The Japanese House

VO5 Heading Out: Polly O’Connell catches The Japanese House at NME’s Girls To The Front

"Grimy but great" Polly headed to The Shacklewell Arms for NME's Girls To The Front night – "a grimy, east London pub, great for gigs...

The Japanese House and Beabadoobee played a tiny free gig last night

Monday night (25 Jan) was the second of NME's Girls To The Front shows – gigs supporting female and non-binary talent – at London's...

The Big Read – The Japanese House: “There’s emotion captured in my music, forever”

Between the hazy pictures, low key early gigs and the intangible music, the mystery surrounding The Japanese House, aka 23-year-old Amber Bain, could seem contrived. It is however, borne of a shyness that speaks to her gossamer pop sound. As she prepares to release debut album 'Good At Falling' on March 1, and ahead of her performance at NME's Girls To The Front on February 25, she opens up to El Hunt about how heartbreak, ambition and a love of The Lion King got her to where she is today.

“They’re at the peak of their powers” – Dirty Hit’s Jamie Oborne tells us about the future of The 1975 and what’s next for...

The 1975's label boss Jamie Oborne has given some insight into the band's highly ambitious plans for the future, as well as discussing his...

The Japanese House live: Shedding the mystery and suiting up, Amber Bain means business

When The Japanese House first caught wider attention back in 2015, when Zane Lowe chose ‘Still’ as his last ever Hottest Record before leaving...

The Japanese House: the inside story of her stunning debut album, recorded at Bon Iver’s cabin

Sometimes you just have to face up to your fears. Hours before we meet, The Japanese House, aka Amber Bain, parked the fact that she's...

Monday blues? The Japanese House’s video for new single ‘Lilo’ will break your heart

There are few things quite as personal as heartbreak. The rupture of a bond between two people is almost impossible to comprehend from the...
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