The Shins @ Showbox, Seattle 5/4/09

By theajaysharma

Last night's Shins show featured an interesting line-up: No Marty Crandall? Also no Jesse Sandovol on drums, although the keyboardist's absence is more likely to be the focus of internet conjecture. Rounding out the lineup were Eric Johnson on keys (Fruit Bats), Ron Lewis on bass (Fruit Bats, Ghost Stories, Grand Archives, etc.), and an unrecognized drummer. It was the second show on the Sub Pop-free band's May tour of the coasts, and our photographer Laura Musselman tells us the new crew sounded tight, if missing Marty's energy. No new tunes to speak of, but this setlist spanned the discog nicely: Continue reading The Shins @ Showbox, Seattle 5/4/09... - Source