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Tuesday, October 7 2014

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 60-41

PopMatters' coverage of the 2000s' best recordings continues with selections spanning Swedish progressive metal to minimalist electro-R&B.

Monday, August 18 2014

The Blissful Simplicity of Indie Rock

The goal of indie rock is to make something real, even at the expense of decades of music tradition.

Monday, December 17 2012

The Top 10 Pleasant Surprise Albums of 2012

The antithesis of the most disappointing albums of the year, these records that had no business impressing us as much as they did.


Sunday, November 23 2014

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.

Sunday, November 11 2012

The Shins + White Rabbits: 10 October 2012 - Houston

It's been nearly a decade since the Shins released their most-lauded work, but that hasn't stopped droves of fans from flooding their concerts.

Monday, June 11 2012

The Shins: 29 May 2012 - Morrison, CO

The Shins give a cosmic yet planetary performance at Red Rocks.

Monday, March 19 2012

The Shins: Port of Morrow

For all the glitz of the album's production, Port of Morrow's problem isn't how it sounds, but rather what it's says -- which, whatever it is, doesn't have a whole lot at stake.

Thursday, January 18 2007

The Shins: Wincing the Night Away

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


Sunday, October 28 2012

The Shins and Dr. Dog Play 'Austin City Limits'

Last night the Shins and Dr. Dog played sets on 'Austin City Limits' and here are the highights...

Wednesday, January 11 2012

The Shins Offer Up New Track, "Simple Song"

Filling a void until anticipated release in March

Thursday, January 7 2010

The Shins' James Mercer and Danger Mouse Become One

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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