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Watch the Shins Perform “Name For You” on Colbert

Last night, The Shins stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, where they performed "Name For You" from their new album Heartworms. After the performance, Colbert…
Jeremy Gordon / March 14, 2017

The Shins Extend World Tour

In light of their newly released album Heartworms, The Shins have added more shows to their world tour in the US, the UK, Canada,…
Geena Kloeppel / March 13, 2017

Review: On Heartworms, the Shins Move Past Boring Indie Rock Debates to Have Some Fun

The Shins’ fifth album, Heartworms, could not have arrived at a worse time, dropping as it has at the tail end of an biannual…
Brad Shoup / March 10, 2017

Stream The Shins’ New Album Heartworms, New Version of Single “Name For You”

The Shins' fifth album Heartworms is available to purchase today, and is of course streaming on all your favorite platforms. The band has also released two…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 10, 2017

New Music: The Shins – “Painting a Hole”

The Shins' new album Heartworms isn't out until next Friday, but you can hear almost half of the 11 tracks already: "Dead Alive," "Name for You," "The Fear," "Mildenhall," and,…
Anna Gaca / March 3, 2017

New Music: The Shins – “Mildenhall”

The Shins have released another new track from Heartworms, their upcoming album, which is out March 10. "Mildenhall" debuted on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 show. It…
Jeremy Gordon / February 16, 2017

New Music: The Shins — “The Fear”

Portland indie-rock mainstays The Shins have a new album, Heartworms, coming in March via Columbia Records. On the heels of two other new songs, the…
Dale Eisinger / January 8, 2017

New Music: The Shins Announce New Album Heartworms, Release “Name for You”

After releasing the single "Dead Alive" last October, the Shins have finally announced their new album Heartworms. The LP will be the band's first since 2012's Port of…
Brian Josephs / January 5, 2017

Bon Iver, Ryan Adams, The Shins and Regina Spektor to Perform on A Prairie Home Companion

American Public Media-syndicated live variety show A Prairie Home Companion has announced its first musical guests for 2017, and it's a even more high-profile, hipper…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 7, 2016

The Shins Release a Spooky New Song and Video, “Dead Alive”

Following up on the cryptic public-access-type teaser they tweeted yesterday, The Shins have released a new single and video, "Dead Alive." On Twitter, the band…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 26, 2016

The Shins Are Teasing a Mysterious Something

The Shins haven't released anything since 2012's Port of Morrow, but they do have new stuff on the way. Frontman James Mercer said back in August that…
Brian Josephs / October 25, 2016

New Shins Album Coming in Early 2017, According to James Mercer

The Shins have finished recording their fifth studio album, according to frontman James Mercer in an interview with KBOO 90.7 in Portland. According to Mercer,…
Rachel Brodsky / August 15, 2016

Netflix’s New Kids’ Show Features Beatles Covers By Eddie Vedder, Sia, and the Shins

The Beatles/beetles puns come flying to children's television later this year with Beat Bugs, a new animated show debuting on Netflix this August. The program features new versions of…
Anna Gaca / February 10, 2016

Deep Sea Diver and the Shins’ James Mercer Bridge Worlds in ‘Creatures of Comfort’

On Deep Sea Diver’s latest single, "Creatures of Comfort," frontwoman Jessica Dobson howls, "Tearin’ us apart!" while simultaneously — and perhaps counterintuitively, given the refrain —…
Evan Siegel / January 20, 2016

Hear the Shins Get Wistful for Zach Braff on ‘So Now What’

Giddiness over the arrival of a new Shins track has been substantial, delivering a hefty dose of publicity for Zach Braff's new film, Wish…
Colin Stutz / June 20, 2014
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