It took five years, but indie rock life-changers the Shins finally got around to releasing the follow-up to 2012's Port Of Morrow. The new album is called Heartworms, and it came out on Friday. Last night, James Mercer and his associates were the musical guests on Stephen Colbert's Late Show, where they chugged amiably through…
James Mercer takes his sweet time between Shins albums these days. Five years passed between Wincing The Night Away and Port Of Morrow, and another five have gone by since then. Now Heartworms, Mercer's fifth album under the Shins name, is finally out in the world. As you heard on advance singles "Dead Alive," "Name…
Next month, James Mercer's Shins will return with Heartworms, their first album since 2012's Port Of Morrow. We've posted the early tracks "Dead Alive" and "Name For You." And earlier today, as Pitchfork points out, Zane Lowe debuted a new one, an amiable half-acoustic ramble called "Mildenhall," on Beats 1 Radio. Check it out below.
The Shins will release their first album since 2012’s Port of Morrow on March 10 with Heartworms. We’ve already heard a track from the album—“Dead Alive”—and now the band have released another single, “Name For You”.Check out the lyrics video below along with the album’s art and full... Continue reading
Get ready to have your life changed all over again. Earlier this morning, The Shins announced the imminent release of their fifth studio album, Heartworms, their first full-length release since 2012’s Port Of Morrow. The record’s been...Show More Summary
The Shins have been teasing their follow-up to 2012's Port Of Morrow since early last year, and today they've announced that their new album, which is called Heartworms, will come out on 3/10. (They postponed its release to angle for a better Coachella placement, but they ended up not playing the festival at all.) Last…
The Shins have announced a new album, Heartworms. The follow up to 2012’s Port of Morrow is out March 10 via Columbia. It includes the previously shared “Dead Alive,” as well as a new track called “Name for You.” Listen to the Shins’ latest below. Show More Summary
The Shins have shared a new video for “Dead Alive”- the band’s first original song in over two years. The band is expected to release a new album in early 2017, which will be the follow-up to 2012?s Port of Morrow, which followed frotman James Mercer’s 2014 Broken Bells collaboration with Danger Mouse After The Disco. Show More Summary
The follow-up to 2012's Port of Morrow is expected early next year.
The Shins, who haven’t released an album since 2012’s Port of Morrow, have completed work on a new album according to frontman James Mercer. Earlier this year they teased new music on Instagram with the hashtags “#tokeemifyougotem,” “#auralapothecary,” and “#lordelizabeth.”In a new... Continue reading
James Mercer says final mixing for Port of Morrow follow-up is underway.
In February, the Shins teased some new music on their Instagram. Today, they've shared another "#shinstagram" clip of new music with the caption "King Puffin." Watch the clip below. Since the band's last album, 2012's Port of Morrow, the Shins have contributed a new song, "So Now What," to the soundtrack for Zach Braff's 2014 film Wish I Was Here. Show More Summary
When James Mercer rebooted the Shins with Port Of Morrow in 2012, it was the band’s first album in five years. Now, unbelievably, another four years have transpired with only the Zach Braff soundtrack one-off “So Now What” to show for it. But there’s good news for the world’s Mercer devotees. The Shins hinted in […]
Photo by Ceilidh Madigan The Shins' last record was 2012's Port of Morrow. Now, it seems new material is on the horizon. In a "#shinstagram" post tagged with the name of James Mercer's record label, Aural Apothecary, the band shared a snippet yesterday of what sounds like a new track. Show More Summary
Just a day after the Oregon Department of State Lands shot down a proposal to export 8.8 million tons per year of coal to Asia from the Port of Morrow in Boardman, Oregon, the Long Beach City Council achieved the opposite. In a 9-0 vote,...Show More Summary
Even today, I can’t bring myself to listen to much of Port of Morrow, that Shins album. But, I’ve quit smoking cigarettes.
The Shins served as musical guests on last’s night’s episode of Conan, turning in a sparkling rendition of the percussive Port Of Morrow album track “No Way Down.” And as an online bonus, they also did “The Rifle’s Spiral.” One nice thing about Conan: The sound in the studio is always so clean you could [...]
Last night, the Shins stopped by "Conan" in support of this year's great album Port of Morrow. They performed "No Way Down" and gave a web-exclusive performance of "The Rifle's Spiral". Here's their music video for "It's Only Life"...
The Shins will pay a visit to Conan tonight in between two SoCal gigs. The band, touring in support of their recent album Port of Morrow, will squeeze in a late-night performance between their Sept 30 San Diego and October 2 Universal City shows and will be on the road through December. Show More Summary
The Army Corps of Engineers has decided that the transfer of coal from trains onto barges in Oregon’s Columbia River is not worthy of a full environmental impact study. For now. At issue is the Morrow Pacific Project, a coal transfer facility that is a key pivot point in Ambre Energy’s plans to export American coal to Asia. Show More Summary