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The New Pornographers collaborate with Intelligentsia Coffee on 'Brill Brew'

The New Pornographers will release new album, Brill Bruisers, on August 25
The New Pornographers will release new album, Brill Bruisers, on August 25
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With The New Pornographers collaboration with Intelligentsia Coffee on the limited-edition coffee, "Brill Brew," that will become available on August 20, and can be pre-ordered here. Announced through Sacks & Co. on July 31, each coffee purchased will come with a digital download card for Brill Bruisers, which will be released via Matador Records on August 25.

Of the collaboration, Carl Newman comments, “As absurd as it may seem for us to have a signature blend, I think it is important that there is some sort of marker, some flag planted in the earth, so that whoever walks into Intelligentsia, whoever drinks this, will know: ‘The New Pornographers really really loved coffee.’” Additionally, Stephen Morrissey of Intelligentsia Coffee states, “After hearing The New Pornographers visit our coffee bars when they’re in town, we invited them to choose an exclusive lot to call their own in celebration of their new album, Brill Bruisers. Carl tasted samples with us in the garden of our Chelsea shop in New York and chose a Kenya coffee grown by Harrison Kiongo Miti. Flavors of mango, nectarine and green apple shine in this cheerful and sweet coffee.”

The band has released the new music video for their single, "War on the East Coast," which premiered on Rolling Stone, and can be viewed here. Brill Bruisers is the first new release for the band in four years, and have been critically heralded with NPR stating they are "virtually peerless in the world of power-pop and indie-rock” and New Yorker says "...magnificent and clever…”

They will be on fall tour, with shows at L.A.'s The Wiltern and New York's Hammerstein Ballroom, with appearances at Riot Fest and Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest.

The New Pornographers are A.C. Newman, Blaine Thurier, Dan Bejar, John Collins, Kathryn Calder, Kurt Dahle, Neko Case and Todd Fancey.

Tour Dates:

August 8 Minneapolis, MN Skyline Music Festival
August 29 Edmonton, AB Sonic Boom Festival
August 30 Halifax, NS Sandjam
September 6 Detroit, MI Majestic Theatre
September 7 Toronto, ON Riot Fest
September 11-14 Victoria, BC Rifflandia Festival
September 20 Columbus, OH The LC Pavilion
October 3 Vancouver, BC The Commodore Ballroom
October 4 Vancouver, BC The Commodore Ballroom
October 5 & 6 Seattle, WA The Showbox
October 8 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom
October 9 Boise, ID Knitting Factory
October 10 Salt Lake City, UT The Depot
October 11 Denver, CO Gothic Theatre
October 13 Phoenix, AZ The Crescent Ballroom
October 14 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre
October 15 Pioneertown, CA Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace
October 17 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
October 18 San Diego, CA North Park Theatre
October 18-19 San Francisco, CA Treasure Island Music Festival
November 4 Nashville, TN Cannery Ballroom
November 5 Asheville, NC Orange Peel
November 6 Atlanta, GA Buckhead Theatre
November 7 New Orleans, LA Civic Theatre
November 8 Austin, TX Fun Fun Fun Fest
November 10 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
November 11 Omaha, NE Slowdown
November 13 Milwaukee, WI Pabst Theater
November 14 Chicago, IL Riviera Theatre
November 15 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
November 17 New York, NY Hammerstein Ballroom
November 19 Boston, MA House of Blues
November 20 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer
November 21 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
November 23 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle

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