First Aid Kit (band) en First Aid Kit On World Cafe Named as a <em>World Cafe: Next</em> artist just this past March, the charming sister duo <a href="" target="_blank">First Aid Kit</a> returns with a full-length <em>World Cafe</em> session. Swedish siblings Johanna and Klara Söderberg are barely into their twenties, but they already have an international reputation for their rich harmonies and simple, rousing folk songs. Tue, 08 May 2012 21:13:00 +0000 26952 at First Aid Kit On World Cafe First Aid Kit: Tiny Desk Concert <a href="">First Aid Kit</a> is two young Swedish sisters — that's Klara Soderberg on the left and Johanna Soderberg on the right — who make utterly charming, folk-infused pop music that lulls and enchants, with an obvious nod to late-'60s and early-'70s bands like <a href="">Crosby, Stills & Nash</a>. Wed, 28 Mar 2012 15:56:00 +0000 Bob Boilen 24711 at First Aid Kit: Tiny Desk Concert They're Called... WHAT? <p>What&rsquo;s in a name band-wise? If you try playing &ldquo;beatles&rdquo; on a Scrabble board -- no dice, of course. So where did this&nbsp;icon get their unique name? And what contemporary duo grabbed&nbsp;their moniker from a mere dictionary flip-through?</p><p> Sat, 24 Mar 2012 02:00:01 +0000 Peter Johnson 24219 at They're Called... WHAT? First Aid Kit On 'World Cafe: Next' Both in their early 20s, <a href="" target="_blank">First Aid Kit</a>'s Johanna and Klara Söderberg are already winning over listeners worldwide with their intricate, woodsy harmonizing. The Swedish duo's second album, <em>The Lion's Roar,</em> has already charted in Australia, Denmark, the U.K., Norway and Sweden.<p>The stunning, melancholic collection features an expanded sound for the duo; the sound incorporates more orchestral folk and echo-laden choral arrangements. Mon, 05 Mar 2012 17:41:00 +0000 23433 at First Aid Kit On 'World Cafe: Next' Listen Up: First Aid Kit, 'The Lion's Roar' <p><span style="white-space: nowrap;">It&#39;s all in the refrain to &quot;Emmylou&quot;: &#39;</span>I&rsquo;ll be your Emmylou and I&rsquo;ll be your June, And you&rsquo;ll be my Gram and my Johnny too.&#39; A tribute to not only those musical couples, but some of the inspiration you&#39;ll find on the Swedish sisters&#39; new album <em>The Lion&#39;s Roar</em>.</p><p> Mon, 23 Jan 2012 15:29:26 +0000 Jim Hill 21178 at Listen Up: First Aid Kit, 'The Lion's Roar'