Dan Bejar

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Don't mess with Neko

For some reason, an audience member hurled a CD — no case, just the shiny, sharp-edged disc — at the stage early in the band's set. This prompted New Pornographer Case to say, half-jokingly, "Whoever threw that, come up here, and I will fucking fight y
New Pornographers | House of Blues Boston | June 18, 2010
By DAVID BRUSIE  |  June 25, 2010

The New Pornographers | Together

Once a group of Canadian unknowns masquerading as a supergroup, the New Pornographers are no longer entirely Canadian or unknown, and neither are they the same cavalier bunch who redefined left-field power pop for the Naughts.
Matador (2010)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  May 07, 2010

Spring clearance

I've seen the best music snobs of my generation destroyed by downloading — instead of savoring full albums the way one might enjoy a vintage claret, they're slamming down random shots of bands with stupid names, passing out, and blanking on what they hea
Discriminatin' picks for the frugal music snob
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  March 12, 2010

Pop secrets

This confounding of rock orthodoxy simply happened.
The New Pornographers explore the quiet zone
By SCOTT FRAMPTON  |  August 21, 2007


Despite releasing his material on the über-indie Merge and being a sometime New Pornographer, Dan Bejar’s main project Destroyer has remained only a blip on all but the most advanced of musical radars.
By ELI ANDERSON  |  April 11, 2006