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New Broken Bells Video – “The High Road”

By now, even after that sneaky promo campaign, you may know Broken Bells is the post-Dark Night Of The Soul collision of Danger Mouse and…
Brandon Stosuy | January 27, 2010 - 10:04 am

New Broken Bells – “The High Road”

After witnessing Gnarls Barkley's playful pop-cultural press-shot roll-out and Dark Night Of The Soul's rogue poster campaign, you couldn't have been surprised to find Danger…
Amrit Singh | December 18, 2009 - 3:32 pm

Sample Broken Bells, James Mercer & Danger Mouse’s New Project

At the end of September we told you Danger Mouse (aka Brian Burton) and James Mercer (aka that guy from the Shins) were working on…
Brandon Stosuy | December 14, 2009 - 12:42 pm

James Mercer, Danger Mouse Announce New Band Broken Bells

James and Brian Burton have a new project, and P4K assures us it's more than just a DM-produced Mercer album. Bookmark their band page for…
Amrit Singh | September 29, 2009 - 2:33 pm

James Mercer, Carrie Brownstein Star In New Movie

The Portland indie rockers show off their acting chops in Portland indie filmmaker Matt McCormic's Some Days Are Better Than Others. It's basically Portland indie…
Scott Lapatine | September 23, 2009 - 3:34 pm

Ex-Shins Drummer On Getting Fired

From his Mexican food cart in Portland Jesse Sandoval tells Portland Mercury, "I have to own up to my own faults. There were some drumbeats…
Scott Lapatine | August 10, 2009 - 10:50 am

New Shins – “The Rifle’s Spiral” (Live In Oakland)

This is the second of that pair of new songs that the Shins are performing with their revamped lineup these days. The first was "Double
Amrit Singh | May 14, 2009 - 10:15 am

New Shins – “Double Bubble” (Live In Hollywood)

A few things seemed different with the Shins after scoping those photos and setlist from their early tour stop at Seattle's Showbox: new songs ("Double…
Amrit Singh | May 12, 2009 - 9:58 am

Progress Report

Progress Report: The Shins

NAME: The Shins PROGRESS REPORT: Writing songs for the follow-up to 2007's Wincing The Night Away. Working on a collaborative side-project. "You go a…
jessica | May 6, 2009 - 1:07 pm

The Shins @ Showbox, Seattle 5/4/09

Last night's Shins show featured an interesting line-up: No Marty Crandall? Also no Jesse Sandovol on drums, although the keyboardist's absence is more likely to…
Amrit Singh | May 5, 2009 - 12:23 pm

Stream Shins, Bright Eyes, National Covering Merge Classics

Merge Records turns 20 this year and the celebration is well underway. Last week we told you about the five-day summer fest in North Carolina
Scott Lapatine | April 8, 2009 - 1:55 am

Free Agent Shins Map Tour

Last June we reported that the Shins were ostensibly not returning to Sub Pop for their followup to Wincing The Night Away, but were instead…
Brandon Stosuy | March 26, 2009 - 12:22 pm

Stereogum x Amazon MP3 Friendly Deals #3: The Shins’ Oh, Inverted World

Today we present the next installment in a series that brings you classic indie rock albums at hugely discounted prices. Every week, is letting
Brandon Stosuy | November 24, 2008 - 3:31 pm

The Shins Say So Long To Sub Pop

After being touted as the saviors of Sub Pop (employees started wearing Sub Pop t-shirts again, hooray), the Shins are moving on to greener pastures.
Amrit Singh | June 20, 2008 - 5:54 pm

Mason Jennings & James Mercer Do “Something About Your Love” On A Bus In Chile

Every bit of that headline is true. In this simple, one-take footage, the Hawaiian-born, Minnesota-based singer-songwriter and the Shins' frontman do a pretty duet on…
Brandon Stosuy | June 5, 2008 - 1:21 pm