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The Shins first album since 2007's Wincing The Night Away is imminent, and is also 2-for-2 (see: "Simple Song" and "September.") Today Port Of Morrow turns up a third listen with its opening track,…   Read Story »
Right now, the Shins -- at least in their James Mercer-plus-whoever incarnation -- are preparing to return to the world with the new album Port Of Morrow. The new joints "Simple Song" and "September"…   Read Story »
Next week, the Shins will release the 7" single version of "Simple Song," the huge, world-beating single from their forthcoming Port Of Morrow album. That single will feature a new song called…   Read Story »
James Mercer's reconstituted Shins are getting ready to release Port Of Morrow, their first album since 2007's Wincing The Night Away, and they've finally let us hear a song from that album. "Simple…   Read Story »
Earlier today, the Shins announced details for an LP due out next spring, their first since 2007's Wincing The Night Away. It's called Port Of Morrow, which definitely sounds like something a "The…   Read Story »
It's five nights of Pink Floyd covers over at the ever musically-minded Fallon program this week, which began last night with the Shins honest-to-Dark-ness take on "Breathe." If you think James…   Read Story »
In retrospect, it's amazing that this wasn't Nirvana Week on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. The show has previously hosted week-long tributes to the Rolling Stones and Bob Marley. And next week,…   Read Story »
The Shins have a new lineup, a new label (Columbia imprint Aural Apothecary), and a handful of new tunes that will appear on the band's long awaited, Greg Kurstin-produced fourth LP, due next year.…   Read Story »
Portlandia's already been good for unexpected cameos (Aimee Mann, Steve Buscemi, Aubrey Plaza, plus many others). And it looks lik Portlandia is upping the number of musical cameos. Next week Colin…   Read Story »
This Broken Bells video is in 3D! Maybe now their music will take some shape? Broken Bells -- the better-on-paper team-up of James Mercer, a man otherwise capable of mainlining melodies into my…   Read Story »