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  1. Mesa RV park the new Modest Mouse coverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Arizona Republic

    ... Mouse. It's a band based in Washington state. Kind of alternative rock. They've toured with The Flaming Lips and The Shins and they're about to release their first new album in eight years and Venture Out is on the cover. Turns out the Venture Out ...

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  2. Day in the life: Musicians RAC and Matthew Koma play New York's Terminal 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Mashable

    ... - and there's an emphasis on indie beats, from renditions of Tegan and Sara , St. Lucia , Penguin Prison , to The Shins and beyond. Nowadays, Anjos, still under the name RAC, produces original music in addition to working his remix magic. Anjos has ...

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  3. Gardens & VillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | LA Weekly

    ... listening. Inspired by psychological experiments, recording on Lake Michigan and working with Richard Swift (The Shins) and Tim Goldsworthy (DFA Records), they retain the original neofunk style of their earlier work, but with added sonic depth and ...

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  4. "Portland: Where young people go to retire"Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Big Apple

    ... The show is scripted, but also heavily improvised. Creative Loafing (Atlanta, GA) June 10, 2004 Uncommon ground The Shins and the Decemberists share a home, but not much more By Nikhil Swaminathan Colin Meloy once heard it referred to as the place ...

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  5. Roll Call Records Taps INgrooves/INresidence Artist Services To Form...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Mi2n

    ... their follow-up album to 2013's critically-acclaimed Give In with highly regarded producer, Joe Chiccarelli (The Shins, White Stripes, My Morning Jacket, Spoon). The Lighthouse and The Whaler will hit the studio in January with Marcus Paquin (Arcade ...

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  6. BusinessStores play less Christmas music - finallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... and the holiday tunes they do pipe in are quite a mix. As you scurry through from store to store, you might hear The Shins singing "Wonderful Christmastime" and find yourself swiping your card to the Trans-Siberian Orchestra rock ballad "Wizards in ...

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  7. The 20 best albums of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Oregonian

    ... this list that needs the most attention to absorb, so it's a good thing it's also the best. This year's heirs to the Shins and the Fruit Bats are an Arizona band that really, really just want a girl to come over and hang out. That's a very One ...

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  8. The 10 Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: December 5 to 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | River Front Times

    This weekend might be heavy with indie rock, but St. Louis still has plenty to offer for fans of jazz, country and hip-hop.

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  9. Sound Opinions Presents: Broken BellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | National Public Radio

    Broken Bells was initially viewed by some fans as a side project for James Mercer and Brian " Danger Mouse " Burton - a respite from Mercer's leadership of The Shins and Burton's multiple production jobs, including his partnership with Cee Lo in Gnarls Barkley. But in a Sound Opinions interview in Mercer's home base of Portland , the duo made it clear that they never approach Broken Bells as a holiday lark.

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  10. The Shins' legacy fulfilled with new/old albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Colorado Daily

    In 1997, the Shins released their debut album under the name Flake Music called When You Land Here, It's Time to Return . Now with a reissue of the underappreciated and highly sought-after album, the legacy of the Shins has had a gaping hole refilled.

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  11. Hear Alvvays perform live & dig in to new TV On The Radio on tonight's Indie Rock Hit ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    We're back tonight at 10pm with an all-new Indie Rock Hit Parade on XPN! Tune in to hear a very special Indie Rock Hit Parade Live Session with the Toronto quintet Alvvays , recorded on stage at the Boot & Saddle! We'll also dive into Seeds, the newly released album from the mighty TV On The Radio , and explore new reissues from shoegazers Bedhead and James Mercer's pre-Shins band Flake Music . And don't miss these tracks in the mix: Last week's Indie Rock Hit Parade featured a spotlight on Parquet Courts ' second release of 2014, Content Nausea .

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  12. First Listen: Flake Music, 'When You Land Here, It's Time To Return'Read the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Before James Mercer broke through as lead singer of The Shins , he spent a good chunk of the '90s in a like-minded New Mexico band called Flake Music. The group only managed one full-length album in its five-year existence - 1997's When You Land Here, It's Time To Return - before giving way to the band that made Mercer famous.

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  13. First Listen: Flake Music, 'When You Land Here, It's Time To Return'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | National Public Radio

    A remixed, remastered reissue of When You Land Here , It's Time To Return , the 1997 debut album by Flake Music, comes out Nov. 25. Singer James Mercer would later become famous for his work in The Shins and Broken Bells. Courtesy of the artist hide caption A remixed, remastered reissue of When You Land Here , It's Time To Return , the 1997 debut album by Flake Music, comes out Nov. 25. Singer James Mercer would later become famous for his work in The Shins and Broken Bells.

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  14. "Yo Gabba Gabba!" sets the stage with live musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Denver Post

    ... during each episode, it also betrays a music critic's taste for indie rock, punk and hip-hop, with guests such as the Shins, the Roots, the Flaming Lips, Chromeo, Erykah Badu and others gracing its colorful sound stage. That makes the show's fifth ...

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  15. Hear James Mercer's Cleaned-Up Flake Music Jam 'The Shins'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | RollingStone

    Formed in 1992 when singer James Mercer was 22 years old, Flake Music toured with bands like Califone and Modest Mouse and eventually released a single LP, 1997's When You Land Here It's Time to Return . The year before, Mercer and Flake drummer Jesse Sandoval had formed a second group, the Shins, and soon this side project would take up nearly all of their time.

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  16. Hear A Cleaned-Up Version Of James Mercer's Pre-Shins Song "The Shins"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Stereogum

    Flake Music, James Mercer's early-'90s project that served as a kind of precursor to the Shins, released their only album, When You Land Here, It's Time To Return , in 1997. Later this month, Sub Pop and Aural Apothecary will reissue the record, re-mixing and mastering elements of the original recording that Mercer had purportedly been unsatisfied with.

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  17. Music Tonight: Avi Buffalo, San Fermin and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... At Best Cuckold , which was released in early September and drew even higher praise from critics. Fans of The Shins and Grandaddy will appreciate the wispy, beautifully melodic genius of Avi Buffalo's songs, which caress the eardrums as they burrow ...

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  18. Sweetgreen Founder Discusses Orgins Of The Sweetlife FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Switched

    ... Black Sabbath fans descend on the venue to catch the bands much anticipated reunion, mixing with indie-pop kings The Shins, DJ of the moment Calvin Harris and chill-out kings Sigur Ros. Read more about Chicago Photo credit: tacvbo via Flickr ...

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  19. Tennis closes fall tour at Belly Up AspenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Aspen Times

    ... s have previously gotten a taste of Tennis at two high-profile opening gigs at Belly Up - playing on the bill with The Shins and The

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  20. A brewed awakeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Cavalier Daily

    ... that breathy quality I really love about the genre. I should note, though, this doesn't mean I want to listen to The Shins on a loop for two hours. The baristas can mix things up with other indie bands invariably named after plural nouns. But please ...

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