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“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 form of satisfaction, more so than, ‘I’m happy because people are cheering for me.'”… More »

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 merciless insults — to the likes of Drake, TV On The Radio, Tegan And Sara, HAIM, and most of the lineup of Governor’s Ball. We thought it was time somebody… More »

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 underrated Sloan to the majestic lo-fi fuzz rock folk of Eric’s Trip, the Northern Invasion that now buffets our borders was already well on course. Still practically no one was… More »

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Death Cab, Dept Of Eagles Do Starbucks Covers Comp

Refresher: Starbucks is a company that is in the business of selling $5 cups of coffee. Starbucks is also a company that is in the…
Amrit Singh | January 22, 2009 - 2:51 pm

New A.C. Newman Live Video – “The Changeling (Get Guilty)” (DUMBO Session)

DUMBO is a pretty (and now pretty expensive) area of Brooklyn shadowed by bridges. It's where the DUMBO Sessions are recorded. You might recall Department…
brandon | January 20, 2009 - 9:44 am

New A.C. Newman – “Submarines Of Stockholm”

So far A.C. Newman's offered a listen to "There Are Maybe Ten Or Twelve" from his forthcoming second solo album Get Guilty. Like much of…
brandon | December 9, 2008 - 4:32 pm

A.C. Newman Covers The Go-Betweens

New Pornographer A.C. (Carl) Newman's pop-drenched Get Guilty, the followup to 2004's Slow Wonder, is out at the beginning of '09. You've already heard the…
brandon | November 19, 2008 - 9:53 am

New A.C. Newman – “There Are Maybe Ten Or Twelve”

Now that the New Pornos have rocked Australia and New Zealand on the final leg of their Challengers tour, Carl Newman is prepping the release…
Scott Lapatine | October 30, 2008 - 7:18 pm

A.C. Newman’s Get Guilty Album Art

This morning Matablog set forth some details on the second solo effort from Porn maestro A.C. Newman. The follow-up to 2004's revisit-worthy, pop-lovely The Slow
Amrit Singh | September 24, 2008 - 10:09 am

Will Sheff And Carl Newman Try Out “Lost Coastlines”

Okkervil River's kicking off a new series of performances, to be added over time to their YouTube channel, featuring songs from the prematurely approved The
Amrit Singh | August 19, 2008 - 8:07 am

Canadian Indie Rockers Tell You How To Live Your Life

Not generally. Generally they just shape our lives by being arty and so great to listen to while wearing our tight jeans and other stereotypical…
Amrit Singh | July 2, 2008 - 6:37 pm

New New Pornographers Video – “Challengers”

The New Pornogaphers recently had their induction into the Patsavas playlist when "Challengers" played during a romantic, show-closing scene on the show soundtracked by your
Stereogum | October 12, 2007 - 2:51 pm

Feist Gets Folks From Broken Social Scene, The National, Grizzly Bear, The New Pornographers, Mates Of State, And Nicole Atkins To Dress In White And Perform “1234” On Letterman

While our tech people are determining if that is the most post-title-characters in Stereogum history, set aside a few minutes and enjoy the spectacle: Feist…
Stereogum | August 28, 2007 - 9:21 am

Revenge Of The Bookeaters 2007: Literally Awesome

Just like last year, last night's Bookeaters benefit was one of those all-time classic events, custom tailored for indie nerds and charitable lit…
Stereogum | August 27, 2007 - 11:18 am

The New Pornographers Challenge Letterman To A Bout Of “My Rights Versus Yours”

It's been a few weeks since Carl & Christy's got hitched, so the New Pornographers had ample time to rest up after the NP nuptials…
Stereogum | August 21, 2007 - 12:09 pm

New(lywed) Pornographer

Did any of you catch the invite-only Neko Case/Mates Of State show last night? Unless you work for Matador, play for the New Pornographers, or…
Stereogum | August 20, 2007 - 3:23 pm

“It’s Good To Know Zach Braff Is Thinking Of (The New Pornographers)”

The New Pornographers' Challengers is a post-Evaluation champ, so we're always overjoyed when news related to the members of the Canadian power-pop supergroup slides across…
Stereogum | August 8, 2007 - 10:18 am

Let’s Get Literal: Revenge Of The Book Eaters 2007

The lineup’s just been announced for this year’s party for literacy, going down at the Beacon Theatre in NYC. It’s the Revenge Of The Book
Stereogum | July 19, 2007 - 4:42 pm

Premature Evaluation: The New Pornographers – Challengers … And Live @ Battery Park, 7/4/07 … And “Myriad Harbour” MP3

Yesterday the New Pornographers helped us celebrate independence, today we return the favor and independently help celebrate the New Pornographers. The free Fourth Of July…
Stereogum | July 5, 2007 - 7:03 pm
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