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February 15th, 2013
For a Canadian band, there are a few ways to make you feel like you’ve made it. One is having the opportunity to embark on a world tour. Two is getting love from Pitchfork. And three is a Polaris shortlist nomination. Of course, there is a fourth, but the chances of it happening are slim […]
January 31st, 2013
Steven Patrick Morrissey is one of the most understood figures in modern music. He’s a curmudgeon, a style icon, and one of the most beloved songwriters ever. And so the thought of getting an interview with Morrissey was a real dream of Damian’s. On this week’s episode of The Wedge, that dream was set to […]
August 13th, 2012
It seemed as though the guys in Japandroids would never make a music video, but here they are with one for their single-of-the-year contender “The House That Heaven Built.” Featuring tour footage of them on stage at Lee’s Palace in Toronto, among other places, chilling up at the cottage and eventually testing their aim with […]
May 30th, 2012
Packing a musical punch from their very first track, Japandroid’s Celebration Rock is the perfect album to play on repeat for those warm summer nights when energy is high and shoe requirements on minimal. The British Columbia rock duo are set to release their explosive Celebration Rock album on June 5, but you can listen […]
April 13th, 2012
We’ve got The House The Heaven Built, the first single off Japandroid’s sophomore effort Celebration Rock. It’s been three years since Japandroid released their debut album Post-Nothing and we’re really stoked to see what they have in store for Celebration Rock’s June 5th release. Listen to it right here and don’t forget to check out […]
April 3rd, 2012
Vancouver’s Japandroids are no strangers to covers. In 2010, they released a 7″ singles series that featured new tracks backed by covers of Big Black, X and PJ Harvey. On “The House That Heaven Built,” their latest single and first from forthcoming new album, Celebration Rock, the duo have added yet another cover, the ferocious […]
March 26th, 2012
Japandroids recently announced they’ll be releasing their highly anticipated second album, Celebration Rock, on June 5th. To coincide with it, they have added a bunch of tour dates that include three Canadian shows: Toronto’s Horseshoe Tavern on June 23rd, Montreal’s La Sala Rossa on the 25th and Vancouver’s Biltmore Cabaret on July 7th. You can […]
September 29th, 2011
We will likely never live to see the day when Japandroids release a legit music video, so the next best thing is a live clip of a brand new, unreleased song. During their North American tour, the Vancouver duo have been peppering their sets with new tunes, one of which is called “Fire’s Highway.” Dave […]
June 6th, 2011
Japandroids have announced a big North American tour for the fall with Bass Drum of Death… M83 planning a double album featuring Zola Jesus… Dinosaur Jr is reissuing their classic album Bug on cassette… Die Antwoord collaborator/DJ Leon Botha has died at the age of 26… Radiohead have launched a remix series for their new […]
August 6th, 2010
This past weekend Osheaga took over a beautiful lil island in Montreal and turned it into a beautiful weekend of amazing music! There was snow, dance parties, sing-a-longs, collective boo-ing, a walk off stage, performers in the crowd, and fireworks! Yeah. I’m not kidding. Wanna hear more? Reviews, recaps and more photos of Osheaga 2010 […]
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