The Shins – “So Now What”
James Mercer probably owes about 30% of the money in his checking account to the shoutout that Natalie Portman gave to the Shins in Garden…
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…
Chutes Too Narrow Turns 10
The first Shins album, 2001's Oh, Inverted World, was a collection of effortlessly punchy pop-rock and warm-blooded balladry, but its frayed nerves and plucky resolve…
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.
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.