yMusic at Carnegie Hall in January (more by Greg Cristman) Contemporary classical sextet yMusic, who have worked with The National, Bon Iver, Dirty Projectors, My Brightest Diamond, and more, will be performing on Stage 2 at Rockwood Music Hall tonight...
Normally when some bros get together and knock out some barroom blues, it doesn’t register on the musical landscape. But when those bros are Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), Phil Cook (Megafaun) and Brian Moen (Peter Wolf Crier); it at least makes some ripples over in HearYa World HQ. This isn’t about them pushing the limits [...]
The FADER prides itself on being first on the scene when it comes to up-and-coming artists and music trends. Among the musicians who got their first mag covers at The FADER include Kanye West, MIA, The Strokes, Drake, Bon Iver, Frank Ocean and more. Show More Summary
We’ve already seen how the craftsmen of John Neeman Tools make its axes. Here they show how they make their chisels, which are currently sold out due to high demand, despite their prices. The song is Re: Stacks by Bon Iver. Hat Tip ...
Requested by rel • Compiled by Moms are the best. The day I realized my Mom could also be my best friend was one of the most important days of my life. She’ll always be there for you, babe. 01. Bon Iver - “Calgary” (Bon Iver) 02. Colin Hay - “I Just Don’t Think I’ll Ever Get Over You” (Transcendental Highway) 03. Show More Summary
Daughter‘s got a sound that’s familiar – their album is a consistent mix of Local Natives instrumentation and Rhye vocals floating in the sad Bon Iver sea – but surprisingly malleable in new contexts. The UK-based trio can translate anywhere from ultra-spare (as in their live mashup of “Perth/Ready for The Floor“) to lush and [...]
Denmark’s Roskilde has adopted the architectural oddity as a festival centerpiece. Would Buckminster Fuller have been a Bon Iver fan? We’ll never know. But while the world will never see Mr. Fuller enjoying a can of lukewarm beer and...Show More Summary
Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon has a bug for collaborations, which is evident from his work with artists varying from Peter Gabriel to Kanye West. Now he’s gotten together with Brain Moen (Peter Wolf Crier) and Phil Cook (Megafaun) to write some good ol’ blues rock as The Shouting Matches. Though the group’s debut record, Grownass Man, [...]
Over the course of two full-length studio albums and an EP Bon Iver front man Justin Vernon has enchanted us with his heart-tugging falsetto vocals and lushly arranged folk-rock. If you think you’ve got him pegged as just the posterShow More Summary
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Iron & Wine, Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes Song: The Jinxes - If You Want [download here] What's so good? The Jinxes have a beautiful grasp on composing delicate folk gems with ease. Just listen to their single, “If You Want.” The song starts off with a cello and acoustic guitar, sort of like a lullaby. Show More Summary
On Colin Stetson’s new album New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light, “Among The Sef” comes right in the middle. Stuck between two extremely powerful songs featuring Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon, this track bridges the gap between his demonic shouts on “Brute,” and the angelic crooning of “Who The Waves Are Roaring For.” [...]
Minnesota's Poliça tease new material as they get ready to release a follow-up to last year's "Give You The Ghost."
Bathetic Records Photo by Sabrina Rush Angel OlsenHalf Way Home(Bathetic Records) In 2012, Chicago's Angel Olsen released her second full-length, Half Way Home, on Bathetic Records (JagJaguwar, home of Bon Iver and Dinosaur Jr, has since added her to their roster). Show More Summary
Justin Vernon’s branching out a little bit lately – first there was that blues-rock record with the Shouting Matches, now he’s helping out his Gayngs bandmates Channy Leaneagh and Ryan… Read more articles like "Poliça + Bon Iver – “Tiff”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Bon Iver, Grimes, MS MR, Purity Ring Song: Poliça - Tiff (Ft. Justin Vernon) [download here] What's so good? Here’s a new single from the band Poliça! It features Justin Vernon (of Bon Iver)...Show More Summary
At Coachella over the weekend, Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon joined the Minneapolis synth-rock quintet Poliça onstage to sing “Tiff,” a new single. (Poliça’s Ryan Olson and Channy Leaneagh are Gayngs bandmates with Vernon, so the connection is not entirely random.) And today Poliça shared the song’s studio version, which brings some of Bon Iver’s [...]
Early last year, Justin Vernon made the bold assertion that Poliça is the best band he’s ever heard. This past weekend, the man behind Bon Iver doubled down on that statement and performed on-stage at Coachella with the Minneapolis outfit on a new collaboration, “Tiff.” Today, the studio version of the track has emerged online [...]
Classic case of the master assisting his apprentice.
by Andrew Sacher Polica w/ Justin Vernon at Coachella 2013 (via BrooklynVegan Instagram) At Coachella 2013 this past week, Polica were joined on stage by Justin Vernon (who was there not with Bon Iver, but with his side project The....
Justin Vernon is no stranger to the side project. In 2009, he released Unmap, an album with fellow-Wisconsinites Collection Of Colonies Of Bees, as Volcano Choir. It was not too far a departure from his work as Bon Iver, but was padded with COCOB’s electronic flairs. With the Shouting Matches, Vernon reunites his old blues-rock [...]