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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 »
This charming man, he's got a way with his words. Jens's Night Falls Over Kortedala ode to his remembrance of things past is paired with this here short excursion piloting the TF-FUN, a red propjet…   Read Story »
We've been upfront about our love for Jens Lekman's Night Falls Over Kortedala, so we were more than happy to stumble upon a video of the silent one performing "The Opposite Of Hallelujah" on Swedish…   Read Story »
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Epistles of love for the Dan are nothing new to these parts, so quite obviously the Becker/Fagan freaks 'n' geeks in us perked up upon hearing Kanye had plans to appropriate the Steely ones on his…   Read Story »
Jens Lekman's pretty deft at making folks weak in the knees with his charming blog tales and soulful, smart (and often silly) Swedish croon. On his third album Gothenburg's most important non-melodic…   Read Story »
You've been around Jens's not-so-silent stylings long enough to know how he works: deft wordplay, wry wit, dressing his misery in breezy throwback pop. The excellent Night Falls At Kortedala has…   Read Story »