If Shy Girls and Modern Kin ever did a mashup, I bet it would be called Modern Skin.
  • If Shy Girls and Modern Kin ever did a mashup, I bet it would be called "Modern Skin."
Another week, another Mercury music section that has been secretly been replaced with a group of Japanese lookalikes. Can you tell the difference?

And now, the bands in this week's music section—IN LIVING SOUND.

The music of Shy Girls begins and ends in the bedroom.

They were Drew Grow and the Pastors' Wives. Now they are Modern Kin. There's a difference.

The Swedes in In Solitude don't just rattle metal's cage, they bust it wide open.

And a kaleidoscopic carnival ride of Up & Coming shows. Step right up!