INDIO, CA - APRIL 12: (EDITORS NOTE: THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN DIGITALLY MANIPULATED) Musician Brian King of Japandroids performs onstage during day 1 of the 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 12, 2013 in Indio, California.
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Event: Japandroids + A Place To Bury Strangers on Monday, May 27 at Turner Hall Ballroom
named their 2009 debut LP Post-Nothing, but the record’s black and white cover and nihilistic name can’t hide just how Technicolor and catchy every track on it is. The band’s 21st-century garage rock sounds a lot like 20th-century garage rock: It sticks to 5/23/13 from The A.V. Club Read more »
Music Forecast May 23-29: Cheap Trick, Japandroids, Drive-By Truckers, El Ten Eleven, Dawes and more
Paul Simon in there, too.) The sound is still a little too derivative and watered-down for my tastes, but they seem like curious musicians underneath it, so I'm holding out hope that they'll come around. In the meantime, I'll take them over any of their folky from Kansas City The Pitch Read more »
Crocodiles touring with Japandroids, playing Union Pool
will spend the bulk of next month on tour with Japandroids and that will include their sold-out show at Music Hall of Williamsburg on June 7, which is one of the Governors Ball afterparties. If you'd like to catch them somewhere smaller, Crocodiles will headline from Brooklyn Vegan Read more »
Deerhunter: Monomania (Review)
to talk of, not even in a live space where everything happens before my eyes. When I tell someone how much I lost it during Japandroids, I’m talking about what’s been built in, like writing chapters in a slowly unveiling story. First I had to like them, then from PopMatters Read more »
Bonnaroo 2013 Schedule Announced!
has been a showcase for up-and-coming artists, so there’s no official headliner. However, this year hosts sets from Alt-J, Japandroids. Allen Stone, Purity Ring, Django Django, and Father John Misty. The festival kicks off in earnest on Friday, and with it from The KEXP Blog Read more »