Japandroids short-listed for ECHO Songwriting Prize
Awards season is stepping up with nominations left, right and centre - but for now lets focus on Canada and the ECHO Songwriting Prize - for which 405 favourites Japandroids are nominated (for 'The House That Heaven Built').
Joining Japandroids on the list are Kathleen Edwards, Dan Mangan, John K Samron and Sloan. We’ve lined up all the videos below for you to check out for yourselves. The winner will be announced on the 19th October
It sounds like Dntel has snuck into the Death Cab For Cutie studio to add some beats behind 'Home Is A Fire'. We can't actually verify that (and it certainly isn't the Postal Service) but it sort of works. The video is quite nice too and is directed by Shepard Fairey and Nicholas Harmer. It's taken from the album Codes And Keys, which is released on May 31st through Atlantic Records. [read more]
Here's the latest video by Hermanos Inglesos, for their single 'Wanderland'. The video was created by Kristof Luyckx & MichÃ¨le Vanparys and is pretty damn good. The song sort of sounds a bit like the Thom Yorke/Modeselektor collaboration. http://www.myspace.com/hermanosinglesos [read more]
Margaret Yen - The 405 from My First Tooth on Vimeo. The awesome My First Tooth have just released this brand spanking new music video to their latest up and coming single Margaret Yen (Released on Alcopop Records). What's extra special about this particular video is that it was recorded especially for us here at The405! Thanks guys! Merry Christmas to you all! www.myspace.com/myfirsttooth [read more]