The New Pornographers

The New Pornographers

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.