Japanese Breakfast

Artist Portraits From SXSW 2017

A lot of bands descend upon Austin for SXSW every year, and this year a lot of those bands rolled through the Mazda Studio At…
Stereogum | March 20, 2017 - 5:01 pm

Slowdive Announce North American Tour

Shoegaze legends Slowdive released their first song in 22 years, the gorgeous and triumphant "Star Roving," earlier this month. Now they've announced a few North…
Chris DeVille | January 23, 2017 - 9:09 am

Hear Japanese Breakfast Interviewed On Lena Dunham’s Podcast

Japanese Breakfast's excellent 2016 album Psychopomp was largely inspired by the death of frontwoman Michelle Zauner's mother. It's a collection of songs about finding hope…
Chris DeVille | January 19, 2017 - 9:45 am

2016 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2016

The music-video event of 2016 was easily the HBO premiere of Beyoncé's Lemonade -- inarguably one of the best albums of the year, and maybe…
Tom Breihan | December 20, 2016 - 10:16 am

2016 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016

This has been such a bullshit year. We've seen gun massacres. We've seen wild political turmoil across the world. We've seen countless icons, musical and…
Stereogum | December 1, 2016 - 9:30 am

List

Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2016

We listen to a lot of music here at Stereogum -- it's sort of our job! -- and every year, we attempt to codify all…
Stereogum | November 1, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Lady Gaga is probably the last mainstream star who became a star primarily because of her videos, which were weird and eye-popping and absorbing and…
Tom Breihan | September 23, 2016 - 3:46 pm

Japanese Breakfast – “Everybody Wants To Love You” Video

Japanese Breakfast's debut album Psychopomp is one of the very best of the year so far. It's a sad album that deals with a great…
Peter Helman | September 20, 2016 - 10:00 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week, Aphex Twin unveiled his first music video since the '90s. Back then, he was working with genius directors like Chris Cunningham to create…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2016 - 3:10 pm

Japanese Breakfast – “Jane Cum” Video

Japanese Breakfast's debut album Psychopomp is one of the best of the year so far, and today the haunting album cut "Jane Cum" has gotten…
James Rettig | June 22, 2016 - 1:35 pm

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016 So Far

Veep, quite possibly the best show on TV right now, depicts a culture of Washington aides chained to their phones, sent scrambling to come up…
Stereogum | June 15, 2016 - 10:30 am

Japanese Breakfast – “In Heaven” Video

Japanese Breakfast's Psychopomp lead single "In Heaven" is an incredibly sad song that sounds celebratory, and its video matches the last half of that equation:…
James Rettig | May 17, 2016 - 10:37 am

Stream Japanese Breakfast Psychopomp

Seeing Japanese Breakfast play live last week during our unofficial SXSW show solidified in my mind how special these songs and this band are. They…
James Rettig | March 25, 2016 - 10:59 am

Stereogum x Exploding In Sound’s Austin Invasion 2016 Yearbook

Congratulations to the SXSW Class of 2016! We made it! In this, the second year of our Stereogum x Exploding In Sound Austin Invasion, we…
Gabriela Tully Claymore & James Rettig | March 21, 2016 - 1:01 pm

Japanese Breakfast – “The Woman That Loves You”

"Don't you think you should try to do as little harm as you can to the woman that loves you?" Michelle Zauner asks on the…
James Rettig | March 8, 2016 - 5:15 pm
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