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
Today's roundup includes Shy Child, Bishop Allen, Mat Riviere and White Hills *Remember! The news roundup gets updated throughout the day, so make sure you come back later for more news! Shy Child New York's much-loved electronica duo Shy Child have announced details of their return next year and the release of a brand new album. 'Liquid Love' will be available on 1st March 2010 via Wall of Sound. The first teaser track 'Criss Cross' from the album is available to down... (continued) [read more]
Lately, we at The 405 have become quite enamoured with a little delicate flower of a girl called Lucy Rose. At a mere eighteen years of age, she's already writing incredibly observant and poignant songs, whilst everyone else her age is nursing their comedic timing on Twitter. [read more]
We spent an afternoon in a dimly lit room with the ever individualistic and engaging character Rowdy Superstar where we filmed a video session, and he brought a whole bunch of friends to throw in the mix for added pleasure. [read more]