The Shins’ James Mercer was recently interviewed by Pitchfork regarding the bands line-up changes, new album and new self-owned label.  When they asked about why he is going to start releasing his music via his own label, he replied, “Because you get more money…I mean, it’s more work and it’s more headache and all that, but I think it’ll be worth it in the end.” As if we weren’t already fans of the band, this seals the deal! Read the entire interview here.

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