The New Pornographers: Continue As A Guest [Album Review]

The New PornographersContinue As A GuestMerge Records [2023] For over two decades, The New Pornographers have been a reliable indie rock staple with a line-up that has varied from studio recordings to live shows on occasion. Formed in Vancouver by A.C. Newman, with Neko Case, a solo artist in her own right, and a crew … Read more

The New Pornographers: In The Morse Code Of Brake Lights [Album Review]

The New Pornographers In The Morse Code Of Brake Lights Concord Records [2019] Fire Note Says: The Carl Newman led New Pornographers, take on the world grim reality with bright, bold and aggressive pop song energy that rocks, with strings. Album Review: It seems the unspoken rule of thumb for songs by The New Pornographers’ … Read more

Destroyer: Poison Season [Album Review]

Destroyer Poison Season Merge Records [2015] Fire Note Says: Dan Bejar is back with the right-on-target Poison Season. Album Review: It’s easy to see why Dan Bejar is so embraced by music critics. He makes music that is unique and complex; distinctive yet accessible to the patient listener. Bejar is back under the Destroyer name … Read more

The New Pornographers: Brill Bruisers [Album Review]

The New Pornographers Brill Bruisers Matador Records [2014] Fire Note Says: The New Pornographers deliver once again. Album Review: The New Pornographers are fourteen years in and still making great music. The magic that the band has captured over the years is to mix each member’s unique voice and attitude into a whole that somehow … Read more