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Concerts

Japandroids; credit: Laura Fedele

June 13, 2010 The Vancouver-based rock duo plays its hooky, guitar-drenched rock tunes at Bonnaroo 2010.

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Studio Sessions

Japandroids' members perform at KEXP.

September 22, 2009 Japandroids may be a duo, but it sure doesn't sound like one. The band covers Big Black at KEXP.

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Discover Songs

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September 12, 2009 Song of the Day's editor talks about selections by Malcolm Middleton, Japandroids and Yim Yames.

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September 4, 2009 "Young Hearts Spark Fire" captures what it's like to be young, in love and afraid to grow old.

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April 20, 2009 Now on All Songs Considered: The super group Dead Weather, St. Vincent and more.

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News

Raka Dun (left) and Raka Rich of the Oakland, Calif., duo Los Rakas.

April 9, 2012 In the new music industry, living the dream sometimes means selling your belongings to pay rent.

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Reviews

Cover of Japandroids' Celebration Rock

June 6, 2012 The duo, which sounds like Tom Petty after some Red Bull-and-vodkas, hones the scream to an art.

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September 12, 2009 Song of the Day's editor talks about selections by Malcolm Middleton, Japandroids and Yim Yames.

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Japandroids

September 4, 2009 "Young Hearts Spark Fire" captures what it's like to be young, in love and afraid to grow old.

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April 20, 2009 Now on All Songs Considered: The super group Dead Weather, St. Vincent and more.

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More Stories

Japandroids.

July 2, 2012 Download this week's podcast and rock out to new songs from Celebration Rock.

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Covers of albums on NPR Music's 25 Favorite Albums Of 2012 (So Far) list.

June 25, 2012 Highlights from the first half of 2012 include albums from Jack White, Usher and Alabama Shakes.

Clockwise from upper left: Kishi Bashi, Simone White, Bobby Womack, Aleksa Palladino of Exitmusic, Sinead O'Connor.

June 12, 2012 The All Songs gang discusses surprises, new artists, albums and songs from the first half of 2012.

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Japandroids' new album, Celebration Rock, comes out June 5.

May 27, 2012 The album is a collection of awesome moments, each topped seconds later by an even awesomer one.

Clockwise from upper left: Sarah Jaffe, Hot Chip, Bobby Womack, Dirty Projectors.

April 10, 2012 On this week's show: fist-pumping Canadian rock, the return of soul icon Bobby Womack and more.

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Japandroids' music provides a perfect gateway between mopey angst and unbridled joy.

September 19, 2013 So you love sad songs but want to expand your horizons. Where do you turn for peppier music?

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  • Album: Celebration Rock
  • Artist: Japandroids
  • Label: Polyvinyl
  • Released: 2012
 

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