"Aw, fuck off!" explodes Carl Newman, the singer/guitarist behind Vancouver pop combo the New Pornographers. He's just been informed that his band will have some stiff competition on its upcoming tour -- across Denver that same night another venue will be hosting none other than the Flaming Lips. "They're the best band in the world," he laments. "I'm going to start crying. You could write an article about how scared I am to be competing against... More >>>