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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 »
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 »