Living Thing, the fifth album from Peter Bjorn And John, is a strong indication that the acute pop minds behind 2006 breakthrough record Writer’s Block have much more to give. Despite its spare arrangements and instrumentation, Living Thing incorporates fuller melodies and more intricate sounds, ranging from dub to a sort of Merseybeat gone electro. Peter Bjorn And John are guest editing magnetmagazine.com this week. Read our Q&A with them.
John: Plötsligt I Vinslöv is a fabulous documentary about some people in a small Swedish town. There are more than 100 classic scenes, and one of the best is when one of the miniature-golf players burns a steak in his apartment.