Official Get TOGETHERs Announced!!

TOGETHER again….the New Pornographers music + their fans.  As suggested on Friday, the band are staging Get Togethers in a city near you! SWING BY FOR YOUR EXCLUSIVE FIRST LISTEN OF THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS FORTHCOMING + GREATEST ALBUM….TOGETHER!

To sweeten the pot we’ve got free booze (while the getting is good), fun contests with great prizes (New Ps summer tour tickets, vinyl giveaways, etc), and a lucky few will receive an exclusive numbered spring Get Together Mix that Carl Newman told us he put together specifically for these parties (available nowhere else).


We will be posting individual market specific details this week. For now, check to see when your city is ‘getting together‘ in the next couple of weeks below.

Austin – Wed 4/21 8-11pm @ The Scoot Inn (1308 East 4th St.) – RSVP: [email protected]

Boston – Tues 4/20 9-1130pm @ The Independent in Union Square (75 Union Square, Somerville) – RSVP: [email protected]

Chicago – Thurs 4/22 6-9pm @ Beauty Bar (1444 West Chicago Ave) – RSVP: [email protected]

DC – Thurs 4/22 9-1130pm @ Cafe Saint-Ex (1847 14th St.) – RSVP: [email protected]

Indianapolis – Tues 4/20 7-930pm @ Upland Tasting Room (4842 N College) – RSVP: [email protected]

Milwaukee – Thurs 4/22 8-10pm @ Burnhearts (2599 S Logan Ave) – RSVP: [email protected]

Omaha – Mon 4/19 8-11pm @ The Slowdown (729 N 14th St.) – RSVP: [email protected]

Philadelphia – Thur 4/22 730-11pm @ Kung Fu Necktie (1248 Front St.) – RSVP: [email protected]

Portland – Sun 4/18 9-11pm @ Dunes Bar (1905 NE Martin Luther K Blvd) – RSVP: [email protected]

Seattle – Fri 4/23 6-730pm @ Neptune Coffee (8415 Greenwood Ave N.) – RSVP: [email protected]

Don’t see your city? Don’t fret. More togetherness may happen, details coming together soon for: LA, NYC, San Fran, Phoenix, Minneapolis, and more!

** are you a promoter/record store employee/ bar owner/music-planner enthusiast? interested in being in charge/putting on your OWN get together? email: [email protected] **

Pavement track listing second prize winner – limited-edition Record Store Day vinyl release

We announced the grand prize winner of the Pavement guess the track listing contest last week. That guy, from Brazil, won an all-expenses-paid trip to New York to see Pavement in Central Park next September, for coming closest to guessing the actual track listing to Quarantine The Past: The Best Of Pavement, in stores on March 9.

The no-less-coveted second prize, for most imaginative track listing, goes to Gwendael Gouriou of Plougastel-Daoulas in France. The sequence, as chosen by the band from over 1200 entries, is as follows:

1. Zurich Is Stained (SLANTED AND ENCHANTED)
2. Trigger Cut/Wounded-Kite At :17 (SLANTED AND ENCHANTED)
3. Grave Architecture (WOWEE ZOWEE)
4. Unfair (CROOKED RAIN, CROOKED RAIN)
5. …And Carrot Rope (TERROR TWILIGHT)
6. Shady Lane / J Vs. S (BRIGHTEN THE CORNERS)
7. Two States (SLANTED AND ENCHANTED)
8. Fame Throwa (SLANTED AND ENCHANTED)
9. Cut Your Hair (CROOKED RAIN, CROOKED RAIN)
10. Here (SLANTED AND ENCHANTED)
11. Extradition (WOWEE ZOWEE)
12. Stereo (BRIGHTEN THE CORNERS)
13. The Hexx (TERROR TWILIGHT)
14. Shoot The Singer (1 Sick Verse) (WATERY, DOMESTIC EP)
15. Kennel District (WOWEE ZOWEE)
16. Price Yeah! (SLAY TRACKS 1933-1969 EP)
17. No Life Singed Her (SLANTED AND ENCHANTED)
18. Stop Breathin’ (CROOKED RAIN, CROOKED RAIN)
19. Type Slowly (Live) (TIBET FREEDOM CONCERT COMP)
20. Fin (BRIGHTEN THE CORNERS)
21. Forklift (DEMOLITION PLOT J-7 EP)
22. Fight This Generation (WOWEE ZOWEE)
23. Box Elder (SLAY TRACKS 1933-1969 EP)

Gwen’s sequence will be pressed up as a limited-edition double vinyl LP only available on Record Store Day, April 17, at participating shops. The silkscreen cover art may have some resemblance to the image above – the band are customizing it later this week as they get together for their initial reunion tour rehearsals.

In addition to 5 copies of his sequence of the album, Gwen will be getting a complete Pavement 12″ vinyl catalog on Matador. Four runners-up will be receiving these as well – we’ll be announcing those shortly, so keep your eye on this space if you entered the contest.

Pavement’s tour dates in 2010 as announced so far are as follows:

Mar 01 Auckland, NZ Auckland Town Hall
Mar 04 Sydney, AU Enmore Theatre
Mar 05 Sydney, AU Enmore Theatre
Mar 06 Meredith, AU Golden Plains Festival
Mar 07 Adelaide, AU Thebarton Theatre
Mar 08 Northbridge, AU Metro City
Mar 10 Brisbane, AU The Tivoli
Mar 12 Melbourne, AU Palace Theatre
Mar 14 Melbourne, AU Palace Theatre
Apr 07 Tokyo, JP Studio Coast
Apr 08 Tokyo, JP Studio Coast
Apr 10 Osaka, JP Zepp
Apr 12 Nagoya, JP Zepp
Apr 18 Indio, CA Coachella Festival
May 04 Dublin, IE Tripod
May 05 Glasgow, UK Barrowland
May 07 Paris, FR Le Zenith
May 08 Amsterdam, NL Paradiso
May 10 London, UK Brixton Academy
May 11 London, UK Brixton Academy
May 12 London, UK Brixton Academy
May 13 London, UK Brixton Academy
May 15 Minehead, UK All Tomorrow’s Parties
May 18 Brussels, BE Ancienne Belgique
May 19 Berlin, DE Astra
May 20 Prague, CZ Palac Akropolis
May 21 Vienna, AT Arena
May 22 Munich, DE Muffathalle
May 24 Rome, IT Atlantico
May 25 Bologna, IT Estragon
May 28 Barcelona, ES Primavera Festival – Main Stage
Jun 19 Toronto, ON Olympic Island
Jun 25 Berkeley, CA Greek Theatre
Jul 04 Roskilde, DK Roskilde Festival
Aug 12 Oslo, NO Oya Festival
Aug 14 Gothenberg, SE Way Out West Festival
Sep 21 New York, NY Rumsey Playfield/Central Park
Sep 22 New York, NY Rumsey Playfield/Central Park
Sep 23 New York, NY Rumsey Playfield/Central Park
Sep 24 New York, NY Rumsey Playfield/Central Park

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