You would expect the side project of Swedish singer-songwriter Jose Gonzalez to sound a lot like, well, Jose Gonzalez. But in fact, Junip was around before any of his solo material hit the market, and after a five year hiatus, the trio have reunited to play a krautrock form of folk with haunting drumkit and keys in tow.
Gonzalez' voice is still as evocative as ever, and this is a fresh sound to be coming out of Sweden, a country so used to glittery synth pop.
Songs performed: "Without You," "Howl" and "In Every Direction."
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