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The New Pornographers On Tour This April & May

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Excited to share that The New Pornographers will be touring this April & May! Waxahatchee will be opening the shows.

Tickets on sale now here.

4-12 // Los Angeles, CA // Theatre at The Ace Hotel
4-13 // Oakland, CA // Fox Theater
4-14 // Bend, OR // Midtown Ballroom
4-15 // Seattle, WA // Moore Theatre
4-16 // Portland, OR // Wonder Ballroom
4-18 // Minneapolis, MN // First Avenue
4-19 // Chicago, IL //  The Metro
4-20 // Milwaukee, WI // Pabst Theater
4-21 // Chicago, IL // The Metro
4-22 // Columbus, OH // Newport Music Hall
4-25 // Boston, MA // House of Blues
4-26 // New York, NY //Terminal 5
4-27 // Philadelphia, PA // Union Transfer
4-28 // Washington, DC // 9:30 Club
5-01 // Raleigh, NC // Ritz
5-02 // Atlanta, GA // Variety Playhouse
5-03 // New Orleans, LA // Tipitina’s
5-04 // Houston, TX // White Oak Music Hall
5-05 // Dallas, TX // Granada Theater
5-06 // Austin, TX // Stubb’s

Fancey’s New Song, “Baby Sunshine”, Streaming on Stereogum

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Todd Fancey’s new song “Baby Sunshine” premiered via Stereogum. Listen here.

Fancey’s new album ‘Love Mirage’ is out 1/27/17.
Tracklist:
1. Baby Sunshine
2. Dream All Night
3. Witch Attack!
4. Turn Around Baby
5. Wander
6. Carrie
7. In The Morning Light
8. Love Mirage
9. Disco Angel
10. Baby Love

AC Newman on Drunk History

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AC Newman was featured on Drunk History in a sketch about Thomas Edison. Watch here.

AC Newman on Song Exploder

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AC Newman​ will be discussing “Brill Bruisers” during a live taping of Song Exploder​ on November 14th at The Greene Space. Tickets available here.

Kathryn Calder’s new song streaming on Stereogum

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Kathryn Calder‘s new song “New Millennium” is now streaming on Stereogum! Listen here and check out her new tour dates:

09/06 Hamilton, ON @ Gage Park Series
09/07 Waterloo, ON @ Jane Bond
09/08 Toronto, ON @ Adelaide Hall w/ Etiquette
09/09 Wakefield, QC @ Blacksheep Inn
09/10 Montreal, QC @ Quai Des Brumes w/ Vaisseau D’Or
09/11 New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge w/ Overlake
09/13 Washington, DC @ Gypsy Sally’s w/ Adam Ezra

Destroyer’s album streaming on NPR Music

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Destroyer‘s album Poison Season is now streaming on NPR Music!

“As is often the case in Bejar’s work, he touches upon the rock music that came before him, his whispers on Poison Season bringing to mind the likes of Bryan Ferry’s weary playboy circa Avalon, as well as Al Stewart’s gentle croon on Year Of The Cat. But Destroyer is judicious to draw from the more neglected corners of the canon, too. Certain turns of phrase bring to mind singers like Scott Walker and Harry Nilsson when they’d all but sabotaged their careers, avoiding all the concessions of pop in favor of their own muses’ peculiar paths.”- NPR Music

Listen to it here.

‘Brill Bruisers’ short listed for 2015 Polaris Music Prize

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Brill Bruisers is one of ten albums to make the 2015 Polaris Music Prize Short List! Other short listers include Caribou ‘Our Love”, Alvvays’ self-titled debut, Tobias Jesso Jr. ‘Goon’, Drake ‘If You Are Reading This Its Too Late’. The winning album will be announced September 21! More info at: http://polarismusicprize.ca

Watch The New Pornographers’ video for “Champions of Red Wine”

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The New Pornographers have shared their video for Brill Bruisers track “Champions of Red Wine” directed by Leblanc + Cudmore. Watch it below!

 

Read Director Scott Cudmore’s thoughts and inspiration for the video below:

“Obviously there’s a debt to the Paris, Texas locale of peep shows here and that was sort of the jumping off point for the video. I had this idea of a rambling, drunk loner in a foreign environment – somebody who can’t really connect to anything except for on a very superficial level. All the interactions he has are forced, more like transactions than anything. It’s a portrait of this guy, a few hours, a couple of days, in his life as he flails wildly around – his only means of communication being physical. The video is a fragment of this character. We only know him in the moment, not where he comes from or where he is going.”

Buy Brill Bruisers here.

The New Pornographers at the Pacific National Exhibition!

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Hey Vancouver! We’ll be performing as part of the Summer Night Concerts at The Fair at the PNE on August 28. Tickets on sale Saturday, May 23 at 10AM PT! Tickets and more info here

AC Newman Performing at Soundout: A Benefit Concert for Woodstock Day school

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A.C. Newman will be performing at Soundout: Celebrating The Music of Neil Young to benefit the Woodstock Day School on Friday, May 8th at the Bearsville Theater Woodstock in Woodstock, NY!

The Woodstock Soundouts began in 1967 as a spirited outdoor rock festival in a country setting featuring the likes of Richie Havens, Van Morrison, Tim Hardin, Paul Butterfield, Procol Harum, Flying Burrito Brothers and Happy & Artie Traum. This provided the template for 1969’s Woodstock Festival. For more information visit here.

To purchase tickets click here.