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Broken Bells – “Shelter”

Shins frontman James Mercer has reunited with Danger Mouse on a new song called "Shelter" from their Broken Bells project. The release follows a number…
Rob Arcand / December 7, 2018

Broken Bells Take a Page From Tame Impala’s Playbook on Funky ‘It’s That Talk Again’

Broken Bells — that'd be Danger Mouse and James Mercer from the Shins, of course — have just released a new song called "It's That Talk…
Brennan Carley / September 24, 2015

Late Night Is a Flat Circle in New Broken Bells Video

Spend enough nights at the club and they all start to blur together a little. At least that would appear to be the thought behind…
Andrew Unterberger / October 9, 2014

Broken Bells Get Intimate in Live ‘Holding on for Life’ Video

Broken Bells have shared a live video for "Holding on for Life," aptly immortalizing a performance of the song at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood.
Olivia Forman / July 31, 2014

Apocalypse: ‘Now’ Compilation Debuts at No. 1

First! It couldn't be worse. In a week where the top 10 sports plenty of viable alternatives — really, we'd take Little Mix over this…
Chris Martins / February 12, 2014

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 lyric…
Dan Reilly / February 5, 2014

Broken Bells Bark at the Moon on the Nervy, Red-Blooded ‘After the Disco’

8SPIN Rating: 8 of 10Release Date: February 04, 2014Label: ColumbiaDespite their masterfully rendered melancholic psych-pop, similarly wistful sci-fi videos, and respective indie-rock and hip-hop credentials,…
Barry Walters / February 5, 2014

Watch Broken Bells Kick Off Beatles Week With Synths on ‘Letterman’

Late Show With David Letterman is honoring the Beatles all week, and Broken Bells started the festivities on a mellow, retrofuturistic note last night with…
Marc Hogan / February 4, 2014

Broken Bells Deploy Space-Age Synths on ‘Kimmel’

Shins mastermind James Mercer and production virtuoso Danger Mouse will finally drop their second album as Broken Bells on February 4. Dubbed After the Disco,…
Kyle McGovern / January 30, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: Broken Bells, Les Claypool, CEO, Willis Earl Beal, and More

This week's roundup of album streams stars Broken Bells, Les Claypool's Duo de Twang, CEO, Willis Earl Beal, and the cast of Starbucks' Sweetheart 2014…
Kyle McGovern / January 29, 2014

Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Nick Zinner Boosts the Bass on Broken Bells’ ‘Holding on for Life’ Remix

Broken Bells' long-teased second album will finally drop on February 4, following a pair of tracks, a few clips from a sci-fi mini-movie, and a…
Kyle McGovern / January 22, 2014

Watch Broken Bells Unveil ‘The Changing Lights’ for ‘Take Away Show’

For months now, Broken Bells have been teasing their upcoming second album with snippets of a sci-fi short film starring Kate Mara and Anton Yelchin.
Kyle McGovern / January 16, 2014

Broken Bells Glisten on ‘After the Disco’ Title Track

Shins boss James Mercer and production whiz Danger Mouse drop After the Disco on February 4, reuniting in the form of Broken Bells — a…
Chris Martins / January 7, 2014

Broken Bells Are ‘Holding on for Life’ With Kate Mara and Anton Yelchin

In October, Broken Bells announced that their After the Disco album would come paired with a sci-fi short film directed by Jacob Gentry and starring…
Kyle McGovern / November 21, 2013

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…
Kyle McGovern / November 4, 2013
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