Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Japandroids: Hearts On Fire!

We run the gauntlet
Must get to France
So we can French kiss some French girls
- Wet Hair
The Japandroids are an incendiary duo hailing from East Van in the Great White North. It's all about the attack with these boys - an absolute Who-like abandon sets them apart from other noisemakers. Like the Black Keys, the Japandroids (JPNDRDS) are made up of only drums and guitar but on Post-Nothing, their first full length release from Unfamiliar/Polyvinyl records, the touchstone isn't the blooz - it's pure euphoria. Here's "Young Hearts Spark Fire:"

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