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The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

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The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 am

The Anniversary

Post-Nothing Turns 10

The drive to turn every element of sports' human drama into a quantifiable, predictable metric has resulted in Win Probability Charts becoming a mainstay of…
Ian Cohen | April 26, 2019 - 12:51 pm

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The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 am

Sounding Board

Pearl Jam, NIN, Arctic Monkeys Make NOS Alive 2018 A Thrilling, Rock-Dominated Festival

Over the last 11 years under a few different iterations, Lisbon's NOS Alive has sneakily become one of Europe's more appealing festivals. It isn't hard…
Ryan Leas | July 15, 2018 - 12:28 pm

Watch Japandroids Cover The Tragically Hip’s “Nautical Disaster”

The music world is mourning the death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, particularly in his native Canada, where the Hip are regarded as a…
Chris DeVille | October 25, 2017 - 2:27 pm

Watch Japandroids Rip Through “No Known Drink Or Drug” On Seth Meyers

Canadian destroyers Japandroids have been tearing up the road lately, doing what they do best, but they're still promoting Near To The Wild Heart Of
Tom Breihan | October 12, 2017 - 8:53 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Radiohead's "Lift" video is apparently packed with Easter eggs for Radiohead superfans. That's cool, I guess. Good for that video. It's still a boring music…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2017 - 10:06 am

Japandroids – “North East South West” Video

Japandroids aren't big on music videos -- they've only made one other one, for "The House That Heaven Built" -- but today they've released a…
James Rettig | September 13, 2017 - 10:14 am

Album List

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017 So Far

Lizzy Goodman’s new book, Meet Me In The Bathroom, documents an era in rock music that many of us remember well. It uses oral history…
Stereogum | June 6, 2017 - 11:00 am

Japandroids – “Fire In The Western World” (Dead Moon Cover)

For the B-side to their "Near To The Wild Heart Of Life" 7", Japandroids recorded a version of Talking Heads' "Love ? Building On Fire."
Chris DeVille | May 16, 2017 - 10:50 am

Japandroids Announce North American Fall Tour, 7″ With Dead Moon Cover

If you didn't get to see Japandroids on their massive North American tour, now's your chance. The band will embark on another North American tour…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 8, 2017 - 12:25 pm

Japandroids – “Love → Building On Fire” (Talking Heads Cover)

Japandroids released the title track from their triumphant new album Near To The Wild Heart Of Life as a limited edition 7", and intriguingly, the…
Chris DeVille | February 15, 2017 - 12:50 pm

Watch Japandroids Play The Hell Out Of “Near To The Wild Heart Of Life” On Colbert

It can't be easy for a band of two dudes to face the prospect of a late-night TV performance. But last night on Stephen Colbert's…
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2017 - 8:40 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Whelp, today was a day. Donald Trump is officially the 45th president of the United States, and we spent most of the day blogging while…
Stereogum | January 20, 2017 - 4:53 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Japandroids Near To The Wild Heart Of Life

You have to feel for Japandroids. For their second album, they achieved such a perfect distillation of their sound, a rock record so nourishing and…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2017 - 3:09 pm
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