Japandroids Announce New 7″ Single Series

February 17, 2010 by  

Japandroids have announced they will be releasing a five-part series of 7″ singles throughout 2010 on Polyvinyl Records.

Each limited edition 7″ will feature a previously unreleased track from the ‘Post Nothing’ sessions alongside a cover. The duo are said to of “devised the 7″ series as a way to give something back to their fans while the band is in the midst of heavy touring and unable to record a full album”.

Each two-song 7″ will be recorded during the brief period of time the band is at home between tours. First up, released on April 12th is ‘Art Czars’, the clear coloured vinyl will also feature ‘Racer-X’ – a Big Black cover.

You can preorder it here plus it will also be available for digital download.

Japandroids have also announced a string of UK dates this may.

The new May 2010 dates are:

Thursday 13th May – Saturday 15th May – The Great Escape, Brighton
Monday 17th May – DiScover @ The Harley, Sheffield
Tuesday 18th May – Jericho, Oxford
Wednesday 19th May – Joiners, Southampton
Thursday 20th May – The Garage, London

Japandroids will next week hit our shores for their mini UK tour

February 2010 dates:

Monday 22nd February – Freebutt, Brighton
Tuesday 23rd February – ICA, London
Wednesday 24th February – Cockpit 3, Leeds
Thursday 25th February – Deaf Institute, Manchester
Friday 26th February – King Tuts, Glasgow
Saturday 27th February – Korova, Liverpool