Haunting track produced by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon.
Yesterday Montreal’s foremost whisper-folk purveyor Patrick Watson debuted a teaser for his new album, Love Songs For Robots, and today we get to hear the title track. This is the most Bon Iver that Watson has ever sounded, as his typical piano-driven song form breaks into a lengthy, abstract guitar solo. Watson’s voice exists in […]
Sounds like: Bon Iver, S. Carey, Carey Brothers, Ben Howard Song: Jake Morley - Ghostess What's so good? There are certain guarantees in life, like knowing that break ups suck, and that a hot cup of coffee and some sweetly played notes on an acoustic guitar can maybe make it a little better. Show More Summary
Folk trio and Bon Iver leader teamed up on a chilling folk number in London last night.
Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon has announced the lineup for his Eaux Claires Music Festival. Held July 17-18 in northern Wisconsin, the Eaux Claires festival lineup was curated by Vernon and The National’s Aaron Dessner, and features more than 40 artists, including both Bon Iver and The National. Show More Summary
Justin Vernon, a Wisconsin native, will organize the inaugural Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival on July 17 and 18, bringing acts like Boys Noize, Sufjan Stevens and Indigo Girls.
The lineup for Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner’s Eaux Claires festival is here, and as you might expect, it’s both charming and formidable. Bon Iver will headline — their first live performance since November 2012 — alongside the National, Sufjan Stevens, and Spoon. Vernon’s fellow folk-rockers the Tallest Man on Earth, Sam Amidon, and Hiss [...]
photo: Sufjan at Big Ears Fest 2010 (more by Andrew Frisicano) Part of the lineup already leaked for Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner's Eaux Claires Music and Arts Festival, and now the whole thing has been announced. It includes their...
Bon Iver, The National, and Sufjan Stevens to headline.
Maybe Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon was the first musician to emerge from the vibrant music scene of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, but he’s intently worked to help put on other local artists ever since. The latest is Josh Scott of Aero Flynn. While Scott’s tangled relationship to Vernon includes shared band members and some intertextual song [...]
Bon Iver’s Eaux Claires Festival has started announcing artists that will appear on its inaugural lineup. People who ordered presale tickets will receive a letter in the mail announcing each artist one-by-one. The letter says that two-thirds of the artists will be initially revealed this way. Some of these letters have started surfacing, and the [...]
Justin Vernon has been called a lot of things since he broke out as modern folk’s biggest star with Bon Iver’s For Emma, Forever Ago, but “Gandalf” is a new one even for him. The Staves, an all-girl British trio whose music would fit very well into the fantasy-fueled setting of the Shire, discussed recording [...]
by Andrew Sacher Low City is the project of producer Abe Seiferth (who did the last Yeasayer record and is in Tippy Toes) and composer Jeremy Turner (who's worked with yMusic and others). The project also features guest performances from...
Sounds like: Frank Ocean, Bon Iver, Dustin Tebbutt Song: Raury - Fly (Ft. Malik Shakur) What's so good? Many of you might recognize Raury for his inclusion in our list of the 10 best folk songs of 2014 (the track in question: "God's Whisper"). Yesterday, the much-buzzed-about artist unleashed a new single to the world alongside Malik Shakur. Show More Summary
British folk trio and Bon Iver mastermind team up for a gorgeous new song.
The Staves are a trio of English sisters who make luminous, harmonically rich, folk-influenced music. Last year, Bon Iver main man Justin Vernon produced their Blood I Bleed EP, and now they’ve once again collaborated. This time, Vernon is producing a whole album for them. It’s called If I Was, and you can watch a [...]
Sounds like: Bon Iver, Beirut, Arcade Fire Song: iamLove - Pillar Of Salt What's so good? iamLove's new single "Pillar Of Salt" is drenched in indie pop autoharp greatness. The song starts off atmospherically refreshing and simple. The autoharp shines brightly as the choral vocals accompany the orchestration. Show More Summary
Photo: Justin Vernon @ Osheaga 2014 (more by Ellie Pritts) As discussed, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon is curating a music festival in his hometown of Eau Claire, WI called The Eaux Claires Music and Arts Festival, which takes place...
A few months back, it was rumored that Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon was bringing a music festival to his hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Vernon has officially announced the festival today, which will be co-curated by the National’s Aaron Dessner. Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival will take place next year on July 17-18. The [...]
"$50K for a verse, no album out!" Nicki Minaj spits in the middle of her Earth-shattering guest spot on Kanye West's "Monster." Think about that for a second: When the track, which also features Jay Z, Rick Ross and Bon Iver's Justin...Show More Summary