Black Sabbath, The Black Keys, Red Hot Chili Peppers headlining Lollapalooza

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012



It’s finally arrived. The line up for Lollapalooza, one of the biggest music festivals in the U.S., has been revealed and it’s quite good.

The has reported that the Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys and Black Sabbath will headline this year’s festival. This will also be the only U.S.… Read More

Watch: The Shins – Bait and Switch

Friday, March 2nd, 2012



The Shins return with another music video for their forthcoming album, Port Of Morrow, which is out on March 20th. This time it’s for the track “Bait and Switch” which, from the opening title card, was filmed in Portland, OR.

It’s a chill video for the most part. The band is in a room all playing the song together as… Read More

The Shins announce North American tour dates for Summer 2012

Monday, February 6th, 2012



Your indie-rock dreams are coming to fruition with the Shins releasing a brand new album, Port Of Morrow, on March 20th. So how ’bout we make it a wet dream and throw in some tour dates and new music, eh?

Down below you can check out the dates for the band’s forthcoming Summer outing which starts on April 13th… Read More

RiO!B episode – December 20, 2011

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011



Paul McCartney releasing new album

The Beach Boys are reuniting

The Shins releasing a new album
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The Shins reveal new album details

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011



Bloggers everywhere are already making room on their best albums of 2012 with the announcement of the brand new album from The Shins called Port Of Morrow.

To be fair I’m excited for this album, the first from James Mercer’s band since 2007′s Wincing The Night Away, because it’s been a while since I’ve… Read More

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon paying tribute to Pink Floyd

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011



OK. This is awesome. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon is upping the musical ante by paying tribute to Pink Floyd all next week. Since Floyd is re-issuing all 14 of their studio albums as well as releasing a six-disc version of Dark Side of the Moon on September 27th, reports that Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, The… Read More

The Shins return with the Squeeze cover Goodbye Girl

Thursday, June 10th, 2010



It’s been two years since The Shins have released anything new and I know some people who have gone through a bit of depression because of this fact. So before they decide to end it all, I offer up new-ish music from the group.

They recently recorded a cover of the song “Goodbye Girl” by the 70s UK band Squeeze for Levi’s Pioneer Sessions. The sessions get bands to head into a studio to record covers by some of… Read More

The Shins return with the Squeeze cover Goodbye Girl

Thursday, June 10th, 2010



It’s been two years since The Shins have released anything new and I know some people who have gone through a bit of depression because of this fact. So before they decide to end it all, I offer up new-ish music from the group.

They recently recorded a cover of the song “Goodbye Girl” by the 70s UK band Squeeze for Levi’s… Read More

Broken Bells recording second album

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010



The “supergroup” or “super-duo” that is Broken Bells which teams up James Mercer of The Shins and uber-producer Danger Mouse will record a second album together.

Mercer recently spoke to and revealed the diabolical plot to release new music.Read More

Broken Bells recording second album

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010



The “supergroup” or “super-duo” that is Broken Bells which teams up James Mercer of The Shins and uber-producer Danger Mouse will record a second album together.

Mercer recently spoke to … Read More