This band is awesome! Two people can produce wonderful music! Watch Brian: He’s got his guitar signal split into two different amplifiers so when he plays a chord, one amp is transmitting it clean and very bass heavy, resulting in the “bass line” you’re hearing when he hits the lower strings. The other amp is giving the usual distorted guitar sound you’re hearing play the higher chords. So he’s playing both at the same time. You can see at 2:20 hes using his middle finger to play different bass notes behind the “solo”.
Japandroids are in the middle of a seemingly never-ending tour right now. The Vancouver duo took a break to perform on “Letterman” last night, bowling through Celebration Rock’s (not “celebrity rock,” Dave) “Adrenaline Nightshift”. Watch below:
[HD] Japandroids – “Adrenaline Nightshift” 9/20/2013 David Letterman
Watch Japandroids perform “Fire’s Highway” at the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival below: