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On April 7, 2017.

On April 7, 2017, “Concord” label released “Whiteout Conditions” the seventh New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded in 2016 and was produced by A. C. Newman and John Collins.

Personnel:

  • A. C. Newman (Carl Newman) – vocals, guitar
  • Todd Fancey – lead guitar
  • Kathryn Calder – vocals, keyboards, guitar
  • Blaine Thurier – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Neko Case – vocals
  • John Collins – bass
  • Joe Seiders – vocals, drums

Track listing:

All tracks by A. C. Newman.

  1. Play Money
  2. Whiteout Conditions
  3. High Ticket Attractions
  4. This is the World of the Theater
  5. Darling Shade
  6. Second Sleep
  7. Colosseum
  8. We’ve Been Here Before
  9. Juke
  10. Clockwise
  11. Avalanche Alley

On January 31, 2020.

On January 31, 2020, “Dead Oceans” label released “Have We Met”, the twelve Destroyer album. It was recorded in 2019 and was produced by John Collins.

Personnel:

  • Dan Bejar – vocals, synthesizer
  • John Collins – bass, synthesizer, drum programming, granular synthesis, mixing
  • Nicolas Bragg – guitar
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Maegan Hill-Carroll – front and back cover photos, design

Track listing:

  1. Crimson Tide
  2. Kinda Dark
  3. It Just Doesn’t Happen
  4. The Television Music Supervisor
  5. The Raven
  6. Cue Synthesizer
  7. University Hill
  8. Have We Met
  9. The Man in Blak’s Blues
  10. Foolssong

On November 21, 2000.

On November 21, 2000, “Mint” label released “Mass Romantic”, the debut New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded 1998 – 2000, and was produced by John Collins and David Carswell.

Personnel:

  • Dan Bejar – vocals, multi-instruments, Korg synthesizer, pipe organ, Wurlitzer
  • Neko Case – vocals
  • John Collins – bass, engineer
  • Kurt Dahle – drums, vocals
  • Carl Newman – vocals, Korg synthesizer, pipe organ, Wurlitzer
  • Fisher Rose – drums
  • Blaine Thurier – keyboards
  • Davidian Chorley – saxophone
  • Bill Anderson – photography
  • Shannon Oksanen – photography

Track listing:

All truck by A.C. Newman, except where noted.

  1. Mass Romantic – Neko Case, A. C. Newman
  2. The Fake Headlines
  3. The Slow Descent into Alcoholism
  4. Mystery Hours
  5. Jackie – Dan Bejar
  6. Letter from an Occupant – Neko Case
  7. To Wild Homes – Dan Bejar, Case, Newman
  8. The Body Says No
  9. Execution Day – Dan Bejar
  10. Centre for Holy Wars
  11. The Mary Martin Show
  12. Breakin’ the Law – Dan Bejar

On August 21, 2017.

On August 21, 2017, “Last Gang Records” label released “Challengers”, the fourth New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded 2006 – 2007, at “The Seaside Lounge” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Phil Palazzolo, John Collins, and A. C. Newman.

Personnel:

  • C.Newman– vocals, guitar, piano, Wurlitzer, Casio, mandolin, percussion, bass melodion, bass
  • Blaine Thurier– Fender Rhodes, sampler
  • Dan Bejar– vocals, shakers, guitar, piano
  • John Collins– bass, baritone guitar, glockenspiel, mandolin, guitars, Casio, tambourine
  • Kathryn Calder– vocals, piano, Wurlitzer
  • Kurt Dahle– vocals, drums, percussion
  • Neko Case– vocals
  • Todd Fancey– guitars, banjo, mandolin
  • Alan Hampton – double bass
  • Benjamin D. Calb – cello
  • Brendan Ryan – accordion, French horn, trumpet
  • Eileen Gannon – harp
  • Leslie Kubicka – flute, piccolo
  • Marla Hansen – viola
  • Olivier Manchon – violin
  • Tara Szczygielski – violin
  • Phil Palazzolo – guitar
  • Howard Redekopp- mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by A. C. Newman, except where noted.

  1. My Rights Versus Yours
  2. All the Old Showstoppers
  3. Challengers
  4. Myriad Harbour – Dan Bejar
  5. All the Things That Go to Make Heaven and Earth
  6. Failsafe
  7. Unguided
  8. Entering White Cecilia – Dan Bejar
  9. Go Places
  10. Mutiny, I Promise You
  11. Adventures in Solitude
  12. The Spirit of Giving – Dan Bejar

 

 

On May 6, 2003.

On May 6, 2003, “Mint” and “Matador” labels released “Electric Version”, the second The New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded November 2001 – October 2002, and was produced by Neko Case, John Collins, Todd Fancey, Carl Newman, Blaine Thurier, Dan Bejar and Kurt Dahle.

Personnel:

  • Carl Newman– vocals, guitar, keyboards, melodeon
  • Neko Case– vocals
  • John Collins– bass, baritone guitar, keyboards
  • Blaine Thurier– keyboards
  • Kurt Dahle– drums, percussion, vocals, double bass
  • Todd Fancey– guitar, keyboards
  • Dan Bejar – vocals
  • Nora O’Connor– additional vocals
  • Tim Sars – saxophone
  • Monica Cattaway – violin
  • Nyla Rainey – cello
  • Howard Redekopp- engineering, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Carl Newman, except where noted.

  1. The Electric Version
  2. From Blown Speakers
  3. The Laws Have Changed
  4. The End of Medicine
  5. Loose Translation
  6. Chump Change – Dan Bejar
  7. All for Swinging You Around
  8. The New Face of Zero and One
  9. Testament to Youth in Verse – Dan Bejar
  10. It’s Only Divine Right
  11. Ballad of a Comeback Kid – Dan Bejar
  12. July Jones
  13. Miss Teen Wordpower

 

On May 4, 2010.

On May 4, 2010, “Last Gang” label released “Together”, the fifth New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by Phil Palazzolo. Dan Bejar, Kathryn Calder, Neko Case, John Collins, Kurt Dahle, Tod Fancey and A.C.Newman.

Personnel:

  • Dan Bejar- vocals, acoustic and electric guitar,  piano, organ, vibraphone, percussion
  • Kathryn Calder- vocals, keyboards, piano
  • Neko Case- vocals
  • John Collins- bass, acoustic guitar, keyboards,  kaossilator, Hagstrom 12 string
  • Kurt Dahle- drums, percussion
  • Todd Fancey- guitar, banjo
  • A. C. Newman- vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass, banjo
  • Blaine Thurier– keyboards
  • Annie Clark- guitar solo
  • Zach Condon- trumpet
  • The Dap-Kings Horns
  • Cochemea Gastelum – baritone saxophone
  • Neal Sugarman – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Dave Guy – trumpet
  • Tara Szczygielski – violin
  • Ben Kalb – cello
  • Will Sheff– backing vocal

Track listing:

All tracks by Carl Newman, except where noted.

  1. Moves
  2. Crash Years
  3. Your Hands (Together)
  4. Silver Jenny Dollar – Dan Bejar
  5. Sweet Talk, Sweet Talk
  6. My Shepherd
  7. If You Can’t See My Mirrors – Dan Bejar
  8. Up in the Dark
  9. Valkyrie in the Roller Disco
  10. A Bite Out of My Bed
  11. Daughters of Sorrow – Dan Bejar
  12. We End Up Together

On June 12, 2007.

On June 12, 2007, “Mint Records” label released “Immaculate Machine’s Fables”, the third Immaculate Machine album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Colin Stewart, John Collins and David Carswell.

Personnel:

  • Kathryn Calder– vocals, keyboards
  • Brooke Gallupe– vocals, guitar
  • Luke Kozlowski– vocals, drums
  • John Collins– percussion, synthesizer
  • Owen Pallett– violin
  • Michael Olsen– cello
  • Olivia Meek– musical saw
  • Caitlin Gallupe– artwork, background vocals
  • Leslie Rewega– background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Jarhand
  2. Dear Confessor
  3. Roman Statues
  4. Old Flame
  5. Small Talk
  6. Nothing Ever Happens
  7. Northeastern Wind
  8. C’Mon Sea Legs
  9. Pocket
  10. Blinding Lightm

 

On August 23, 2005.

On August 23, 2005, “Mint” label released “Twin Cinema”, the third New Pornographers album. It was recorded November 2004 – April 2005, and was produced by John Collins, David Carswell, A.C. Newman and Kurt Dahle.

Personnel:

  • A.C. Newman– vocals, guitar, ebow, synthesizer, harmonica, pump organ, xylophone
  • John Collins– bass, guitar, synthesizer, ebow, vocals
  • Kurt Dahle– drums, percussion, vocals
  • Dan Bejar– vocals, guitar, synthesizer, melodeon
  • Neko Case– vocals
  • Blaine Thurier– synthesizer
  • Todd Fancey– guitar
  • Kathryn Calder– vocals, piano
  • Nora O’Connor– vocals
  • David Carswell– slide guitar, vocals
  • Shaun Brodie– trumpet
  • Todd Macdonald– mandolin
  • Tyr Jami– cello
  • Amy Tuyn– art work
  • Sarah Pedersen– photography
  • Howard Redekopp– engineer

Track listing:

  1. Twin Cinema – A.C. Newman
  2. The Bones of an Idol – A.C. Newman
  3. Use It – A.C. Newman
  4. The Bleeding Heart Show – A.C. Newman
  5. Jackie, Dressed in Cobras – Dan Bejar
  6. The Jessica Numbers – A.C. Newman, John Collins
  7. These Are the Fables – A.C. Newman
  8. Sing Me Spanish Techno – A.C. Newman
  9. Falling Through Your Clothes -A.C. Newman
  10. Broken Breads – Dan Bejar
  11. Three or Four – A.C. Newman
  12. Star Bodies – A.C. Newman
  13. Streets of Fire – Dan Bejar
  14. Stacked Crooked – A.C. Newman

On August 20, 2002.

On August 20, 2002, “Vapor” label released “If It Was You”, the third Tegan and Sara studio album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by John Collins and David Carswell.

Personnel:

  • Tegan Quin– main performer, photography
  • Sara Quin– main performer, album design and layout
  • Gabe Cipes – bass guitar
  • Rob Chursinoff – drums, percussion
  • David Carswell – multi instruments, mixing, engineer
  • Michael Ledwidge – organ, keyboards, slide guitar
  • Ezra Cipes – banjo
  • Sheldon Zaharko – engineer
  • Pascal Leclair – assistant engineer
  • Steve Hall – mastering
  • John Collins– multi instruments, mixing, engineer
  • Melanie – photography
  • Demoe – album design and layout
  • Kaare Andrews– cover photography and original ideas

Track listing:

  1. Time Running
  2. You Went Away
  3. Monday Monday Monday
  4. City Girl
  5. Not Tonight
  6. Underwater
  7. I hear Noises
  8. Living Room
  9. Terrible Storm
  10. And Darling (This Thing That Breaks My Heart)
  11. Want to Be Bad
  12. Don’t Confess

On June 2, 2007.

On June 2, 2007, “Universal Music” label released “Dream Days at the Hotel Existence”, the sixth Powderfinger studio album. It was recorded January-April 2007, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rob Schnapf. The album cover created by Aaron Hayward and David Homer (of Debaser, a New South Wales-based design agency) received the the 2007 ARIA Award for “Best Cover Art”.

Personnel:

  • Bernard Fanning– guitar and vocals
  • John Collins– bass guitar
  • Ian Haug– guitars
  • Darren Middleton– guitars and backing vocals
  • Jon Coghill– drums
  • Cody Anderson – backup drummer
  • Benmont Tench– piano and keyboards
  • Doug Boehm– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Bernard Fanning, John Collins, Ian Haug, Darren Middleton, Jon Coghill and Cody Anderson.

  1. Head Up in the Clouds
  2. I Don’t Remember
  3. Lost and Running
  4. Wishing on the Same Moon
  5. Who Really Cares (Featuring the Sound of Insanity)
  6. Nobody Sees
  7. Surviving
  8. Long Way to Go
  9. Black Tears
  10. Ballad of a Dead Man
  11. Drifting Further Away