Japandroids and Celebration Rock

Japandroids is a famously forceful live duo that blows through their music, aurally energizing crowds with each song. Hailing from Vancouver, Canada, Brian King (vocals, guitar) and Dave Prowse (vocals, drums) fuse together to create some serious power rock. Back in 2009 when a future for the band seemed questionable, their debut album Post-Nothing (Polyvinyl Record Co.) garnered high praise […]

A Decade of Xiu Xiu

Xiu Xiu: a ten-year-old indie act piloted by Jamie Stewart, a man whose personal life becomes excessively intertwined within his band’s songs. In person, Stewart is a quiet and thoughtful character, thinking before he speaks when he talks to strangers. On stage, he’s a passionate musical wizard, mesmerizing crowds with his non-stop performances that exude […]