Tag Archives: Bon Iver

Bon Iver wins Grammy x2

Congratulations to Bon Iver for winning two Grammys last night for New Artist and Alternative Album! While this year’s nominees included a healthy dose of KEXP favorites — Fleet Foxes, The Decemberists, The Black Keys, Wilco, Death Cab for Cutie, My Morning Jacket, Radiohead, Foster The People, and so on — only Bon Iver emergedRead more…

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Sasquatch! 2012 lineup! announced!

Music fans could barely contain themselves waiting for tonight’s announcement during the Sasquatch! Launch Party at the Neptune Theatre for this year’s lineup of the Sasquatch! Music Festival. The 11th annual event will take place, as always, at The Gorge in George, WA, on Memorial Weekend (four days this time: May 25-28). And the lineupRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The Grammys are going indie-rock again this year! The music of Bon Iver is featured on this new commercial for the Grammys, along with a snow-ghost of Justin Vernon. In celebration of the band’s 40th anniversary, The Vinyl Factory has released a 12″ vinyl featuring two new remixes of classic Roxy Music tunes. Listen toRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Lucky us! Of Montreal’s new album, Paralytic Stalks (due February 7 on Polyvinyl) is now streaming on Spin. Be sure to take a listen and tell us what you think. Remember that Popeye & Wilco comic strip that surfaced the other day? Well it turns out that was just a precursor for the first hand-drawnRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

The times, they are a-changin': months ago, The New York Times quoted Bon Iver‘s Justin Vernon as saying “We should not be gathering in a big room and looking at each other and pretending this is important,” in reference to the Grammy Awards (and Bon Iver’s four nominations). Then, the above promotional poster surfaced. NoRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Above is a trailer for the upcoming LCD Soundsystem documentary “Shut Up And Play The Hits.” Directed by Dylan Southern and Will Lovelace, the film focuses on the band’s breakup in 2011, in particular the days leading up to their last shows at Madison Square Garden. If you couldn’t fly to New York and payRead more…

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Monday Music News

Rejoice, The Shins have released new material for the first time in four years. “Simple Song” is the debut single off of Port of Marrow which is due out March 20. James Mercer wrote and recorded most of the music while receiving help from some KEXP favorites Joe Plummer of Modest Mouse and Eric JohnsonRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

Those still on the fence with Radiohead‘s 2011 LP, The King of Limbs, will get the chance to listen to more tasty morsels with two new tracks from the band, “The Daily Mail” and “Staircase,” being released as a single on December 19th. The tracks can be previously heard on the band’s “From the Basement”Read more…

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Monday News Roundup

The Stone Roses sold 225,000 tickets within minutes of their announcement of an impending 2012 worldwide reunion tour, but apparently they couldn’t wait — the band appeared on stage at The Ritz, in their home town Manchester for a benefit concert for the victims of Hillsborough. Video of the performance, the band’s first in 15Read more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Bon Iver, Wilco, Death Cab For Cutie, My Morning Jacket, Cut Copy, Radiohead, Raphael Saadiq, The Decemberists, Los Amigos Invisibles, Fleet Foxes, Gillian Welch, Femi Kuti, Tinariwen, Daft Punk… you might not believe that this is a list of nominees for the 2012 Grammy Awards if you didn’t check out the entire list yourself. Sure,Read more…

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