Posts tagged "the shins"

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,…
By: Colin Stutz / June 20, 2014

Zach Braff’s Next Soundtrack Detailed, ‘Garden State’ to Hit Vinyl

The potentially life-changing soundtrack to Zach Braff's new flick, Wish I Was Here, will be released digitally and on CD July 15.
By: Olivia Forman / June 17, 2014

Shins Share New Song in Zach Braff’s ‘Wish I Was Here’ Trailer

About 10 years ago, lives were famously changed when Natalie Portman introduced Zach Braff to the Shins in Garden State. Braff's obsession with…
By: Colin Joyce / May 19, 2014

Zach Braff’s New Soundtrack Will Probably Change Your Life

Zach Braff's upcoming movie Wish I Was Here ranked among the 10 Best Films We at Sundance Film Festival 2014. If that wasn't…
By: Kyle McGovern / March 27, 2014

The 40 Best Albums of 2007

What was it about this year that made our lives a little brighter? Was it the abundance of fine music or the shifting landscape that…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

Third Man Resurrects ‘Honest’ Direct-to-Acetate Process for Concert Vinyl Series

On June 25, Jack White's Third Man Records will release all-new live records from the Shins, the Kills, and blues legend Seasick Steve. According to…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 20, 2013

Hear Ex-Shins Members Sad Baby Wolf’s Full Emotive ‘Electric Sounds’

Marty Crandall and Neal Langford, both former members of the Shins, have returned to Albuquerque for new band Sad Baby Wolf. That homecoming feels crucial…
By: Marc Hogan / April 9, 2013

Shins Defectors, as Sad Baby Wolf, Share ‘Electric Sounds’ From Debut Album

Following his 2009 dismissal from the Shins, Marty Crandall teamed with fellow former-Shin Neal Langford, who left the Albuquerque outfit several years earlier, to form…
By: Kyle McGovern / March 7, 2013

Hangout Festival Announces 2013 Lineup: Tom Petty, Kings of Leon, Kendrick Lamar, More

The sun-soaked, sand-storming Hangout Music Festival has announced the initial lineup for its fourth annual beach blanket blowout. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Kings of…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / February 13, 2013

The Shins Cheerfully Cover Paul McCartney’s ‘Wonderful Christmastime’

With a hurricane bearing down on the Eastern seaboard, Halloween coming up mid-week, and a tightly contested Election Day on November 6, anyone could be…
By: Marc Hogan / October 29, 2012

The Shins, the Kills to Reopen Jack White’s Third Man Records

The Shins and the Kills will assist with the grand reopening of Jack White's Third Man Records shop in Nashville. The two bands will headline…
By: Chris Martins / October 3, 2012

The Shins, Feist Stop by ‘From the Basement': Watch Full Episodes

Four new episodes of Nigel Godrich's sessions series From the Basement are available for streaming online — and in 3D! The Shins, Feist,…
By: Nicole Sia / September 21, 2012

Lollapalooza 2012: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Black Sabbath, Jack White, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Frank Ocean, and many more: here's your front-row ticket to Chicago's biggest fest.
By: Ken Bachor / August 4, 2012

Watch the Shins’ Deceptively Sinister ‘It’s Only Life’ Video

From the Shins' latest album Port of Morrow, "It's Only Life" is one of James Mercer's more heart-on-sleeve tracks, and now it has a…
By: Marc Hogan / July 11, 2012

Phish Noodle Bonnaroo to the Finish Line: 12 Key Sunday Sets

Bonnaroo has long shed its rep as the patchouliest fest in the land, but its 2012 installment ended with a jam that rivaled ?uestlove's Superjam…
By: SPIN Staff / June 11, 2012

Shins Cast Bleak Spells in Animated ‘The Rifle’s Spiral’ Clip

"So long to this wretched form," James Mercer snarls — well, for him it's a snarl, OK? — on "The Rifle's Spiral," the first track…
By: Marc Hogan / April 18, 2012

Nintendo 3DS Scores Exclusive 3D Shins Video

We've seen bands use video games as a platform to debut songs and videos before (Mìtley Crüe's single "Saints of Los Angeles" in Rock Band,…
By: Dan Ackerman and Libe Goad / April 13, 2012

Who Charted? The ‘Hunger Games’ Soundtrack, Duh

First! As predicted, the Appalachialicious Hunger Games soundtrack arrived at No. 1 on Billboard's Top 200, becoming the first film soundtrack to hit…
By: Devon Maloney / March 29, 2012

The Shins, ‘Port of Morrow’ (Aural Apothecary/Columbia)

There's this thing that's always made the Shins the Shins, and despite the hue and cry over James Mercer’s firing of his bandmates, it wasn’t…
By: Chris Martins / March 21, 2012

The Shins and Sharon Van Etten Lead Late-Night Strum-Off

A pair of recent SPIN interviewees (and SXSW performers, and excellent guitarists) hit late-night stages last night. Sharon Van Etten played "Leonard," her most recent…
By: Devon Maloney / March 21, 2012
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