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2010s In Review

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

Pitchfork Music Festival: Japanese Breakfast Were Surprisingly Joyful, Unsurprisingly Great

Joy was pervasive Sunday at Pitchfork Music Festival. Maybe that's odd considering the national mood lately has been characterized by hostility, despair, and righteous fury…
Chris DeVille | July 23, 2018 - 10:50 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I'm grateful for a lot of things in this life, and here's one of them: I now have another week to sort out my feelings…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2018 - 2:25 pm

More Japanese Breakfast stories

Japanese Breakfast Comments On Participation In Amazon’s Intersect Festival

Two days ago, the Las Vegas music festival Intersect announced additions to its inaugural lineup. One of them was the Black Madonna, a DJ known…
Chris DeVille | October 18, 2019 - 4:05 pm

Watch Japanese Breakfast Cover Wilco At Lollapalooza

Japanese Breakfast played not one but two shows in Chicago yesterday. Michelle Zauner and her band performed at Lollapalooza, and afterwards, they did an aftershow…
Peter Helman | August 3, 2019 - 12:21 pm

Japanese Breakfast – “Head Over Heels” (Tears For Fears Cover)

Back in April, Japanese Breakfast shared "Essentially," the first of two new songs released via W Hotels’ W Records imprint. Michelle Zauner joined Amber Mark,…
Julia Gray | June 5, 2019 - 10:24 am

Japanese Breakfast – “Essentially”

Earlier this month, Japanese Breakfast debuted a new song live in Boston. Her last album, Soft Sounds From Another Planet, came out in 2017. Michelle…
Julia Gray | April 26, 2019 - 12:08 am

Watch Japanese Breakfast Cover “Lovefool”

A few weeks ago, Japanese Breakfast debuted a new song and cover in Boston. We saw fan-shot footage of the new song, and now, we…
Julia Gray | April 14, 2019 - 1:57 pm

Watch Japanese Breakfast Debut A New Song In Boston

Before last night's show at the Boston Royale, Japanese Breakfast mastermind Michelle Zauner promised to debut a new song and a new cover. She delivered…
Peter Helman | April 2, 2019 - 10:30 am

Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner Announces Memoir

Musicians write memoirs all the time, but they usually do it when their careers are winding down. That's not the case with Michelle Zauner. As…
Tom Breihan | February 28, 2019 - 10:06 am

Charly Bliss – “Capacity” Video (Dir. Japanese Breakfast)

New York rockers and Band To Watch alumni Charly Bliss impressed the hell out of us with their kickass debut Guppy, one of the very…
Peter Helman | February 6, 2019 - 10:00 am

Better Oblivion Community Center – “Dylan Thomas” Video (Dir. Japanese Breakfast)

Last week, Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst unveiled their new Better Oblivion Community Center project and released its excellent debut album. They've taken the band…
James Rettig | January 29, 2019 - 10:29 am

Watch Japanese Breakfast Cover Carly Rae Jepsen, Nada Surf, Tears For Fears At Philly NYE Show

Japanese Breakfast played a hometown show at Johnny Brenda's in Philadelphia on New Year's Eve. They closed out the night by inviting opening act Gabby's…
Chris DeVille | January 1, 2019 - 2:18 pm

Japanese Breakfast – “2042” & “Posing In Bondage”

Japanese Breakfast's Michelle Zauner released a single last year through Polyvinyl's 4-Track Singles Series, for which 12 artists each recorded two new songs using the…
Chris DeVille | September 28, 2018 - 10:04 am

Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner Has An Essay In The New Yorker

Japanese Breakfast has had a celebrated, meteoric rise on the heels of last year's Soft Sounds From Another Planet, and project leader Michelle Zauner has…
James Rettig | August 20, 2018 - 4:15 pm

Braids, Japanese Breakfast, & More Condemn Company For Sexist “Pussy Melter” Guitar Pedal

Braids’ Raphaelle Standell and Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast are among the musicians who have openly criticized Danish company TC Electronic for the use of…
Sam Tornow / Billboard | July 10, 2018 - 11:17 am
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