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Interview

Q&A: Japanese Breakfast On Enduring Trauma, Reusing Old Songs, & Her New “Failed Concept Album”

Towards the end of Soft Sounds From Another Planet -- Michelle Zauner's second full-length as Japanese Breakfast -- there's a song that offers a blueprint…
James Rettig | June 1, 2017 - 2:34 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

A lot of great music came out this week. We got new albums from Slowdive, At The Drive In, Perfume Genius, Mac DeMarco, the Afghan
Stereogum | May 5, 2017 - 5:16 pm

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

More Japanese Breakfast stories

Japanese Breakfast – “Boyish”

"Boyish" started its life as a demo in Michelle Zauner's song-a-day project and went on to be included on Little Big League's sophomore album, but…
James Rettig | June 7, 2017 - 10:00 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

A lot of great music came out this week. We got new albums from Slowdive, At The Drive In, Perfume Genius, Mac DeMarco, the Afghan
Stereogum | May 5, 2017 - 5:16 pm

Japanese Breakfast – “Machinist” Video

A couple years ago, after her old band Little Big League broke up, Michelle Zauner dove headfirst into her solo project Japanese Breakfast and released…
James Rettig | May 4, 2017 - 10:00 am

We Gave Girlpool, Japanese Breakfast, PWR BTTM, & Vagabon Disposable Cameras To Document SXSW

Stereogum gave a few of our favorite bands disposable cameras to document their experience in Austin for this year's SXSW festival. Girlpool, Japanese Breakfast, PWR
Stereogum | March 27, 2017 - 11:52 am

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 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
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