News

Aug 08, 2013

This weekend, Gothenburg, Sweden hosts the sixth annual Way Out West Festival. We sent photographer Helen Boast and writer/photographer Laura Studarus down to cover the action. Check out their gallery featuring Omar SouleymanBeach HouseTame ImpalaAutre Ne VeutAlabama ShakesJupiter & Okwess InternationalJunip, and Crystal Fighters More

Junip Announces New Fall Tour Dates

Playing Austin City Limits Festival October 5

Jul 25, 2013

Sweden-based psych-folk band Junip has announced new tour dates for the fall, supporting their lush self-titled album that was released in April. The new dates include appearances at this year's Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, TX.  More

Listen: Junip - “Your Life, Your Call” (Tobacco Remix)

North American Tour Starts This Month

May 10, 2013

Later this month José González and his band Junip will head out on a North American tour in support of their new self-titled album. More

Apr 17, 2013

Next week José González’s Gothenburg, Sweden-based outfit Junip will release their self-titled sophomore album. More

Watch: Junip – “Your Life, Your Call” Video

Self-Titled Album Due Out April 23

Apr 04, 2013

Junip’s video for “Your Life, Your Call” features the characters from “Line of Fire” right where we left them—still up to no good. More

Listen: Junip - “Your Life, Your Call”

New Single From Self-Titled Album

Mar 26, 2013

Following the release of their first single "Line of Fire" and it's bizarre music video, José González and his band Junip have premiered the latest track from their forthcoming self-titled LP. More

Feb 21, 2013

"Line of Fire" serves as the excellent lead single to Junip, the new self-titled album by acoustically-inclined songwriter José González and his band. More

Listen: Junip - “Line of Fire”

New Album Out April 23

Jan 15, 2013

This spring Jose Gonzalez and his new band Junip will release the follow-up to their 2010 debut Fields. More

Aug 17, 2011

Check out photos from Day Three of the Outside Lands Festival, held in the historic Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA. The gallery includes photos of Arcade Fire, The Decemberists, tUnE-yArDs, Little Dragon, Beirut, Junip, !!!, Lord Huron and Major Lazer. More

Mar 03, 2011

Swedish folk trio Junip (led by Jose González) just released a new video for clip “In Every Direction." They are also heading out on tour.  More

Junip Release New Track, Plot EP

“In Every Direction”

Feb 18, 2011

Swedish folk trio Junip, (featuring does-he-ever-sleep-guitarist Jose González) is planning a new EP build around “In Every Direction”—a track from last year’s Fields.  We have a stream of an EP track.  More

Junip Play Air Guitar in New Video, “Always”

Video Lensed by Andreas Nilsson

Sep 08, 2010

Today, Junip debuted Andreas Nilsson's somewhat unsettling, air guitar-heavy video for new single, "Always." We have the clip.  More

José González Debuts New Band Junip, Releases Free MP3

Working on Album and Tour Starts May 28

Apr 22, 2010

Known for his hushed vocals and delicate finger-picking, Swedish troubadour José González is stepping out with "new" band, Junip. We have their tour dates and a link to a free MP3. More


Interviews

Band Mates: Junip

José González and Tobias Winterkorn Interview Each Other

Jul 23, 2013

It is one night into Junip's North American tour and no one at the Troubadour in Los Angeles is quite sure of the group's whereabouts. More


Reviews

Way Out West Festival 2013 Day One: Junip, Tame Impala and More

August 8th, 2013

Aug 10, 2013

The sixth annual edition of Gothenberg Sweden’s Way Out West festival looked like it would be threatened by rain. But by the time the gates opened at the Slottsskogen Park, it was a postcard-ready first day. While headliners Neil Young and Crazy Horse were no-shows due to an accident that forced them to cancel the remaining dates on their tour, the spirit was hardly dampened thanks to impressive sets from Jupiter and Okwess InternationalJunipTame ImpalaOmar Souleyman, and Autre Ne Veut. More

Junip

Junip

(Mute)

Apr 24, 2013

When the apocalypse does finally hit, it seems likely that José González will join Cher and the cockroaches as the last thing left standing. Since 2003, the Swedish singer/songwriter has produced two solo albums of understated, elegant guitar-based folk. More