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Watch Bon Iver’s Radio City Musical Hall Webcast

On Friday night, Bon Iver headlined New York’s historic and cavernous Radio City Music Hall. Bowery Presents, who promoted the show, also live-streamed it, and now the whole thing is up on YouTube. The 97-minute show was recorded in HD, and it sounds great. It’s only going to be up on YouTube for 48 hours,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 24, 2012 - 9:57 am

Justin Vernon Asks Fans To Design His Northern Exposure Tattoo

Via the design website 99designs, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon has initiated a contest to design his new tattoo, an image based on Cicely from Northern Exposure. Vernon explains via the contest page:… More »

By: Corban Goble / September 17, 2012 - 10:04 am

Preview Radiohead, Bon Iver On Austin City Limits

This fall, Austin City Limits will begin its 38th season with Radiohead and Bon Iver, and recently the venerable PBS series posted previews of those two episodes. Head below to see Radiohead play “Good Morning Mr. Magpie” and Bon Iver play “Towers,” excerpt from their respective shows. More »

By: Corban Goble / August 28, 2012 - 9:06 am

Hear One Of The Songs Bon Iver Wrote For Silver Lake Chorus

Silver Lake Chorus is a 25-member strong choral group based in Los Angeles, whose work includes, amongst other things, backing vocals on the Lonely Island’s grand “I Just Had Sex” as well as the underappreciated theme for MacGruber. Anyway, they’re putting out an EP next month featuring songs written by Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and… More »

By: Corban Goble / August 16, 2012 - 11:50 am

Øyafestivalen 2012 In Photos

The always-eclectic Øya collected dozens of big name international acts and local bands to Oslo’s Medieval Park and neighboring clubs over four days last week. Among them: Björk, A$AP Rocky, the Stone Roses, Chromatics, Baroness, Bon Iver, Odd Future, Florence + The Machine, and Frank Ocean, who ended his set after four songs due to… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / August 14, 2012 - 12:56 pm

Now You, Too, Can Remix Bon Iver, Bon Iver

Great album though it may be, Bon Iver’s Bon Iver, Bon Iver doesn’t exactly resonate as prime remix raw material at first glance. But that album is so layered-up, so packed with complementary strains of beauty, that a great remix of one of these songs could be a transcendent thing. And now the normal people… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 2, 2012 - 11:50 am

Bon Iver – “Who Is It” (Björk Cover) (iTunes Session)

Bon Iver put out their iTunes Session today, a seven-song live set that’s heavy on Bon Iver cuts but that also includes a cover of Björk’s “Who Is It,” a song which the band’s played live in the past. Head to iTunes to preview and buy, and stream the EP’s “Beth/Rest” below. More »

By: Corban Goble / June 19, 2012 - 9:38 am

Justin Vernon Designs A Shoe

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon is the latest indie rocker to design a shoe, and his joint, which is available from Keep shoes, will benefit the Best Friends Animal Society. More:… More »

By: Corban Goble / June 18, 2012 - 9:45 am

Bon Iver @ Verizon Wireless Ampitheater, Alpharetta 6/8/12

Bon Iver performed Friday night at Alpharetta’s outdoor Verizon Wireless Ampitheater and photographer William Haun was there to document the show. Scope his beautiful gallery up top and check out the setlist below. Colin Stetson has been playing in Bon Iver’s live band on this tour, so look out for him and his massive sax. More »

By: Stereogum / June 11, 2012 - 1:58 pm

Sasquatch! 2012 In Photos

Washington’s Sasquatch! Festival took place over the weekend, a heavy-hitting four day lineup featuring people like Jack White, St. Vincent. Bon Iver, Beck, Sanitgold, the Shins, Feist, Metric and dozens more. Stereogum contributor Alex Crick was on hand to behold and snap some great shots. Check out his gallery up top. More »

By: Corban Goble / May 29, 2012 - 12:59 pm

Download Oddisee’s Odd Renditions EP (Feat. Bon Iver, Marvin Gaye & More) (Stereogum Premiere)

One of last year’s great unheralded treasures was Rock Creek Park, a gorgeously lush mostly-instrumental rap album from the Washington, D.C. rapper/producer Oddisee. Oddisee’s latest project also makes great use of the man’s gifts for melody and arrangement. It’s Odd Renditions, a new EP of remixes and reworkings. On the EP, Oddisee takes apart and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 15, 2012 - 10:08 am

Kanye West – “Lost In This World (Tiësto Remix)”

More than a year ago, the Dutch big-room dance DJ Tiësto remixed Kanye West’s “Lost In The World,” the My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy closing track that prominently samples Bon Iver’s “Woods.” The song has apparently been sitting around Tiësto’s hard drive for the past year, and he just now got the all-clear to play… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 14, 2012 - 4:34 pm

Watch Bon Iver Perform “Michicant,” “Towers” At Jazz Fest 2012

The weekend before last, Bon Iver played at the New Orleans Jazz Fest, and the festival organizers recently uploaded crystalline, professional videos of a couple of songs from the set. We’ve seen a lot of Bon Iver videos since he started touring behind Bon Iver, Bon Iver about a year ago, but they rarely sound… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 7, 2012 - 4:44 pm

Kanye West – “Lost In The World” Video

Kanye collaborated with filmmaker Ruth Hogben to make the clip for My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy‘s “Lost In The World,” a black-and-white visual reliant on simple, but effective, imagery. It probably won’t go down as one of his most memorable clips — it’s not like the timing helps, either — but, you know, it work… More »

By: Corban Goble / May 4, 2012 - 10:59 am

The Voice Semifinalist Sings Bon Iver

The second season of The Voice, NBC’s shockingly successful answer to American Idol, is coming to a close. I didn’t watch this one, because nobody paid me to write about it, but I did get paid to write about the first season, and I thought it was pretty good. The thing where contestants have to… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 2, 2012 - 9:44 am

Tumblr Of The Day: Bon Iver Erotica

“Bon Iver woke me up this morning with 40 solid minutes of loving cunnilingus, then whistled a new song while he pulled on his Carhartt jeans.” That’s really all you need to know. But here are a few more:

“This morning we sat on the front porch in a rocking chair, I o… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 26, 2012 - 9:44 am

Coachella 2012 Weekend 2 In Photos

With their first Coachella 2012 performances a not-quite-distant memory, over the weekend some artists engaged in live collaborations to make for unique experiences in their second fest go-around. John Fogerty joined the Black Keys, Annie Clark of St. Vincent sang with Andrew Bird, and Thom Yorke came out during Modeselektor’s set to perform “Shipwreck.” The… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / April 23, 2012 - 5:49 pm

Watch Bon Iver Cover The Band

Yesterday, the great Levon Helm, of the band, finally lost his long fight with cancer. And last night, in a touching and classy moment, Bon Iver, onstage in San Francisco, covered the Band’s “Ophelia,” one of the songs Helm had sung. The Bon Iver horn section even nailed all the Dixieland runs from the original… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 20, 2012 - 4:43 pm

Watch Bon Iver On Ellen

This morning, Bon Iver took another big step toward becoming some kind of mainstream cultural institution, as a rumpled and freshly-shorn Justin Vernon, who should really consider growing the beard back, took to the stage at Ellen, performing “Towers” on TV and “Michicant” as a web-only bonus. Colin Stetson’s gargantuan saxophone is not a thing… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 19, 2012 - 12:18 pm

Watch Radiohead, Bon Iver, St. Vincent, Azealia Banks, And More Play Coachella 2012

Coachella weekend one rages on, and last night featured sets from marquee acts like Radiohead, Bon Iver, Azealia Banks and ASAP Rocky. Their sets have been thrown up online, which you can watch below. Notable: St. Vincent plays her new song, “KROKODIL,” during her performance. Also notable: streaming sets today (all times PST) include Wild… More »

By: Corban Goble / April 15, 2012 - 2:02 pm
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