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  1. BC Camplight, BC Camplight - Album ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ContactMusic.com

    ... some obvious touch points - opener ' You Should Have Gone To School ' reprises the imperious pop-psychedelia of The Shins in their 'Wincing The Night Away ' period - but the lyrical self deprecation of Grant is absent. What there is a match for ...

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  2. Who Is Tobias Jesso Jr. and How Did He Get Here?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Village Voice

    If you've traversed the music blog circuit even casually during the past two weeks, you've likely come across the name of Tobias Jesso Jr. Maybe you wondered why you were seeing his name in AV Club and not an Evelyn Waugh novel, or if his album cover was a picture of Jesse Eisenberg. Here's a brief introduction: he is a Canadian musician whose stock and trade is the upright piano and simple, melancholic pop songs.

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  3. Guitar, Set, Match: PospisilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | ATP World Tour

    ... of his favourite bands. The 24 year old prefers alternative, Indie and rock music, while he enjoys listening to The Shins, Arcade Fire, Red Hot Chili Peppers and "was always a huge Beatles fan growing up". As promised, here's a video of me playing a ...

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  4. Nirvana's Krist Novoselic confirmed to feature on next Modest Mouse albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | NME

    ... on from 2007's 'We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank'. The LP features guest contributions from James Mercer (The Shins), Jim Fairchild (Grandaddy) and Dann Gallucci (Cold War Kids). It was previously reported that Novoselic would feature on ...

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  5. Live review: The Decemberists show Portland a whale of a time at Keller AuditoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Oregonian

    ... bigger stages from the indie-rock crossover of the early 2000s -- the National, Arcade Fire, Death Cab for Cutie, the Shins, Feist and so on -- the Decemberists remain the most purely entertaining live act, and short of their upcoming summer tour ...

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  6. 'Orange Is The New Black' actress stars in new Modest Mouse video - watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | NME

    ... which was released on Monday (March 16). 'Strangers To Ourselves' features guest contributions from James Mercer (The Shins), Jim Fairchild (Grandaddy) and Dann Gallucci (Cold War Kids). Modest Mouse recently announced a short UK tour for July. The ...

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  7. Modest Mouse perform 'Lampshades On Fire' in first TV appearance in six yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | NME

    ... with Johnny Marr as a member of the band. 'Strangers To Ourselves' features guest contributions from James Mercer (The Shins), Jim Fairchild (Grandaddy) and Dann Gallucci (Cold War Kids). Modest Mouse recently announced a short UK tour for July. The ...

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  8. Stream Modest Mouse's New Album 'Strangers to Ourselves' on Spotify: LP Is Out Now [LISTEN]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    ... is already in the works. The group recorded with Big Boi as well, but those tracks were scrapped. James Mercer of The Shins and Dan Gallucci of Cold War Kids contributed to the LP as well. "I'm absolutely terrified of making a half-assed record -- ...

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  9. Intense creativity on the menu at AldineRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Philadelphia Weekly

    The Shins were strumming along, the votive candles were flickering around the warmly lit dining room, and for all the bluster and ice outside, Aldine was, at that moment, the weather's perfect opposite: Friendly, inviting and a decidedly pleasant place to be, even - or, perhaps, especially - in the dead of winter. Aldine, housed in the space that used to be home to Noche, is an animal of an entirely different stripe.

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  10. The Liverpudlians rekindle the spirit of The Strokes on their debut. It's a blast.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | NME

    As four Liverpudlian lads playing jaunty, catchy three-minute pop songs on guitars - no '50s slant, no electronic R&B, not the tiniest hint of a psychedelic tribal sacrifice - you won't be allowed to like Circa Waves. Snobs will demand this debut album comes plastered with stickers reading 'Warning: Contains Blatant Strokes And Toxic Levels Of Kook, View And Wombat'.

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  11. Modest Mouse stream new album 'Strangers To Ourselves' - listenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | NME

    ... with Johnny Marr as a member of the band. 'Strangers To Ourselves' features guest contributions from James Mercer (The Shins), Jim Fairchild (Grandaddy) and Dann Gallucci (Cold War Kids). It was previously reported that former Nirvana bass player ...

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  12. Selection Sunday - Joyous DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | StateFans Nation

    ... that I am totally ok with that. Bring it on. Whilst we wait, enjoy the first studio album of New Mexico's finest (The Shins, since Walt's blue meth is all seized by now): 1995 NC State graduate, sufferer of Les and MOC during my entire student ...

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  13. Song I Have On Repeat: "The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apt."Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | InStyle

    ... Misty would be just another clever bearded man if he wasn't immensely musically talented. He's like the best of The Shins but minus the preciousness. That always annoyed me about that dude James Mercer. The Shins is great musically but the lyrics ...

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  14. Denver-duo Tennis back in San Francisco for show in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Examiner.com

    ... four other tracks including the dreamy " Timothy " they headed to Portland to collaborate with Richard Swift from The Shins. Fans who loved the band's warm lo-fi sound on "Cape Dory" - their first release, have enjoyed the more polished production ...

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  15. Aldine's imaginative menu is well worth the explorationRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Philadelphia Weekly

    The Shins were strumming along, the votive candles were flickering around the warmly lit dining room, and for all the bluster and ice outside, Aldine was, at that moment, the weather's perfect opposite: Friendly, inviting and a decidedly pleasant place to be, even - or, perhaps, especially - in the dead of winter. Aldine, housed in the space that used to be home to Noche, is an animal of an entirely different stripe.

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  16. Solo Album From Foo Fighters' Nate Mendel Out NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | WBOS-FM Boston

    ... bassist Nate Mendel . The nine-track set is primarily a solo album, recorded with help from drummer Joe Plummer ( The Shins , Modest Mouse ) and some high profile guests. It marks Mendel's first outing as a frontman and lead singer, and he tells us ...

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  17. Foo Fighter Mendel breaks ranks with new albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | USA Today

    ... Heart, Snow Patrol, Fleet Foxes and so many more. How have these artists inspired your sound? A: Joe (Plummer of The Shins) is the only person who played on the record, and he actually took a pretty hands-off approach. I wrote drum parts on a drum ...

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  18. See Jessie Baylin's Shadowy, Sultry 'Creepers (Young Love)' [Fresh Vid]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Nashville Scene

    ... is the product of a collaboration with excellent producer/artist Richard Swift (who plays with The Black Keys and The Shins, as well as making some killer records of his own). Baylin now has a video to match the generally sensual tone of "Creepers ...

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  19. Math Explains Why Hipsters All Look the SameRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Discover

    ... their cheerleading outfits or their zip-ankle black jeggings, they carry their copies of Ayn Rand, and they blast The Shins into their over-ear headphones because that's like so vintage right now. And they all show up to first period totally ...

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  20. Tonight in Music: Viet Cong, Caribou, the Sidekicks & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... new album from Ohio band the Sidekicks, be warned: These dudes sound a lot like Band of Horses. Like, a lot . And the Shins, almost as much. Much of the similarity stems from the helium-high voice of frontman Steve Ciolek, who's vocally a dead ...

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