Posts tagged "James Mercer"

Broken Bells’ Big Pink Thing Travels the World for ‘Leave It Alone’ Lyric Video

Just a day after Broken Bells released their second album, the excellent After the Disco, the duo keeps the hype-train a rollin' with a…
By: Dan Reilly / February 5, 2014

Hear Broken Bells’ Disco-Polished ‘Holding on for Life’

James Mercer and Danger Mouse are once again collaborating as Broken Bells, and the duo have shared the first full track from their upcoming sophomore…
By: Kyle McGovern / November 4, 2013

James Mercer Torments His Crappy Kids in Shins’ ‘Simple Song’ Clip

If we can make any sweeping assumptions about Shins frontman James Mercer's personal life, he has concerns about his kids growing up to torment him.
By: Devon Maloney / February 21, 2012

Get the Shins’ Spring Tour Dates, Watch Their ‘September’ Lyric Video

Why should Shins fans come see the band on their freshly announced spring tour? "I [was] definitely thinking about the Shins fans [when making Port…
By: SPIN Staff / February 7, 2012

Broken Bells Map First Tour

After playing a bunch of shows at March's SXSW conference in Texas, Shins frontman James Mercer and production whiz Brian "Danger Mouse" Burton will take…
By: Peter Gaston / March 31, 2010

Spoon and Broken Bells Kick Off SXSW Day 1

It's Austin and it's Spoon.
By: Kevin Bronson / March 18, 2010

James Mercer: New Shins Record Next Year

Since 2008, Shins frontman James Mercer has been hard at work on Broken Bells, his experimental pop collabo with Danger Mouse -- but the indie…
By: Jenn Pelly / January 29, 2010

DOWNLOAD: Broken Bells’ Debut Single

After months of rumors and weeks of veiled hints, the mysterious collaboration between the Shins' James Mercer and uberproducer Danger Mouse is starting to…
By: Steve Kandell / December 21, 2009

Hear New Broken Bells Music! Probably!

As the leader of the Shins, James Mercer kept his cryptic leanings relegated to his lyrics. But for Broken Bells, Mercer's collaboration with Danger Mouse,…
By: Steve Kandell / December 14, 2009

Sneak Peek: Danger Mouse, Sparklehorse, David Lynch’s ‘Dark Night’

Last month a mysterious poster arrived at the SPIN office advertising Dark Night of the Soul, a new album presented by Danger Mouse…
By: William Goodman / May 8, 2009