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Watch Jenny Lewis Sing A Smooth-As-Hell “She’s Not Me” On The Late Late Show

Last weekend at Coachella, Jenny Lewis pretty much slayed, bringing HAIM and her old Rilo Kiley bandmate Blake Sennett to the stage and ending her set with a version of Rilo Kiley's "A Better Son/Daughter" that I can't stop thinking about. And last night, she used some of that long stretch between Coachella weekends to… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 17, 2015 - 9:44 am

The 9 Best Moments Of Coachella 2015 Sunday

There were headliners on all three days of Coachella, as there are every year. But this year, there was really only one headliner, and that one headliner was Drake. People talked about that Drake show all weekend. People rapped Drake lyrics at each other every time there was a conversational lull, or asked strangers who… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 13, 2015 - 10:37 am

Haim’s Family Band Rockinhaim Reunited Last Night With Help From Laura Marling, Ed Droste, Jenny Lewis & More

Before Haim were Haim, they were Rockinhaim, a band that Este, Danielle, and Alana played in alongside their parents Moti and Donna. The family reunited last night to perform at the benefit "Sam Jam w/ Haim and Friends," a show dedicated to Sammi Kane Kraft, a friend of the Haim's who was killed by a… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / April 3, 2015 - 5:43 pm

Watch Ryan Adams & Jenny Lewis’ Full Episode Of Austin City Limits

Jenny Lewis and Ryan Adams were the featured performers on last night's episode of Austin City Limits. Lewis played tracks from her two solo albums and a few Rilo Kiley tracks, while Adams did as much of a career-spanning set as he could with only six songs. This was Lewis' first solo appearance on the… More »

By: James Rettig / January 25, 2015 - 9:00 am

Watch Jenny Lewis Play “Just One Of The Guys” On Austin City Limits (Stereogum Premiere)

Yesterday we saw one of Ryan Adams' performances from this weekend's episode of Austin City Limits; today we see one from his tourmate and close collaborator Jenny Lewis. Rocking the iconic multicolored jacket from her The Voyager album cover, Lewis strums her way through her instant-classic twangy lament "Just One Of The Guys." The performance… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 23, 2015 - 10:35 am

Watch Johnny Flynn Play Two New Jenny Lewis & Johnathan Rice Songs In Song One

Jenny Lewis and Johnathan Rice (aka Jenny & Johnny) wrote 11 original songs for the upcoming film, Song One. The movie stars Anne Hathaway and Johnny Flynn, and is set in the modern day Brooklyn folk scene. Flynn plays a singer-songwriter, and Lewis and Rice had to make an album worth of songs that could… More »

By: James Rettig / January 21, 2015 - 10:12 am

Watch Jenny Lewis & Ryan Adams Play Kimmel Together

There was a lot happening on late-night TV last night, but we should not discount the rare chance to see Jenny Lewis singing next to Ryan Adams, the man who co-produced most of her great 2014 album The Voyager. Adams and Lewis have been touring and performing together lately. And last night, when Lewis wa… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 19, 2014 - 9:13 am

Watch Ryan Adams Cover Jenny Lewis’ “She’s Not Me” In Pomona

Ryan Adams and Jenny Lewis guested on a bunch of each other's songs on the opening night of their joint tour, and Adams continued the mutual lovefest Thursday at the Fox Theater in Pomona, California. Adams, who produced the studio version of Lewis' splendid The Voyager track "She's Not Me," offered his own cover versio… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 12, 2014 - 5:15 pm

The 5 Best Tom Petty Albums Of 2014

As you might've heard, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers scored their first #1 album this year, with Hypnotic Eye. Thing is, it's merely pretty good in the grand scheme of the Petty canon. It garnered a lot of positive of reviews, but when it comes down to it, the fact that Petty just now got… More »

By: Ryan Leas / December 11, 2014 - 3:17 pm

Watch Jenny Lewis & Ryan Adams Guest On Each Other’s Songs

This past year, Ryan Adams had a hand in two of the best straight-up rootsy rock albums in recent memory. One of those albums was his own very good self-titled LP. And the other was the even-better Jenny Lewis solo album The Voyager; Adams co-produced and played on much of that album. Over the weekend,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 8, 2014 - 12:39 pm

Hear Jenny & Johnny’s “In April” From The Song One Soundtrack

Jenny Lewis has had a busy year, releasing one of our favorite albums of 2014, The Voyager, and working alongside long-time collaborator and boyfriend Johnathan Rice on the score for Song One , which will be released in January. Song One has been pegged as a romantic drama set in Brooklyn, with the borough's contemporary… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / December 3, 2014 - 2:11 pm

The 50 Best Albums Of 2014

Music is a messy thing. There's too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of it -- or even to hear all of it. The idea of imposing a narrative on 365 days of music, of making sense of a whole year, is a fool'… More »

By: Stereogum / December 2, 2014 - 9:39 am

Watch The Treacly Trailer For Anne Hathaway’s Brooklyn Folk Scene Drama Song One, Featuring New Music By Jenny Lewis

Song One is a new film "set against the backdrop of Brooklyn's vibrant modern-folk music scene" that stars Anne Hathaway as an anthropologist who returns to New York after her musician brother ends up in a coma after a car accident. She then begins to explore the "vibrant modern-folk music scene" that her brother wa… More »

By: James Rettig / November 12, 2014 - 3:04 pm

Watch Jenny Lewis’ Smooth, Self-Assured Seth Meyers Performance

Late Night With Seth Meyers doesn't have all that many musical guests, but Jenny Lewis, the former Rilo Kiley leader, was on the show last night. Earlier in the year, Lewis released the great solo album The Voyager, her first in some time. And on the show last night, she sang "She's Not Me," one… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 11, 2014 - 8:40 am

Watch The Postal Service Play “Nothing Better” From New Concert Film Everything Will Change

Later this month, the Postal Service will release Everything Will Change, a feature-length concert documentary of their performance at the Greek Theater in Berkeley, CA during last year's reunion tour. Sub Pop has shared a clip of them performing of "Nothing Better" from the film. "Ladies and gentlemen, this song is for anyone in the… More »

By: James Rettig / November 8, 2014 - 10:47 am

Photos: Jenny Lewis @ Terminal 5, NYC 11/5/14

Jenny Lewis gave us an impressive new album this year, The Voyager. As Tom put it in his review, it was "impossibly glamorous." That power only intensifies on stage; it's why Lewis ranked high in our favorite sets at Outside Lands. Last night, Lewis played for a packed audience at Terminal 5 in New York. More »

By: Miles Bowe / November 6, 2014 - 12:42 pm

Watch A Trailer For The Postal Service’s Movie Everything Will Change

The Postal Service's reunion tour was a big deal for a lot of people, the members of the Postal Service included. Everything Will Change is a new concert film/documentary by director Justin Mitchell chronicling that tour, including interviews with Ben Gibbard, Jimmy Tamborello, and Jenny Lewis and lots of fans who spent a decade waiting… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 7, 2014 - 3:37 pm

Watch Beck & Jenny Lewis Cover Rod Stewart’s “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?”

Last night, Beck played Marymoor Park in Seattle with opener Jenny Lewis. As part of the show's encore, Beck and Lewis took the stage together to do a surprisingly reverent and unironic version of Rod Stewart's 1978 cheez-disco smash "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" Beck and Lewis traded off verses and even kinda looked and… More »

By: Michael Nelson / August 21, 2014 - 3:39 pm

Jenny Lewis Sounded Great Last Night, Singing “Just One Of The Guys” On Conan

Last month, the former Rilo Kiley leader Jenny Lewis released a ridiculously strong solo album The Voyager, and its lead-single lament "Just One Of The Guys" is slowly emerging as one of the most durable, likable alt-pop singles in recent memory. Lewis has already sung the song on The Tonight Show and CBS This Morning. More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 19, 2014 - 9:55 am

More Adventurous Turns 10

I can remember with clarity the first time I heard Jenny Lewis' voice -- the place, the time of day, what I was wearing. It was during ninth grade, one weekday after school, in my friend Lauren's basement, when her cool older brother's cool girlfriend pulled up a Postal Service song and played it through… More »

By: Liz Pelly / August 18, 2014 - 10:58 am
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