Proceeds from the band’s take on “By Your Side” will be donated to charity.
Dirty Projectors' first new album in five years is stunningly evocative and wildly inventive, the sort of boundary-pushing album that comes along pretty infrequently. (Bon Iver's 22, A Million is one in recent memory; Art Angels another.) Oddly enough, in this case the boundary push evolves out of Longstreth revisiting a lot of past Dirty…
The Best New Artist Grammy award has a fascinating and bizarre history. The Beatles won it. Bob Newhart won it. Bon Iver won it. Bette Midler won it. Christopher Cross won it. Milli Vanilli won it and then had to give it back when the world found out that the two members of the group…
Jack Antonoff of Bleachers and fun. has gathered a bunch of musicians and celebrities to send an open letter to Texas legislators, Billboard reports. The letter is notifying lawmakers that the creative community is “deeply troubled” by legislation that targets the LGBTQ community. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Poliça, Bon Iver, Lana Del Rey Song: Flora Cash - The Bad Boys What's so good? After wowing us with folk meets electro tear jerker "Sadness Is Taking Over" late last year, Swedish-based duo Flora Cash returned last weekShow More Summary
Did you guys hear the news? Indie rock is dead. Good thing the Grammys go down this weekend, an event that rarely honors quote-unquote "indie music," though Bon Iver did win that one time. As for this year's winners, Chris has a few guesses on who we expect will take home trophies on Sunday. (One…
For three years now, Bon Iver founder Justin Vernon has been inviting musicians to his home town of Eau Claire, Wisconsin for the Eaux Claires Music And Arts Festival. Now, the festival has released its 2017 lineup, with artists ranging from Paul Simon to Chance The Rapper all topping the bill. Show More Summary
Bon Iver, Chance the Rapper, Feist, Wilco, and Paul Simon lead the impressive bill.
Bon Iver is doing a set billed as ‘Bon Iver Presents John Prine And The American Songbook,’ the legendary Paul Simon is doing a collab set with yMusic, and the bill also includes Chance the Rapper, Danny Brown, Sylvan Esso, Mountain Man, Collections of Colonies of Bees, and more. Continue reading…
Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the National's Aaron Dessner have announced the lineup for their third annual Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, taking place June 16-17 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, as Stereogum reports. Chance the Rapper,...Show More Summary
Fionn Regan is an Irish musician whose 2006 track “Abacus” was recently sampled by Bon Iver on “00000 Million.” Regan and Justin Vernon also collaborated at the recent Michelberger Music event in Berlin. Today, Regan has announced his new album: The Meetings of the Waters arrives on April 14 (via ??? TSUNENI AI / ABBEY RECORDS). Show More Summary
Sounds like: Júníus Meyvant, RY X, Bon Iver What's so good? There's a certain combination of excitement, anxiousness, and leeriness that accompanies a lengthy return from an artist you love. On one hand you're so excited they've returned, but on the other hand you don't want their new music to alter the perfect image of their previous work. Show More Summary
Last fall, Bon Iver touched down in Berlin, where they spent a few days around their 22, A Million release performing at Michelberger Music. The event, a massive not-for-profit gathering 80 different artists at Funkhaus studios, wasShow More Summary
Bestcasts asks podcasters to discuss the three most memorable episodes of their podcast. Ties are allowed/encouraged. For more podcast coverage, see Podmass, The A.V. Club’s weekly roundup of the best ’casts out there. The podcasters: For more than five years, Bryan Safi and Erin Gibson have been Throwing Shade weekly. Show More Summary
He's joined on the Blood Bank EP standout by longtime collaborator S. Carey.
In early October of last year, Justin Vernon and the rest of Bon Iver descended upon Funkhaus studios in Berlin for Michelberger Music, a massive art event/festival that Vernon co-organized alongside the National’s Aaron and Bryce Dessner, and others. Show More Summary
The Take Away Shows, the long-running video series from the French website La Blogothèque, are usually the musical equivalent of a Dogme 95 film. They capture musicians playing out in public, unamplified, with no camera cuts and all natural lighting. But in the latest edition, the people behind the series have broken tradition, filming a…
Sounds like: Dustin Tebbutt, Bon Iver, Sigur Ros, Coldplay What's so good? Jacob Ithurburn returns with a stunning and stripped down performance of Brolly’s latest in “Things That Keep Me Up At Night.” Over a year since the single “I...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Bon Iver, Haux, Novo Amor What's so good? Dom Robinson, a singer-songwriter from Leeds, England, was recently put on my radar by my new UK friend claiming sounds reminiscent of Bon Iver. After listening to his 2015 EP, Elska,...Show More Summary
Tool, Mumford and Sons, Chance the Rapper, Bon Iver, Sigur Rós, The xx, Run the Jewels, Solange, and many more.