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Watch Justin Vernon Also Join The Staves At Glastonbury

Justin Vernon wasn’t officially scheduled to perform at Glastonbury, but he made a surprise appearance at Kanye’s climactic headlining set yesterday. And while he was there, he also found the time to join his old friends the Staves. Vernon recorded and produced the UK sister trio’s lovely LP If I Was at his mythical Wisconsi… More »

By: Peter Helman / June 28, 2015 - 4:33 pm

Watch Kanye’s Full Glastonbury Set, Feat. Justin Vernon, A Stage Crasher, & “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Like much of what Kanye West does, his headlining set at Glastonbury was already a huge fucking deal before it even happened. Over 134,000 British fans signed a rockist/racist petition to “Cancel Kanye West’s headline slot and get a rock band,” and after Kanye’s (literally) explosive set at the BRIT Awards — which ITV had… More »

By: Peter Helman / June 27, 2015 - 7:09 pm

Justin Vernon Shares His Field Journal For Eaux Claires Fest

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and the National’s Aaron Dessner are kicking off their inaugural Eaux Claires Festival on 7/17 and 7/18 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The National and Bon Iver are both headlining, of course, along with Spoon and Sufjan Stevens. The Tallest Man On Earth, Hiss Golden Messenger, and 34 other artists will also… More »

By: Peter Helman / June 27, 2015 - 11:47 am

Justin Vernon Isn’t A Fan Of Apple Music

The recent launch of Apple Music has garnered a divisive reaction from the music industry at large. Similar to the response when Tidal launched, many musicians are questioning whether artists will be appropriately compensated in the onset of the streaming era. Justin Vernon has joined the ranks of skeptics today, mourning the years when Apple… More »

By: Caitlin White / June 16, 2015 - 5:31 pm

Phil Cook – “Great Tide” (Stereogum Premiere)

You may recognize the name Phil Cook from his sideman gigs in Megafaun and Hiss Golden Messenger or his collaborations with Justin Vernon in Gayngs and DeYarmond Edison. Cook’s been lurking on the fringes of the South’s experimental folk-rock renaissance, but he’s more than just a backing musician. His full-length solo debut, Southland Mission, dro… More »

By: Grace Birnstengel / June 8, 2015 - 11:00 am

Watch Justin Vernon Discuss His Eaux Claires Festival On Minneapolis Local News

It’s always funny when an indie internet star like Bon Iver crosses over to the local news, and here he is in a glowing interview from local Minnesota channel Kare 11. The subject, of course, is Vernon’s inaugural Eaux Claires festival in July. Kare’s anchor is beyond stoked that Vernon stayed in Eau Claire, Wisconsi… More »

By: Caitlin White / May 20, 2015 - 3:04 pm

Watch Justin Vernon Join The Staves In London

Justin Vernon produced, If I Was, the second album from British female folk trio the Staves, but it seems like the working relationship between Vernon and the the three Stavely-Taylor sisters keeps expanding. Previously, the band released a mini-doc about creating the album with Vernon, and now footage has surfaced of Vernon joining them last… More »

By: Caitlin White / February 13, 2015 - 11:44 am

Justin Vernon’s Eaux Claires Festival Reveals Full Lineup Feat. Bon Iver, Sufjan Stevens, The National, Spoon

The lineup for Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner’s Eaux Claires festival is here, and as you might expect, it’s both charming and formidable. Bon Iver will headline — their first live performance since November 2012 — alongside the National, Sufjan Stevens, and Spoon. Vernon’s fellow folk-rockers the Tallest Man on Earth, Sam Amidon, and Hi… More »

By: Chris DeVille / February 11, 2015 - 8:57 am

Aero Flynn – “Twist” (Stereogum Premiere)

Maybe Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon was the first musician to emerge from the vibrant music scene of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, but he’s intently worked to help put on other local artists ever since. The latest is Josh Scott of Aero Flynn. While Scott’s tangled relationship to Vernon includes shared band members and some intertextual song… More »

By: Caitlin White / February 10, 2015 - 11:28 am

Bon Iver’s Eaux Claires Fest Announces Lineup Via Letters To Early Ticket Holders

Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner’s Eaux Claires Festival has started announcing artists that will appear on its inaugural lineup. People who ordered presale tickets will receive a letter in the mail announcing one of the participating artists. The letter says that three-quarters of the artists will be revealed this way. Some of these letters have… More »

By: James Rettig / February 7, 2015 - 7:00 pm

The Staves Describe Living And Working With Their “Gandalf,” Justin Vernon

Justin Vernon has been called a lot of things since he broke out as modern folk’s biggest star with Bon Iver’s For Emma, Forever Ago, but “Gandalf” is a new one even for him. The Staves, an all-girl British trio whose music would fit very well into the fantasy-fueled setting of the Shire, discussed recording… More »

By: Caitlin White / January 27, 2015 - 4:59 pm

Justin Vernon Officially Announces His Eaux Claires Music Festival

A few months back, it was rumored that Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon was bringing a music festival to his hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Vernon has officially announced the festival today, which will be co-curated by the National’s Aaron Dessner. Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival will take place next year on July 17-18. The… More »

By: James Rettig / December 17, 2014 - 11:09 am

Justin Vernon Is Starting His Own Music Festival

Justin Vernon is planning his own music festival. According to The Current, permits have now been approved for the Eaux Claires Music And Arts Festival, a new outdoor event that will take place in the Bon Iver singer’s hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The event is scheduled to take place on Friday, July 17 and… More »

By: James Rettig / October 29, 2014 - 10:10 am

Watch Tove Lo Cover Bon Iver’s “Woods”

In a recent Week In Pop column, our own Chris DeVille went in deep on Tove Lo, the Swedish pop singer whose debut album Queen Of The Clouds is, to Chris’ ears, “the best, brightest, most fully realized pop record of 2014.” Here’s another reason to pay attention to Tove Lo: During a recent sessio… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 8, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Inside Win Butler’s POP Vs. Jock III Celebrity Basketball Game And Afterparty

Who says indie rockers can’t dominate on the basketball court? At yesterday’s POP vs. Jock basketball game, played for the third year in a row at the POP Montreal festival, Arcade Fire’s Win Butler and a group of musicians including his bandmate and brother Will, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon, and Nikolai Fraiture of The Stroke… More »

By: Greg Bouchard / September 21, 2014 - 8:30 am

Watch Members Of Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Bon Iver Cover Phil Collins At Pop Vs. Jock

The annual Pop Vs. Jock celebrity basketball game went down today in Montreal as part of Pop Montreal festivities, and as promised, it featured some all-star halftime festivities involving covers of Phil Collins and the White Stripes. Correspondent Greg Bouchard (who also attended Steve Albini’s cooking class the other day) passed on some footage. Bouchard… More »

By: Chris DeVille / September 20, 2014 - 6:38 pm

Watch Lorde Cover Kanye West & Bon Iver In Concert

Lorde is trotting out two new covers on her U.S. tour, which kicked off last week in Philadelphia: Kanye West’s “Flashing Lights” and Bon Iver one-off “Heavenly Father.” She’s previously covered Kanye’s “Hold My Liquor,” the Replacements’ “Swingin Party,” and Son Lux’s “Easy” at her live shows. Watch video of her performing the new cover… More »

By: James Rettig / September 15, 2014 - 10:37 am

Members Of Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Bon Iver To Play Basketball For Charity

Win Butler never met a Canadian celebrity basketball game he didn’t want to take part in, and next month, he’ll share the court with some fellow indie rock heavy hitters at this year’s Pop Vs. Jock charity game. The game is an annual part of the Pop Montreal festival, and both Win and Will Butler… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 28, 2014 - 1:54 pm

Stream Jason Feathers (Justin Vernon x Astronautalis x S. Carey) De Oro

Jason Feathers is really going all-in on the mystery band aspect of the project. Even though it’s already been reported that it’s a collaboration between Justin Vernon, Minneapolis-based rapper Astronautalis, S. Carey, and a few others, the official press release doesn’t mention any of their involvement. Instead, they’ve all adopted monikers: Astronautalis is Creflo, “a… More »

By: James Rettig / August 11, 2014 - 1:15 am

Preview The Justin Vernon, S. Carey, & Astronautalis Collaboration Jason Feathers

At any given time, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon has about 15 different musical projects going, and he’s about to add another one to the list. This one is called Jason Feathers, and it’s a trio with his sometime bandmate S. Carey and Astronautalis, a rapper from Minneapolis. There’s been talk of this team-up for a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 6, 2014 - 4:32 pm
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