Jens Lekman

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    November 10, 2012

    Jens Lekman, Crescent Ballroom, 11/9/12

    Jens Lekman @ Crescent Ballroom|11/9/12Jens Lekman calls his songs "stories." Introducing "I Know What Love Isn't," the title track from his 2012 LP, Lekman described driving around in a friend's crappy old car, listening to classic rock radio, and talking about "life, love, and things that that." ... More >>

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    November 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Jens Lekman: "I Know What Love Isn't"

    [Editor's note: In this week's issue, Eric Swedlund chats with Swedish singer/songwriter Jens Lekman, and explores his critically acclaimed new record, I Know What Love Isn't. Here, Swedlund breaks down the title track. Lekman is scheduled to perform Friday, November 9, at Crescent Ballroom.] Love ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Incoming: Blackstreet, Henry Rollins, Yelawolf, Brother Ali, and More

    There's no diggity, no doubt that we're oddly delighted to hear that Blackstreet's hitting the road, and with Ginuwine, no less. These 90s R&B crooners are going to tear up the stage at the Celebrity Theatre with some of your favorite hits from around 15 years ago. Blackstreet's got us exc ... More >>

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    March 29, 2011

    Filardo, "I Can Love You More"

    ​Song: Filardo, "I Can Love You More"Context: Tom Filardo, who used to be in Asleep in the Sea and now lives in Portland, has a cool new project that kinda reminds me of Jens Lekman. Tom is also the brother of Christian Filardo, the kid behind that super weird Dunkwave project, and they played a ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010

    Jens Lekman, "The End of the World Is Bigger Than Love"

    ​Song: Jens Lekman, "The End of the World Is Bigger Than Love"Context: Jens is back, hopefully a full-length album is hot on the heels of this single. Jens Lekman - The End Of The World Is Bigger Than Love by stripeyjumper

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    December 17, 2009

    2010's Most Anticipated Albums

    2010 brings with it the hope of a new, much better decade chock full of impressive albums​Some of you may or may not have noticed that the 2000s, or aughts for the cool kids, was a pretty crappy decade. That sentiment is becoming more and more prevalent as we inch toward a brand new decade, and B ... More >>

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    June 30, 2009

    Jens Lekman Has Swine Flu

    Jens Lekman, a Swedish indie pop singer-songwriter who writes sugary ballads about pretending to be the lover of a lesbian friend to fool her conservative father, playing bingo in the countryside and accidently chopping his finger off while trying cut up an avocado (they're all amazing songs, I swea ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009

    Ida Maria's Martini Ranch Show is Short and Sweet

    Martin CizmarIda Maria performing at Martini Ranch. This photo was taken with a special camera capable of capturing an image during incredibly short events, this one lasting only a matter of microseconds.If you're worried Ida Maria is the next in a long line of indie princesses to go "pop" the first ... More >>

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