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Watch the new video from Japanese Breakfast, the solo project from Michelle Zauner

Michelle Zauner | Photo by Allison Newbold allynewbold.com
Michelle Zauner | Photo by Allison Newbold allynewbold.com

Japanese Breakfast is the solo project of Michelle Zauner, otherwise known as the front-woman of Philly four-piece Little Big League. With a new video and an upcoming US tour, Zauner continues to display raw emotion laced with indie pop (found on this summer’s Where is My Great Big Feeling) through Japanese Breakfast. Continue reading →

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Michelle Zauner of Little Big League to release solo project American Sound & Where Is My Great Big Feeling?

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This week we learned via Brooklyn Vegan that Michelle Zauner, frontwoman of Little Big League, has plans to release a solo cassette called American Sound & Where Is My Great Big Feeling? via Sea Green Records.  Zauner produces her own work aside from Little Big League under the name Japanese Breakfast, and this is a combination of two recent EP releases.

Last month, Zauner participated in a blog called Song a Day for a Week along with a few other artists including Frankie CosmosAmerican Sound is a compilation of the songs Zauner created for Song a Day for a Week, which takes on a raw, emotional tone as she had just discovered her mother had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.  Zauner tells Brooklyn Vegan “The songs became incredibly cathartic. I didn’t have much time to write or record them. They became more like diary entries, lacking any real narrative. They became pieces of conversation and feelings of anger and defeat.”

You can listen to the Where Is My Great Big Feeling EP below via Zauner’s Bandcamp page: