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
His style exudes just the right amount of lonely remoteness for a great night of reflection.
Bon Iver affiliate and Jason Feathers member (remember that?) S. Carey released a pretty great collection of folk-rock songs earlier this year with Range Of Light, and he’s following that up with a new EP made up of reworked songs from his first two albums, plus a Radiohead cover. All of the tracks were recorded [...]
Comprised of reworks culled from the Bon Iver member's two solo LPs.
Sounds like: Eskimo Eyes, Bon Iver, Ben Howard Song: Lontalius - Light Shines Through Dust What's so good? The end of the year often throws up a few tasty musical treats, and Lontalius is one I'm happy to devour. The solo project ofShow More Summary
Sounds like: Sigur Ros, Bon Iver, The National Song: Bjear - Cold What's so good? A few months ago, Indie Shuffle premiered the first single from Nordic-influenced folk collective Bjear. Today, I am stoked to be the first to share their...Show More Summary
William Ryan Fritch is only about two steps away from Justin Vernon on the family tree — he plays in Death Blues with Volcano Choir member Jon Mueller — and there are certainly echoes of Bon Iver in the songwriter and composer’s exquisite “Heavy,” particularly in the ghostly choral swells that ripples through the music’s [...]
Requested by Captain Radd • Compiled by Luke 01. alt-J - “Warm Foothills” (This Is All Yours) 02. Grizzly Bear - “All We Ask” (Veckatimest) 03. Bon Iver - “Towers” (Bon Iver) 04. Deerhunter - “Sailing” (Halcyon Digest) 05. The National - “Racing Like a Pro” (Boxer) 06. Show More Summary
Happy Halloween! Is your musician costume ready? Do you need a last-minute idea? If you have a Cubs jersey you can be Sad Jack White. Or you can go as Sia and have your back to everyone all night. Um … Sexy Bon Iver? Zombie Lana Del Rey? You = Mark Kozelek, your friend = [...]
Justin Vernon w/ Volcano Choir at Osheaga 2014 (more by Ellie Pritts) Bon Iver's Justin Vernon is already the leader of several bands and a contributor to even more, and now he's going to be curating his own music festival...
Justin Vernon, founder of Bon Iver, has announced he’ll be hosting his own music festival in his hometown, Eau Claire,… Read More
The Current reports that Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon has passed through the final round of permit approval to make his Eaux Claire Music And Arts Festival official. The new event will take place in Vernon’s hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin...Show More Summary
Justin Vernon is planning his own music festival. According to The Current, permits have now been approved for the Eaux Claire Music And Arts Festival, a new outdoor event that will take place in the Bon Iver singer’s hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The event is scheduled to take place on Friday, July 17 and [...]
Although the Afghan Whigs would do a killer cover version of Bon Iver’s “The Woods” and/or Kanye West’s “Lost In The World,” their song “Lost In The Woods” is an original from this year’s comeback album Do To The Beast. The song now has a video that’s appropriately set in the woods, involving an array [...]
Sounds like: SOHN, Bon Iver, Safia Song: Tora - Admire What's so good? Let yourself get swept away into the futuristic soul that is Byron Bay's Tora. Their fresh new single "Admire" opens with snappy beats, and I am instantly drawn in to each beat, each phrase. I absolutely adore this soundscape. Show More Summary
In a recent Week In Pop column, our own Chris DeVille went in deep on Tove Lo, the Swedish pop singer whose debut album Queen Of The Clouds is, to Chris’ ears, “the best, brightest, most fully realized pop record of 2014.” Here’s another reason to pay attention to Tove Lo: During a recent session [...]
Sounds like: Sigur Ros, Bon Iver, The National Song: Bjear - Nell What's so good? Influenced by the storytelling and imagery of Icelandic elvish folklore, austere collective Bjear is an Australian slice of the vibrant Nordic musicalShow More Summary