Tag Archives: New Pornographers

New Porno Wedding

So that’s why this band is such a high priority for their label! The New Pornographers’ Carl Newman married Matador marketing manager Christy Simpson this weekend. The New York Times Fashion & Style section was there. Best quote: “I cried when Blaine gave his speech,” Ms. Case admitted later at the bar, clutching a J├Ągermeister. … Continue reading New Porno Wedding

Pitchfork Fest 2007: Days 2-3

Forkfest beer tentWhen it’s mid-70s and breezy, you can wear jeans if you want, you can drink good beer, and you can work your way through a thick crowd occasionally bumping into a scantily clad young person without immediately being covered in stank.

Fun with Forkast, Round VI

Another round of mp3s featured on Forkast recently… • Happy Mondays – “Jelly Bean” [fr0k] • Arthur & Yu – “Come to View (A Song for Neil Young)” from In Camera; due June 19 on Hardly Art [fr0k] • The New Pornographers – “My Rights Versus Yours” from Challengers, due August 21 on Matador [fr0k] … Continue reading Fun with Forkast, Round VI

Belle and Sebastian: Cuckoo at the Ceilidh

If you're feeling sinister...Belle and Sebastian glam it up in Chicago but retain what’s always made them interesting: their charming, crafty pop songs. The New Pornographers, meanwhile, need to figure out how to put on a show.