7 Albums to Stream: FKA Twigs, Sinead O’Connor, the Gaslight Anthem, and More

End your week on a high note by streaming new albums from FKA Twigs, the Gaslight Anthem, Sinead O'Connor, JJ, and more.
Shannen Gaffney / August 8, 2014

SPIN Singles Mix: 10 Tattooed Toothtakers, Cat Caretakers, and Airy Soothsayers

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! Every Friday, SPIN's staff writers pick their favorite, must-hear tracks of the moment for your weekend playlists. From rap to…
Krista Schlueter / June 5, 2014

JJ Return With Cryptic, Surreal Trailer for New LP ‘V’

Swedish duo JJ, formerly known as jj, are back and as enigmatic as ever. Elin Kastlander and Joakim Benon first hinted at a proper follow-up to…
Colin Joyce / May 15, 2014

jj Refine Their Swedish Beach-Pop Birdcall on Yearning ‘Fagelsangen’

Forget the past several years of global political paralysis and slo-mo economics. The ecstatic, audacious, and maximalist style of pop that burst from some corners…
Marc Hogan / June 21, 2013

Hear jj Go Higher Than the Sun on New ‘Beautiful Life’

Too often overlooked in the discussion of Sweden's elegantly wasted, capitalization-eschewing indie-pop duo jj is the possibility that they, you know, mean it. That they…
Marc Hogan / April 4, 2012

See Rap-Loving Swedish Stoners jj’s Unlikely Folkie Protest

Joakim Benon and Elin Kastlander aren't the last two people you'd expect to perform a '60s-style folk protest song — Kanye West and Jay-Z are…
Marc Hogan / December 15, 2011

FREE MUSIC: Gorillaz, Yeasayer, Klaxons + More

Artists worldwide got into the holiday spirit in 2010, offering up free downloads, brand new videos, and more. Here's a recap of what's out there…
Peter Gaston / December 27, 2010

jj, ‘jj n° 3′ (Sincerely Yours/Secretly Canadian)

Like the vague biographical details of its members, this mysterious Swedish dream-pop band's music remains hazy -- mucho echo, blurry harmonies, soft acoustic instrumentation buoyed…
Barry Walters / March 8, 2010