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Here Is Japanther's New Video

By Benjamin Shapiro

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Here's Brooklyn scuzz-rock jokesters Japanther's new video for "Come Back Home," a song about the deep pain that accompanies someone stabbing your heart over and over again with the old break-up knife. The video, animated by Amber B. Dianda, follows the torrid love that exists between chickens and worms the world over. Captured in glorious stop motion, we see Mr. Worm dealing with his lover's death the way we all do - cannibalism. If you like the purdy drawings, the band is auctioning off a small number of original animation cells to benefit a depression/anxiety charity - you can pick up a cell and fight the happy fight right here.

The video is from their new record, Beets, Limes & Rice, which came out last year on Recess Records, Lauren Records, and Japanther's own label, Tapes Records. You can pick up the vinyl right here, and if you're American, they're playing in your country this spring and summer. Full schedule below:

 

JAPANTHER TOUR DATES

April 25: The Smell—Los Angeles, CA

April 26: Alex’s Bar—Long Beach, CA

April 28: Che Café—San Diego, CA

April 29: VLHS—Pomona, CA

May 5: Bennington College—Bennington, VT

May 25: The Superior Bugout—Detroit, MI

May 30: The Exchange—Hot Springs, AR

June 1: The Music Box—New Orleans, LA

June 2: The Scoot Inn (Chaos In Tejas)—Austin, TX

June 3: 1919 Hemphill—Ft. Worth, TX

June 5: The Shred Shed—Denver, CO

June 7: Disjecta—Portland, OR

June 8: Disjecta—Portland, OR

June 9: Disjecta—Portland, OR

June 10: Disjecta—Portland, OR

June 12: Rendezvous—Seattle, WA

August 4: House Of Vans—Brooklyn, NY

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