James Mercer

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Broken Bells Find Psychedelic Love In Spacey ‘After The Disco’ Short Film Series

Brian “Danger Mouse” Burton and James Mercer have released the second installment of their psychedelic space love story.

11/21/2013

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Broken Bells Announce New Album, ‘After the Disco’

Broken Bells announced that their new album is called ‘After The Disco,’ but from the sounds of a new teaser, the record seems like it was inspired directly by the disco era.

10/08/2013

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The Shins’ James Mercer Held Captive By Monsters In “It’s Only Life” Video

On the surface, The Shins‘ new video for “It’s Only Life” looks like scenes out of a children’s book – a kid, a dog, some taped-on twig antlers, fireworks, playing pretend in an abandoned car.

07/12/2012

Jame Mercer in-studio (image via WorldNow Player)

James Mercer Performs Songs From ‘Port of Morrow’ In-Studio, Streams New Album Early [Watch, Listen]

[pullquote quote="The themes on Port of Morrow are Love and the dual nature of life - the beautiful and the grotesque." credit="James Mercer"]James Mercer has returned with a retooled version of The Shins and album, […]

03/16/2012

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Interview Exclusive: James Mercer Of The Shins Preps For “Live On Letterman” Concert Webcast – March 20th at 9pm ET on CBS.com

[pullquote quote="We've never done anything as elaborate as this." credit="James Mercer, on playing 'Live on Letterman'"]Port Of Morrow is the title of the hotly-anticipated new album from indie rock superstars [lastfm]The Shins[/lastfm]. Due out on […]

03/13/2012

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The Shins Trap Us With Catchy Hooks In “Bait And Switch” Video

While James Mercer‘s sweet tenor has graced the electro-soul stylings of Danger Mouse collab, Broken Bells, The Shins front man hasn’t put out an album with the Portland-based band since 2007’s Wincing The Night Away. […]

03/02/2012