Tag Archives: The New Pornographers

TV Eye: Week of 9/1

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, September 1st: The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon: Jack White (R) Jimmy Kimmel Live: BobRead more...

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Out This Week 8/26

From J Dilla to J Mascis, there is something for everyone this week in new releases! While the Dilla self-releases his 40-track The King of Beats’ Ma Dukes Yancey Collector’s Edition Box Set, Mascis shares his latest solo release, which KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates describes as “another strong acoustic-oriented set featuring some gorgeous finger-pickedRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Bay Area bad-ass Ty Segall appeared on Conan last night to perform “Feel” from his upcoming release, Manipulator, out August 26th on Drag City. Check out his performance below, and check out KEXP’s exclusive debut of the track “Susie Thumb” on the KEXP Blog. [Under the Radar]

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Friday Music News

Compiled by Britta Plyler and Janice Headley First Aid Kit recently contributed to Australian radio station triple j‘s cover series “Like A Version.” The Swedish sisters selected Jack White’s “Love Interruption” and it is flawless. How do they make it look so easy? [Pitchfork] Seeing as how the name Diarrhea Planet sounds like it couldRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

It’s been three long years, but Brooklyn band The Drums are back with a new song. Stripped back down to the founding duo of Jonny Pierce and Jacob Graham, Pierce explained the new song to Noisey.com: “It’s about shedding off what binds you and protecting what’s good, finding a safe place away from everyone andRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

It’s been four long years, but Canadian supergroup The New Pornographers have announced a new album, Brill Bruisers, out August 26th. The line-up will yet again feature A.C. Newman, Blaine Thurier, Dan Bejar, John Collins, Kathryn Calder, Kurt Dahle, Neko Case, and Todd Fancey. Check out the title track below, and catch them October 5thRead more...

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Monday Music News

The bad news is, the Sasquatch! Music Festival has announced they’ll be canceling the Fourth of July line-up, due to poor ticket sales. The good news is, the Paramount have already snatched up headliners Kraftwerk to bring their 3-D extravaganza to their stage on July 1st. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 4th at 10Read more...

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Tuesday Music News

Ahead of its July 10th release, George Lewis Jr., better known as Twin Shadow, is streaming his sophomore album Confess at Urban Outfitters’ website. Reportedly inspired by an early morning motorcycle ride in Los Angeles, Lewis has also released a video for the album’s first single, “Five Seconds”, which you can watch below. Just TellRead more...

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Video Roundup: Happy Birthday, Canada!

Today, July 1, is Canada Day, a celebration of all things Canadian. For those who need to brush up on their history, it was on this day in 1867 that saw the enactment of the British North America Act, which united the three British colonies of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the Province of CanadaRead more...

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Thursday News Goes Electric

The Grand Rapids Press delivered a story this week which documented the Christian university Calvin College canceled a show happening on their campus featuring The New Pornographers because of the band’s name. The school said they were concerned about people who were beginning to associate the college with pornography as has mistakenly happened for theRead more...

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