The-Shins 2012

MUSIC VIDEO: The Shins – The Rifle’s Spiral

Today, The Shins launched a stream of their new animated music video for the song “The Rifle’s Spiral” and it is truly an adventure.

Emmy-winning director Jamie Caliri creates an stop-motion animation world of eerie figures and landscapes to make us think outside the box. This song comes off the group’s latest effort, Port Of Morrow, through Sub Pop Records. This is one release you definitely need to have in your collection. Caliri had this to say regarding the making of the video, according to Nowness.

“I have always loved Edward Gorey’s illustration work and his influence is

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The Shins Perform On Jimmy Kimmel

The Shins graced Jimmy Kimmel last night to give the viewers some great tips to survive Coachella this weekend and perform some songs!

The band discusses what footwear is appropriate for the event, the art of stage-diving, tree sex and much more. One clip you do not want to pass up. The Shins also performed their new songs “Simple Song” and “The Rifle’s Spiral.”

Check out these awesome videos by simply heading through the jump and please check out UTG’s review of The Shin album, Port Of Morrow, from our own Josh Hammond! This album is out through James …

Danger Mouse Patches Things Up With EMI

The reasons for the legal dispute are still mysterious, but apparently they didn't run that deep. BBC 6 Music is now reporting that the dispute is over and the album will be officially released this year.