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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 Bubble," which Mercer described to us as a new wave sort of…   Read Story »
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 Bubble" and "The Rifle's Spiral"), new members,…   Read Story »
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 year without playing and you think, maybe I…   Read Story »
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 »