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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 »
By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy You know what sucked for every band following Les Savy Fav yesterday? The fact that they had to follow Les Savy Fav yesterday. Under intensely blazing Indio heat,…   Read Story »
Dinner time in Austin, time to munch tacos and figure the night sched. As the picture suggests, tonight's the night for Jens Lekman fans: y'all have two chances to catch the Swedish troubadour (Emo's…   Read Story »
Secretly Canadian-signed songwriter Dave Fischoff, whose solo material draws upon the likes of Beach Boys and Burt Bacharach, wrote this weekend to inform us of a new project he's launched in an…   Read Story »
Yesterday we mentioned Take-Away founder Vincent Moon in reference to his R.E.M. project, but today it's Jens Lekman who's on the otherside of La Blogothèque's cameras, strutting his Mr. Indie Rock…   Read Story »
Finally, a list you'll hopefully enjoy -- after all, you made it. This year's Gummy voters came out in record numbers, meaning more statistically sound results than ever (the album rankings surer,…   Read Story »
You read it right: Swedish troubadour Jens Lekman is getting some Grammy love! You probably missed his name on yesterday's nomination list because, it wasn't on yesterday's nomination list. Before…   Read Story »
"So I am Jens Lekman, and you are New York City. It's nice to meet you." From the start of Saturday night's set at Webster, Jens led his seven-deep, white-clad backing band (six women and one DJ…   Read Story »
Jens Lekman dropped by WNYC to chat with Soundcheck host John Schaffer and strip his "Burt Bacharach meets Donna Summer" sound for a solo acoustic performance. Jens discusses real life inspiration…   Read Story »
Cello-wielding one-man disco Arthur Russell has received an amazing amount of indie-realm (and otherwise) attention these past years, long after his AIDS-related death in 1992, due largely to the…   Read Story »