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On February 24, 2004, music fans worldwide participated in a coordinated act of civil disobedience. Dubbed Grey Tuesday, the digital demonstration was this simple: Hundreds of websites posted a free download of The Grey Album, Danger Mouse’s mashup of the Beatles’ self-titled “White Album” and Jay Z’s The Black Album, and more than 100,000 fans… More »

With After The Disco, the sprawling and ambitious sophomore effort they’ll release next week, Shins frontman James Mercer and superproducer Danger Mouse cement their band Broken Bells as more than just a way to pass the time between other projects — and their other projects are legion. Mercer is coming off a year of promoting… More »

We’re almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it’s time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we’ve ranked our most anticipated albums. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we’re looking forward to hearing, enjoying, debating,… More »

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Danger Mouse Is Working On The New Adele And Red Hot Chili Peppers Albums

Serious question: Has Danger Mouse climbed to the top of the producer power rankings? Brian Burton keeps nabbing more and more prominent clients; in recent…
Chris DeVille | August 14, 2015 - 2:58 pm

U2 May Have Scrapped A Danger Mouse-Produced Album

Early in the year, we saw reports that U2 were teaming up with producer Danger Mouse for a full album, one that was expected in
Tom Breihan | October 23, 2014 - 1:39 pm

U2 Release Free Album Songs Of Innocence And Debut “The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone)” At Apple Event

U2 just pulled a Beyoncé plus a Jay Z. As of a few minutes ago, the band's new album Songs Of Innocence was delivered for…
Chris DeVille | September 9, 2014 - 3:07 pm

Watch Broken Bells Live On Letterman Webcast

James Mercer may have reactivated the Shins long enough to record "So Now What," their song for the soundtrack to Zach Braff's Wish I Was
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2014 - 11:53 am

Watch Broken Bells Take “Control” To Conan

Broken Bells are in California and between Coachella weekends, and amazingly enough, Danger Mouse is not using the moment to produce another kinda-flat album for…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2014 - 8:49 am

The Black Keys – “Fever”

Two and a half years is a pretty standard interim between albums for major rock acts, but preeminent blooz rockers the Black Keys have never…
Chris DeVille | March 24, 2014 - 1:31 pm

Watch Broken Bells Play Fallon

James Mercer and Danger Mouse stopped by Fallon last night to perform a shimmering, low-key version of "Holding On For Life," the lead single their…
James Rettig | March 8, 2014 - 4:15 pm

Watch Broken Bells Cover The Beatles On Letterman

Danger Mouse, one half of Broken Bells, first found fame for mashing up Jay-Z with the Beatles on the bootleg release The Grey Album, and…
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2014 - 9:24 am

Broken Bells – “Holding On For Life (Baio Remix)”

Keep up, if you can, with all the side-project stuff happening in this post. Broken Bells, if they can still be called a side project,…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2014 - 9:21 am

U2 – “Invisible”

"Invisible," a track from U2's Danger Mouse-produced 13th studio LP, wasn't expected to be revealed until a Super Bowl commercial tonight, but it looks like…
Scott Lapatine | February 2, 2014 - 11:28 am

Watch Broken Bells Play Kimmel

Broken Bells will release their second album, After The Disco, next week, on the heels of two singles, the title track and "Holding On For
Miles Bowe | January 30, 2014 - 11:30 am

U2’s “Invisible” Free On iTunes During The Super Bowl

U2 are set to return this spring with a new as-yet-untitled Danger Mouse-produced album, though the only song we’ve heard from those sessions is the…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2014 - 2:42 pm

Broken Bells – “Holding On For Life (Nick Zinner Remix)”

Broken Bells, the duo of Shins frontman James Mercer and producer-to-the-stars Danger Mouse, will drop their sophomore LP After The Disco next month, and the…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2014 - 10:44 am

Watch Broken Bells Perform “The Changing Lights” For La Blogothèque

Next month, Broken Bells, the side-project duo of Danger Mouse and Shins frontman James Mercer, will release their sophomore album After The Disco. We've already…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2014 - 1:24 pm

Broken Bells – “After The Disco”

Broken Bells, the duo of Danger Mouse and Shins frontman James Mercer, are close to releasing their new album After The Disco, and we posted…
Tom Breihan | January 7, 2014 - 2:39 pm

Gnarls Barkley Will Reunite In 2014

Gnarls Barkley members CeeLo Green and Brian Burton (aka Danger Mouse) have both been insanely busy lately -- Green with his solo career, a Goodie…
Chris DeVille | December 23, 2013 - 9:28 am

U2 – “Ordinary Love” Lyric Video

"Ordinary Love" is U2's contribution to Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, the forthcoming Nelson Mandela biopic. We heard a few pieces of the sweeping, emotive,…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2013 - 3:55 pm
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