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First Aid Kit Treat ‘Letterman’ to Nostalgic Cover of Simon and Garfunkel’s ‘America’

David Letterman's final days at the Late Show are already plenty nostalgic, but last night, First Aid Kit serenaded the legendary host with an especially touching throwback —…
James Grebey / May 8, 2015

Newport Folk Festival 2015 Lineup: Courtney Barnett, Sturgill Simpson, Laura Marling, and More

Update: The festival has only announced half its lineup. No headliners have been announced yet. Stay tuned for more. Newport Folk Festival has…
Brennan Carley / April 2, 2015

Lorde, Skrillex, Diplo, and More Try to Write a Jingle, Fight Instead

So 40 bands walk into a radio station... no, this surprisingly isn't the start of some dumb music joke. As part of a new a…
Rachel Brodsky / December 17, 2014

Robyn, Avicii, and First Aid Kit Will Be On Swedish Stamps

Why "Call Your Girlfriend" when you can mail her a letter emblazoned with Robyn's face instead? Postnord, the joint Danish and Swedish postal service, will release…
James Grebey / November 6, 2014

First Aid Kit Tackles R.E.M in Folk Reimagining of ‘Walk Unafraid’

In anticipation of the upcoming Reese Witherspoon movie Wild, SPIN has the first taste of its wilderness-inspired soundtrack (out on November 10) with First Aid Kit's take on…
Maggie Rogers / November 4, 2014

See First Aid Kit Wow Letterman With ‘My Silver Lining’

You've gotta hand it to those Söderberg sisters of First Aid Kit, they know how to impress an audience. SPIN gave their new LP, Stay…
Colin Stutz / June 13, 2014

Sister Act First Aid Kit Are Resplendently Winsome on 14-Karat ‘Stay Gold’

"I won't take the easy road," cry Johanna and Klara Söderberg of First Aid Kit in the chorus of "Silver Lining," their third album Stay…
Barry Walters / June 10, 2014

Review: First Aid Kit, ‘The Lion’s Roar’

The Pierces. The Watson Twins. Tegan and Sara. In an international indie scene curiously awash in close-harmonizing sister-folk acts, you can understand why Sweden's First…
Mikael Wood / January 24, 2012

First Aid Kit’s 7 Favorite Family Acts

On their upcoming sophomore effort, The Lion's Roar, due out January 24, Klara and Johanna Söderberg of Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit prove that…
David Marchese / January 10, 2012

Watch First Aid Kit’s Gorgeous ‘Emmylou’ Video

Hey, if you've got it, flaunt it. Swedish folkies First Aid Kit came to prominence a couple years back with their much-watched video for their…
David Marchese / January 6, 2012

Video Premiere: First Aid Kit’s Mysterious ‘The Lion’s Roar’

"The Lion's Roar" is the opening shot from sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg's forthcoming First Aid Kit LP of the same name. It's a harmony-clad…
David Bevan / October 31, 2011

FREE ALBUM! SPIN’s Top Tunes of Austin City Limits

October 8-10 brings us Austin City Limits, an annual celebration of music in the Texas capital's gorgeous Zilker Park, attended by some 65,000 fans daily.
SPIN Staff / October 1, 2010

10 Must-Hear Artists at Austin City Limits Fest

Entering its ninth year, the Austin City Limits Music Festival is showing no signs of slowing down, as it sprawls out over the 46 acres…
Luke McCormick / October 1, 2010

New Clip from Breakout Swedish Teens First Aid Kit

The sisters in Swedish duo First Aid Kit are still teens, but their musical roots are comparatively ancient: Once can hear influences of the Carter…
Peter Gaston / September 15, 2010

Breaking Out: First Aid Kit

For Swedish siblings Johanna and Klara Söderberg, singing is in the blood. "We love the Louvin Brothers and the Carter Family," gushes Klara, 17, a…
Melissa Maerz / August 25, 2010