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Founding drummer Kurt Dahle is leaving the New Pornographers. (That's him with the popcorn behind Carl Newman in the press shot above.) As Brooklyn Vegan points out, the band announced Dahle's…   Read Story »
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 iconic New York City structure (you can see…   Read Story »
The New Pornographers are back with Brill Bruisers and last night they played a special performance in Manhattan's iconic Brill Building, just a few blocks from where they rocked Letterman on…   Read Story »
"Brill Bruisers," the giddy firehose-blast title track from the new New Pornographers album, is about as huge and overwhelming as a power-pop song can possibly be. It's so towering and elaborate, in…   Read Story »
"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…   Read Story »
Canandian power-pop supergroup the New Pornographers make their grand return next week with their new album Brill Bruisers, their first in four years, and it is exactly the grand and purposeful…   Read Story »
It was near the beginning of the summer when the New Pornographers announced their new album, Brill Bruisers, and we're already closing in on its release day. We've already heard "War On The East…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
Some weeks, we get an absolute deluge of great videos, but I can't remember any other weeks as rich as this one. I thought about blowing it out to a top-10 list this week, but that would take…   Read Story »
Last month, New Pornographers released the first single from their forthcoming Brill Bruisers, its awesome title track. Today we get its second offering, "War On The East Coast" -- sung and…   Read Story »