Italian Japanese

Though being a new band, Italian Japanese has performed across the U.S., sharing the stage with bands like: Vampire Weekend, Grizzly Bear, Beach House, Band of Horses, Surfer Blood, Best Coast, Cults and Sean Lennon.

Italian Japanese was also featured on MTV Australia PUSH, recognizing their debut album as “the future of indie music. Combining elements of folk, pop, electronic, and dance, these California upstarts will have you tapping your toes, while singing your woes.” -MTV.COM

All Songs Considered reviews the week at the South by Southwest 2008 music festival in Austin, TX. A place to discover and see a lot of great bands including the melodic and somewhat dark indie outfit Italian Japanese. Out of a dozen other acts, some of them webcast Live by NPR Music we felt compelled to add this(for now) hidden treasure. On this edition of All songs Considered we share the most memorable moments of SXSW, including new music by Italian Japanese. -NPR

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