Tag Archives: Bon Iver

Wednesday Music News

Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon has partnered with Minneapolis-based rap artist Astronautilis. What began as a casual artistic endeavor resulted in a weekend-long recording session, and ultimately, enough material for an album. No word on the album’s title or release date, but it will be released by Vernon’s own label, Chigliak Records. Hip-hop soul benefactor Abel Tesfaye of bandRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Veteran New York rockers The Walkmen have announced the release of their seventh full-length album. Following up their 2010 release, Lisbon, Heaven will hit shelves and e-shelves on June 5 via Fat Possum. The album was recorded by Phil Ek (Fleet Foxes, The Shins) in Seattle. Here is the teaser:

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Thursday Music News

The new Justin Vernon-curated label, Chigliak, has just released its first record. Vernon himself wrote the introduction to the first release, a 12″ vinyl re-issue of Amateur Love’s 2003 (and only) album, It’s All Aquatic: What Amateur Love means to the history of Eau Claire music is representative of everything we set out to illuminateRead more…

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Monday Music News

Following up their recent Grammy win, Bon Iver just released a new video for their latest single, “Towers.” Once again, frontman Justin Vernon worked with Nabil Elderkin, who also directed Bon Iver’s Icelanderiffic “Holocene” video. Check out the new video now: Speaking of Iceland, the country’s premier music festival, Iceland Airwaves, has announced the firstRead more…

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President’s Day Music News

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Tuesday Music News

Jack White released the video for his new single “Love Interruption” today along with a short string of tour dates, including a stop at Sasquatch! Music Festival (but we already knew that). The single is off of his forthcoming solo debut Blunderbuss.

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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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