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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

2016 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016

This has been such a bullshit year. We've seen gun massacres. We've seen wild political turmoil across the world. We've seen countless icons, musical and…
Stereogum | December 1, 2016 - 9:30 am

More Bon Iver stories

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

Justin Vernon Responds To Report About Brad Pitt’s Sad Bon Iver Listening Sessions

Brad Pitt is dealing with his breakup by becoming a sad art boy. The Daily Mail recently reported that the actor, who's in the midst…
Peter Helman | March 22, 2017 - 8:52 pm

Justin Vernon Narrates Funny UFO Documentary Trailer

In an unexpected change in career path, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon will be documenting UFOs. Well, not really, but his voice is featured in an…
Margaret Farrell | March 16, 2017 - 4:50 pm

Watch Bon Iver Play Stripped-Down “Babys” In Take Away Show At Berlin Studio

The Take Away Shows, the long-running video series from the French website La Blogothèque, are usually the musical equivalent of a Dogme 95 film. They…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2017 - 8:49 am

Bon Iver Cancel European Tour, Prairie Home Companion Appearance

In 10 days, Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon was supposed to make an appearance on Chris Thile's rebooted NPR show Prairie Home Companion, doing his…
Tom Breihan | January 4, 2017 - 9:25 am

Watch A Full Recording Of Bon Iver Live In Brooklyn

Bon Iver played 22 to a million shows in Brooklyn over the last month (OK, it was only nine), and NPR Music recorded one of…
James Rettig | December 22, 2016 - 10:20 am
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