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A-Sides With Jon Chattman: RAC and the Art of the Remix

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.08.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

With all this being said, it should come as little surprise that everybody wants a piece of the man called RAC. He's a regular at summer festivals, has toured extensively on his own, and has his own monthly singles series on Entertainment Weekly.

Mackintosh Braun on Grey's Anatomy, Hall & Oates and a Beer Sesh with Larry David

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.20.2016 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Mackintosh Braun, a Portland-based "electro-pop" group composed of Ian Mackintosh and Ben Braun, are causing quite the stir. And not just in Portland. The band is growing their fan base in a big way. (This girl included!)

10 Years of Chutes Too Narrow by The Shins

Ombretta Di Dio | Posted 03.13.2013 | Arts
Ombretta Di Dio

Whenever I feel like spring should be around and whenever something great is about to happen in my life, the nostalgia, the happiness and the purity of Chutes Too Narrow become just the perfect mix of sensations that shake me inside.

Santigold, The Shins, Squeeze To Play New York

DNAinfo | Posted 04.25.2012 | New York

By Danny Jumpertz Special to DNAinfo Wednesday April 25 A double bill featuring Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik at the Highline Ballroom. Vega ...

An Early Preview Of Lollapalooza 2012

Tablet | Posted 06.25.2012 | Travel

This year's Lollapalooza festival kicks off on August 3 in Chicago's Grant Park, and to get you in the mood, the team at Tablet has created a special 10-song preview of this year's lineup.

PHOTOS: Top 10 Sweetlife Performers

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 04.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A music festival staged by a fast-casual salad and frozen yogurt eatery is no longer strange. Now in its third year, the Sweetlife F...

The Shins' Stop Motion Animation

The Huffington Post | Amber Genuske | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home

The Shins released a music video for their song "The Rifle's Spiral" off their latest album, Port of Morrow. The video was concepualized by Emmy-winni...

Look Out Now!: Conversations With the Gaddabouts' Edie Brickell & Steve Gadd, Plus Eric Hutchinson

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.18.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

After 40 years, the Eagles are touring in countries in which they never previously performed. Last year was mainland China and this year, it's the Middle East and South Africa.

Sasha Bronner

The Shins' James Mercer: 'I Wasted A Lot Of Time Trying To Be A Practical Person' | Sasha Bronner | Posted 04.14.2012 | Los Angeles

This is part 3 of 4 of our "My Coachella" Series. Click here for profiles on our favorite Coachella bands. "You gotta hear this one song, it will c...

WATCH: The Shins Explain How To Survive Coachella

Posted 04.13.2012 | Comedy

If you're going to Coachella this weekend, the music festival in the desert outside of Los Angeles, then you're probably going to need a game plan. Th...

Judy Garland Returns

Posted 03.19.2012 | Home


The Shins Take SNL

Posted 03.11.2012 | Home

The Shins are the latest in the growing roster of indie bands to take the SNL stage. The band performed on the Jonah Hill-hosted episode Saturday nigh...

Sweetgreen Announces Sweetlife Festival Lineup

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Organic salad chain Sweetgreen announced Wednesday morning the lineup for the company's annual Sweetlife Festival, which will take place...

Watch The Shins Rehearse Their First Album In 5 Years

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.02.2012 | Home

The Shins just released the second video from their upcoming fourth studio album, Port of Morrow, the reconfigured band's first release in 5 years, as...

The Second New Shins Song In 5 Years

Posted 02.06.2012 | Home

The Shins reentered our lives last month with a simple song after five years off the scene. Now we have another, even simpler song plus video to add t...

Listen To The First New Shins Song In 4 Years

Posted 01.09.2012 | Home

It's been a long five years, but The Shins are finally back to reclaim their throne as indie rock's leading men. The band released their first single ...

Is This The Coachella 2012 Lineup?

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 12.19.2011 | Los Angeles

Its that time of year again... when holiday cheer and leaked Coachella line-ups fill our Facebook news feed. The latest "2012 Lineup" from StarzUnc...

Broken Bells Take High Road and Rock NYC

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jon Chattman

A middle-aged guy took air strumming and drumming to a new level at the Broken Bells show Oct. 11 at Terminal 5 in NYC. Switching back and forth from...

The Dark Night: Danger Mouse Talks New Album

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

While his new album features: The Strokes' Justin Casablancas, Iggy Pop, The Flaming Lips and filmmaker David Lynch, Danger Mouse wants people to know "Dark Night of the Soul" wasn't simply thrown together to "compile names of all stars."

SXHugFest 2KX!

Erin Barnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Erin Barnes

In an effort to aide our fair Queen City of the Plains' international relations, Denver representatives went forth and hugged celebrities, toilets, street weirdos, and themselves during SXSW.

Sensitive Actor Zach Braff Feared Dead After Lack of Blog Updates

The Hollywood Ham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
The Hollywood Ham

"He's obviously dead," said Alfred Dale, LAPD Police Chief. "How else would you explain it? Let's face facts: a new Cary Brothers album came out this year. If Braff was alive, you know he'd be blogging about it."