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The New York weather has been temperamental at best lately. We were pulling wool coats that we’d happily packed away out of closets and boxes last week, and today it’s so humid that we’re all praying for rain again. Hot and cold, like that one Katy Perry song if you omit any reference to romance. More »

Thom Yorke rolled through to dominate the general conversation today, and his twitchy, hypnotic “A Brain In A Bottle” video really belongs on this list. But it came out on Friday, and this list only covers the seven days that ended yesterday. If Yorke was trying to game the system and crush this list, he… More »

This past week brought Memorial Day, and with it, the unofficial start of summer. It also meant a four-day work week, but even with the truncated timeframe, there were more than enough excellent songs released for us to fight over what had to place in 5 Best Songs and what would be left in the… More »

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jj – “Fuck It”

jj have followed up the June release of "Truce" with the announcement of a new EP called death, which is due out next week. They've…
James Rettig | August 5, 2015 - 4:04 pm

jj – “Truce”

Last year, the permanently zooted Swedish pop duo jj changed their name to capital letters and blew their sound out into something grand and expressive…
Tom Breihan | June 9, 2015 - 8:57 am

JJ – “Dynasti” Video

By now it's clear that Swedish duo JJ, who recently released their fourth studio album, V, know how to translate their languid brand of po…
Ethan Jacobs | September 25, 2014 - 4:03 pm

JJ – “Inner Light” Video

The Swedish duo JJ evidently never got the memo about how it's offensive to appropriate Native American culture -- or maybe they got it and…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2014 - 9:45 am
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Stream JJ V

The Swedish duo jj used to be an interesting group, one who played around with big pop and rap signifiers but filtered them through a…
Tom Breihan | August 4, 2014 - 1:50 pm
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JJ – “Dean & Me”

JJ have shared a new song from their upcoming album V following lead single "All White Everything." "Dean & Me" is another ethereal track from…
James Rettig | July 30, 2014 - 10:01 am
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JJ – “All White Everything” Video

The Swedish narco-pop experimenters JJ are coming back later this summer with their new album V, and first single "All White Everything" might be the…
Tom Breihan | June 11, 2014 - 11:20 am

JJ – “All White Everything”

JJ are really fucking going for it right now. The Swedish conceptual drug-pop duo announced their new album V earlier this month, sharing a striking…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2014 - 9:17 am
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Watch A Trailer For JJ’s New Album V

The forever-faded Swedish conceptual-pop duo JJ have just announced that they'll have a new album called V coming out later this summer. Judging by it…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2014 - 9:48 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was probably the slowest week of the year in terms of people putting out music videos, what with Christmas arriving dead in the middle…
Tom Breihan | December 27, 2013 - 10:17 am
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jj – “My Boyz” Video

Enigmatic Swedish dream-pop duo jj have released a new video. "My Boyz" features Joakim Benon as a mime and a dripping wet Elin Kastlander i…
Scott Lapatine | December 24, 2013 - 4:15 pm
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jj – “Fågelsången”

Swedish dream-pop duo jj have returned with their first new material since rap-inspired High Summer EP with this swooning conga drums-and-strings track "Fågelsången," our first…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 21, 2013 - 10:49 am
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Download jj High Summer EP

It's Midsummer's Eve in Sweden, so in celebration of that national holiday, Swedish indie pop duo jj dropped an EP called High Summer. It follow…
Corban Goble | June 22, 2012 - 9:09 am
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jj – “Beautiful Life” Video

Here's the homemade clip for jj's new single "Beautiful Life," a pleasant mix of found footage and a camcorder-like feel. Friend of the band Patricia…
Corban Goble | April 16, 2012 - 12:11 pm
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jj – “Beautiful Life”

Later this spring, Sweden's jj will release a new single called "Beautiful Life," a track that showcases the group's known affection for co-opting rap music
Corban Goble | April 4, 2012 - 10:47 am
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Don Trip – “Cheers (jj’s Save Our Souls Remix)”

Thanks to a new FADER initiative that pairs up rappers with producers for new remixes, the rap-besotted Swedish Balearic drug-pop duo jj have taken o…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2011 - 2:34 pm
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jj Cover The Outfield’s “Your Love”

Cover mavens jj return with a deconstructed version of the Outfield's "Your Love," where jj member Elin Kastlander plucks an acoustic guitar in a spa.
Corban Goble | September 26, 2011 - 11:32 am
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