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“Things I Like”, a playlist curated by Carl

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Listen to “Things I Like”, a playlist of songs currently enjoyed by AC Newman here.

Announcing ‘Whiteout Conditions’ / Listen to “High Ticket Attractions”

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We are so excited to share that our new album ‘Whiteout Conditions’ is out on April 7th! First album on our own record label Collected Works Records. Our new friends at Dine Alone Records are releasing the album in Canada.

All tickets to the US tour dates come with a download of the album and the option to purchase the album on vinyl for a discounted price.


Watch the interactive video for “High Ticket Attractions” here.

AC Newman Contributes New Song “Our Nero” to Protest Compilation Album

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AC Newman contributed a new track to a protest album, ‘Battle Hymns’ organized by indie rock duo Quasi. ‘Battle Hymns’ is a compilation album created in direct response to the current political situation in the U.S.A. The collection of songs features new songs from artists Stephen Malkmus, Doug Martsch (of Built to Spill), Mary Timony, and more. Purchase the album here.

All proceeds divided equally between Planned ParenthoodThe ACLU, and 350.org.

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.

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.

 

AC and Neko on NPR Morning Edition!

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AC Newman and Neko Case discuss what it takes to write a great pop song on NPR Morning Edition!

Listen here.

Watch AC Newman visit The Brill Building on Funny Or Die!

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Watch AC Newman’s eventful visit to the Brill Building over on Funny Or Die!

The Jake Fogelnest directed video also features Anthony Atamanuik and Julie Klausner.

The New Pornographers Twitter Q+A

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AC Newman will be answering your questions live on Twitter from @TheNewPornos account on Monday, 8/25 at 1:30pm ET. Tweet your questions with #AskTheNewPs.

Check out the conversation here.

Soundtrack for AC Newman scored film “What If” out now!

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A.C. Newman scored the new Daniel Radcliffe film What If, out in the US on August 8th. The soundtrack, which is now available, features 13 tracks by Newman as well as tracks by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, Patrick Watson, Marsha Hunt, and the Parting Gifts. Get it here.

Michael Dowse, who directed the film, also directed the music videos for The New Pornographers’ “Letter From an Occupant” and “The Slow Descent Into Alcoholism”. Full tracklist below:

1. The Parting Gifts: (Walkin’ Through The) Sleepy City
2. A.C. Newman: The Ballad Of Wallace And Chantry
3. A.C. Newman: At The Movies, In The Changing Room
4. A.C. Newman: Just Walking To The Dress Shop
5. A.C. Newman: Hospital Happiness
6. Patrick Watson: Into Giants
7. A.C. Newman: Dropping Chantry Off
8. A.C. Newman: Beach Bummer
9. A.C. Newman: Chantry’s Ticket
10. Marsha Hunt: (Oh No! Not) The Beast Day
11. A.C. Newman: Making A List
12. A.C. Newman: Last Minute Travel Plans
13. A.C. Newman: Punched Out In Dublin
14. A.C. Newman: Booking It Back
15. A.C. Newman: Diner Drag
16. A.C. Newman: Packing With Dalia
17. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes: Let’s Get High