Posts tagged "new pornographers"

Drake, New Pornographers, Viet Cong, and More Named on Polaris Prize Long List

Are there more “Trophies” in Drake’s near future? Prominent Canadian music award Polaris Music Prize has announced its long list on Twitter today, and the…
Colin Joyce / June 16, 2015

‘Take A Little Time’ to Watch Kathryn Calder’s New Video

As a member of the New Pornographers and former lead singer of Immaculate Machine, Kathryn Calder deserves to take a victory lap. She sang one…
Connor O'Brien / March 11, 2015

The 50 Best Albums of 2014

With the Salad Days of 2014 long gone, we’re looking back on the music that defined the past 12 months. We’ve already counted down the…
SPIN Staff / December 9, 2014

New Pornographers Audition for a Brill Building Gig in Funny or Die Spoof

When the New Pornographers joined NPR at New York’s historic Brill Building for a performance last week in support of their new album Brill Bruisers,…
Colin Stutz / September 11, 2014

New Pornographers Bounce Through ‘Brill Bruisers’ on ‘Letterman’

The New Pornographers’ excellent sixth album, Brill Bruisers, takes its cues from the famous Brill Building sound of ’50s and ’60s pop, revs them up, add…
Dan Reilly / September 4, 2014

10 Songs That Influenced the New Pornographers’ Power-Pop Gem ‘Brill Bruisers’

Lately, Carl Newman has been listening to a lot of music. That may not be surprising, considering that the 46-year-old has made a career out…
Kyle McGovern / August 27, 2014

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Plot Fall U.S. Tour

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart have a new live lineup, which they'll be bringing across the United States this fall. On October 5,…
Kyle McGovern / June 12, 2014

The 40 Best Albums of 2005

The 40 best albums of 2005, as ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2006 issue of SPIN.]…
SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

The 40 Best Albums of 2003

The 40 best albums of 2003, as ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2004 issue of SPIN.]…
SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

New Pornographers’ A.C. Newman and Neko Case Reunite for ‘Encyclopedia’ Zinger

“Don’t you know there is a war on here?” asks A.C. Newman on “Encyclopedia of Classic Takedowns,” the newest track to emerge from the New…
Marc Hogan / September 21, 2012

Various Artists, ‘Just Tell Me That You Want Me: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac’ (Hear Music/Concord)

Does our intimate knowledge of Fleetwood Mac’s internecine drama enrich our experience of the band’s music? Or does the excellence of that music endow that…
Christopher R. Weingarten / August 14, 2012

WATCH: Okkervil River Debut Song on ‘Fallon’

Hyper-literate Austin, Texas, folk rockers Okkervil River won't release their next album, I Am Very Far, until May 10, but they debuted a first taste…
Peter Gaston / January 11, 2011

LISTEN: New Pornographers’ Complete New Album

The New Pornographers can't wait to bust out their summertime jams.
Michael Sheffield / April 26, 2010

New Pornographers to Release Fifth Album

Canadian pop collective New Pornographers will return with their fifth studio album, titled Together, on May 4, according to a post on the band's website.
Peter Gaston / January 21, 2010

Neko Case: Pet Sounds

Neko Case's biggest fans bum-rush her at her front door. "Hi, guys!" she singsongs as four large dogs come clattering over floorboards to fill the…
Ellen Carpenter / February 26, 2009

A.C. Newman Rides Submarine in Sweden

New Pornographers leader A.C. Newman released his second solo album, Get Guilty, last week. One its best tracks is "Submarines of Stockholm" (below), a power-po…
Larry Fitzmaurice / January 30, 2009

Free Download: Neko Case

As Neko Case gears up to release Middle Cyclone March 3, the alt-country firebrand is giving her fans a glimpse into the eye of the…
Larry Fitzmaurice / January 14, 2009
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