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New Slang

New Slang

by The Shins

Websites

The Shins Official Site

For information on where to see the band live, to learn more of their backstory, or get an official Shins seahorse scarf, check out their site.

On the Recording Process

In an interview with Matt LeMay of Pitchfork from January 2, 2007, James Mercer talks about the evolution of his recording process from Oh, Inverted World to the latest Shins outing, Wincing the Night Away.

Spin Magazine: "The Shins' Big Adventure" by Robert Levine, February, 2007

This article captures the band on the cusp of releasing Wincing the Night Away. The article gives a lot of interesting backstory and portrays The Shins as a band that is still pretty humble even at the peak of their success. The story is on pages 68-72.

Help The Shins Save Nature

Love trees? Love The Shins? Take a look and see how The Yellow Bird Project combines indie music and nature conservation.

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