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]
We're very happy to bring you the third teaser trailer previewing the debut album from Diagrams. The album is called Black Light, and it's released via Full Tim Hobby on January 16th 2012. [read more]
Looks like we might get a new Animal Collective album soon. [read more]