Tagged: The New Pornographers

Destroyer

The Tripwire: On Destroyer, Transformations and When Less is More

Destroyer’s Kaputt will almost surely be on my personal top 10 year-end list. Structurally and musically, the recent reissue of Destroyer’s Ideas For Songs feels like a near-polar opposite to the grandiose and intricate arrangements … read more »

POSTED June 6, 2011 5:30PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,

The New Pornographers' "Your Hands (Together)" Video = "3 Ninjas"

It also reminds us a little bit of the foot soldiers training facilities in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, but we’ve been down that road once before.  Blaine Thurier told Spinner the video’s theme came together when … read more »

POSTED May 4, 2010 1:40PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

Stream The New Pornographers "Together" in its Sugary Entirety

As we grow older (and weirder) we find ourselves listening to public radio and watching public television more with each passing day. We’re turning into our parents! This wasn’t supposed to happen so soon! To … read more »

POSTED April 26, 2010 11:51AM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (2) TAGS:

We Categorize the 2010 Sasquatch! Lineup So You Don't Have To!

If there’s one thing the Internet is good for (do not say pornography), it’s making judgments on stuff and endlessly categorizing and organizing bands into genres. Oh, and arguing about it— the Internet’s good for … read more »

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New Pornographers' New Porn to Include Beirut, St. Vincent and Okkervil River's Will Sheff

Aaaaaaaah. August 2007 was the last time The New Pornographers all got together and released an album. Well now that the year of the tiger is upon us, the gang’s reunited to release their Challengers … read more »

POSTED January 21, 2010 11:40AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , ,