jose gonzalez

The 30 Best Songs of 2021 (So Far)

Best Album lists tend to earn all the internet hype — it always feels like a somewhat serious, academic endeavor, adding to the pantheon of…
SPIN Staff / June 3, 2021

Listen to Zero 7’s Wispy Collaboration with Jose Gonzalez, ‘Last Light’

Zero 7 teamed up with Swedish folk troubadour José González for "Last Light," a song off of the British electronic act's forthcoming EP, EP3 The new track, which…
James Grebey / March 11, 2015

Jose Gonzalez Is Streaming New Album ‘Vestiges & Claws’ Now

José Gonazález released his last body of work, his band's self-titled Junip, in 2013. This morning, he returns with Vestiges & Claws, streaming courtesy of NPR.
Brennan Carley / February 9, 2015

See Jose Gonzalez Go ‘Walter Mitty’ for Ryan Adams-Penned ‘Stay Alive’

It isn't hard to imagine José González being drawn to The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Though the Swedish-Argentine singer-songwriter's level of success far outpaces…
Marc Hogan / December 16, 2013

Watch Junip’s Balmy ‘Walking Lightly’ Video

José González's krautrock-channeling band Junip explored a couple's long, loveless marriage in the music videos for "Line of Fire" and "Your Life, Your Call," but…
Kyle McGovern / September 13, 2013

Watch Junip’s Ironically Sinister ‘Your Life, Your Call’ Video

José González may record mostly hushed, acoustic-based songs under his own name, but he's no stuffy traditionalist. His albums take as much care with sonic…
Marc Hogan / April 4, 2013

Junip Serve Up Synth-y Motivational Mantras on ‘Your Life, Your Call’

José González's kraut-folk trio is active again and prepping a self-titled sophomore LP for April 23 via Mute. Earlier this year we heard the lush,…
Chris Martins / March 26, 2013

Jose Gonzalez Returns With Junip: Listen to Lush Kraut-Folk Song ‘Line of Fire’

It's been a while since we've heard from Junip, the kraut-folk trio helmed by José González. Their 2010 LP debut Fields pushed that softspoken Swede out into…
Chris Martins / January 15, 2013

ATP Curators Afghan Whigs Announce 14 Acts, From Lanegan to Louis C.K.

To celebrate the first Afghan Whigs show in America in 13 years, gloom-master general Greg Dulli was kindly asked to curate the second year of…
Christopher R. Weingarten / February 24, 2012

Junip, ‘Fields’ (Mute)

José González's usual mode -- hushed, pretty, acoustic, melancholy -- gets goosed by krautrock ghosts in this side-project trio. Fleshed out with sinister synths and…
Josh Modell / September 1, 2010

My Morning Jacket, Spoon, Arcade Fire Fight AIDS with New Songs

A jaw-dropping collection of indie rock's finest have contributed exclusive new songs to Dark Was the Night, a 32-track album out February 17 via 4AD,…
William Goodman / December 1, 2008

Festival Faves: Bonnaroo ’08

What do Nicole Atkins and Gogol Bordello have in common? Outside of being red-blooded and enjoying the music-making process, probably not much. At least until…
SPIN Staff / July 21, 2008

Backstage at Bonnaroo: Jose Gonzalez

Watch video of soft-spoken singer/songwriter José González performing the snappy, gorgeous "Abram," a tune of his latest set In Our Nature,as well as chatting with…
Larry Fitzmaurice / June 17, 2008