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LOCAL FANS: JPNSGRLS

In a city like Vancouver, the love of good music is perhaps matched by our passion for hockey.

With the playoffs on the horizon this month, we thought it only made sense to intersect music and hockey. JPNSGRLS were kind enough to take some time to catch up with us to chat not only about the Vancouver Canucks, but also what they’ve been up to. Their debut album Circulation saw its UK release earlier this week, and the band will be heading on tour in Europe later this month.

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SOTD: JPNSGRLS – Red & Green

JPNSGRLS recently released a video for their song “Red & Green” – just in time for the holiday season. The song is a part of Light Organ Record’s Christmas compilation, Sleighed, which was released last year on iTunes. The band has had a busy year with the release of their debut record and a packed tour schedule.

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EVENTS: JPNSGRLS Western USA Tour Dates

JPNSGRLS are getting ready to introduce themselves to America with some live shows on the West Coast. The band will touch down this Saturday in Bend, Oregon and will wrap up their tour on August 29th with a hometown show in Vancouver at The Cellar.

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SOTD: JPNSGRLS – Smalls

JPNSGRLS are getting ready for a busy summer. Last week, the band released a music video for “Smalls”, which serves as the first single from their upcoming debut full-length album Circulation due July 15th.

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JPNSGRLS, The Cultch – May 10, 2014

JPNSGRLS (with vowels, Japanese Girls) have had a busy year so far, and there are no signs of slowing down. The band released “Smalls”, the first single from their upcoming full-length debut Circulation, just before they toured Western Canada with Mounties. With lots of new fans in tow, JPNSGRLS graced the top of CBC Radio’s Top 30 listener-voted chart for four consecutive weeks with “Smalls”.

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SOTD: JPNSGRLS – Monarch Butterfly

JPNSGRLS released a music video for ‘Monarch Butterfly’ earlier this week. Check it out, and then head over to the JPNSGRLS Facebook page or Twitter to find out how to get a free download of the track.

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EVENTS: Mounties Tour with Rich Aucoin, JPNSGRLS, The Zolas, & James Younger

Mounties, the super-group consisting of Hawksley Workman, Steve Bays (Hot Hot Heat, Fur Trade), and Ryan Dahle (Limblifter, Age of Electric), announced their Canadian tour dates last month. Today, JPNSGRLS revealed that they would be joining their label mates for the Western Canadian dates, along with the previously announced Rich Aucoin. The Zolas and James Younger will be supporting Mounties for the Ontario and Montreal shows.

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