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  1. McDowell Mountain Music Fest announces 2016 lineup: Beck and callRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 |

    ... Panic, Phantogram, David Crosby, The Black Crowes, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Blues Traveler, Ben Harper and The Shins among many others. The Festival is designed to promote three elements - community involvement, corporate participation and ...


  2. Jack White's Third Man Records to open a vinyl pressing plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | NME

    Jack White 's record label Third Man Records is set to open its own vinyl pressing plant in Detroit, the first new pressing plant in the city since the mid-60s. As well as releasing the work of White's The White Stripes , The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather , Third Man have released music by Beck , Tom Jones, Insane Clown Posse , Seasick Steve , Alabama Shakes , The Shins .


  3. Get cosy with 'A Little Night Music' from NZ's Jonathan BreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 |

    ... Sub Pop label and had toured with such early noughties indie stalwarts such as The Postal Service, Rilo Kiley and The Shins. The latter even offered the duo use of their Portland studio to record their album, Structure & Cosmetics . Most of the ...


  4. RACRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 14 | Dallas Observer

    RAC's tight, groove-heavy indie pop is, of course, brought to you by Portland. And while his original music is perfectly dance worthy on its own, RAC received a huge amount of attention and praise for his deep remixes of popular indie tracks by groups like the Shins, the Temper Trap and Phantogram.


  5. MNDR is ready to pull out her KimonoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 |

    ... music scene. That kind of plugged me into the national indie-touring scene. I did a lot of support touring for the Shins as well. I would say those opportunities is what gave me my start. RF: Speaking of Tokimonsta, it seems like you and her are the ...


  6. Walk The Moon's Nicholas Petricca Picks His Top 5...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | Billboard

    ... the way for the genre. Tracks like 'Neighborhood #2' and 'No Cars Go' changed the game for band kids like us." 2. The Shins "We were all late to The Shins' party when everyone in our generation was spinning 'New Slang,' 'Caring Is Creepy,' and the ...


  7. Bryan John Appleby (and Seattle at Large) Is Saying Farewell to FolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Seattle Weekly

    ... to much folk back in California, but in Seattle he found himself surrounded by it. As records by Fleet Foxes, the Shins, Damien Jurado and Sera Cahoone became the new Northwest standard, acoustic guitars suddenly took on new precedence in his mind. ...


  8. Guster tries out keyboard-heavy sound for Georgia Theatre showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... a sound different from its own for the album. Richard Swift, the bassist for The Black Keys and keyboardist for The Shins, recorded "Evermotion." Swift helped the band create rawer, longer songs, allowing them to go on despite minor mistakes. The ...


  9. Celebrity Hometown: Albuquerque, NMRead the original story

    Monday Nov 9 | TN Team Blog

    ... single "New Slang" when it was featured in the Hollywood movie, Garden State , starring Natalie Portman. In 2007, The Shins released the single "Wincing the Night Away." The instant hit saw the band reach a new level of success, selling over 100,000 ...


  10. Live Music: Sufjan Stevens; Boring Portals; Livy Conner; Oh HellosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | Charleston City Paper

    ... his enthralling brand of orchestral pop have been treasured by the kinds of listeners who also hold dear Beirut, the Shins, and Arcade Fire. Stevens did complete two of those state albums, though - 2003's Michigan, an homage to his home state, and ...


  11. Is Portland, Oregon a better city than Vancouver, British Columbia? Soccer town throwdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 |

    ... that then-NBA commissioner David Stern let the Grizzlies move to Memphis. Or do they? Portland has indie-rock band The Shins, who blend pop traditions reminicent of the 60s; Vancouver has music punchline Nickelback, which blends formulaic melody ...


  12. Tuesday Links - New SlangRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | St. Louis Game Time

    ... I've ever posted this video before. It's a bizarre video, but I love this song and this band . . . "New Slang", by The Shins. If you've seen Garden State , you've heard this one:


  13. Hear RAC's '80s-tinged new tune, "One House"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    RAC, an indie electronic project from Portland by way of Portugal producer AndrA Allen Anjos, began as a remix platform in 2007. He broke out with a rework of "Sleeping Lessons" for The Shins, and his profile grew as he took on Lana Del Rey's "Blue Jeans" and Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros' "Home."


  14. Jackson still has the chops; Strait tells stories over a BeerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... artist has gone all-in with the sounds of '60s soul and R&B. Produced by Richard Swift, who has worked with The Shins and Foxygen, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats revels in the horns, hand-claps, and harmony vocals of a half-century ago. The ...


  15. Treasure Island festival introduces comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | The Daily Republic

    ... In the 2000s, we had a swath of "The" bands: The White Stripes, The Strokes, The Hives, The Vines, The National, The Shins. At another point, hot names were locations: Chicago, Boston, Kansas, Berlin, Europe, America, Alabama, Asia. My objection to ...


  16. Brian Fejer posted a blog postRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2012 | Duke City Fix

    If I had to name my nemesis it would have to be James Mercer , lead singer-songwriter from The Shins . He's a genius, and has the voice of an angel.


  17. New Noise Fest to Bring Explosive Hip Hop Duo Run the Jewels to SBRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | The Daily Nexus

    ... after performing in Oregon in 2011, gaining enough popularity to appear at Coachella alongside artists like The Shins and Fanfarlo. With their captivating sounds and quirky lyrics, Gardens & Villa will surely catch the attention of most attendees at ...


  18. How Pitchfork changed my lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 |

    Natalie Portman in "Garden State." The film helped spread word of the band the Shins, a favorite of the website Pitchfork.


  19. Saintseneca streaming new album 'Such Things'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Brooklynvegan

    Saintseneca 's followup to last year's Dark Arc , Such Things , comes out next week via ANTI- . Like on the last album, they very much go for the Neutral Milk Hotel/Arcade Fire style of indie, but they've got a refreshing take on it.


  20. Let Broken Bells Stimulate Your Senses With Live Versions Of "Holding ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | VH1

    Broken Bells , a band composed of The Shins frontman James Mercer and super-producer Brian "Danger Mouse" Burton , are known for their moody and quasi-psychedelic sounds that have captivated fans since their founding in 2010. While their music is already teeming with rich imagery and lush instrumentations, there's still nothing quite like watching the band live - in terms of sensory stimulation.