Tag: jansportjams


#Jansportjams: Solids

January 13, 2014   |   Music, News   |   0 Comments
Solids Sounds like: Japandroids, but louder and dirtier. A bit of Dinosaur Jr. with a dose of Fugazi. A more rough and tumble Foo Fighters.

This week’s #jansportjams was love at first listen. We came across the first single from this Montreal duo’s upcoming LP, “Traces” a few months ago and couldn’t help turning the volume up. Like, way up.

Like other material from the band, their latest single, “Haze Away”, draws heavily from undeniably 90′s alt/indie rock influences like Sonic Youth, Superchunk, and Dinosaur Jr. The [...] Read More >



#jansportjams: Painted Palms

January 6, 2014   |   Music, News   |   0 Comments

New for 2014: every week we’ll bring you #jansportjams and give you a look into what we’re listening to here at JanSport HQ. Some stuff you’ll know, some you won’t. Many of these artists will be new artists on the underground, some will be classics that we love. Either way, we hope that we’ll help you discover something new!

For our first artist, we’re bringing you SF’s:

Painted Palms Sounds like: 60′s mod pop, if drum machines, digital production, and an additional 40+ years of musical history [...] Read More >