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The New Pornographers: 'Together'new

Bandleader Carl Newman writes idiosyncratic, impressionistic verses drawn from (one must assume) personal experiences and tumultuous emotions, but the results often are lyrically abstract.
Tucson Weekly  |  Gene Armstrong  |  05-25-2010  |  Reviews

The New Pornographers' Adult Entertainernew

The New Pornographers' Carl Newman trades hooks for a daring, grownup sound, and waits for the rest of us to catch up.
The Georgia Straight  |  Adrian Mack  |  08-29-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

The New Pornographers Get Wise & Maturenew

"I'd rather have people pissed off at us for changing than be pissed off at us for not changing," says chief Pornographer Carl Newman.
Chicago Newcity  |  Tom Lynch  |  10-17-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

New Pornographers Await the Hold Steady's Reviewnew

Despite fair-to-middling reviews for Challengers, A.C. Newman is waiting to see what Craig Finn of the Hold Steady thinks of it.
The Georgia Straight  |  Alexander Varty  |  09-28-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

The New Pornographers Issue a 'Meh' Albumnew

The joyfully erratic sounds present in their earlier Mass Romantic, Electric Version, and, to some degree, Twin Cinema are, on first listen, surprisingly absent.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Allison Levin  |  09-18-2007  |  Reviews

'Challengers': Unabashed Mellownessnew

Gone are the wired-up anthems that are the New Pornographers' hallmark, replaced here by quiet introspection.
NOW Magazine  |  Tim Perlich  |  08-20-2007  |  Reviews

The New Pornographers' Slow Ascentnew

Carl Newman and the band are relieved to be finally past their rambunctious phase, as showcased on the upcoming album Challengers.
NOW Magazine  |  Tim Perlich  |  07-27-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Collective Efforts

The New Pornographers' problem is that true euphoria is hard to achieve and nearly impossible to sustain.
Washington City Paper  |  Michael Crowley  |  10-14-2005  |  Reviews

Band Wasn't Built to Last, but They Havenew

Whether the New Pornographers became your preferred glass of wine in 2001 or 2003, you thought you were listening to a band whose showcase talent was the alter-ego of alt-country chanteuse Neko Case.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Nikhil Swaminathan  |  10-13-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

Every Track a Money Shotnew

It’s impossible to imagine a band more devoted to excitement, more single-minded in its pursuit of satisfaction, more successful in replicating the arousal/gratification cycle without becoming monotonous.
Illinois Times  |  Rene Spencer Saller  |  09-02-2005  |  Reviews

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