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The Anniversary

For Emma, Forever Ago Turns 10

There may be no more mythic origin story in all of indie rock than the tale of Justin Vernon decamping to his father's hunting cabin…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2017 - 2:23 pm

2016 In Review

In A Tumultuous 2016, Sampled Music Showed History Repeating

The first time I heard "Be Yourself," I couldn't help but laugh because of the haunting sentiment that an older maternal figure was commanding me…
Margaret Farrell | December 19, 2016 - 10:35 am

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

More Bon Iver stories

Bon Iver Cancel Mexican Festival Days Have No Numbers 10 Days After Announcing

Bon Iver's Days Have No Numbers has gone the way of LCD Soundsystem's Beach Vibes Festival. The recently announced all-inclusive "concert vacation" at the Hard…
Peter Helman | August 13, 2017 - 10:49 am

Bon Iver Headlining “All-Inclusive Concert Vacation” In Mexico

Days Have No Numbers is a new all-inclusive "concert vacation" that will take place in January 2018 (1/21 - 1/25) at the Hard Rock Hotel…
James Rettig | August 2, 2017 - 1:27 pm

Watch Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Sing Prince’s “Erotic City” With The Revolution

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…
Peter Helman | July 23, 2017 - 10:56 am

Unhinged Alex Jones Rant Turned Into Bon Iver Song

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…
Peter Helman | July 15, 2017 - 1:36 pm

Justin Vernon Collaborating With TU Dance For St. Paul Chamber Orchestra’s Liquid Music Series

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…
Chris DeVille | June 13, 2017 - 2:40 pm

Arcade Fire, The Magnetic Fields, Grace Jones, & More Make Primavera Sound The Best Festival In Europe

Primavera has a particular reputation, as being one of the best, most interestingly curated festivals in Europe. (Or, anywhere, for that matter.) It earns it.
Ryan Leas | June 5, 2017 - 10:49 am

Bon Iver, TVOTR To Play David Lynch’s Second Festival Of Disruption

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…
Tom Breihan | May 30, 2017 - 10:46 am

Bon Iver May Never Fly Delta Again

Flying is apparently a horrible experience for everyone, even world-famous indie musicians beloved by Brad Pitt. Bon Iver are currently stuck at the airport, presumably…
Peter Helman | May 29, 2017 - 6:14 pm

Ani DiFranco – “Zizzing” (Feat. Justin Vernon)

Ani DiFranco has a new album, Binary, coming out in a couple of weeks, and one of the songs on it features backing vocals from…
James Rettig | May 23, 2017 - 1:11 pm

Zane Lowe Is Teasing An Insane List Of Guests For New Vince Staples Album

The Beats 1 Radio big man Zane Lowe seems to love Vince Staples. And yesterday, when Staples shared his new single and video "Big Fish"
Tom Breihan | May 19, 2017 - 11:00 am

Bon Iver Fan Brad Pitt Now Into Frank Ocean

Brad Pitt is in the midst of divorcing Angelina Jolie, and he's turned to sad music and sculpture to help himself cope during this time.
Pranav Trewn | May 3, 2017 - 3:09 pm

Watch Bon Iver Bring Out Bruce Hornsby, Jenny Lewis, & More At Coachella

Justin Vernon, Bruce Hornsby, and Jenny Lewis performed together at Vernon's Eaux Claires Festival last year, and during Bon Iver's set at weekend two of…
Peter Helman | April 23, 2017 - 12:27 pm

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon And The National’s Aaron Dessner On Their “Anti-Festival” Eaux Claires

"In many ways, we have become the anti-music-festival festival," says the National’s Aaron Dessner of the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, which he and…
Eric Spitznagel / Billboard | April 22, 2017 - 6:29 pm

Björk, Bon Iver, St. Vincent, Foo Fighters, & More Announce 7-Inches For Planned Parenthood

A group of artists has come together to contribute to a series of 7" releases that will benefit Planned Parenthood. Björk, Bon Iver, St. Vincent,…
James Rettig | April 10, 2017 - 1:00 pm
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