Tag Archives: Bon Iver

Monday News Roundup

Today marks the start of Fall Pledge Week here at KEXP, and we need your support! KEXP is entirely listener-supported, so it’s people like you who give us the ability to do what we do best - bring you exclusive live sessions, photos, videos, concert tickets, and much much more! Join us on the airRead more...

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Live Review: Bon Iver with Other Lives @ Paramount Theater 9/26

“Amazing,” “awe-inspiring,” “insanely good,” “godlike”... For many fans, it was barely hyperbole to deify Justin Vernon of Bon Iver after their show in Seattle on Monday night. Within the cathedral grandness of the Paramount Theater, the band played one of the most sonically rich and lyrically emotive performances that anyone there was likely to haveRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Three people are reportedly dead after the collapse of yet another festival music stage, this time at Belgium’s Pukkelpop Festival. Onstage were Smith Westerns, who tweeted “Stage collapsed max almost got crushed by the tress. I hope pukkelpop has insurance bc all our shit is broke.” and then, after realizing the extent of the damage,Read more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Canada’s premier music festival Pop Montreal is celebrating its 10th year in the circuit, and included in this year’s gift bag is Arcade Fire, performing an entirely free, outdoor show Thursday, September 22nd at the place des Festivals of Quartier des Spectacles in downtown Montreal. The show is a gleeful “thank you” by Arcade FireRead more...

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Video Roundup: Happy Birthday, Canada!

Today, July 1, is Canada Day, a celebration of all things Canadian. For those who need to brush up on their history, it was on this day in 1867 that saw the enactment of the British North America Act, which united the three British colonies of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the Province of CanadaRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

It’s Bon Iver week over here at KEXP, and today’s headlines come bearing the news that the bearded songwriter’s new album has dethroned the likes of Lady Gaga, Eminem, and Adele to climb to the #2 spot on the Billboard Top 200, selling 104,000 copies in its first week of release - that’s nearly aRead more...

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Sonic Roundup 6/28

Bon Iver continues to make headlines after the release of his latest Bon Iver, Bon Iver, whether it’s rave reviews or pointless namecalling. However you swing on the matter, there’s no denying the man’s got talent, and recently took to the studio for a piano-laden double cover of Bonnie Raitt‘s “I Can’t Make You LoveRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

It might be hard to believe, but this September will mark the 20th anniversary of Nirvana‘s Nevermind. To celebrate, Universal will be re-issuing the album as a 4-CD, 1 DVD package that will include a good deal of unreleased tracks, outtakes, and the like. The DVD will contain an previously unreleased concert in its entirety.Read more...

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Out This Week 6/21

Bon Iver‘s second and self-titled album as is sure to be the first thing many KEXP listeners will pick up when buying new records this week. Last night, to celebrate its release, Justin Vernon stopped by the Colbert Report with eight additional band members to perform a lush version of the single “Calgary.” Check outRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Though summer music festivals are usually reserved for carefree fun and more good music than anyone knows what to do with, occasionally tragedy can strike in the midst of tens of thousands of patrons crammed into a single festival ground, on which drugs and booze are plentiful and the sun is searing overhead. This, unfortunately,Read more...

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