The Shins

1996-
James MercerVocals, guitar
Jesse Sandoval Drums1996-2009
Martin CrandallKeyboards1998-2009
Dave Hernandez Guitar1998-2009
Jessica DobsonGuitar2011-2013
Yuuki MatthewsBass2011-
Richard SwiftGuitar, vocals2011-2016
Joe PlummerDrums2011-2016
Mark WatrousGuitar, keyboards2014-
Casey FoubertGuitar2016-
Jon SortlandDrums2016-
Patti KingKeyboards2016-

Mike Scott of The WaterboysSongwriter Interviews

The stories behind "Whole Of The Moon" and "Red Army Blues," and why rock music has "outlived its era of innovation."

Glen BurtnikSongwriter Interviews

On Glen's résumé: hit songwriter, Facebook dominator, and member of Styx.

Zac HansonSongwriter Interviews

Zac tells the story of Hanson's massive hit "MMMbop," and talks about how brotherly bonds effect their music.

Michael W. SmithSongwriter Interviews

Smith breaks down some of his worship tracks as well as his mainstream hits, including "I Will Be Here For You" and "A Place In This World."

Randy HouserSongwriter Interviews

The "How Country Feels" singer talks Skynyrd and songwriting.

Weird Al YankovicFact or Fiction

Did Al play on a Beach Boys record? Did he have beef with George Lucas and Coolio? See if you can spot weird but true stories.