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The New Pornographers On World Cafe

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The Canadian supergroup visits the studio to perform songs from its new album, Brill Bruisers.

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Carl Newman And Neko Case On What Makes a Pop Song Work

NPR's Steve Inskeep met the two musicians at the historic Brill Building to talk about their new album with The New Pornographers, Brill Bruisers.

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