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  1. The Shins Tease New MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | WIGM-AM Medford

    Sunday, February 7th, The Shins released a snippet of what appears to be new music. The Albuquerque-to-Portland group posted a blurred video of what looked and sounded like an audio file to their Instagram.


  2. The Shins Tease New Album On InstagramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Stereogum

    When James Mercer rebooted the Shins with Port Of Morrow in 2012, it was the band's first album in five years. Now, unbelievably, another four years have transpired with only the Zach Braff soundtrack one-off " So Now What " to show for it.


  3. The Shins preview new music from the studioRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | NME

    The Shins have previewed what appears to be new music from the band. The US group released their last record 'Port of Morrow' in 2012, now posting a clip of a new track to their official Instagram account.


  4. My PDX: Matt McCormickRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Willamette Week

    ... he releases his first feature, Some Days Are Better Than Others -starring local indie rockers James Mercer of the Shins and Carrie Brownstein of Sleater-Kinney. In 1995, he was a 22-year-old graduate of the College of Santa Fe, playing band gigs in ...


  5. BenjaminRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | The Free Press

    ... to release it, you tend to pay attention. This is the same Seattle-based record label that discovered Nirvana, The Shins, Modest Mouse, Fleet Foxes and others, the list goes on and on. Sub Pop is positioned firmly in the annals of indie rock ...


  6. First Listen: Dr. Dog, 'The Psychedelic Swamp'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | National Public Radio

    ... the latter-day psych-rock advocate Of Montreal , while solid song structures otherwise put Dr. Dog in league with The Shins or Spoon . Add a loose sort of jam-band disposition (especially in supple bass lines that wiggle and run throughout), and ...


  7. Rabbit Fur Coat Turns 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Stereogum

    ... my craving for noisy Hot Topic-branded goth music. I loved Bright Eyes and Death Cab For Cutie, and I got into the Shins after watching Garden State one too many times. I didn't want to be like Natalie Portman in that movie, but I wanted to be liked ...


  8. Review: Jack Shriner Bares All on Dream Pop Odyssey 'The Fluid Ounce'Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | Northwest Music Scene

    Like a black widow spider wrapped in a warm, fluffy blanket, Jack Shriner's The Fluid Ounce is a dreamy pop album with a deep, dark interior. The Seattle-based singer-songwriter draws inspiration from his career as a mental health therapist, giving his songs the same dark edge as fellow indie acts Death Cab for Cutie, The Shins, Elliott Smith, and the Decemberists.


  9. Review: Isaiah Dominguez Puts Hardships on Honest Display with 'Evergreen State' EPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Northwest Music Scene

    ... "Don't Forget" and "No Matter Where" continue on that same reflective thought process, invoking artists like The Shins and Good Charlotte. Like I said, I really like this EP, and I really want to love it, but I can't. Isaiah Dominguez sings his ...


  10. Run River North - Run or HideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Brookale Public Radio

    ... marketing department at Honda, which used the song in a commercial. Working with producer Phil Ek (Fleet Foxes, the Shins, Band of Horses), they recorded their self-titled debut album, which was released in February 2014. After a busy year touring ...


  11. 20th Annual Tri-C High School Rock Off readies second roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 |

    ... 16, bass, Strongsville, sophomore; Julia Cutter, 14, drums, Trinity, Freshman. Best Song/Why: "Simple Song,'' by The Shins. It has a great message, the melody and chord progression are really pretty, and to me the song has an aura of reminiscence ...


  12. Cortino bringing magic, music to rock Sondheim stage Jan. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... and original effects. Be it the ferocity of the clanging guitars of The Strokes or the melodic wispiness of The Shins, music and magic become one in this ground-breaking live experience. As one of the youngest international magicians in history, ...


  13. 1/14/16: Today's Top Tips: ThursdayRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | Nippertown!

    MUSIC : Darlingside @ Club Helsinki , Hudson. Having garnered praise Rolling Stone , NPR and The New Yorker , Don Mitchell, Auyon Mukharji, Harris Paseltiner and David Senft bring their soaring vocal harmonies and rootsy chamber-folk sound to town.


  14. 12 Portland bands to watch in 2016 - and 1 fresh festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 |

    ... arrive on the savvy scene label Party Damage Records in March or April. Expect experimental, tuneful indie, like the Shins taking mushrooms on a trip to Mt. Hood. "Synesthetica," the indie-pop group's debut for Polyvinyl Records, lands Feb. 12 and ...


  15. Beck's Next Album Will Be "More Up-Tempo," Says Co-Writer and ProducerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... than his last album. I think 'Dreams' is a small idea of what we have been working on." Kurstin, who's worked with The Shins , Foster the People and pop stars like Kelly Clarkson and Katy Perry , adds that Beck also is writing material with the live ...


  16. CP writers pick their favorite tunes from 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Charleston City Paper

    ... . In some ways, this is still Guster - the storytelling, the hooks - but Evermotion , produced by Richard Swift (The Shins, Damien Jurado, Foxygen), takes their sound to a different level. Layered with everything from brass and xylophone to synth ...


  17. Hark, the herald airwaves singRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Vancouver Courier

    James Sutton is music director/ on-air and assistant program director at the Peak 102.7 FM. Photograph By Jennifer Gauthier It's hard to survive in radio these days.


  18. This song dethroned Mariah Carey's Christmas classicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Raw Story

    ... re playlists for more than 400 retailers and brands in 110 countries. "Wonderful Christmastime" by indie-rock band the Shins, a remix of the Paul McCartney classic (which sits at No. 17 on the company's 2015 playlist), is the most frequently played


  19. Mariah Carey's 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' Has Been DethronedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | WMMX-FM Dayton

    ... has been dethroned as the reigning champ. After 20 years atop the chart, the legend's song has been replaced by the Shins ' cover of Paul McCartney 's "Wonderful Christmastime." Rounding out the rest of the top 5 tier includes Christina Aguilera ...


  20. Mariah Carey's 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' is No ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Lite 98.7

    ... every year until this one. Mariah Carey was taken out of her top spot by a cover of 'Wonderful Christmastime' by The Shins. The Shins even beat out the original 'Wonderful Christmastime' by Paul McCartney - which sits at number 17 on the list of ...