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José González – “Let It Carry You” Video

In the body-horror videos for Calexico's "Falling From The Sky" and his own "Open Book," the Argentine-Swedish singer-songwriter José González co-starred with a truly disgusting…
Tom Breihan | September 23, 2015 - 11:44 am

Artist Portraits From Sasquatch! 2015

Sasquatch! Festival took place over the course of Memorial Day weekend at Quincy, Washinton’s Gorge Amphitheatre, featuring a diverse, stacked lineup including both musicians and…
Stereogum | May 26, 2015 - 11:50 am

Watch José González’s Lovely Kimmel Performance

José González, the Swedish-Argentine crooner of blissed-out lullabies, released his Vestiges & Claws album back in February, but he didn't get around to promoting it…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2015 - 11:48 am

José González – “Open Book” Video

Last month, the Swedish-Argentine singer-songwriter José González starred in Calexico's video for "Falling From The Sky," alongside a truly disturbing and disgusting misshapen worm-creature puppet.
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2015 - 12:06 pm

Barbarossa – “Home” (Feat. José González)

Barbarossa is James Mathé, the London singer-songwriter who is releasing his third album Imager this May. Mathé is a member of José González's band and…
Caitlin White | May 1, 2015 - 4:11 pm

José González – “Let It Carry You (Holy Ghost Remix)”

Early this month, we posted the album stream of Holy Ghost!'s remix collection Work For Hire, which is due out next week on DFA. The…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 30, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Calexico – “Falling From The Sky” Video (Feat. José González)

Americana-mariachi hybrid Calexico released their new album Edge of the Sun a few weeks ago, and today they've shared the video for "Falling From The
Caitlin White | April 22, 2015 - 4:43 pm

Zero 7 – “Last Light” (Feat. José González)

After releasing the Simple Science EP in August, British electroacoustic downtempo duo Zero 7 are back this month with the somewhat uncreatively but aptly titled…
Peter Helman | March 11, 2015 - 3:10 pm

Stream José González Vestiges & Claws

Vestiges & Claws is José González's first solo album since 2007, and the Junip frontman and singer-songwriter has returned with an album full of carefully…
James Rettig | February 9, 2015 - 9:10 am

José González – “Leaf Off / The Cave” Video

The Sunday Assembly is apparently a real thing: A nonreligious church congregation that exists to "celebrate being alive." And with the video for his lovely…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2015 - 11:29 am

José González – “Leaf Off / The Cave”

Next month, the Argentine-Swedish singer-songwriter (and sometime Junip leader) José González is back with Vestiges & Claws, his first proper solo album since 2007. We've…
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2015 - 11:04 am

Watch José González Cover TLC’s “Waterfalls” On A Swedish Game Show

Swedish singer-songwriter José González appeared on a game show in his native country recently and performed a stripped down and folky cover of TLC's classic…
James Rettig | January 9, 2015 - 2:08 pm

José González – “Every Age” Video

Early next year, the Swedish singer-songwriter and part-time Junip frontman José González will release Vestiges & Claws, his first solo album in eight years. The…
Tom Breihan | November 5, 2014 - 10:06 am

José González Announces New Album Vestiges & Claws

Although José Gonzalez has been busy in recent years touring and recording with his band Junip among other projects, he hasn't released a solo album…
Chris DeVille | October 28, 2014 - 10:54 am

José González – “This Is How We Walk On The Moon” (Arthur Russell Cover)

Red Hot's Arthur Russell covers compilation has grown into an impressive and exciting release as star after star chimes in with their tributes to the…
Miles Bowe | September 16, 2014 - 4:39 pm

Red Hot + Arthur Russell Tracklist Features Sufjan Stevens, Robyn, Blood Orange, Hot Chip, & More

For decades now, the Red Hot Organization has been raising money for AIDS awareness by putting together finely curated compilations, and their next one could…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2014 - 11:08 am

José González – “Stay Alive” Video

The Swedish singer-songwriter José González has a bunch of songs on the soundtrack to The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, Ben Stiller's adaptation of the…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2013 - 3:29 pm

José González – “#9 Dream” & “Step Out”

José González is most famous for recording one of the three definitive versions of the Knife's "Heartbeats." In addition to that he's been doing good…
Miles Bowe | December 11, 2013 - 6:40 pm

Junip – “Walking Lightly” Video

Thus far, Junip, the soft and textured Swedish rock band led by José González, have made two videos for songs from their recent self-titled sophomore…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2013 - 10:13 am

Stream Junip Junip

José González’s Gothenburg post-rock trio Junip are getting ready to release their self-titled sophomore album, which makes for a deeply relaxing listen: González’s whispery voice…
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2013 - 5:18 pm