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Gummy Awards

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 20 Tracks Of 2012

If the past two weeks haven't made it clear, we are officially headlong into list season! Nothing says "holidays" quite like the internet's month-long quest…
Stereogum | December 10, 2012 - 2:06 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week saw a serious abundance of straight-up fun, ridiculous videos -- four-minute blasts of joy that didn't take themselves the tiniest bit seriously. I'll…
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2012 - 12:32 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Japandroids Celebration Rock

In their Progress Report interview, and in this Pitchfork interview, the two fairly unassuming late-20s dudes in Japandroids talk a lot about how they love…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2012 - 3:06 pm

More Japandroids stories

Beach Slang – “Younger Us” (Japandroids Cover)

Seen in a certain light, Beach Slang's entire career could be considered a tribute to Japandroids' towering 2010 song "Younger Us." It's been more than…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2016 - 11:36 am

Japandroids Announce Fall Tour Dates

Japandroids haven't released an album since 2012's Celebration Rock and they haven't played a show in two years, but the Canadian rock duo have just…
James Rettig | August 10, 2016 - 11:43 am

Watch Operators & Japandroids Play Wolf Parade’s “This Heart’s On Fire” At Canadian Music Week

Back in December we reported from one of the earliest shows by Operators, a new project matching Divine Fits bandmates Dan Boeckner and Sam Brown…
Chris DeVille | May 9, 2014 - 12:38 pm

Photos: Treasure Island Festival 2013

People who live in the Bay Area are lucky. Not only did they get to enjoy the incredible Outside Lands lineup, a month later they…
Miles Bowe | October 21, 2013 - 5:10 pm

Watch Japandroids Play Letterman

Last night, the great Vancouver duo Japandroids played a show in Charlottesville, about five minutes from my house. (I didn't go, couldn't bring myself to…
Tom Breihan | June 21, 2013 - 9:50 am

Photos: Free Press Summer Fest ’13

Free Press Summer Fest returned to Houston over the weekend, hosting acts like the Postal Service, Bassnectar, Iggy & The Stooges, Passion Pit, and more.
Stereogum | June 3, 2013 - 3:38 pm

Sasquatch! 2013 Friday: Vampire Weekend, Macklemore, Youth Lagoon, & More

Driving to the Sasquatch! Festival on Thursday I opted to skip out on I-90 from Seattle and instead drive way up north and take Route…
Miles Bowe | May 25, 2013 - 4:15 pm

Coachella 2013 Weekend 2: Friday’s 5 Best Things

Peel back the surface and look past the picturesque valley backdrop. Forget about the gorgeous, sun-kissed young folk wearing next to nothing (or, on occasion,…
Aaron Lariviere | April 20, 2013 - 6:40 pm

Coachella 2013 Friday: Blur, Modest Mouse, Grinderman, & More

"It’s the homeland!" one of the girls on the hotel shuttle yelped as we neared the festival. It really begged the question -- who is…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 13, 2013 - 2:11 pm

SXSW 2013 Tuesday: Japandroids, Divine Fits, Marnie Stern

The 'Gum crew got into Austin last night and made the most of SXSW Music's slow ramp-up into full on noise-overwhelming-the-signal mode. The options were…
Stereogum | March 13, 2013 - 1:52 pm

Japandroids Win Canucks Entrance Song Honors

Japandroids' towering anthem "The House That Heaven Built" was already our indie song of the summer last year, and now it has another severely awesome…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2013 - 4:49 pm

Watch Japandroids Play Conan

Last night, Japandroids, one of our finest rock bands currently working, brought their thunderous simplicity to the stage at Conan, blasting through the Celebration Rock
Tom Breihan | February 26, 2013 - 9:31 am

Vote For Japandroids “House That Heaven Built” To Be Official NHL Entrance Song

Do you love hockey? Do you love Japandroids? Do I really even need to ask? Well, the Vancouver Canucks are looking for a new entrance…
Miles Bowe | February 19, 2013 - 11:48 am

Fun Fun Fun Fest: The Rest Of Our Photos: Fucked Up, Superchunk, A Place To Bury Strangers, And More

Well, the fun is officially over -- Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 concluded yesterday with sets from Fucked Up, Japandroids, Deerhoof, Ceremony, Fang Island, Turbonegro,…
Michael Nelson | November 5, 2012 - 1:06 pm

Incubate Festival 2012 In Photos

Last week, from 9/10 - 9/16, the Incubate festival moved into the city of Tilburg, in the Netherlands. Along with a range of other cultural…
Michael Nelson | September 19, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Japandroids – “The House That Heaven Built” Video

You, the readers of Stereogum, have already anointed Japandroids' bleeding-heart banger "The House That Heaven Built" as the Indie Song Of The Summer, so obviously…
Tom Breihan | August 13, 2012 - 11:43 am

Pitchfork Festival 2012: Dirty Projectors, ASAP Rocky, Purity Ring & More

Friday's first day of Pitchfork Festival wasted no time getting into it, where many festival entrants walked in to the fully-wrought hypnotic swirl of Lower…
Corban Goble | July 14, 2012 - 1:19 pm

Watch Japandroids Play Fallon

Japandroids returned to Fallon to play "Fire's Highway" as well as "The House That Heaven Built," which is a web-exclusive. On the latter performance, Roots…
Corban Goble | June 9, 2012 - 1:16 pm
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