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Zach Braff’s Wish I Was Here Soundtrack Tracklist Revealed

The last time Zach Braff made a film, he introduced an entire generation to the Shins. Now a decade later he’s returned with his second film, Wish I Was Here, which has a stacked soundtrack including, most notably, a new song by Bon Iver. It also includes new songs by the Shins, Cat Power, and… More »

By: Miles Bowe / June 17, 2014 - 6:03 pm

Hear A New Shins Song In The Insufferable Trailer To Zach Braff’s Wish I Was Here

Ten years after making his directorial debut Garden State, Zach Braff is finally about to release his next movie, the controversially crowdfunded Wish I Was Here. We already know that the soundtrack will feature some indie heavy hitters: Bon Iver, the Shins, Cat Power singing a song that Chris Martin wrote. And today, Braff unveiledMore »

By: Tom Breihan / May 19, 2014 - 12:38 pm

Cat Power x Chris Martin, Bon Iver, The Shins Soundtrack Zach Braff’s Garden State Follow-Up

It’s a bit of a punchline now, but Garden State, the 2004 directorial debut from Zach Braff, represented a major moment in indie’s progression towards crossover status. The Shins weren’t just a song playing in the background; they were a plot point. Braff hasn’t directed another movie in the years since, but his follow-up WishMore »

By: Tom Breihan / March 27, 2014 - 2:15 pm

“It’s Good To Know Zach Braff Is Thinking Of (The New Pornographers)”

The New Pornographers’ Challengers is a post-Evaluation champ, so we’re always overjoyed when news related to the members of the Canadian power-pop supergroup slides across our desks. In the September issue of Stuff (we usually read it for the pictures, swear), Carl Newman’s interviewed: turns out he has more of a connection to the Garde… More »

By: Stereogum / August 8, 2007 - 10:18 am

Saturday Night Live Takes A Load Off Fanny

Fairly whimpering end to a decent season for Saturday Night Live this weekend, but this sketch played with one of our all-time fave tunes to some comedic effect…

That’s the note! Think you know what “The Weight” is about? Think again. There’s more to this tune than that timeless hook and the… More »

By: Stereogum / May 21, 2007 - 7:18 pm