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Michelle Zauner’s Crying In H Mart Memoir Is Becoming a Movie

Last week, Michelle Zauner released her third album as Japanese Breakfast, which came a few months after the release of her stunning memoir, Crying in H Mart.
Daniel Kohn / June 7, 2021

The 30 Best Songs of 2021 (So Far)

Best Album lists tend to earn all the internet hype — it always feels like a somewhat serious, academic endeavor, adding to the pantheon of…
SPIN Staff / June 3, 2021

With Time, Michelle Zauner’s Past Pain Becomes Jubilee

About two years after her mother passed away, Michelle Zauner was people-watching in the food court of a Korean supermarket in Philadelphia. She studied the…
Joe Hong / June 2, 2021

Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner Announces Memoir Release Date

Following her 2018 critically acclaimed essay in The New Yorker, Japanese Breakfast's Michelle Zauner has announced that her upcoming memoir, Crying in H Mart, will…
Emily Tan / September 30, 2020

Watch Japanese Breakfast Cover Wilco’s “Jesus, Etc.” at Lollapalooza 2019

Japanese Breakfast played two sets this weekend in Chicago—one at Lollapalooza and another at Lincoln Hall as part of the festival's afterparty festivities. The band…
Rob Arcand / August 3, 2019

Japanese Breakfast — “Head Over Heels” (Tears for Fears Cover)

Japanese Breakfast (aka Michelle Zauner) has released a cover of "Head Over Heels," the 1985 Tears for Fears hit. Curt Smith of Tears for Fears gave…
Maggie Serota / June 5, 2019

Voodoo Fest 2019 Lineup: Guns N’ Roses, Beck, Post Malone, The National, and More

Voodoo Music + Arts Experience is returning to New Orleans' City Park this October with a formidable lineup. Guns N' Roses, Post Malone, and Beck…
Will Gottsegen / June 4, 2019

Japanese Breakfast – “Essentially”

Japanese Breakfast is back with a new single called "Essentially." The one-off single was part of a collection of tracks recorded for W Records, the boutique record…
Rob Arcand / April 26, 2019

Watch Japanese Breakfast Cover the Cardigans’ “Lovefool”

Japanese Breakfast have spent the last few months slowly introducing new covers into their live sets. On New Year's Eve, the band covered Carly Rae…
Rob Arcand / April 14, 2019

Japanese Breakfast Takes the Director’s Seat

Two days before Michelle Zauner was set to shoot the music video for "Boyish," the location fell through. She had been planning an ambitious accompaniment to…
Gabriel Fine / March 21, 2019

Watch Japanese Breakfast Cover Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Run Away With Me”

Japanese Breakfast played a special New Year's Eve set in their hometown of Philadelphia last night with openers Gabby's World, as Stereogum points out. To…
Rob Arcand / January 1, 2019

Japanese Breakfast’s “Boyish” Video Takes You Back to a School Dance

Michelle Zauner put out one of 2017’s best albums with Japanese Breakfast’s Soft Sounds From Another Planet, and she’s also amassed a collection of some…
James Rettig, Stereogum / February 13, 2018

Japanese Breakfast – “California Dreamin'” (The Mamas & The Papas Cover)

Japanese Breakfast visited SiriuxXMU and performed a cover of The Mamas & The Papas' 1965 song "California Dreamin'." The band's sole member Michelle Zauner strips the original track's sunny disposition…
Tosten Burks / January 2, 2018

50 Best Albums of 2017

Tuning into the media often felt nightmarish this year, whether you got your news from the morning paper or the sleepless churn of Facebook and…
SPIN Staff / December 18, 2017

Watch Japanese Breakfast’s NPR Tiny Desk Concert

Japanese Breakfast stopped by the NPR offices to record a stripped down, intimate performance of three songs from her new album, Soft Sounds from Another Planet.
Arielle Gordon / October 25, 2017
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