The Japanese House

From Aldous Harding to Middle Kids: 17 artists we’re watching at SXSW 2017

March 10, 2017

It’s SXSW time again and as Austin gears up for the influx of thousands upon thousands of people from all over the world ready to call the Texan city home until March 19th, we’ve got our sights firmly planted on the global music program that has once again, pulled together hundreds of artists primed for […]

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17 artists from Australia and around the world to watch in 2017

January 19, 2017

With a new year of music already well underway, we’re looking down the barrel of an exciting 12 months of international and Australian releases, that much is obvious. While 2016 introduced us to some of our now-favourite artists who really took off in their own way, we also twigged to some bands and solo musos […]

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SXSW adds All Our Exes Live in Texas, Slum Sociable and more to 2017 Music program

January 11, 2017

We’re two months out from SXSW 2017 and this week, the music festival organisers have dropped another fat stack of artists from around the world to get us excited. As usual, the Australian additions are impressive with the likes of All Our Exes Live in Texas, Slum Sociable, Tkay Maidza and Totally Mild featuring, while newer artists in The Coconut Kids from Adelaide […]

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Music Video of the Day: The Japanese House “Face Like Thunder” (2016)

October 19, 2016

The Japanese House has released a new music video for “Face Like Thunder” – another gorgeous song from the British musician and producer. For the artist (21 year old Amber Bain), her music has continued to showcase her talent for mixing the melancholic with the stunningly sunlit, with her production and alt-pop arrangements ticking all the […]

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Live Review: The 1975 + The Japanese House – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide (21.01.16)

January 24, 2016

Announcing their tour for early 2016, The 1975 frontman Matty Healy claimed “only the most dedicated [fans] will get a ticket”. After seeing their sold-out show on Thursday night, I agree with him – there was a line stretching long into the street hours before the gig started, with some people arriving at 6am to […]

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Live Review: The 1975 + The Japanese House – Festival Hall, Melbourne (20.01.16)

January 22, 2016

Returning to the gem of Melbourne music venues for a sold-out show, exclusively to their “true fans” at Festival Hall, it’s easy to see why British rockers The 1975 are welcomed back so eagerly. As I walk down Melbourne’s La Trobe Street, it’s not hard to tell who will be joining me at the concert […]

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Getting to know The Japanese House (UK) ahead of her debut Australian shows!

January 15, 2016

20 year old Amber Bain aka The Japanese House is gearing up for her first ever Australian show tonight when I’m put through to her. Flying in from the UK in time to witness Sydney’s manic storm yesterday, any signs of jet lag or nerves surrounding her upcoming gig aren’t evident at all. “The first […]

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