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Premiere: Tokyo Police Club Debut Matt & Kim Remix of “Gone”

Champ Reissue Coming March 5 Via Mom + Pop

Jan 12, 2021

Tokyo Police Club have returned, after a handful of years off, announcing a reissue of their 2010 fan-favorite album, Champ. Along with the reissue, the band has also brought along some deep cuts, remixes, demos, and never before heard tracks for fans to dig into. For the first single the band brought on fellow indie pop vets Matt & Kim to remix “Gone,” premiering with Under the Radar. More

Sep 06, 2018

Tokyo Police Club are releasing a new Rob Schnapf-produced album, TPC, on October 5 via Dine Alone. Previously they shared three songs from it: “New Blues,” “Hercules,” and “DLTFWYH.” Now they have shared another song from the album, “Simple Dude,” via a video for the track. More

Jul 11, 2018

Tokyo Police Club have announced a new album, TPC, and shared two songs from it, “Hercules” and “DLTFWYH.” TPC is due out October 5 via Dine Alone. It was produced by Rob Schnapf and includes “New Blues,” which the band shared back in April. More

Tokyo Police Club Share New Song “New Blues”

Due Out Digitally April 20 and on Flexi Disc on Record Store Day via Dine Alone

Apr 17, 2018

Tokyo Police Club have shared a new song, “New Blues.” It’s due out digitally this Friday, April 20 via Dine Alone Records. It will also be released on flexi disc on Record Store Day (this Saturday) at Dine Alone’s Toronto record store, as well as on the band’s tour. Details on a new album will be announced soon. More

Tokyo Police Club’s Dave Monks to Release Debut Solo EP, Shares First Song

All Signs Point to Yes Due June 16, Listen to "Gasoline" Now

May 13, 2015

Tokyo Police Club frontman Dave Monks has announced his debut solo EP, All Signs Point to Yes. It’s due out June 16 via Dine Alone Records. More

Watch: Tokyo Police Club –  “Hot Tonight” Video

Forcefield is out now Via Mom+Pop

Mar 26, 2014

Tokyo Police Club’s new album Forcefield is out now. Here’s a video for album single “Hot Tonight.” More

Mar 19, 2014

Tokyo Police Club will release their new album Forcefield on March 25 via Mom+Pop. More

Tokyo Police Club Announce Cover Project

Ambitious 10 Songs in 10 Days

Aug 10, 2011

Tokyo Police Club has announced a covers project, where the band will spend 10 hours a day for 10 days recording cover songs. (10 in all, naturally). More

Apr 27, 2011

Tokyo Police Club keyboardist Graham Wright has announced details of his debut solo full-length. We have the tracklisting. More

Nov 03, 2010

Tokyo Police Club is hitting the road this December in support of new album Champ. Joining them on the road after the winter holidays is Two Door Cinema Club. More

On Their Upcoming Tour, Tokyo Police Club Want You to Be The Champ

Challenge the Band to Anything and Everything

May 19, 2010

Tokyo Police Club are heading out on tour, supporting Passion Pit though June and then breaking off in July for a string of headlining dates. In the spirit of their upcoming album Champ (due June 8th) the band is accepting a series of challenges at each stop on the tour. We have the dates and details. More

Mar 29, 2010

It has been confirmed! Tokyo Police Club’s second full-length album will be titled Champ and it will be released June 8 on the band’s new label mom+pop. They will also be on tour. We have the dates. More


Dec 14, 2018

To end out the week, we ask Graham Wright of Tokyo Police Club some questions about endings and death. Wright talks about how he’d like to die, what song he’d like performed at his funeral, his favorite endings to books and movies, his concepts of heaven and hell, and his unique plan for not dying. More

Tokyo Police Club’s Greg Alsop

Working the Hi-hat from Both Sides

Jun 21, 2011

It’s an oft-repeated maxim that most musicians secretly want to be comedians and comedians secretly want to be musicians, and it often follows that drummers are seen as the most reliable resources of humor within bands. Looking over the history of rock music, there seems to be some truth to this. More



Oct 01, 2018

Instead of mailing it in and ending Tokyo Police Club’s decade long career with a whimper, singer/bassist and principal songwriter Dave Monks convinced the band to come together in the studio, shed all expectations and past pressures, and just have fun being in a band making rock music. More

Apr 02, 2014

Take a time machine back 10 years. Tokyo Police Club‘s Forcefield would have fit right in. Pop music fiends would stick the lead single, “Hot Tonight,” on their mix CDs, right between Plain White T’s’ “Hey There Delilah” and The Strokes’ “12:51.” It’s like we’ve traveled to 2004, we’re still using MP3 CD players and some of the cool kids even have iPods.