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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 be the focus of internet conjecture.…   Read Story »
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 with Superchunk, Spoon, Conor Oberst, M. Ward, Destroyer,…   Read Story »
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 releasing it via James Mercer's Aural Apothecary. That…   Read Story »
Today we present the next installment in a series that brings you classic indie rock albums at hugely discounted prices. Every week, Amazon.com is letting us select one album from its MP3 store to go…   Read Story »
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. Or, really, their own backyard. Billboard.com…   Read Story »
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 "Something About Your Love" from…   Read Story »
Hip tot program Yo Gabba Gabba! has already featured some surreal music segments with Cornelius, Biz Markie, and Low. On May 23, the Shins join in the on the fun, performing original song "It's Okay,…   Read Story »
Anyone with Garden State in their collection or a soft spot for "New Slang" has heard the news that Shins keyboardist/etc Marty Crandall and ex-girlfriend (and ex-America's Top Model contestant)…   Read Story »
This morning we got an email from Nicholas Taplin, who recently launched Post-Consumer a website currently hosting 546 live recordings of bands that played Santa Cruz basements, living rooms, etc.…   Read Story »
Not watching Chuck? That's for the best, although the suits at NBC would be shocked and saddened to hear it, especially since they've decided their 40 Year Old Virgin-meets-The Bourne Ultimatum (but…   Read Story »