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Conor Oberst is such a big deal that he can summon two different buzz bands to back him up at will. Or at least that was the case when he recorded a recent live session at the Haldern Pop Festival.…   Read Story »
The Australian radio network Triple J has a video series called Like A Version, on which artists come on and cover other artists' songs, and it's usually a lot of fun. Case in point: The rootsy…   Read Story »
Swedish sibling two-piece First Aid Kit are known for their beautiful interpretation of rootsy American folk, so it only makes sense that they would choose Friends as their favorite TV show: a…   Read Story »
This week, the Swedish sister act First Aid Kit released their album Stay Gold, a bright interpretation of Americana from two gifted outsiders. And last night, they were on the Late Show With David…   Read Story »
Klara and Johanna Söderberg, the Swedish sisters who make up the duo First Aid Kit, learned to love American-heartland alt-roots music when they first heard Bright Eyes. In making their new album…   Read Story »
The folk-harmonizing Swedish sisters in First Aid Kit sing backup all over Conor Oberst's new album Upside Down Mountain, and they're also about to release their own new LP Stay Gold, which they…   Read Story »
The people of Sweden always have to be better than you at whatever you're doing. Maybe that's why the Swedish sister act First Aid Kit make such exquisitely rendered Americana despite, you know, not…   Read Story »
Conor Oberst's name has been popping up on festival bills galore lately, which suggested a new solo album was afoot. Sure enough, an excerpt from a new Rolling Stone story confirms that Oberst is…   Read Story »
Earlier this summer, Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit wooed thousands of Lollapalooza attendees with their rootsy finger-picked ballads and lush harmonies inspired by the likes of Joan Baez and Buffy…   Read Story »
In the video for their song "Wolf," witchy Swedish folk sister act First Aid Kit take part in some sort of druidic lupine human-sacrifice ritual. It's all very Wicker Man, though the shooting style…   Read Story »