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AC Newman of New Pornographers was on ‘Drunk History,’ taping an episode of podcast “Song Exploder” live in NYC

If you watched this week's episode of Comedy Central's Drunk History, there was a segment on Thomas Edison (played) that also featured Spinal Tap's Michael McKean and, in a blink-or-you'll-miss-it cameo, AC Newman of New Pornographers...

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2015 Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival pics: ‘Bob’s Burgers’ songs, Reggie Watts, John Hodgman, Stephin Meritt & more

The 2015 Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival happened over the weekend with events at The Bell House and Union Hall (and then a EMCF edition of StarTalk Live...

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The New Pornographers played Hammerstein with The Pains of Being Pure at Heart (pics, setlist)

"Would it be cool if @TheNewPornos play for too long tonight in NYC? I'm thinking we should really wear out our welcome." - AC Newman

New Pornographers / TPOBPAH @ Hammerstein Ballroom 11/17/2014

Carl Newman wasn't kidding about a lengthy set...

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AC Newman tries out for a songwriting job at The Brill Building ++ watch New Pornographers’ Brill Building set (video)

The New Pornographers played the Brill Building last week and NPR now has pro video up of the entire show.

While there, the band's chief songwriter, Carl "AC" Newman, applied for a job as a hitmaker in the pop landmark's storied offices...

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The Rock*A*Teens played two NYC shows (pics from LPR with opener/superfan Will Sheff)

I often make the outrageous drunken claim that the Rock*A*Teens were the best rock and roll band of the 1990s. It's sort of ridiculous to say, but as I write this sentence stone sober and drinking a glass of juice, I still kind of believe it...

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AC Newman playing this Monday’s ‘Night Train’ at Littlefield with Chris Gethard, Kate Berlant, Brooks Wheelan & more

As mentioned, The New Pornographers have a new album, Brill Bruisers, coming out in August and they're playing NYC's Hammerstein Ballroom on November 17 (tickets just went on sale)...

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The New Pornographers announce ‘Brill Bruisers’ and fall tour w/ Pains of Being Pure at Heart (dates, song stream)

"Finally I can tweet freely about our LP, 'Brill Bruisers'. Let me save you some blog-reading: It's our best one yet." - @ACNewman

The New Pornographers will release their sixth album, Brill Bruisers, via Matador on August 26...

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Bob Mould, Ted Leo, AC Newman, Will Sheff, The Figgs & more celebrated HiFi / Brownies at private party (pics)

Back in the '90s, most up-and-coming indie rock bands touring through NYC played either Mercury Lounge or Brownies. Mike Stuto started booking shows there in 1994, and became co-owner in 1998...

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Julie Klausner sang ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ songs w/ Ted Leo & Triumph at Bell House, doing 5 nights at Joe’s Pub

Julie Klausner did a live taping of her How Was Your Week? podcast last night (10/30) at The Bell House and guests included Ted Leo, AC Newman, Jean Grae and Leslie Kritzer (subbing for a sick Laura Benati)...

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Neko Case and AC Newman played Radio City (pics & setlist)

Neko Case returned this year with her very good, long-titled new album, The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You, and she's been supporting it on a tour that she brought to NYC's historic Radio City Music Hall last night (9/26)...

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