The Shins

The Shins Cover Magnetic Fields’ ‘Andrew in Drag’ on Australian Radio
The Shins Cover Magnetic Fields’ ‘Andrew in Drag’ on Australian Radio
The Shins used a recent visit to Aussie radio station Triple J's show 'Like a Version' to perform a cover of the Magnetic Fields single 'Andrew in Drag' off the band's 'Love at the Bottom of the Sea' album. The clip sort of reminds us of 'Storytellers,' as Shins frontman James Mercer takes his sweet time chatting with the show's hosts before he starts playing.
The Shins Take It to the Woodshed for New ‘No Way Down’ Video
The Shins Take It to the Woodshed for New ‘No Way Down’ Video
The Shins are no stranger to releasing a Big Event Music Video. (Beautiful case in point: the 3-D, stop-motion video for 'The Rifle's Spiral,' released for the Nintendo DS.) Nor are they strangers to hamming it up for the camera. (See: James Mercer's slapstick-y turn for the comic in a Funny or Die sketch.) But the bedroom rockers are at their best when the camera is aimed at them without any gimm
Watch the New Video for the Shins’ ‘The Rifle’s Spiral’
Watch the New Video for the Shins’ ‘The Rifle’s Spiral’
The Shins are certainly an act that has benefited from the way the record industry is set up in the 21st century, enjoying heaps of blog buzz even when their singles haven't been in heavy rotation on the radio. But right now, we're wishing they'd been around in the '80s, because their new video for 'The Rifle's Spiral' would have been huge 25 years ago.

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