Sometimes when you order direct from the label (Matador Records), albums show up early. This is the glorious colored splatter vinyl of Brill Bruisers by the New Pornographers.
We are thrilled to announce The New Pornographers are partnering with Intelligentsia Coffee on an exclusive, limited-edition coffee, “Brill Brew,” which will be available starting August 20 and can be pre-ordered here.Each bag of coffee purchased at Intelligentsia locations will come with a digital download card for the band’s upcoming album, Brill Bruisers, which will be released August 25.
Watch the new music video for “War On The East Coast” off the upcoming album ‘Brill Bruisers’!
At the end of the video note the license plate… and what state it is from.
ARE YOU READY FOR THE SUMMER?
Meatballs came out on blu-ray this week. It will fascinate you to learn that… on the soundtrack during the party scene, a song called “Makin’ It” is featured. It was by David Naughton, the actor probably best known for his title role as An American Werewolf in London.
"Makin’ It" was the theme for a TV series he was on, and - this blew my mind - was written by Dino Fekaris and Freddie Perren. Who are they? Here are a few tunes they also wrote:
It will fascinate you! Watch the party scene above: skip to 2:48 once you get there (blasted YouTube won’t let me embed it exactly where I want it). Or, watch Naughton perform it here - it’s a nice slice of time capsule.
Other Meatballs trivia: on the Mass Romantic album, the New Pornographers credit background vocals on Breakin’ the Law to the Camp North Star Kids’ Chorus, which is the group credited with the opening/closing song Are You Ready for the Summer?