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  1. Agent RedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Eugene Weekly

    ... and Sebastian, Mogwai, David Byrne) for her second album and Joe Chiccarelli (The White Stripes, The Strokes, U2, The Shins) for this one. Any song on Agent Cooper is polished enough to be radio-ready. And when radio finally does start playing ...

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  2. The Switchblade Kid at Black Lodge VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... released a new record. The lead single "Like a Dream" from Grown Up Wrong finds Native America sounding a lot like the Shins, with lead singer Ross Farbe reminiscing about times past over top of catchy, psychedelic guitar work. Saturday marks the ...

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  3. ACL festival review: Weekend two - Lorde, Pearl Jam, The Replacements, AvettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Examiner.com

    ... simply mesmerizing. Perhaps we underestimated how much we would like a "supergroup" comprised of James Mercer (The Shins) and Brian Burton (Danger Mouse). The pink and purple inflatable balls they released into the audience during set closer, "Trap ...

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  4. Tennis bats about a classic pop soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Daily Herald

    ... serious cred -- the Black Keys' Patrick Carney, Jim Eno (who worked with Spoon) and Richard Swift (worked with The Shins). Toured with the band Haim and shares their classic melodic sense. Hooks that won't quit on songs like "Origins," "Mean ...

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  5. Moody, spacey band Broken Bells gave Dallas a dynamic showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Dallas Morning News

    ... of human bodies, disco balls and symmetrical patterns. Mercer, known best as the guitarist and vocalist for the Shins, commanded the stage with his unique voice. His signature belt echoed through the room like a lonely cry of despair. His raspy ...

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  6. Boy & Bear and Run River North Headline an International Folk Show at MarqueeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Phoenix New Times

    ... they traveled to Seattle to record with Phil Ek, who has previously worked with Sub Pop heavyweights Fleet Foxes, the Shins, and Modest Mouse. "We only had 22 days to record," Hwang recalls. "And we had never been in a studio before. We were ...

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  7. The Week in Fresh Tracks [Fly Golden Eagle, Earl Burrows, Good Sex,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Nashville Scene

    ... fronted by singer-guitarist Mark Watrous, best known for his sideman work with Brendan Benson, The Raconteurs and The Shins. The band just finished tracking a record with Benson taking on production duties, but for now check 'em out playing their ...

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  8. I Did It My Way: Hamilton Leithauser Enters His Second ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Spin

    ... with the help of several collaborators, including former bandmate Maroon, Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij, and the Shins' Richard Swift - in other words, mostly a group of people that was not the Walkmen. "I think that there was a lot of ...

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  9. Model VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... favourite US bands and then "East Anglicised" them. So: a Sawston take on Springsteen, Midlake in Milton, putting The Shins into Shingay, if Wilco shopped at Wilko, etc. Our line-up shuffles from time to time. Piers is our singer. He's like the ...

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  10. Tennis bats about classic pop soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... three producers the Black Keys' Patrick Carney, Jim Eno (who worked with Spoon) and Richard Swift (worked with The Shins) who carry serious cred. Toured with the band Haim and shares its classic melodic sense. Hooks that won't quit on songs such as ...

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  11. Review and video: Eight unmissable music releases this OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Evening News

    ... this time around. Jonathan Rado and Sam France were discovered in 2011 by celebrated producer Richard Swift - The Shins, The Black Keys etc. - while performing mostly wildly experimental music inspired mainly by sixties' avant-garde groups like the ...

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  12. CD review: Buellton's Silent PartnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | Creative Loafing

    In 2001, Santa Barbara's Buellton dropped one of those little-label indie pop-rock gems, Avenue of the Flags , via Portland's FILMGuerrero. The quartet's tight, guitar-centric songs exuded a Folk Implosion vibe, due in part to singer John Nygren's Lou Barlow-like voice.

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  13. Joel Michael Howard - "Pete And Mary"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Stereogum

    ... a steady bass hum, dramatic piano, and heavenly choral oohs and ahs. Imagine Destroyer covering something off the Shins' Chutes Too Narrow and you'll be in the ballpark. Hear "Pete And Mary" below. Love All Night is out in early 2015 on EJRC . In ...

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  14. Broken Bells w/Hamilton Leithauser Tonight at the RymanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Nashville Scene

    How many collaborations between household-name artists actually gel? It's a rhetorical question, but the sophomore album from Broken Bells, this year's After the Disco , affirmed that core members Brian Burton and Shins leader James Mercer are hot in pursuit of a sound that goes beyond the qualities each guy was already known for. If Broken Bells brought Burton and Mercer out of their comfort zones, the project also plays into their respective strong suits - Mercer's singer-songwriting skills benefit greatly from Burton's ability to emphasize hooks in the production department, and vice versa.

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  15. Writer picks fall tunesRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Crusader

    ... it becomes sweater weather. Broken Bells are an all-star side project comprised of members of Gnarles Barkley, The Shins, Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley Band. The group started as the brainchild of Gnarles Barkley producer Danger Mouse, who ...

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  16. Tennis (the band) bats about a classic pop soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Columbian

    ... serious cred - the Black Keys' Patrick Carney, Jim Eno (who worked with Spoon) and Richard Swift (worked with The Shins). Toured with the band Haim and shares their classic melodic sense. Hooks that won't quit on songs like "Origins," "Mean Streets" ...

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  17. Episode 157: Road wearyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Sounder at Heart

    ... Chivas USA . There's also listener questions to be answered as well. This week's music: Perry Como - "Seattle", The Shins - "So Says I", Rolling Stones - "I Got the Blues", Woody Guthrie - "Roll on Columbia". Want to hear the music from the show in ...

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  18. Book News: A Prize In Memory Of Peace Picks Its WinnersRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... decades of writers and readers." Hi-Fi Haiku: The record label behind Nirvana, Soundgarden and, more recently, The Shins is getting bookish on us. This week, Seattle-based Sub Pop released a book of haiku by Danny Bland, paired with photos from Greg ...

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  19. Interview: Dan Auerbach of The Black KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... the Keys have recently performed some of the best shows of their 13-year career. They've got a new bass player, The Shins' Richard Swift, and a new visual display behind them, and Auerbach says the first shows on their recent US tour have been ...

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  20. Tennis' Love-All Couple Talk 'Timeless' Pop SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Billboard

    ... serious cred -- the Black Keys ' Patrick Carney , Jim Eno (who worked with Spoon ) and Richard Swift (worked with The Shins ). Toured with the band Haim and shares their classic melodic sense. Hooks that won't quit on songs like "Origins," "Mean ...

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