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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 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 August 20, 2002.

On August 20, 2002, “Bloodshot” label released “Blacklisted”, the third Neko Case studio album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by Craig Schumacher.

Personnel:

  • Neko Case – vocals, acoustic and electric tenor guitars, arrangement, mixing,
  • Joey Burns– accordion, acoustic guitar, upright and electric bass, cello, vibraphone, pump organ
  • Brian Connelly – guitar
  • John Convertino– drums
  • Howe Gelb– organ, piano, Wurlitzer
  • Dallas Good– acoustic, electric, 12 string and  baritone guitar
  • Mary Margaret O’Hara– background vocals, vocal harmony
  • Jon Rauhouse – banjo, pedal steel, Hawaiian guitar, arranger
  • Tom V. Ray– upright bass, arrangement
  • Kelly Hogan– background vocals
  • Randy “Tex” Iwata – layout design, assembly
  • Nick Luca – assistant engineer
  • Mac McGill – assistant engineer, mixing
  • Peter J. Moore – mastering
  • Darryl Neudorf– engineer, mixing
  • Craig Schumacher– engineer, mixing
  • John Anaya – engineer
  • Jim Blackwood – assistant engineer
  • Chris Buck – photography, cover photo
  • Kurt Dahle – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Neko Case, except where noted.

  1. Things That Scare Me – Neko Case, Tom Ray
  2. Deep Red Bells
  3. Outro with Bees
  4. Lady Pilot
  5. Tightly
  6. Look for Me (I’ll Be Around) – Sylvia Dee, Guy Wood
  7. Stinging Velvet
  8. Pretty Girls
  9. I Missed the Point
  10. Blacklisted
  11. I Wish I Was the Moon
  12. Runnin’ Out of Fools – Richard Ahlert, Kay Rogers
  13. Ghost Wiring
  14. Outro with Bees (reprise)

On March 7, 2006.

On March 7, 2006, “ANTI Records” label released “Fox Confessor Brings the Flood”, the fourth Neko Case studio album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Wavelab Studios” in Tucson, and was produced by Neko Case and Darryl Neudorf.

Personnel:

  • Neko Case– vocals, acoustic and electric tenor guitars, acoustic and electric guitars, tambourine, whirly bird, piano, hammered dulcimer
  • Garth Hudson– piano, organ
  • Mike Belitsky– drums
  • Paul Rigby – electric guitar, 12-string electric guitar, guitar loop
  • Joey Burns– acoustic guitar, upright bass, cello, nylon acoustic guitar
  • John Convertino– drums
  • Anne de Wolff– violin
  • Tom V. Ray– upright bass, bass
  • Travis Good– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Kelly Hogan– vocals
  • Dallas Good– electric and 12-string guitars
  • Sean Dean– upright bass
  • Rachel Flotard– backing vocals
  • Dexter Romweber– electric guitar
  • Howe Gelb– electric guitar, piano
  • Willie B – drums
  • Jon Rauhouse – banjo, Hawaiian guitar
  • Brian Connelly – acoustic guitar
  • Julie Morstad – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Neko Case, except where noted.

  1. Margaret vs. Pauline
  2. Star Witness
  3. Hold On, Hold On – Neko Case, The Sadies
  4. A Widow’s Toast
  5. That Teenage Feeling
  6. Fox Confessor Brings the Flood – Neko Case, Paul Rigby
  7. John Saw That Number – traditional, Neko Case
  8. Dirty Knife
  9. Lion’s Jaws – Neko Case, The Sadies
  10. Maybe Sparrow
  11. At Last
  12. The Needle Has Landed – Neko Case, The Sadies

On March 7, 2000.

On March 7, 2000, “Quarterstick Records” label released “Journey to the End of the Night”, the thirteenth Mekons studio album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Monti Sound & Corina Studios” in London, and “Stinkpole & Kingsize Sound Labs” in Chicago.

Personnel:

  • Sally Timms – vocals
  • Steve Goulding – drums
  • Susie Honeyman – iddle
  • Sarah Corina – vocals, bass
  • Tom Greenhalgh – vocals, guitar, autoharp, piano
  • Jon Langford – vocals, guitar, melodica, machines
  • Rico Bell – vocals, accordion, harmonica
  • Lu Edmonds – cumbus
  • Edith Frost, Kelly Hogan, Neko Case– backing vocals
  • John Rice– electric sitar
  • Mitch Marlow – rhythm guitar
  • Kenny Sluiter – mixing, mastering

Track listing:

  1. Myth
  2. Out In The Night
  3. Last Week Of The War
  4. City Of London
  5. Tina
  6. The Flood
  7. Cast No Shadow
  8. Ordinary Night
  9. Power And Horror
  10. Neglect
  11. Something To Be Scared Of
  12. Last Night Of Earth
  13. … And Heracles Smiled

On February 22, 2000.

On February 22, 2000, “Mint/Bloodshot Records” label released “Furnace Room Lullaby”, the second Neko Case and Her Boyfriends studio album. It was recorded 1998 – 1999, at “Miller Block” in Vancouver, BC, “Gas Station” in Toronto, ON, “Uberstudio” in Chicago, IL, and was produced by Neko Case and Darryl Neudorf.

Personnel:

  1. Neko Case – vocals, tambourine
  2. Travis Good – acoustic guitar
  3. Henri Sangalang, Scott Betts- bass
  4. Don Kerr, Joel Trueblood- drums
  5. John Ramberg, Travis Good – electric guitar
  6. John Ramberg, Kelly Hogan – backing vocals
  7. Darryl Neudorf, Dale Morningstar, Franky Pett – recording
  8. Peter Moore – mastering
  9. Darryl Neudorf, Ryen Froggatt – mixing
  10. Randy Iwata – artwork
  11. Jannie McInnes, Erica Henderson, Bill Roberts, Nova Devonie, Jason Zumpano – photography

Track listing:

  1. Set Out Running – Neko Case
  2. Guided by Wire – Scott Betts, Neko Case, John Ramberg, Joel Trueblood
  3. Porchlight – Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Don Kerr, Ron Sexsmith
  4. Mood to Burn Bridges – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Joel Trueblood
  5. No Need to Cry – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Joel Trueblood
  6. Twist the Night – Ryan Adams, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Mike Daley, John Ramberg
  7. Thrice All American – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, John Ramberg, Joel Trueblood
  8. We’ve Never Met – Neko Case, Don Kerr, Ron Sexsmith
  9. Whio the Blankets – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Joel Trueblood
  10. South Tacoma Way – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Btian Connelly, Joel Trueblood
  11. Bought and Sold – Neko Case, John Ramberg
  12. Furnace Room Lullaby – Neko Case, Travis Good

On March 15, 2011.

On March 15, 2011, “Frenchkiss” label released “No Color”, the fourth Dodos album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by John Askew.

Personnel:

  • Meric Long – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Logan Kroeber – drums, percussion
  • Neko Case– backing vocals
  • Keaton Snyder – vibraphone, percussion
  • Minna Choi – strings arrangements
  • Erin Wang, Ivo Bokulic, Philip Brezina, Steph Bibbo – strings performing
  • Jay Pellicci – strings recording

Track listing:

All tracks by Meric Long.

  1. Black Night
  2. Going Under
  3. Good
  4. Sleep
  5. Don’t Try and Hide It
  6. When Will You Go
  7. Hunting Season
  8. Companions
  9. Don’t Stop