The New Pornographers

The New Pornographers

December 9, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue apace.  Notables include Firekid, Tiffany, Kitten, Alicia Keys, Rising Insane, and San Fermin. Canadian artists releasing albums include Neil Young, Beverly Glenn-Copeland, The New Pornographers (pictured), Fucked Up, Mauvey, The Real Shade, Miranda Joan, Clear Mortifee, The Lowest Of The Low, and Uyemi. 

Begonia
January 31, 2020
by Kerry Doole

The powerhouse sound of Begonia (pictured), an in-depth probe of Gordon Lightfoot’s career, and the New Pornographers censor their name. Others in the headlines include Madison Violet, Julie Doiron, Juno noms, Michael Kiwanuka, Rusty Gaston, Grammy ratings, Live Nation, vinyl, Zach Katz, Bernie Taupin, The 100 Club, and the Chicago scene.

 Photo: Ebru Yildiz
August 7, 2019
by Kerry Doole

20 years in, the beloved Vancouver supergroup still delivers the goods. When Neko Case first takes over the vocal lead and the guitars kick in on this track from an upcoming album, the result is as viscerally thrilling as ever.