Elliot Moss is a 21-year-old synth-folker from New York, whose debut album, Highspeeds, builds off the foundation of Bon Iver’s For Emma, Forever Ago and skates off into the future. “Best Light” is the last track on the album, and today we’re premiering the flickering, shadowy video that accompanies it. Instead of opting for maximum […]
Tonight, Kanye West took the stage for his divisive headlining spot at Glastonbury. During his set, West brought Bon Iver's Justin Vernon onto the stage to perform "Lost in the World" (from 2010's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy). After the song, West revealed that his verse was taken from an email he wrote while recording. Show More Summary
Like much of what Kanye West does, his headlining set at Glastonbury was already a huge fucking deal before it even happened. Over 134,000 British fans signed a rockist/racist petition to “Cancel Kanye West’s headline slot and get a rock band,” and after Kanye’s (literally) explosive set at the BRIT Awards — which ITV had […]
A 30-song set that includes covers of Queen and Bon Iver, plus a surprise appearance from Justin Vernon.
Photo by Erez Avissar Tonight, Kanye West took the stage for his divisive headlining spot at Glastonbury. During his set, West brought Bon Iver's Justin Vernon onto the stage to perform "Lost in the Woods" (from 2010's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy). Show More Summary
Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and the National’s Aaron Dessner are kicking off their inaugural Eaux Claires Festival on 7/17 and 7/18 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The National and Bon Iver are both headlining, of course, along with Spoon and Sufjan Stevens. The Tallest Man On Earth, Hiss Golden Messenger, and 34 other artists will also […]
Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, the festival curated by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the National's Aaron Dessner, takes place in Eau Claire, Wisconsin July 17-18. Bon Iver, the National, Low, Spoon, Sufjan Stevens, Low, and the Tallest Man on Earth are some of the confirmed acts. Show More Summary
Bon Iver first became famous by decamping to the woods and making an album of pristine, heartrending acoustic folk. So it's perhaps not totally surprising that Justin Vernon, who created the project, might have some misgivings about the direction Apple has taken in its approach to digital music...
Apple Music — as we learned from Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference — is attempting to encompass just about everything… Read More
Apple recently entered the streaming music fray with their announcement of Apple Music. As Stereogum points out, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon is not a fan. In addition to retweeting a FACT article titled "Indie labels advised against signing...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Active Child, How To Dress Well, Bon Iver Song: The Kite String Tangle X Dustin Tebbutt - Illuminate What's so good? Two of Australia's rising stars recently collaborated to create an enthralling and gorgeous single. Danny...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Manila Killa, Beshken Song: Bon Iver - Skinny Love (JR Nelson Remix) What's so good? Bon Iver was a name that I've often heard, but I never really took the time to discover anything by him. Despite this being a remix, this...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Junip, Jose Gonzalez, Bon Iver Song: Patrick Watson - Places You Will Go What's so good? How did I miss this? Patrick Watson is one of my favorite artists, and last time he released a new single I was all over it ("LoveShow More Summary
The band's headlining appearance at Eaux Claires Music Festival will mark the beginning of its third cycle.
Sounds like: Kaki King, Feist, Gold Spectacles Song: Sharon Van Etten - Just Like Blood What's so good? Jagjaguwar has really good taste in music. They rep artists such as S. Carey, Foxygen, Viet Cong, Bon Iver, and of course SharonShow More Summary
It’s always funny when an indie internet star like Bon Iver crosses over to the local news, and here he is in a glowing interview from local Minnesota channel Kare 11. The subject, of course, is Vernon’s inaugural Eaux Claires festival in July. Kare’s anchor is beyond stoked that Vernon stayed in Eau Claire, Wisconsin […]
Sounds like: James Blake, Bon Iver, Mount Kimbie Song: Favela - Gong What's so good? When Leeds-based producer/singer-songwriter Favela just released a new track couple of days ago, his winter silence-breaker "Gong" immediately popped into my mind. Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying "Future Visions" is a weaker- sounding track. Show More Summary
City of Angels choral pop group the Silver Lake Chorus (TSLC) has been blessed with some skillful song writing by the Flaming Lips, Ben Gibbard, Sia, and Bon Iver. We’ve heard “Heavy Star Movin’” penned by Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd of The Flaming Lips. Now, Tegan And Sara’s contribution is brought to the life […]