Sounds like: James Vincent McMorrow, James Blake Song: Bon Iver - 8 (Circle) What's so good? Well, well. As if it isn't exciting enough that Bon Iver's releasing his new album 22, A Million on Friday... yesterday he unveiled this beaut of a new track on Annie Mac's BBC1 radio show. You can listen above, or click play on the embed below. Show More Summary
On Friday, Bon Iver will release their gorgeous new album, 22, A Million—one of the best albums of the year—and to keep listeners appeased, Justin Vernon has shared a fourth promo single from the LP. It just so happens to be one of the most pre and uplifting songs the band has ever... Continue reading
The latest track from 22, A Million.
Justin Vernon stirred up some controversy just in time for the release of his new album, 22, A Million. Way to play the game, Justin! The lead-up to the new Bon Iver album marches on, and today we’re getting the studio version of “8 (circle),” which the band debuted live on The Tonight Show earlier […]
Bon Iver will release their third LP 22, A Million on September 30 (via Jagjaguwar). They have already shared the album’s “22 (OVER S??N),” “10 d E A T h b R E a s T ? ?,” and “33 ‘GOD’,” and performed “00000 Million” live. Today, the record’s “8 (circle)” premiered on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show. Show More Summary
Obviously, artists, as human beings evolve and that is ultimately positive, but given the fact that Vernon expressed regret for the Bushmills ad in an interview for Grantland in 2015, it feels a bit hypocritical to turn around and point the finger at Beyoncé.
There are a multitude of ways in which one can commit social suicide nowadays, but one of the most surefire ways is messing with the Beyhive. If you’re a celebrity and you make enemies with Beyoncé, her legion of fans will unleash swift and ferocious justice faster than you can tweet about not understanding the […]
As previously announced, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon joined the National’s Bryce Dessner for his Invisible Bridge concert at Paris’ Philharmonie tonight. Fellow bandmate Aaron Dessner also performed with them. Other members of the band included eighth blackbird and pianists Katia and Marielle Labèque. Show More Summary
The National’s Bryce Dessner organized the Invisible Bridge concert at Paris’ Philharmonie tonight, enlisting Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon, his brother and bandmate Aaron Dessner, French piano duo Katia and Marielle Labèqu, and more to perform a number of songs. Vernon sang lead vocals, while the rest of the assembled musicians backed him up. Watch some […]
YouTube This is simply one of the greatest live performances I've seen all year. Highly unusual, beautiful music from Justin Vernon and his band Bon Iver.
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In a new interview with The Guardian ahead of Bon Iver’s upcoming album release, Justin Vernon digs into the murky landscape of corporate sponsorship, singling out Beyoncé’s long-standing deal with Pepsi as an exemplar of questionable artist/brand collaborations. "You have to believe in something," the singer-songwriter explains. "Like, I’d prefer ... More »
Bon Iver frontman must have forgotten he starred in a giant ad for Bushmill's.
In an new interview with the Guardian, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon criticized superstar artists that take corporate money to fund their ventures. Citing Beyoncé as an example, he said, “Like, I’d prefer Beyoncé didn’t do a Pepsi tour. Do not take two million dollars from Pepsi and be a role model for young girls. Show More Summary
Unlike the number 22, these are a few things that Justin Vernon doesn’t like: Beyoncé’s Pepsi Money, Live Nation, and having his picture taken. The notoriously publicity-averse Bon Iver frontman hasn’t been doing many interviews this album cycle, but in a new interview with The Guardian to promote the upcoming 22, A Million, he doesn’t […]
Featuring contributions from Kanye West and Bon Iver.
Francis Farewell Starlite (aka Francis and the Lights) has released his new album Farewell, Starlite! It includes the previously released “Thank You,” “See Her Out” (co-produced with Justin Vernon of Bon Iver), and “Friends” (featuring Bon Iver). Show More Summary
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Who the fuck is Bonnie Bear? The year was 2012. Justin Vernon, the man behind Bon Iver, hadn’t yet reached the Grammy stage to accept an award for Best New Artist, when the internet erupted with wrath and bewilderment. This humble lumberjack with an inexplicable name had just snatched the statuette... Continue reading
Tickets for Bon Iver's FIVE NYC-area shows go on promoter presales today at 10 AM... Continue reading…