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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

2017 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2017

If you've been reading Stereogum for long enough, you may have noticed something about your Stereogum staffers: We don't agree on shit. We argue constantly,…
Stereogum | December 11, 2017 - 11:49 am

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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

Japanese Breakfast – “Glider”

Since we named Japanese Breakfast one of the Best New Bands Of 2016, Michelle Zauner's experimental pop project has consistently wowed us. Her two albums,…
Julia Gray | June 11, 2018 - 8:47 pm

Japanese Breakfast – “Dreams” (The Cranberries Cover)

Japanese Breakfast have been covering the Cranberries' "Dreams" live for a couple years now, long before Dolores O'Riordan's sudden death earlier this year, but they've…
James Rettig | April 25, 2018 - 3:36 pm

Japanese Breakfast – “Boyish” Video

Michelle Zauner put out one of 2017's best albums with Japanese Breakfast's Soft Sounds From Another Planet, and she's also amassed a collection of some…
James Rettig | February 13, 2018 - 12:20 pm

Japanese Breakfast – “California Dreamin'” (The Mamas & The Papas Cover)

Last summer, Japanese Breakfast released Soft Sounds From Another Planet, a shimmery and synthy reimagining of her old indie-pop sound that ranks among 2017's best…
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2018 - 2:37 pm

2017 In Review

Japanese Breakfast Reviews 2017: On Game Of Thrones, SZA, Blade Runner 2049, Mars One, & More

In a series of interviews, we're asking some of the artists behind 2017's best albums to reflect on the year that was. After speaking to
Ryan Leas | December 8, 2017 - 3:07 pm

2017 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017

We made it! Well, we mostly made it. The world could well end in the next 25 days. But we've made it through 11 months…
Stereogum | December 5, 2017 - 11:00 am

Watch Japanese Breakfast, With A String Section, Play Tiny Desk Concert

Soft Sounds From Another Planet, the album that Japanese Breakfast released earlier this year, is a gorgeous collection of synthy dreampop. But when band mastermind…
Tom Breihan | October 25, 2017 - 12:24 pm

Japanese Breakfast – “The Body Is A Blade” Video

Japanese Breakfast released the excellent indie-pop album Soft Sounds From Another Planet this summer, and after dropping videos for the album tracks "Machinist" and "Road
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2017 - 8:47 am

Jay Som – “The Bus Song” Video (Dir. Japanese Breakfast)

Oakland-based songwriter Melina Duterte, better known as Jay Som, has had a heck of a year. We named her an Artist To Watch and hailed
Sophie Israelsohn | October 10, 2017 - 10:01 am

Play Japanese Breakfast’s Japanese Breakquest Video Game

Michelle Zauner’s indie-pop project Japanese Breakfast released their gorgeous sophomore LP Soft Sounds From Another Planet earlier this summer. She had originally set out to…
Tatiana Tenreyro / Billboard | September 14, 2017 - 12:43 pm
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