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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

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Shins Songs

The Shins were one of the preeminent pop acts of the '00s, often mentioned as flirting with becoming their decade's version of R.E.M. or Pavement.
John Everhart | July 25, 2013 - 1:54 pm


2012 In Review: The Year In Comebacks

"Don't call it a comeback" is usually a phrase uttered self-protectively by musicians who are very much coming back from some degree of obscurity. Dr.
Chris DeVille | December 31, 2012 - 11:55 am

Watch Aimee Mann & James Mercer on Kimmel

On last night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Aimee Mann served as musical guest, and she didn't come alone. She and Shins frontman James Mercer…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2012 - 8:54 am

Watch The Shins On Austin City Limits

Over the weekend, the Shins and Dr. Dog's episode of Austin City Limits hit PBS. Now they've posted it online and you can watch the…
Corban Goble | October 29, 2012 - 9:22 am

The Shins – “Wonderful Christmastime” (Stereogum Premiere)

It's almost Halloween, and you know what that means: It's Christmastime! And just so we won't be caught without appropriate music for the occasion, tomorrow,…
Michael Nelson | October 29, 2012 - 9:00 am

The Shins, Washed Out @ Gibson Amphitheater, Los Angeles 10/2/12

Fresh from their appearance on Conan, the Shins filled up the expansive Gibson Amphitheater and somehow managed to make it feel like a small intimate…
Andrew Youssef | October 3, 2012 - 4:14 pm

Watch The Shins On Conan

The Shins served as musical guests on last's night's episode of Conan, turning in a sparkling rendition of the percussive Port Of Morrow album track…
Tom Breihan | October 2, 2012 - 10:09 am

Watch The Shins, Feist Play From The Basement

From The Basement, the live-music show created by Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, is back for season three, and a couple of its episodes are now…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2012 - 2:07 pm

Watch The Shins, Aimee Mann, & Father John Misty On From The Basement

Nigel Godrich's television series From The Basement is back for another round this year, and last week's season debut featured performances by the Shins, Aimee…
Corban Goble | August 13, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Watch The Shins Cover Magnetic Fields’ “Andrew In Drag”

On a recent Australian jaunt, the Shins stopped by the Aussie radio network Triple J and played an acoustic session. In the process, they tried…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2012 - 10:07 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The real best music video of this week isn't on this list, since it wasn't actually a music video at all. But Frank Ocean's performance
Tom Breihan | July 13, 2012 - 1:39 pm

The Shins – “It’s Only Life” Video

The new Shins video for "It's Only Life" features an imaginative kid patrolling an abandoned town while James Mercer gets dragged off by shadowbeasts. Hiro
Corban Goble | July 11, 2012 - 9:41 am
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