Articles tagged the shins

23 Aug 2017 // 10:49 AM

The Shins - “Half a Million” (Singles Going Steady)

There's a certain comfort in knowing that some things will stay the same over the decades.

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15 Mar 2017 // 2:30 AM

The Shins: Heartworms

Heartworms is a sonic course correction from 2012's Port of Morrow, but the songwriting is still spotty, so it's simply too little, too late.

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Flake Music: When You Land Here, It’s Time to Return

The reissue of the debut album from the band that would become the Shins showcases a raw indie rock sound that bridges that gap between '90s alternative and poignant post-millennial indie pop.

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The 2011 Outside Lands Music Festival: San Francisco

With a wide variety of music coming from five different stages in one of the nation's most beautiful locations, the only problem was trying to catch as many bands as possible.

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Broken Bells: Broken Bells

Broken Bells may not supersede either Mercer's or Burton's respective main gigs, but as a side project that felt implausible to hit as markedly as it has in the first place, it's a minor victory for both parties involved.

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James Mercer of The Shins and Danger Mouse have joined forces to create a new group, Broken Bells. Their self-titled album is due out on

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30 Sep 2007 // 10:58 PM

Various Artists: This is Next

The world is better for every new pair of ears that gets turned on to Of Montreal and Ted Leo. The only real question is this: do you really need this album to begin with?

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The Shins: Wincing the Night Away

Can't sleep? The Shins know how you feel. They're probably the reason why.

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22 Apr 2005 // 4:00 PM

refuse to rush anything. Nothing wrong with that.

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6 Apr 2005 // 4:00 PM

The feeling is recognizable and certain. Exhaustion. It's a great band, on autopilot.

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	The Shins: Chutes Too Narrow

The Shins dare to take some chances on this CD, and their boldness winds up elevating this album over their first one by a considerable margin.

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23 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Shins’ James MercerPhoto credit: Debra Zeller The Shins are fantastic. When I say fantastic, I’m not speaking of their musical ability or creative

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14 Aug 2002 // 1:00 AM

S E T    L I S T Pressed in a BookGirl on a WingWhen I Goose StepNew One AMy Seventh RibThe Celibate LifeNew

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18 Jun 2001 // 4:00 PM

        The Shins: Oh, Inverted World

Time to bemoan the current state of indie rock again. One of the major problems of the genre today is that it is entirely too

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//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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