The Shins

Noisey News

Richard Swift, Indie Polymath, Dead at 41

The indie artist and multi-instrumentalist had recently been hospitalized.
Alex Robert Ross
music videos

5,566 Stickers Animate The Shins' Wild New Music Video

Directors LAMAR+NIK turn the band into a binder-worthy sticker collection for "Half a Million," off the band's new album 'Heartworms.'
Beckett Mufson
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

The New Pornographers Soar and Conor Oberst Grows Up: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

The Dean of American Rock Critics takes on The New Pornographers' 'Whiteout Conditions' and Oberst's 'Salutations.'
Robert Christgau
Deep Ass Questions

Do We Really Need an Indie Revival in 2017?

What happens now that basically everyone—The Shins, Dirty Projectors, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Broken Social Scene—is back?
Emma Garland
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 8 New Albums for Heavy Rotation 3/11

New albums from Charli XCX, Laura Marling, Tennis, and Valerie June top this week's list.
Noisey Staff
New music

The Shins Get Silly and Trippy on New Song "Painting a Hole"

James Mercer goes 'Sgt. Pepper' on us.
Phil Witmer

Indie Rock Isn’t Dead

As the genre's previous generation makes a final push, new and more diverse artists are pushing it forward.
Sarah MacDonald
Holy Shit

The Shins Debut New Track “The Fear” and Play “Name for You” on ‘A Prairie Home Companion’

Regina Spektor also played on the Minnesota Public Radio staple, meaning that Zach Braff probably cried somewhere.
Alex Robert Ross
New music

The Shins Have Resurfaced, Wordy as Ever, with New Song "Name for You"

Their first album in four years, 'Heartworms,' is out in March.
Noisey Staff
Holy Shit

The Shins Are Literally Resurrected in Halloween-y New Song and Video "Dead Alive"

James Mercer is a skeleton and also tiny? We don't get it, either.
Phil Witmer

Life Is Hell but Puddle Splasher Is Here to Help with Their New Release 'Separate States'

Life is brutal and cold and its only constant is how unfair it is to the people we love. Luckily we have music like this.
Annalise Domenighini
The Score

The Importance of Music in 'Gilmore Girls'

Bowie, Björk, The Shins, Sonic Youth and many others all have a part to play in this seminal TV series, which also features Korn and some tulips, weirdly.
Mathias Rosenzweig