Related Artists

The National


Local Natives


The Mountain Goats


Broken Social Scene


Metric


Mates of State


Cold War Kids


Guided By Voices


Neko Case


The Shins

The New Pornographers


Home > Music > N > New Pornographers, The


Birth Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Years Active: 1997-present
Genres: Indie Rock, Power Pop

The New Pornographers is a Canadian indie rock band formed in 1999 in Vancouver, British Columbia. The name of the band was chosen by band leader and founder Carl Newman, who has said that he came up with it after watching a Japanese film called The Pornographers. Other members of the band, many of whom were prominent within the Vancouver music scene prior to forming The New Pornographers, include Neko Case, Dan Bejar and John Collins of Destroyer, Kathryn Calder of Immaculate Machine, Todd Fancey and Kurt Dahle of Limblifter and independent filmmaker Blaine Thurier. Their debut album, “Mass Romantic,” was issued by Mint Records in 2000. It was produced by David Carswell and band bassist... Continue Bio >>


Music:
Listen to The New Pornographers
and similar artists - Play Now

Latest Tracks:
The Laws Have Changed
On: Matador At Fifteen
$0.99 Buy Song
Graceland
On: Matador At Fifteen
$0.99 Buy Song
The Laws Have Changed
On: Weeds (Music From The Original Series)
$0.99 Buy Song
Don't Destroy This Night
On: Score! 20 Years of Merge Records: The Covers!
$0.99 Buy Song
All For Swinging You Around
On: Heroes - Original Soundtrack
$0.99 Buy Song

More Tracks >>


Photos:

New_Pornographers,_The
New_Pornographers,_The
New_Pornographers,_The
New_Pornographers,_The
New_Pornographers,_The
New_Pornographers,_The
New_Pornographers,_The
New_Pornographers,_The
New_Pornographers,_The
New_Pornographers,_The
New_Pornographers,_The
New_Pornographers,_The
New_Pornographers,_The
New_Pornographers,_The
New_Pornographers,_The
New_Pornographers,_The
View All Pictures >>