photos by P Squared Photography Broken Bells @ Webster Hall - 3/7/14 Broken Bells, the collaborative project between Shins singer James Mercer and super producer Danger Mouse (Gnarls Barkley, The Grey Album, etc), released their sophomore album, After the Disco,...
James Mercer and Danger Mouse stopped by Fallon last night to perform a shimmering, low-key version of “Holding On For Life,” the lead single their second album as Broken Bells. Watch below. After The Disco is out now on Columbia.
U2 have been chugging along so far this year, with a Golden Globe win and a (RED) partnership for new song “Invisible,” not to mention several major television appearances. Their new album, helmed by Danger Mouse, was expected to drop later this year, but Billboard reports they’ve hit a bump in the road and have decided to call... More »
Artist-Producer, Brian Burton (better known as Danger Mouse) and James Mercer, the lead vocalist and guitarist for the indie rock band The Shins, make up the band Broken Bells. Broken Bells heads to The Tabernacle in Atlanta on Tuesday, March 11 and we’re giving you the chance to go to the show for FREE! Want […]
On February 24, 2004, music fans worldwide participated in a coordinated act of civil disobedience. Dubbed Grey Tuesday, the digital demonstration was this simple: Hundreds of websites posted a free download of The Grey Album, Danger Mouse’s mashup of the Beatles’ self-titled “White Album” and Jay Z’s The Black Album, and more than 100,000 fans [...]
Fortunately, Danger Mouse knows a thing or two about both hip hop and funk productions. Get some awesome lyricists like MF DOOM and Ghostface Killah going over one of his arrangements and the result is one of the strongest tracks of a seminal hip hop album. Show More Summary
Letterman started the week-long celebration off right with two clear Beatle-schooled songsmiths—Broken Bells' Danger Mouse and James Mercer. The duo covered “And I Love Her” putting a trippy twist on the tune. In addition to the track, video clips of Ringo Starr playing drums synced up with the performance.
Danger Mouse, one half of Broken Bells, first found fame for mashing up Jay-Z with the Beatles on the bootleg release The Grey Album, and last night on Letterman, he went back to his roots. Broken Bells were the first band to perform on Letterman’s Beatles week, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles making [...]
After The Disco—the second album from The Shins’ James Mercer and Danger Mouse as their collaboration project, Broken Bells—is unlucky to arrive a year after the release of Random Access Memories. Daft Punk made its record soar by using...Show More Summary
Keep up, if you can, with all the side-project stuff happening in this post. Broken Bells, if they can still be called a side project, are the side-project duo of Shins frontman James Mercer and producer-to-the-stars Danger Mouse. Meanwhile, for his own side project, Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio DJs and produces lush, tropical dance [...]
photos by P Squared Photography Broken Bells @ Baby's All Right - 1/31/14 Broken Bells (aka Shins singer James Mercer and production wizard Danger Mouse of Gnarls Barkley and others) will release their funky new album After the Disco this...
Broken Bells will release their second album, After The Disco, next week, on the heels of two singles, the title track and “Holding On For Life.” James Mercer and Danger Mouse stopped by Jimmy Kimmel to perform those two songs, and you can watch both of them below. After THe Disco is out 2/4 via [...]
The Shins’ James Mercer and Gnarls Barley’s Danger Mouse are releasing their second album as… Read more articles like "Album Stream: Broken Bells – After the Disco" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
With After The Disco, the sprawling and ambitious sophomore effort they’ll release next week, Shins frontman James Mercer and superproducer Danger Mouse cement their band Broken Bells as more than just a way to pass the time between other projects — and their other projects are legion. Mercer is coming off a year of promoting [...]
The second album from James Mercer and Danger Mouse is now available.
Another new song from James Mercer and Danger Mouse's side project.
Broken Bells, the duo of Shins frontman James Mercer and producer-to-the-stars Danger Mouse, will drop their sophomore LP After The Disco next month, and the two songs we’ve heard, “Holding On For Life” and the title track, promise bigger beats and slicker textures. If Broken Bells are now making something approaching dance music, then it [...]
James Mercer and Danger Mouse performed the song inside a Paris music shop.
Next month, Broken Bells, the side-project duo of Danger Mouse and Shins frontman James Mercer, will release their sophomore album After The Disco. We’ve already posted the title track and “Holding On For Life,” and both of those are very slick and produced songs. So it’s nice to see the duo taking part in french [...]
Danger Mouse and Shins frontman James Mercer, the duo better known as Broken Bells, have released "After the Disco," the eponymous track of their forthcoming sophomore album.