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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 on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon was drop-dead gorgeous. It…   Read Story »
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 Murai directs. Watch it below. Port…   Read Story »
The latest video from the Shins very-good-to-great LP Port Of Morrow registers in a similar fashion to the Shins weakest songs: no frills but still perfectly pleasant. This is fine, because when the…   Read Story »
Washington's Sasquatch! Festival took place over the weekend, a heavy-hitting four day lineup featuring people like Jack White, St. Vincent. Bon Iver, Beck, Sanitgold, the Shins, Feist, Metric and…   Read Story »
On his often-great WTF podcast, comedian Marc Maron has rambling, fascinating conversations with two guests a week -- usually fellow stand-up comics or sketch-comic types. Lately, though, he's…   Read Story »
With their first Coachella 2012 performances a not-quite-distant memory, over the weekend some artists engaged in live collaborations to make for unique experiences in their second fest go-around.…   Read Story »
We had a peek at the Shins' Nintendo 3DS-premiered, 3-D video for Port Of Morrow single "The Rifle's Spiral," and now James Mercer and Nintendo Corp have allowed the internet to enjoy the creepy,…   Read Story »
Last night, the Shins played two for Jimmy Kimmel Live, "Simple Song" and "The Rifle's Spiral." Watch 'em below. (via the Audio Perv) Port Of Morrow is out now on Columbia/Aural Apothecary.   Read Story »
The Shins have already released their video for the Port Of Morrow track "The Rifle's Spiral," and it's a creepy 3D stop-motion animated thing. But you didn't hear about it, and neither did we,…   Read Story »
James Mercer now has an entirely new Shins band backing him up, and now some of his former confederates are teaming up. Former Shins members Marty Crandall and Neal Langford now lead a new band…   Read Story »