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There’s every other festival in America, and then there’s Coachella. Every year, it feels like it matters just a bit more than the others. It’s the oldest, dating back to the final moments of the ’90s, so its infrastructure is tight and its organizers know what they’re doing. It’s first, so all these bands are… More »

The first time I interviewed Lykke Li was in 2008. I flew to Stockholm to spend a week following her around for a feature story that was to be published just as her debut album, Youth Novels, was seeing release here in the States. What struck me most about Lykke at the time was her… More »

The next stop on the Gummys express is Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2011; ten females, ten males, one Gosling. Hit the gallery to check out the winners of this award, truly the people’s champions when it comes to crushes. Just outside the fray: EMA and Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner for the ladies,… More »

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Grimes, Kanye, Haim, The Weeknd, & More Model For Alexander Wang Charity Campaign

Alexander Wang is celebrating the 10th anniversary of his fashion line this year, and the company has partnered with Do Something to release a collection…
James Rettig | September 1, 2015 - 2:21 pm

Artist Portraits From Coachella 2015

Tom trekked out to Indio, California last weekend to document the first round of Coachella 2015. If you haven’t read his coverage, check out his…
Stereogum | April 13, 2015 - 11:51 am

Lykke Li – “Hold On We’re Going Home” (Drake Cover) Video

Last year, Lykke Li began to cover Drake's classic "Hold On We're Going Home" at some of her concerts, but she's just gotten around to…
James Rettig | April 9, 2015 - 8:46 am

Lykke Li – “Never Gonna Love Again” Video

Last year, Lykke Li released the sweeping, shattering breakup album I Never Learn. Her new video for the grand, operatic ballad "Never Gonna Love Again"…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2015 - 12:31 pm

A$AP Rocky’s New Album Coming “Seriously Soon,” Features FKA Twigs, Lykke Li, Clams Casino

Like virtually everyone else in music, A$AP Rocky made the trip down to Austin this year to perform at a corporate-sponsored show (Samsung in his…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2015 - 9:58 am

Lykke Li & Woodkid – “Never Let You Down”

The soundtrack to Insurgent, the latest movie in the teenage sci-fi series Divergent, has already given us the churning M83/HAIM team-up "Holes In The Sky."…
Tom Breihan | March 9, 2015 - 10:18 am

Watch Lykke Li Model A Fancy Handbag In A New Video For Gucci

Lykke Li's 2014 album I Never Learn was a dreamy, post-apocalyptic take on a relationship that didn't just break but shattered into a million pieces.
Caitlin White | March 2, 2015 - 12:52 pm

Emile Haynie – “Come Find Me” (Feat. Lykke Li & Romy Madley Croft)

The producer Emile Haynie must've called in a whole lot of favors to put together We Fall, his forthcoming debut album. Just last month, Haynie…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2015 - 10:55 am

Lykke Li Is Taking A Break From Performing

Lykke Li was an intense exposed-nerve performer even when she was starting out. Now that she's been touring on the gut-scraping breakup album I Never
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2015 - 8:48 am

Watch Lykke Li Cover Drake’s “Hold On, We’re Going Home” In London

Lykke Li has started to cover Drake's "Hold On, We're Going Home" at her live shows as she makes her way across Europe on her…
James Rettig | November 14, 2014 - 10:24 am

U2 & Lykke Li Song Sneaked Into Walking Dead Promos

The Walking Dead's fifth season premieres this Sunday, and a couple of new teaser trailers use the U2/Lykke Li collab "The Troubles" from last month's…
James Rettig | October 6, 2014 - 6:27 pm

Rush Midnight – “Take Us There” & “Little Bit” (Lykke Li Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Rush Midnight, AKA former Twin Shadow bassist Russ Manning, released his strong self-titled debut LP just four months ago, but it's already getting reissued with…
Chris DeVille | September 24, 2014 - 10:27 am

U2 Release Free Album Songs Of Innocence And Debut “The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone)” At Apple Event

U2 just pulled a Beyoncé plus a Jay Z. As of a few minutes ago, the band's new album Songs Of Innocence was delivered for…
Chris DeVille | September 9, 2014 - 3:07 pm

Osheaga 2014: Lorde, The Replacements, HAIM, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, & More

More than most North American cities, Montreal gets it right when it comes to hosting music festivals. Fortunate enough to have a setting like Parc…
Adrien Begrand | August 4, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Watch The Lollapalooza 2014 Webcast Here

Lollapalooza is starting right now in Chicago, and Red Bull TV has done us all a solid by livestreaming as many of the performances as…
Scott Lapatine | August 1, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Lykke Li – “Gunshot” Video

Lykke Li's new video for "Gunshot," a searching power ballad from her I Never Learn album, is a stark and striking thing. In the video,…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2014 - 11:47 am

Lykke Li Really Hates Youth Novels

Lykke Li's power-ballad-heavy I Never Learn is a divisive album. It won her a lot of new fans but also alienated some of those who…
Chris DeVille | July 9, 2014 - 4:53 pm

Watch Glastonbury 2014 Performances From Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, Jack White, Disclosure, Haim, & More

Glastonbury, the world's biggest and wettest music festival, is going down this weekend and despite what M.I.A. claims the BBC has been broadcasting bits of…
Scott Lapatine | June 28, 2014 - 2:33 pm

Watch Lykke Li Play Kimmel

Lykke Li has presence when she sings live, and that presence has only grown as she's become more mature as a songwriter and stopped covering…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2014 - 10:53 am
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