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One of the most talked about emerging acts in the indie rock music today goes by the name of Broken Bells. Hailing from Los Angeles, the band has carved for itself a space in the indie rock music scene and has already released music under Columbia Records. The band and its members are also associated with Danger Doom, The Shins, Flake Music and Gnarls Barkley. The band's a duo; members are lead vocalist and guitarist James Mercer, best known as the frontman of The Shins, and producer Brian Burton, better known as Danger Mouse. Though the Bells compose music as a duo, they often play live with other musicians. They have played with Nik Freitas and Nate Walcott of Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band fame and Dan Elkan and Jonathan Hischke, formerly of Hella. Catch them and their music live at a concert with Broken Bells tickets in hand.
So far, the Broken Bells have released an EP and two studio albums. The band slash duo's roots lie when James Mercer and Brian Burton met at the 2004 Roskilde Festival. The two discovered that they were fans of each other's work and thus the seeds of a very successful collaboration were sown. However, it was four years later that they began collaborating at the Los Angeles studio of Burton in 2008. In 2009, they announced their band, describing its sound as experimental and melodic. Prior to the band's formation, the two had worked together on a song for an album by Sparklehouse and Danger Mouse, Brian Burton's musical pseudonym.
In 2010, Broken Bells first studio self-titled album, was released under Columbia Records. In a short period of time, it sold over half a million copies and ranked seventh on the Billboard 200 charts. It received amazing reviews from the likes of Rolling Stone, which called it 'the year's coolest left field pop disc'. The album was also one of the highest charting debut studio albums of the year and was followed by their sold out first tour. In 2011, the band released Meyrin Fields, an EP, much to the joy of their fans. In 2012, they began working on a second album, which was released in 2014.
The band's second album was titled After the Disco, with its first single titled Holding on for Life. They also appeared on the Late Show With David Letterman as part of the fiftieth anniversary celebrations of the Beatles and played alongside a recording of Ringo Starr. They then appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, playing the first single from their second album, After the Disco. Their first album was certified gold in the US. Their second album was also a chart buster. Numerous Broken Bells singles have been certified gold. The band has also received a Grammy Award nomination for the Best Alternative Music Album.
Danger Mouse, also has a successful solo career, with Mercer fronting for the Shins. Burton plays hip hop and alternative rock in a range of styles that also borrows from ambient, folk and electronica. He is a music producer and musician who play the keyboards, guitar, organ and bass. He has been active in the music industry since 1998.
Danger Mouse's music has been released by Capitol, EMI and Lex records. He has collaborated with the likes of The Black Keys, Beck, Cee Lo Green, U2, Gorillaz, Frank Ocean, Jack White, Norah Jones and Jemini. He has founded other bands, such as Gnarls Barkley with CeeLo Green and has also won a Grammy Award. Burton has been ranked as one of the "Most Influential People of the 21st Century" by Esquire magazine and has produced albums for the likes of U2 and Gorillaz. Catch Burton and Mercer live with Broken Bells tickets in hand.