Vernon and Prince’s iconic band performed together at Minneapolis’ Rock the Garden Festival
After cancelling in 2015, Frank Ocean returned to headline LA's FYF Fest this year, and he brought a friend along. Brad Pitt, who's been coping with his divorce by listening to a lot of Bon Iver and Frank Ocean, showed up while Ocean sang the Jackson 5's "Never Can Say Goodbye," seemingly talking on the…
Prince's iconic backing band the Revolution recently reunited to play a number of tribute shows, and last night, they performed at Minneapolis' Rock The Garden festival. Bon Iver were also on the bill, and during the Revolution's set, as The Current reports, Justin Vernon came out to sing the "Let's Go Crazy" b-side "Erotic City."
What if, instead of ranting and raving, right-wing conspiracy theorist nutjob Alex Jones were a sensitive folkie who softly crooned his hateful invective? That's the question that SuperDeluxe both pose and answer with their new video, which turns the Infowars host's batshit ramblings into a For Emma-era Bon Iver song. Watch (and listen) below.
The eccentric R&B legend, who celebrates his 75th birthday tonight at the Satellite, assures us he did a techno album with Justin Vernon, and it's coming out this fall.
This is what Alex Jones' rants would sound like as a Bon Iver song. "Jones Iver" by @NickLutsko - download the song for free here: http://www.superdeluxe.com/jonesiver
Because the current political climate is basically begging us to get weird.
Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the National's Aaron Dessner threw a massive show at Funkhaus in Berlin last fall, where they welcomed sets from Nils Frahm, Mouse On Mars, Erlend Øye, Woodkid, Boys Noize, Sam Amidon, Damien Rice, My Brightest Diamond, the Staves, and Wye Oak. As it turns out, the Staves and Vernon filmed…
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Sounds like: James Blake, Benjamin Clementine, Bon Iver Song: Moses Sumney - Doomed What's so good? It's two days after a three day festival for this guy. Could there be a more appropriate soundtrack for my life right now? Clearly Moses was also at Down The Rabbit Hole this weekend. Show More Summary
One of the collaborative highlights of the third edition of Eaux Claires was 'Bon Iver Presents: John Prine and the American Songbook,' which featured artists like Justin Vernon, Jenny Lewis, Jeff Tweedy, Mountain Man, Spank Rock, and Anais Mitchell covering Prine's songs. Continue reading…
Bon Iver has announced that band leader Justin Vernon will collaborate with contemporary dance troupe TU Dance for the sixth season of St. Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music series, dedicated to "innovative new projects + iconoclastic artists in unique presentation formats." It appears to be yet another outlet for new music from Vernon following last…
In a recent interview, known Bon Iver fan Brad Pitt confessed that he loves listening to Frank Ocean when he's sad. Pitt is in the midst of divorcing Angelina Jolie, and music has been helping him through this trying time. Frank didn't respond to the interview, but apparently the feeling is mutual; he rocked a…
Not enough can be said about Brad Pitt’s taste in music. (Remember his Bon Iver/Waylon Jennings phase?) When he sat down with GQ Style in May, he shared more favorites he has in heavy rotation, revealing that he’s big into Marvin Gaye’s divorce album, and was a big fan of ... More »
Sounds like: James Blake, Vancouver Sleep Clinic, Bon Iver Song: Pelorus - Alive What's so good? Talk about a strong debut. New Zealand born, and now Bristol-based, artist Pelorus really impressed me with his first public offer, which...Show More Summary
The David Lynch Foundation has revealed who will be at its second Festival Of Disruption today, promising performances from Bon Iver in what is billed as a “rare Justin Vernon solo set,” and well as Sharon Van Etten and Reggie Watts....Show More Summary
Last year, David Lynch threw himself a music festival. Lynch's Festival Of Disruption raised money for his David Lynch Foundation, and it featured performances from people like Robert Plant and St. Vincent. You might think that, with the revival of his TV series Twin Peaks, Lynch would be too busy for an enterprise like that.
David Lynch has announced the lineup for his annual Festival of Disruption, which returns to the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles from October 14-15. Musicians set to perform include Bon Iver (as a Justin Vernon solo set), TV On the...Show More Summary
Did you know David Lynch has his own music festival? This perhaps shouldn’t come as much of a surprise from the director who’s also had his own brand of coffee, a sporadic weather reporting web series, and quinoa tutorials — in fact, the only surprise perhaps is that it just isn’t nearly as banally weird as […]