LISTEN: Broken Bells’ Complete New Release

Shins frontman James Mercer and Gnarls Barkley mastermind Danger Mouse will release their self-titled debut album as Broken Bells on March 9. But why wait…
Michael Sheffield / March 1, 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…
Jenn Pelly / January 29, 2010

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,…
Steve Kandell / December 14, 2009

Indie Rockers Find New Fans in the Preschool Set

This weekend I watched Feist's "1234" video at least 15 times.
Ellen Carpenter / October 16, 2008