April 20, 1975 |
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
||Keyboards, bass guitar
Martin Lesley Crandall (born April 20, 1975) is the former keyboardist of The Shins, who also played bass guitar during some live performances, allowing fellow band member Dave Hernandez to play electric guitar. Crandall is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico and spent some of his high school years in Las Vegas, Nevada (where he formed a band called Captain Go). He previously resided along with the rest of the band in Portland, Oregon. Crandall is featured extensively in Current TV documentary All Eyes on The Shins.
In 2009, Crandall was dismissed from The Shins along with Jesse Sandoval.