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Jens Lekman was the headliner at the Read and Shout Festival. It was an event created by librarian Matt Stead to raise awareness of the massive library closings across the UK. Lekman debuted played…   Read Story »
After reminding us "The End Of The World Is Bigger Than Love" (aka the summer is best experienced in 3/4 time), Lekman appeared on the Australian game show Spicks And Specks dressed like…   Read Story »
Nice to see swine flu hasn't roughed up the smooth, lacquered baritone of Mr. Lekman. Just a bit after giving us some Summer In 3/4 Time, though still without full word on an album to kill the…   Read Story »
Yep, it's summer. You know it is because of how everybody's losing power in Brooklyn and because of how everybody's making summer mixes. There's Cruel Summer, there's the morning benders' ode to heat…   Read Story »
This year in music was great and we'rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No offense, 30 Seconds To Mars. While the Gummys' virtual poll booth…   Read Story »
Combine a hobbyistic niche extreme sport, Kristen Wiig, and an indie rock soundtrack featuring roller derby enthusiasts like the Breeders and you have a movie that could be a lot of fun. Whip It…   Read Story »
And realized he had it while on a plane :( Read the obviously well written and sad tale at his site. (Thanks for the tip, inkiostro.) Get well soon, Jens!   Read Story »
We haven't seen a solo headliner from Mr. Indie Rock Class of '07 since, well, sometime in '07. I think the word "wit" was used like 50 times then, and two more years means two more years for Jens to…   Read Story »
Merge Records turns 20 this year and the celebration is well underway. Last week we told you about the five-day summer fest in North Carolina with Superchunk, Spoon, Conor Oberst, M. Ward, Destroyer,…   Read Story »
Well, this is it. For any Jens fan who also reads blogs that post about the Black Cab Sessions, getting Jens to croon this tune for the series was always to be the apex of punny possibilities. We…   Read Story »