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Wednesday, December 5 2012

The Best Indie-Pop of 2012

Writing about the best indie-pop seems inherently an individualized, personal experience -- but that is fitting for a type of music that on one level seems more person-oriented than mass-movement-oriented.


Sunday, October 14 2012

The World Moves On: An Interview with Jens Lekman

He doesn't read Stieg Larsson, hasn't heard Blood on the Tracks, and found Melancholia rather uplifiting. Welcome to the unique world of the inimitable Jens Lekman, who tells PopMatters all about his new album and why he accidentally stole something from Paul McCartney ...


Thursday, August 30 2012

Listening Ahead: Upcoming Music Releases for September

While every September offers its fair share of long-awaited releases, this month boasts an even greater embarrassment of riches than normal.


Tuesday, December 11 2007

The Best Indie-Pop of 2007

2007 was a year of independent thinking, where fresh and experienced bands alike stubbornly set off on their own course.


Reviews

Thursday, October 11 2012

Jens Lekman: I Know What Love Isn't

Lekman's sweetly melancholy third full-length is that rare breakup album that emphasizes mature, thoughtful perspective over wallowing, self-hate, or bile.


Tuesday, September 20 2011

Jens Lekman: An Argument With Myself EP

This EP cements and solidifies Lekman’s status as one of the most dependable and vital songwriters at work today.


Thursday, April 10 2008

Jens Lekman

What the insiders know that the casual listener often misses is that Lekman's lyrics are spot-on: that perfect mix of wit, acerbic observation, and frank melancholia that the guys can identify with and the girls find utterly romantic.


Monday, October 8 2007

Jens Lekman: Night Falls Over Kortedala

Schmaltz, sympathy, and humor dominate Lekman's newest album, his best one yet.


Thursday, November 17 2005

Jens Lekman: Oh, You're So Silent Jens

The latest collection of previously released songs by the prodigious Swede features some of his best material so far.


Blogs

Sunday, January 3 2010

Jens Lekman: 2.Jan.10 - Chicago

As sweet and understated as Jens Lekman is, he has managed build up quite the audience of devotees. Playing three sold out shows from New


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