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.
AC Newman was featured on Drunk History in a sketch about Thomas Edison. Watch here.
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.
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AC Newman and Neko Case discuss what it takes to write a great pop song on NPR Morning Edition!
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.
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.
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
AC Newman will be the musical guest on Night Train ft. Wyatt Cenac and Sheng Wang!
The show is at Littlefield in Brooklyn, NY on June 16th. Start time: 8pm EST.
Tickets available here.
A.C. Newman’s 2013 release ‘Shut Down the Streets’ was nominated for a Juno! See the full nomination list here: http://bit.ly/LNu1Ag