Listen Live: The New Pornographers Interview on CBC Radio 3 + Midnight Music: A Concert for Culture Days

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Carl and Kathryn of The New Pornographers will appear tonight on the special CBC Live Concert Countdown, airing from 7-8 pm PST on CBC Radio 3. This is the pre-show to Midnight Music: A Concert for Culture Days, a free concert featuring The New Pornographers which will also stream live.

To listen to the interview , you can either tune in to Sirius 152, or go visit: at 7pm PST tonight.

Midnight Music: A Concert for Culture Days will also stream live tonight from CBC Radio 3 and Sirius channel 152 from 8-10 pm PST, as well as air on CBC TV at midnight (repeating Saturday, October 1st at noon, and on Canada Live on CBC Radio 2 Monday, October 3rd at 7pm PST).

The New Pornographers to Perform at CBC LIVE – Midnight Music…A Culture Days Concert

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The New Pornographers are performing at CBC LIVE – Midnight Music…A Culture Days Concert, from 8:00 – 10:00 pm PST on Friday, September 30th.

The Midnight Music concert is part of the full day festival “CBC LIVE A Kick Off To Culture Days” happening outside CBC Vancouver on Hamilton Street. Also performing that night are Stars and The Midway State who with who will be joined by a number of CBC Television and CBC Radio stars.

The first hour of the concert will be broadcast live on CBC Television at midnight on September 30th and repeated the next day at noon across the country. The full 2-hour concert will be broadcast live on Radio 3 on September 30th at 8 pm PST, and repeated on CBC Radio 2 on Monday Oct 3 at 7 pm.

price: FREE
doors: 6:30pm
location: corner of Georgia and Hamilton Streets.
when: Friday, September 30th

Pitchfork Interview with Carl Newman

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Carl Newman recently discussed homemade maple syrup, beekeeping from his home in Woodstock, and the perks of being in The New Pornographers with Pitchfork. Read “Catching Up With Carl Newman” HERE.

Video Premiere:

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The New Pornographers released a video this morning for “Up in the Dark,” from their most recent album ‘Together’. The animated video was directed by Jon Busby and you can watch it below:

New Tour Dates Confirmed

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The New Pornographers have confirmed new tour dates.

Aug 19 – Somerset, WI @ Soundtown Music Festival
Oct 13 – Orlando, FL @ Beacham Theater
Oct 14 – Tallahassee, FL @ The Moon
Oct 15 – Pensacola, FL @ De Luna Fest
Oct 16 – Jacksonville, FL @ Freebird Live

All tickets on sale now. Head HERE to purchase.


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The video for “Sweet Talk, Sweet Talk” made in collaboration with Oxfam’s Gulf oil spill relief efforts (and directed by Shannon Hart Reed) won the Emmy Saturday night for the “Societal Concerns” category! This is exciting for both The New Pornographers and Oxfam as they continue to spread the story of the aftermath of the Gulf Coast oil spill in Louisiana.
Thank you for continuing to watch and share the video. For more information on Oxfam’s mission, please visit: Oxfam’s website


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Don’t miss The Best Show on WFMU with Tom Scharpling tonight (Tuesday, March 8th) from 9pm-midnight (EST)! Special guests include Carl Newman of the New Pornographers, as well as John Hodgeman, Kurt Vile and Ted Leo! Tune in at 91.1 fm in New York, at 90.1 fm in the Hudson Valley or online at

Pitchfork interview with “Moves” Director Tom Scharpling

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Check out Pitchfork’s interview with Tom Scharpling, the director of the The New Pornographer’s “Moves” music video, discussing the concept and inspiration behind the video. Link:

Show Added: Omaha, NE

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We’ve added a new show in Omaha, NE on April 21st at The Waiting Room. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, February 26th. More information (as it’s available) will be posted on our tour page (click here).

New Music Video: Moves

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Written And Directed By Tom Scharpling

Producers: Robert Hatch-Miller & Puloma Basu

Cast: Jon Wurster, Julie Klausner, Kevin Corrigan, Wyatt Cenac, Horatio Sanz, Ted Leo, John Hodgman, Bill Hader, Paul Rudd, Todd Barry, Donald Glover, Esther Crowe, Michael Lisk, Gabe Delahaye, Max Silvestri, Jay Norton, David Rosenblatt, Terre T., Anna Copacabana, Rob Cuthill, Brian Turner, Alex Scordelis, Jonathan Fernandez, Therese Mahler, Candace Mills, Christina Stanley, Christine Tadler, Owinema Biu, Chris Spooner, Jacob Wolk

Director Of Photography: Paul Yee
Editor: Joaquin Perez
Production Designers: Alex Brook Lynn & Elizabeth Ralston
Motion Graphics: Joe Posner
Hair & Makeup: Jess Coppa
Gaffer: Richard Giannotti
Colorist: Ben Murray
Sound Design: Matt Lewkowicz
Key PA: Paul Morse
Production Assistants: Greg Needham, Jacob Wolk, David Clarke
Additional Camera: Nick Wilson

Shot On Location At: Other Music, Seaside Lounge, Death By Audio