performed by artists who fall somewhere under the LGBTQ umbrella, with a few straight allies whose songs have queer lyrical content, including that performer whose anthem became a worldwide #1 pop smash. Other artists include Frank Ocean, Perfume Genius, and Passion Pit.

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