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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

By this time next week, the United States Of America will have a new president-elect. Can you believe it? Obviously you'd better get your ass…
Stereogum | November 4, 2016 - 5:27 pm

Interview

Q&A: Japandroids Remain On Brand With Near To The Wild Heart Of Life

Upstairs At Eric's is an apartment and photo studio in midtown Manhattan owned by photographer Eric Johnson. It's not necessarily named for the Yazoo album;…
Michael Tedder | November 2, 2016 - 10:02 am

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

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Stream The Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl Comp

Illinois indie rock label Polyvinyl Records is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a neat bit of self-referential reflection. On the 20-track compilation Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl,…
Chris DeVille | November 22, 2016 - 10:06 am

Japandroids Announce Massive 2017 Tour

The great Vancouver bash-rock duo Japandroids recently returned to the stage in their hometown, and they're coming back early next year with the long-awaited new…
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2016 - 12:12 pm

Interview

Q&A: Japandroids Remain On Brand With Near To The Wild Heart Of Life

Upstairs At Eric's is an apartment and photo studio in midtown Manhattan owned by photographer Eric Johnson. It's not necessarily named for the Yazoo album;…
Michael Tedder | November 2, 2016 - 10:02 am

Japandroids Announce New Album Near To The Wild Heart Of Life

Japandroids have been playing a lot of new music at reunion shows lately, and now we know for sure that those songs are part of…
Chris DeVille | October 31, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Watch Japandroids Play New Songs “No Known Drink Or Drug” & “Near To The Wild Heart Of Life”

Japandroids are currently on a short fall tour, and they're playing material from their forthcoming Celebration Rock follow-up. We already got some video of them…
James Rettig | October 12, 2016 - 1:12 pm

Watch Japandroids Debut New Song “Arc Of Bar” At Vancouver Tour Opener

Japandroids played their first show in three years last night at the start of their four-night hometown residency at Cobalt in Vancouver, and they performed…
James Rettig | October 6, 2016 - 11:48 am

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
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