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The Best New Artists of 2012
16 Dec 2012 // 4:20 PM
The best new artists of 2012 have remade R&B for the new century, pushed eclectic art-rock in new directions, and kept indie rock and hip-hop strong.
The Artists of the Year: 2012 Edition
13 Dec 2012 // 4:20 PM
The 2012 artists of the year range from urgent political punk and hip-hop challenging the establishment -- whether political or economic -- to the rise of a new generation of pop divas and forward-looking indie and R&B.
Japandroids: Near to the Wild Heart of Life
23 Jan 2017 // 3:42 AM
Japandroids prove once again that they are one of the very best rock bands on Earth with their third album, Near to the Wild Heart of Life.
Japandroids: Celebration Rock
4 Jun 2012 // 5:00 PM
On this brilliant sophomore record, rock music isn't rebellion. It's not "fuck their rules", it's "let's make our own". Just to survive. Just to continue to be us.
Counterbalance: Japandroids’ Celebration Rock
30 May 2014 // 3:00 AM
Long lit up tonight and still drinking. Don't we have anything to live for? Well of course we do, but till they come true, we're drinking — and listening to this 2012 blast from Japandroids.
Japandroids: 28 May 2013 - Indianapolis, IN
3 Jun 2013 // 3:00 AM
Truth is, one of last year’s most beloved albums not only brought the live experience to their fans’ headphones, but Celebration Rock also pushed the band’s performance and presentation to new heights.