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Halfway There | The Best Songs of 2012

Today, we offer you a selection of fifty of our favorite songs from the front half of 2012. Pump up the jam in your cubicle today, and get ready to blare this one from your America party tomorrow. That is, if you live in America. If not, have a great Wednesday! What did we miss? … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Deep Sea Diver – NWO

Tonight, The Shins invade The Pageant for a sold out show, presumably to slay us with tunes from their latest release, Port Of Morrow. Deep Sea Diver, featuring The Shins’ guitarist Jessica Dobson, will open the show, along with The Antlers. Dobson delivers on her own on today’s Jam of the Day, “NWO,” which is … Read more

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Jam of the Day | The Shins – Simple Song

Unless you’ve been living under a rock this week, you’ve probably heard that the upcoming (and long-awaited!) The Shins album finally got a release date, along with an official first single. Yes, “Simple Song” is our Jam of the Day because, gosh darnit, The Shins are back. And even if you’ve listened to this song … Read more

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New Shins in 2011? James Mercer speaks to MTV

It’s been a while since Wincing the Night Away scratched at our souls. Remember that album? Yeah, what was that, three years ago? Man, I loved “Turn on Me.” Well, according to a new interview James Mercer did with MTV, there could be a new Shins record on tap for 2011. Until then, we’ll have … Read more