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Friday, June 12, 2009

My Favorite Band (this week) - Japandroids


Japandroids (JPNDRDS) is yet another solid band out of Canada. They remind me of Death From Above 1979 but with more of that lo-fi sound that's all the rage now (No Age, Wavves, Psychedelic Horseshit, etc.). I saw a bunch of bands last week - Heartless Bastards, Harlem Shakes, Passion Pit, School of Seven Bells, Black Moth Super Rainbow, and Bonnie "Prince" Billy. I was scheduled to see Japandroids as well but they cancelled because their guitarist, Brian King, was treated for a life-threatening perforated ulcer. Yikes!

King is on the mend though and the band is again touring in support of their excellent album Post-Nothing. Don't miss them when they play DC9 on July 8th.

1 comment:

David said...

yeah, they sound like a cross between DFA1979 and no age. i like 'em ok. but i'll probably go see wilco and conor oberst instead of 'em.