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
Last summer we recorded a session with Mimas frontman SnÃ¦var NjÃ¡ll Albertsson for his side-project, Dad Rocks!. Since that time he's gone on to release an EP (Digital Age), play a bunch of shows and generally reduce grown men to tears with his blend of folky/why? music. Last week we caught with SnÃ¦var to record this session ahead of his show at the Old Blue Last. You can visit Dad Rocks! by heading to http://www.myspace.com/dadrocksmusic Video shot by Maryam Hassan [read more]