December 16, 2014

244: Carl Newman of The New Pornographers

Carl Newman isn't just the frontman of The New Pornographers. He's also a dad, a husband, a homeowner, a fan of The Monkees, and a down-to-earth member of the indie rock elite. We talked about his preference for Nesmith over Parsons, his appreciation for Mark Kozelek's honesty (even when it comes across as pettiness), and having no idea what works musically — until the moment you hear it, anyway.