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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 »
Last week we mentioned Dirty Projectors's Dylan cover as part of the Levi's Pioneer Sessions. The Shins's James Mercer stopped by Levi's to produce this cover of Squeeze's "Goodbye Girl" (from their…   Read Story »
Broken Bells started their promotional tour for their self-titled debut a little less than a month ago, and it'll wrap up at SXSW this weekend, when the supergroup-of-sorts will play about five sets…   Read Story »
Danger Mouse and James Mercer hit-up The Road for "The High Road" video. Now they've actually taken Broken Bells to the streets: The guys performed their debut show Friday 2/19 at the Bootleg Theater…   Read Story »