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
by Andrew Sacher still from "Sense Of An Ending" video London trio DEMS make the kind of lush, echo-y sounds that are equal parts reverby dream pop and downtempo electronics. There's a little James Blake/Bon Iver in there, and a...
Pop All Star Band @ Pop Montreal 2014 (via jackpineco) Brooklyn singer-songwriter Doe Paoro opens for My Brightest Diamond at Bowery Ballroom tonight (9/25). Tickets for that show are still available. Doe Paoro is now on the road with My...
Chris Porterfield had a leg up when he started Field Report—he had been in a band called DeYarmond Edison with Justin Vernon, who launched Bon Iver not long after that old band’s breakup. The first Field Report album, a self-titled disc...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Bon Iver, James Blake, Ben Khan Song: Cambio Sun - Finite What's so good? With every release from this talented producer, I'm increasingly impressed by his growth and musicianship. First, he caught our attention with his debut single last year. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Bon Iver, Volcano Choir, S. Carey Song: Hayden Calnin - I Corrupt What's so good? Hayden Calnin is no stranger to Indie Shuffle, and for good reason. He has an amazing ear for finding a multitude of influences and tyingShow More Summary
At the POP Vs. Jock charity basketball game hosted by POP Montreal. Read more articles like "Members of Bon Iver, Arcade Fire, the Strokes, and More Cover “In the Air Tonight” and “Seven Nation Army”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The...Show More Summary
Win and Will Butler of Arcade Fire had something special planned for the halftime performance at their Pop Vs. Jock annual charity basketball game held during the Pop Montréal festival on Saturday, Sept. 20. Recruiting Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, the Strokes' Nikolai Fraiture and Régine Chassagne, they formed the Pop All Star Band for one night only. Show More Summary
The annual Pop Vs. Jock celebrity basketball game went down today in Montreal as part of Pop Montreal festivities, and as promised, it featured some all-star halftime festivities involving covers of Phil Collins and the White Stripes. Correspondent Greg Bouchard (who also attended Steve Albini’s cooking class the other day) passed on some footage. Bochard [...]
The one and only performance of Pop All Star Band took place in Montreal on Saturday.