Canadian indie rock outfit New Pornographers will return this summer with a new studio album, “Twin Cinema.” Due Aug. 23 via Matador, the 14-track set features a guest spot from group member Carl Newman’s teenage niece Kathryn Calder, who will soon join the touring incarnation of the group. The title cut can be sampled on the New Pornographers’ official Web site.
New Pornographers have begun confirming summer shows, including a previously announced June 25 date as part of the Celebrate Brooklyn festival in the borough’s Prospect Park.
Here are the New Pornographers’ tour dates:
June 23: Hoboken, N.J. (Maxwell’s)
June 24: Lancaster, Pa. (Chameleon Club)
June 25: Brooklyn, N.Y. (Prospect Park)
June 26: Northampton, Mass. (Pearl Street)