The New Pornographers have their new disc slated for release on August 23rd (Also the date for John Vanderslice's new effort Pixel Revolt). Titled Twin Cinema it will raise the bar of cerebral power pop up another notch or two.
Here's the title track courtesy of Matador Records...
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Here is what Carl Newman said about the record last January...
"We're hard at work on our new album, which should be in the hands of Matador by mid-March, and in the hands of real people sometime in late summer. Maybe September? I don't know. If it was up to me it would come out two weeks after we finished it, but that's just not how it's done.
"We've become fascinated by the ability of the ebow and baritone guitar to sound kind of like a cello. This fixes the problem of wanting cello, but not wanting a cello player in your band. They take up way too much room. We can also get that Creation bowed guitar sound without bowing the guitar, and looking like a guitar-bowing idiot..."
read the rest under the heading "01/26/05 — Carl Newman writes "