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TV Party

TV Party: First Aid Kit Talk Friends

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…
Kelly Conaboy | July 17, 2014 - 10:48 am

Interview

First Aid Kit On Conor Oberst, Feminism, And Touring With Family

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…
Liz Pelly | September 24, 2012 - 11:42 am

More First Aid Kit stories

Van William – “Revolution” (Feat. First Aid Kit)

Former Port O'Brien frontman and current WATERS frontman Van Pierszalowski is stepping out on his own with a new project called Van William. Well, not…
Peter Helman | September 7, 2016 - 11:04 am

Artist Portraits From Lollapalooza 2015

The Midwest was hit with severe thunderstorms this past weekend, which forced Lollapalooza organizers to evacuate 100,000 or so festival-goers on Sunday. Despite the dangerous…
Stereogum | August 3, 2015 - 11:58 am

Watch First Aid Kit’s Spine-Tingling Cover Of Simon & Garfunkel’s “America” On Letterman

I'm at least in the running for the world's biggest Simon & Garfunkel fan, and I also harbor some pretty intense adoration for the Swedish…
Caitlin White | May 8, 2015 - 11:03 am

Watch First Aid Kit Play Graham Norton

Swedish folk rock duo First Aid Kit have proven that their music is fit for both talk shows and backwoods alike, so it's no surprise…
Aaron Lindenberg | February 2, 2015 - 4:26 pm

Watch First Aid Kit Cover R.E.M.’s “Walk Unafraid” With Peter Buck

On the soundtrack of the new movie Wild the rootsy Swedish sister act First Aid Kit cover "Walk Unafraid," a song from R.E.M.'s 1998 album…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2015 - 3:47 pm

First Aid Kit – “Walk Unafraid” Video

Last month we heard First Aid Kit's cover of R.E.M.'s "Walk Unafraid" from the new Reese Witherspoon movie Wild. (Incidentally, we also heard the Swedish…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 19, 2014 - 2:56 pm

Watch First Aid Kit Play “My Silver Lining” On Ellen

In June, Swedish sisters First Aid Kit once again asserted their country's musical dominance by releasing Stay Gold, a pitch-perfect album-length interpretation of rootsy Americana.
Peter Helman | December 8, 2014 - 12:03 pm

First Aid Kit – “America” Video (Simon & Garfunkel Cover)

Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit have already covered Jack White and R.E.M. this year. Now they're covering another tune from the modern American songbook…
Chris DeVille | November 18, 2014 - 3:05 pm

First Aid Kit – “Walk Unafraid” (R.E.M. Cover)

First Aid Kit covered R.E.M.'s Up track "Walk Unafraid" for the soundtrack to Reese Witherspoon's new backpacking movie Wild. Whereas the original broods and jangles…
Chris DeVille | November 4, 2014 - 12:51 pm

First Aid Kit – “Stay Gold” Video

The Swedish sisters in First Aid Kit deserve credit for their timing. They dropped the autumnal video for "Stay Gold," the Americana hymn that serves…
Tom Breihan | October 27, 2014 - 11:23 am

Watch Conor Oberst Perform “Lua” With First Aid Kit & Dawes

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…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2014 - 5:08 pm

Watch First Aid Kit Cover Jack White’s “Love Interruption”

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…
Tom Breihan | August 1, 2014 - 8:58 am

Watch First Aid Kit Play Letterman

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…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2014 - 10:53 am

Stream First Aid Kit Stay Gold

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…
Tom Breihan | June 2, 2014 - 10:50 am
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