Sweetness and Light: Swedish indie-pop trio Peter Bjorn and John write tales of love and heartache on their breakthrough album. (Playing Wednesday, 8th at City Hall.)
Yankee Pub Rocker: Ted Leo hails from Jersey, but the U.K. has always been his spiritual home. (Playing Monday, 6th at Exit/In.)
Wilderness Refuge: John Doe's latest is a natural beauty. (Playing Tuesday, 7th at The Basement.)
Critics' Picks: The Postmarks, The Moaners, Ghosts I've Met and more.
In The Spin: Louisville's Forecastle Festival, the Long Players and The Subjects.