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Dan Bejar

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Destroyer, Crescent Ballroom, 6/7/12

    Destroyer and Sandro Perri Crescent Ballroom Thursday, May 7 See also: Destroyer Got Rejected By Jazz Festivals, Which Is Good for Pop Fans Speaking with Dan Bejar of Canadian indie rock band (or smooth jazz, or '80s pop, or Bowie- worshipping-street-poet rock -- the band was all of these at vari ... More >>

  • Music

    June 7, 2012
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    June 5, 2012

    Destroyer Got Rejected By Jazz Festivals, Which Is Good for Pop Fans

    If you are excited about Destroyer coming to town -- and we certainly are -- you can thank the world of jazz. When songwriter/vocalist Dan Bejar, who essentially is Destroyer, set out for another round of touring behind the 18-month-old, critically adored Kaputt, he had a specific goal in mind. "I ... More >>

  • Music

    March 1, 2012
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    February 28, 2012

    Destroyer Announces Phoenix Date This Summer

    ​Up on the Sun favorite Dan Bejar and his band Destroyer released their newest album Kaputt more than a year ago. We liked it then, we liked it at the end of the year, we like it now still. It's a charming ode to the smooth sounds of late-'70s/early-'80s yacht rock, cannily balancing the line betw ... More >>

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    December 22, 2011

    Top 10 Albums of 2011: Melissa Fossum

    St. Vincent​Welcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. We've been counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. Today's list comes from contributor Melissa Fossum. Maybe I'm too indecisive for my own good, but year-end lists are always a cha ... More >>

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    December 15, 2011

    Top 15 Albums of 2011: Jason P. Woodbury

    Ty Segall​Welcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. Over the next week, we'll be counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. Enjoy! Is it just me, or was 2011 weird? Like, really weird? Lou Reed and Metallica made an album together. It w ... More >>

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    December 14, 2011

    15 Favorite National Songs: Jason P. Woodbury

    Michael Kiwanuka​Welcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. Over the next week, we'll be counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. Enjoy! I'm already regretting this one. I left so much off this list it hurts, deserving songs from the li ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011

    13 Must-Hear Songs from the First Third of 2011 ( Mp3)

    Toro y Moi​Did you know that a third of a year is called a tertile? Now you do!The first tertile of 2011 (great word, right?) comes to end at the close of this month, which seems like a good time to get caught up on the best songs from the first part of the year. Hey, it's never too early for a be ... More >>

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    April 14, 2011
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    January 25, 2011

    Destroyer: Kaputt

    Destroyer - Kaputt​What does Dan Bejar do for an encore?At this point in his long, celebrated career, there's not much he can do. Today marks the release of his ninth LP, Kaputt, under his Destroyer moniker. Tha Vancouver singer-songwriter and New Pornographer has been churning out albums since 19 ... More >>

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    June 5, 2008
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    May 15, 2008
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    May 15, 2008
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    April 24, 2008

    Destroyer

    Trouble in Dreams
    (Merge)

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    March 16, 2006

    Destroyer

    Destroyer's Rubies
    (Merge)

  • Music

    January 5, 2006

    Let There Be Rock

    Ten albums that make it easy to avoid fretting about your old-fashioned, Rockist ways

  • Music

    August 18, 2005

    The New Pornographers

    (Matador)
    Twin Cinema

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    February 26, 2004

    Destroyer

    Your Blues (Merge)

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    October 30, 2003

    The Shins

    Chutes Too Narrow (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    June 5, 2003

    Light Fantastic Tripping

    Easing into an unscripted night out with the New Pornographers

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