The cult five-piece debuted new material at the Dorset festival
James Mercer says his songwriting is “better than ever”
The Albuquerque six-piece are gearing up for their first release in four years
Band are currently putting the finishing touches to latest LP
US band among latest additions to Wiltshire festival
Band released last album in 2012
Song appears on OST for Zach Braff's 'Wish I Was Here'
The film is released in the US this week
US indie rockers debut video for the opening track on new album 'Port Of Morrow'
Braffrock. Rom-fill indie. Nu Zooey. Call it what you want, Portland’s [a]The Shins[/a] epitomised a distinct brand of collegiate, soundtrack-friendly cult-folk the second Natalie Portman played their ‘New Slang’ to…
James Mercer and co will release the album formally on Monday (March 19)
Head to NME.COM now to watch latest clip from 'Port Of Morrow'
Thanks to his dalliance with the mainstream, whenever a new James Mercer album rolls around nowadays we’re all supposed to kneel at his feet as if he’s the motherfucking messiah.…
The band will now headline London's HMV Forum on March 22 and 23
James Mercer and co. head to London's HMV Forum on March 22
Listen to the band's first taster from their forthcoming album 'Port Of Morrow'
The LP is their first since 2007's 'Wincing The Night Away'
James Mercer showcases his new band on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon'
Band undergo line-up change for upcoming tour
Indie heroes will play San Francisco's Outside Lands festival this summer
As well as unsigned artists, the likes of The Shins and Creed have joined the initiative
James Mercer explains new lineup
Five-day event hits North Carolina this summer
'Some Days Are Better Than Others' is currently in post-production
But the band could remain connected to Sub Pop
Stephen Malkmus also on bill for Portland school show
There is insufficient evidence to hold Crandall and his girlfriend
Marty Crandall's label issues a statement
Marty Crandall remains in a Californian jail
Every figure of beauty usually has at least one slightly ugly aspect to it, so it’s best to think of ‘Sea Legs’ as the musical equivalent of Angelina Jolie’s bumhole.…