Posts tagged "Destroyer"

Destroyer’s ‘Times Square’ Video Is Full of Woodland Claymation Monsters

Times Square, the subject of Destroyer’s forthcoming Poison Season cut “Times Square,” is just the worst. Dan Bejar’s actual song is beautiful and elegant, but the…
James Grebey / August 27, 2015

Review: Destroyer Humanizes Times Square and Follows Your Rose on ‘Poison Season’

There seems to be some misunderstanding about how difficult Dan Bejar is to understand. A decade-plus worth of press clippings label the man “obtuse,”…
Marc Hogan / August 24, 2015

Stream New Albums From Beach House, Destroyer, and Yo La Tengo

Happy Thursday! As happens every week, NPR’s First Listen is streaming albums due the following Friday, and August 28 is the release date for three highly…
Harley Brown / August 20, 2015

Destroyer Plays the Tourist on Sax-Tinged ‘Times Square’

Destroyer, a.k.a. renowned wordsmith Dan Bejar, will release his new album, Poison Season, on August 28 via Merge/Dead Oceans. Ahead of that, he’s shared a third…
Rachel Brodsky / August 12, 2015

The SPIN Interview: Destroyer’s Dan Bejar

Twenty or so years ago, Dan Bejar was, as he puts it, “a f—k up” — a nondescript twentysomething, little money to his name and plenty…
Kyle McGovern / August 3, 2015

Destroyer Announce New Album ‘Poison Season,’ Share First Song ‘Dream Lover’

Destroyer, the longtime project of singer/songwriter/New Pornographer Dan Bejar, will be releasing their first album in four years this August. Poison Season, the follow u…
Andrew Unterberger / May 21, 2015

Merge 25 Festival: Neutral Milk Hotel, Bob Mould, Wye Oak, and More

As previously reported, influential indie-rock label Merge Records will celebrate their 25th anniversary with a weekend-spanning festival running July 23 through 26. Today they announced…
Mike Ayers / March 19, 2014

See Destroyer Coo ‘Bye Bye’ From a Chicken Farm

Destroyer returns on November 25 with Five Spanish Songs — the Vancouver rock experimentalist's unexpected en español follow-up to his wooly soft-jazz full-band 2011 effort Kaputt. Last…
Chris Martins / November 5, 2013

Listen to Destroyer’s Spanish-Language Stomper ‘El Rito’

Dan Bejar has another Destroyer EP on the way, but this one may be more direct than his last couple of extended players. Especially if…
Jordan Sargent / October 7, 2013

To the Moon and Beyond: Spencer Krug’s Giant Leap

"I sound like a real dick right now," says Spencer Krug. The avant-rock whirlwind is smoking a pre-show cigarette and chatting on the phone from…
Alyssa Noel / June 13, 2012
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