Peter Bjorn and John — KJEE Summer Roundup Show, Santa Barbara Bowl, June 3, 2011

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KJEE Summer Roundup Show, Santa Barbara Bowl, June 3, 2011

News

Aug 09, 2018

Swedish trio Peter Bjorn and John have announced a new album, Darker Days, and some tour dates. Darker Days is due out October 19. The tour dates go down this fall and include some U.S. shows in late November and early December.  More

Lykke Li Supergroup LIV Share New Song – “Hurts to Liv”

Band Also Features Peter Bjorn and John and Miike Snow Members and Producer Jeff Bhasker

Sep 25, 2017

LIV is a Swedish supergroup that features Lykke Li, her romantic partner Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Wyatt from Miike Snow, Pontus Winnberg from Miike Snow and Amason, and Peter Bjorn and John's Björn Yttling. Now LIV have shared a delicate new song, "Hurts to Liv." More

Listen: Lykke Li Supergroup LIV Share New Song - “Dream Awake”

Band Also Features Peter Bjorn and John and Miike Snow Members and Producer Jeff Bhasker

Nov 11, 2016

LIV is a new Swedish supergroup that features Lykke Li, her romantic partner Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Wyatt from Miike Snow, Pontus Winnberg from Miike Snow and Amason, and Peter Bjorn and John's Björn Yttling.  More

Watch: Lykke Li Supergroup LIV Share “Wings of Love” NSFW Video Directed by Li

Band Also Features Peter Bjorn and John and Miike Snow Members and Producer Jeff Bhasker

Oct 12, 2016

LIV is a new Swedish supergroup that features Lykke Li, her romantic partner Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Wyatt from Miike Snow, Pontus Winnberg from Miike Snow and Amason, and Peter Bjorn and John's Björn Yttling. More

Sep 30, 2016

LIV is a new Swedish supergroup that features Lykke Li, her romantic partner Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Wyatt from Miike Snow, Pontus Winnberg from Miike Snow and Amason, and Peter Bjorn and John's Björn Yttling. More

Watch: Peter Bjorn and John - “Dominos” Video

Breakin' Point Out Now on INGRID

Aug 17, 2016

Swedish trio Peter Bjorn and John released a new album, Breakin' Point, back in June via INGRID. Now they have shared a video for "Dominos." Henry Moore Selder directed the fun clip, which features an elaborate human domino chain in Stockholm. More

Beck Announces Fall Tour Dates

"Wow" Single Out Now

Jul 19, 2016

Beck has released a brand new song, "Wow," last month and said he plans to release an as yet to be titled new album on October 21. Now Beck has announced a handful of Fall tour dates. They include a show in Charlottesville, VA that features Peter Bjorn and John. The dates are below, followed again by "Wow." More

Jun 14, 2016

Swedish trio Peter Bjorn and John released a new album, Breakin' Point, last week via INGRID. Now they have shared a video for title track "Breakin' Point." Danish-Norwegian duo HochR directed the strange clip, in which a man is in the wilderness with some weird creatures.  More

Listen: Peter Bjorn and John - “Dominos”

Breakin' Point Due Out June 10 on INGRID

May 13, 2016

Swedish trio Peter Bjorn and John are releasing a new album, Breakin' Point, on June 10 via INGRID. Now they have shared another song from it, the very upbeat and almost disco-like "Dominos." Listen below. Plus the band have announced some more U.S. tour dates and their full touring schedule is below. More

FYF Fest 2016 Lineup: LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala, Air, Beach House, Grimes, Hot Chip, and More

Father John Misty, Kendrick Lamar, Grace Jones, Wolf Parade, Ty Segall, DIIV, Wild Nothing, Julia Holter, and Many Others Set for Los Angeles Fest in Au

Mar 29, 2016

FYF Fest has announced its 2016 lineup and it's another impressive one. The event is due to take place August 27 and 28 at LA Sports Arena and Exposition Park. Saturday will be headlined by Kendrick Lamar and Tame Impala and Sunday will be headlined by LCD Soundsystem (who seem to be playing every festival this year) and Grace Jones. More

Listen: Peter Bjorn And John – “Breakin’ Point”

Breakin’ Point is out 6/10 on INGRID.

Mar 24, 2016

Swedish trio Peter Bjorn And John has shared the title track today from their upcoming album Breakin' Point. More

Mar 10, 2016

Swedish trio Peter Bjorn and John have announced a new album and shared a new song. Breakin' Point is due out June 10 on INGRID. Below is "What You Talking About." The album features collaborations with various producers, including Paul Epworth (U2, Paul McCartney), Greg Kurstin (Adele), and Emile Haynie (FKA twigs, Lana Del Rey). It is the band's first album since 2011's Gimme Some. Last year the band shared another new song, "High Up (Take Me to the Top)," which isn't expected to be on the new album. More

Jul 29, 2015

Yoko Ono has announced a new album. It's not due out until January 22, 2016 (is this the first notable album to get a confirmed 2016 release date?) and it's titled Yes, I'm a Witch Too, making it the sequel 2007's Yes, I'm a Witch. Like that record, this one is a collaborative album. Every song is a collaboration between Ono and a different artist. This one includes collaborations with Death Cab for Cutie, tUnE-yArDs, Sparks, Peter Bjorn and John, Cibo Matto, Portugal the Man, Miike Snow, Penguin Prison, and of course her son, Sean Lennon, among others.   More

Apr 17, 2015

Relatively quiet since releasing their 2011 album Gimme Some, Swedish trio Peter Bjorn and John have been keeping busy of late nurturing INGRID, their own record label and musical collective that includes fellow nationals such as Lykke Li and Miike Snow as its members. More

Mar 20, 2014

Peter Morén, Björn Yttling, and John Eriksson (better known as Peter Bjorn and John) have been friends for over a decade and a half, and have been making music together for almost as long. Still, as bassist/keyboardist Yttling explains, that doesn't always translate to a smooth working environment. More

Peter Bjorn and John’s Peter Morén to Release Solo EP Series

First Installment Broken Swenglish Vol. 1 Out Dec. 9

Nov 26, 2013

Peter Morén of Peter Bjorn and John has announced that he will release a series of solo EPs on INGRID. More

Listen: Peter Bjorn and John – “I Wish I Was a Spy”

Yo Gabba Gabba: Music is…Awesome Volume 4 Out Now

Oct 12, 2012

Peter Bjorn and John are the latest in a long line of bands to wander into Yo Gabba Gabba’s brightly colored world.  More

Peaches Launches Petition in Support of Pussy Riot Protestors

"Free Pussy Riot" Features Plethora of Musicians Showing Support

Aug 15, 2012

In reaction to March events, where three members of punk activist band Pussy Riot were taken into custody for criticizing Russian leader Vladimir Putin in a punk prayer in a church in Moscow, performer Peaches has started a campaign to show support for these women. More

Under the Radar Announces Best of 2011 Issue Featuring Three Covers: Bon Iver, M83, and The Horrors

Plus: Florence and the Machine, Beirut, PJ Harvey, Anna Calvi, SBTRKT, R.E.M., and more

Dec 23, 2011

Under the Radar's Best of 2011 Issue has shipped out to subscribers and will be hitting newsstands soon. The issue features three unique covers, each featuring an artist behind one of our Top 5 albums of the year: M83The Horrors, and Bon Iver. The issue also takes a look back at other artists who have made a splash in 2011, including BeirutAnna CalviEMAFlorence and the MachineGang Gang DanceNeon IndianPJ HarveyR.E.M.SBTRKT, Slow ClubSt. VincentSummer Camp, tUnE-yArDs, and Yuck. More

Oct 12, 2011

Here's our round-up of some of the bands who have performed on late night TV in the last few days. Includes performances by Peter Bjorn and John, Ryan Adams, Mates of State, Ra Ra Riot, and Two Door Cinema Club. More

Sep 23, 2011

What’s better than pop pleasures? How about free food and pop pleasures? Peter Bjorn and John have got you covered. Today the Swedish trio—still hot on the promotional trail for this year’s Gimme Some—announced the details of their All You Can eat LA tour. More

Sep 09, 2011

Currently on tour for recently released album Gimme SomePeter Bjorn and John stopped by the A.V. Club Studios—where they tried their hand at covering Otis Redding’s “Try a Little Tenderness.”  More

Memoryhouse Announce Fall Tour

Also Release “Quiet America” Video

Aug 09, 2011

Memoryhouse have announced a fall North American tour, including dates supporting Peter Bjorn and John and The Radio Dept. They have also released a video for "Quiet America." More

Aug 08, 2011

Peter Bjorn and John have made an album video, a video with footage for every song from Gimme Some, PB&J's sixth album, which was released back in March. More

Watch: Peter Bjorn and John on Klubbland

Swedish Trio Rocks the House

May 06, 2011

Apr 06, 2011

Peter Bjorn and John are giving the fans what they want…a chance to see them live.  More

Peter Bjorn and John Play The Tonight Show

Band Asks For a Second Chance

Mar 25, 2011

Our favorite bearded Swedes Peter Bjorn and John took on The Tonight Show last night to play Gimme Some cut, “Second Chance.” We have the cut.  More

Feb 25, 2011

Rock trio Peter Bjorn and John get dirty—and clean—in “Second Chance” the new video from upcoming album Gimme Some (out March 29). More

Peter Bjorn and John Play Conan

“Second Chance”/“Dig a Little Deeper”

Feb 02, 2011

Last night Peter Bjorn and John (and their beards) took to the stage at Conan to play a cut from forthcoming album, Gimme Some. We have the video.  More

Dec 07, 2010

Earlier this year, Swedish rockers, Peter, Bjorn & John promised a “return to form” on their upcoming LP. Today, the still-untitled disc got a release date. More

Oct 29, 2010

Swedish trio Peter, Bjorn & John are hard at work on their sixth studio album—follow-up to 2009’s Living Thing More

Feb 16, 2010

Peter Bjorn and John's Peter Morén is releasing a new solo LP. Entitled Sparen Av Taren, the album is written all in his native tongue of Swedish. More

Sep 03, 2009

After a run of dates with Depeche Mode, Peter Bjorn and John are heading back on the road this November for a string headlining shows across the United States. Supporting the rocking, and occasionally whistling trio is fellow Swede, El Perro Del Mar. We have the dates in full and information on an upcoming remix PBJ are doing on a Depeche Mode song. More

Depeche Mode and Peter Bjorn and John at the Hollywood Bowl

Band shines with a selection of crowd-pleasing favorties and new songs.

Aug 17, 2009

Depeche Mode played the first of its two nights at the Hollywood Bowl Sunday night, the British band's first ever performances at the iconic venue. The months leading up to the concert were plagued with show cancellations, due to frontman Dave Gahan's health problems, but Depeche Mode were in fine form, playing a set of crowd-pleasing favorites sprinkled with a few more recent songs, including some from this year's Sounds of the Universe. More

Check Out Photos of Depeche Mode at The Hollywood Bowl

Supported by Peter Bjorn and John

Aug 17, 2009

Depeche Mode played a sold-out show at The Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA Sunday night. We sent a photographer Wendy Lynch Redfern down to capture the action. Check out the full gallery of photos from the Hollywood Bowl show here. Depeche Mode were supported by Sweden's Peter Bjorn and John.

  More

Check Out Photos of Lollapalooza Day One

Photos of Depeche Mode, Fleet Foxes, Of Montreal, Peter Bjorn and John, A-Trak, and Hollywood Holt

Aug 08, 2009

Lollapalooza began yesterday in Chicago and we sent photographer Andrew Reed Weller down to capture the day one action. Check out his photos of Depeche Mode, Fleet Foxes, Of Montreal, Peter Bjorn and John, A-Trak, and Hollywood Holt. Click here for the full gallery of Friday's photos.

More

Jul 09, 2009

Swedish indie-poppers Peter Bjorn and John are once again striving for the title of “ubiquitous," launching a North American tour, promoting a remix new EP and remix context. More


Interviews

Mar 20, 2014

Peter Morén, Björn Yttling, and John Eriksson (better known as Peter Bjorn and John) have been friends for over a decade and a half, and have been making music together for almost as long. Still, as bassist/keyboardist Yttling explains, that doesn't always translate to a smooth working environment. More


Reviews

Way Out West Festival 2013 Day Three: Cat Power, James Blake, and More

August 10th, 2013

Aug 12, 2013

Sheets of rain greeted festival attendees on day three of Way Out West. Over drinks, festival co-founder Joel Borg joked that their goal is to be one of the prettiest festivals in the rain. Judging by the surprising lack of mud puddles at the end of the deluge, he may be able to hang that mission-accomplished banner now. More

Gimme Some

Gimme Some

StarTime International

Mar 28, 2011

Billed as a pop band, Peter Bjorn and John have always been more experimental than their banal name suggests. Having shot to popularity on the strength of 2006’s Writer’s Block and its ubiquitous single “Young Folks” (go ahead, take a moment to hum it now), they could have written their own ticket—if not into rock and roll history—then at least into a role as a modern-day Paul Simon for the hipster set. More

Depeche Mode and Peter Bjorn and John at the Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA

August 17th, 2009

Aug 17, 2009

Depeche Mode played the first of its two nights at the Hollywood Bowl Sunday night, the British band's first ever performances at the iconic venue. The months leading up to the concert were plagued with show cancellations, due to frontman Dave Gahan's health problems, but Depeche Mode were in fine form, playing a set of crowd-pleasing favorites sprinkled with a few more recent songs, including some from this year's Sounds of the Universe. More

Coachella 2009 Day Three

April 19th, 2009

Apr 23, 2009

On day three of Coachella My Bloody Valentine threatened to burst a thousand eardrums. As we entered the festival site around 12:30 PM they were handing out complimentary earplugs in anticipation for the aural attack. Other highlights included a blood-splattered Fucked Up, an energetic Friendly Fires, and the incredibly strange Throbbing Gristle. More