A.C. Newman

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Interview

An Annotated Media Guide To The New Pornographers’ A.C. Newman

"It's my favorite part of being a musician, making records," Carl Newman says. "There's the satisfaction of 'we made this.' It feels like the purest…
Chris DeVille | August 21, 2014 - 12:06 pm

Interview

A.C. Newman Turns The Tables On Sound Advice’s Janessa Slater

Janessa Slater is a media coach who bears an uncanny resemblance to SNL's Vanessa Bayer and has been dispensing so-called Sound Advice -- and many…
Stereogum | August 13, 2014 - 12:56 pm

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best New Pornographers Songs

By 2000, American fans of indie music had become well accustomed to great acts bussed in from Canada. From the emphatic brilliance of the criminally…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | October 11, 2013 - 1:03 pm

More A.C. Newman stories

Watch A.C. Newman Cameo In A Drunk History Sketch About Thomas Edison

The New Pornographers' A.C. Newman guest starred on Comedy Central's Drunk History last night. As Pitchfork points out, Newman played the role of Thomas Edison…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 12, 2015 - 10:02 am

Watch New Pornographers’ Brill Building Concert And Funny Or Die’s Sketch With A.C. Newman

The New Pornographers have been all about the Brill Building this year. They named their new album Brill Bruisers, and they recently performed in the…
Miles Bowe | September 11, 2014 - 1:15 pm

Interview

A.C. Newman Turns The Tables On Sound Advice’s Janessa Slater

Janessa Slater is a media coach who bears an uncanny resemblance to SNL's Vanessa Bayer and has been dispensing so-called Sound Advice -- and many…
Stereogum | August 13, 2014 - 12:56 pm

Listen To A.C. Newman On The Todd Barry Podcast

In addition to his standup and TV work, Todd Barry also hosts his own podcast. Recently he brought on A.C. Newman to talk about the…
Miles Bowe | June 11, 2014 - 11:35 am

A.C. Newman – “Be Not So Fearful” (Bill Fay Cover)

You wouldn't expect there to be much crossover between grim, violent, zombie-apocalypse scenarios and warm, sprightly power-pop, and yet here we have New Pornographers frontman…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2014 - 2:04 pm

Photos: Neko Case, A.C. Newman @ Radio City Music Hall, NY 9/26/13

Neko Case stopped by Radio City Music Hall last night while touring her newest album, The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder
Miles Bowe | September 27, 2013 - 12:47 pm

A.C. Newman – “I’m Not Talking” Video

A.C. Newman gets real raw and emotional with a talk show host in the clip for "I'm Not Talking." The General Assembly directs. Watch it…
Corban Goble | November 30, 2012 - 2:39 pm

Stream A.C. Newman Shut Down The Streets

New Pornographer A.C. Newman has got a new album coming out -- we've already heard "I'm Not Talking" and "Encyclopedia Of Classic Takedowns," the latter…
Corban Goble | October 2, 2012 - 1:17 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Lately, we seem to be having on-weeks and off-weeks for videos, and this was an off-week. Last week brought a deluge, and this week, things…
Tom Breihan | September 28, 2012 - 11:16 am

A.C. Newman – “Encyclopedia Of Classic Takedowns” (Feat. Neko Case)

Earlier this summer we heard "I'm Not Talking," the thoughtful opening track from A.C. Newman's forthcoming Shut Down The Streets. Now, he's got another vibrant…
Corban Goble | September 21, 2012 - 9:56 am

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: August 2012

Summer is ending! And you have some work to do. Did you experience that season-defining moment? That rooftop conversation, that carefree weekend of intense interpersonal…
Amrit Singh | August 29, 2012 - 10:31 am

A.C. Newman – “I’m Not Talking”

When he's not busy with the chaotic power-pop collective that he ostensibly leads, New Pornographers frontman A.C. Newman releases music under his own name. This…
Tom Breihan | August 20, 2012 - 10:22 am

A.C. Newman Covers Leonard Cohen

Lately, in the wake of the master's triumphantly bedraggled new album Old Ideas, lots of people have been covering Leonard Cohen: Cass McCombs, Field Music,…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2012 - 4:44 pm
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