It's almost November -- the month when music scribes pull their ears out of whatever Sonic Youth/Public Enemy/Kate Bush playlist they normally exist to and begin cramming for that all-important professional exercise: The annual Best Of list. Picking the 10 or so best new albums of the year and placi ... More >>
The New Pornographers at the Regency Ballroom last night.The New Pornographers Menomena April 18, 2011 @ Regency Ballroom
Better than: Brunch at Zazie (maybe).
If nothing else, at least the New Pornographers will remember San Francisco for our breakfast.
Six songs into a speedy ... More >>
Ted BoisThe answer, my friend, is blowing in my hair
In the past ten years or so, there's been a proliferation of "bands" that are essentially one person, and whoever accompanies him or her on an album/tour. Perhaps it's a way for performers to "distance" themselves from being pigeonholed by a ... More >>
Dan Bejar - very clearly a zombie. AC Newman - blushing or red with evil thoughts? Neko Case - a little TOO much passion in her face.Don't worry, Calvin College. Everyone may be scratching their head at your decision to cancel The New Pornographers' performance on your campus (allegedly out of an ... More >>
Joseph SchellThe New PornographersThe New PornographersThe Dodos
July 18, 2010
The Fox Theater, Oakland
Better than: The old pornographers, presumably
As everybody who is not Canadian knows, the New Pornographers consist of the main guy, the weird guy, Neko Case, the other gal, the other guitari ... More >>