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Hype Machine Zeitgeist Compiles Bloggers’ 50 Favorite LPs Of 2011

The Hype Machine, the highly valuable MP3-blog aggregator, has given us the latest 2011 best-of list, and it’s an uncommonly democratic one. To put this particular thing together, the site canvassed the year-end lists of 403 different music bloggers, ranking the results and putting them all together into a single list. This must’ve been a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 9, 2012 - 10:04 am

Bon Iver’s Next Single Revealed

Bon Iver’s world-conquering second-album run has not ended yet. Thus far, Bon Iver, Bon Iver has yielded two singles, “Calgary” and “Holocene.” And later this month, Justin Vernon will drop the third single from the LP: “Towers.” As Some Kind Of Awesome reports, that track will be available on both 12″ and digital download, and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 5, 2012 - 9:49 am

The 10 Biggest Band Beefs Of 2011

Back in the day, when two artists didn’t like each other, they’d deal with it in relatively low-profile ways: A snippy backstage comment, or a pointed interview comment. Maybe they’d toss in a lyrical jab, the way Lynyrd Skynyrd did toward Neil Young on “Sweet Home Alabama,” but that would be just about it. That’… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 29, 2011 - 10:19 am

The 10 Most NSFW Videos Of 2011

Almost none of us are at work this week, so almost none of us are getting fired. And with the holidays coming to an end, we don’t have to keep the good-cheer veneer up for much longer. So: Time to wade into some of the past year’s sickest shit!

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By: Tom Breihan / December 27, 2011 - 2:32 pm

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 Albums Of 2011

It’s been fun, but now it’s time to wrap up the Gummy Awards with the big final list: your picks for the year’s top 10 albums! And the final result is: You guys more or less agree with us! Every album in your top 10 appeared in our top 50, most of them near the… More »

By: Stereogum / December 21, 2011 - 11:23 am

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2011

The next stop on the Gummys express is Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2011; ten females, ten males, one Gosling. Hit the gallery to check out the winners of this award, truly the people’s champions when it comes to crushes. Just outside the fray: EMA and Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner for the ladies,… More »

By: Stereogum / December 20, 2011 - 12:24 pm

Pitchfork’s Top 50 Albums Of 2011

It is the second Friday of December, which I would call the last Friday of the year that the internet has any self-respect if the internet ever had any self-respect. The year is ending, we can be real about these things! And so it is on this day of finality that Pitchfork hands down it… More »

By: Amrit Singh / December 16, 2011 - 11:59 am

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 Tracks Of 2011

Today we begin rolling out the results of this year’s Gummy Awards: The only set of lists which are perfectly impervious to comment section backlash as they are voted upon by you, the esteemed Shut Up, Dude/Monsters’ Ball electorate. Up first is 2011’s Top 10 Tracks. The results may shock you! And they may not! More »

By: Stereogum / December 12, 2011 - 12:46 pm

Watch Justin Vernon Join The National Onstage

Last night, Bon Iver and the National were both guests on Q, a show on the Canadian network CBC Radio. They came together in a live session, with Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon singing backup on the National’s High Violet track “Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks.” Vernon’s backing falsetto sounds pretty great alongside Matt Berninger’s baritone, but Vernon’… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 9, 2011 - 11:16 am

Bon Iver’s Workout Plan

If this clip wasn’t so earnest — sciatica is a problem, people! — I’d have a little bit more to make fun of, but the honesty and candor of the this workout DVD trailer that Bon Iver’s in for some reason freezes me out. I’ve embraced it; thanks to Justin’s workout plan, I’m the envyMore »

By: Corban Goble / December 7, 2011 - 5:35 pm

The Avalanches Attack Bon Iver On Twitter

The Avalanches haven’t released an album in about 11 years, but that doesn’t mean they’ve stopped paying attention. And since that album was Since I Left You, people pay attention when they make a fuss. Recently, The New York Times posted an interview with Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon in which Vernon essentially calls the Grammy… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 5, 2011 - 12:58 pm

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments, Bon Iver Tattoos

Aren’t you just enthralled with this “Bon Iver” fellow? In case you missed his Oprah appearance, dude was born in the woods of Wisconsin to a family of deer and a Northern Exposure box set, only to be rescued by Rick Ross and nominated for 100 Grammys. [Fact check this later -Ed.] Really it’s a… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 2, 2011 - 5:10 pm

Bon Iver Nominated For 4 Grammy Awards

The 54th annual Grammy Award nominations were announced tonight, and then our blog server exploded. I blame Skrillex. Anyway, by now you’ve heard the big news… Bon Iver was acknowledged in three of the four General Field (i.e., important) categories: Record Of The Year (for “Holocene”), Song Of The Year (“Holocene”), and Best New Artist. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / November 30, 2011 - 11:09 pm

Watch All Of Bon Iver’s Deluxe Visual Treatments

Earlier this month, we told you that a new deluxe edition of Bon Iver’s Bon Iver, Bon Iver (Paste‘s album of the year) would include video accompaniments for every song on the album. Yesterday, we posted the clip for “Hinnom, TX.” And this morning, we woke up to discover that the Bon Iver YouTube page… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 29, 2011 - 10:39 am

Paste‘s Top 50 Albums Of 2011

Paste just became the first big publication to come out with its top 50 albums of the year, and that means it also became the first publication to give its #1 spot to Bon Iver’s Bon Iver, Bon Iver. We can probably expect to see that happening a whole lot in the weeks ahead. For… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 29, 2011 - 9:57 am

Bon Iver – “Hinnom, TX” Video

As we previously reported, Bon Iver will soon release a deluxe edition of their mindbendingly gorgeous sophomore LP Bon Iver, Bon Iver. Instead of new songs, this one will feature video accompaniments for each of the 10 songs on the album. Below, we’ve got Isaac Gale and David Jensen’s clip for “Hinnom, TX,” which put… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 28, 2011 - 1:04 pm

Bon Iver, The Decemberists Record With The Chieftains

I don’t care if your name is Seamus O’Hoolihan and you just ate a whole uncooked potato for breakfast; Justin Vernon and Colin Meloy can now effectively brag about being more Irish than you. That’s because both of them have recorded songs with the Chieftains, the long-running traditional Irish folk band. The Chieftains will celebrate… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 22, 2011 - 12:14 pm

Deluxe Bon Iver Out Soon

We haven’t yet received confirmation from publicists or label people, but it looks like we’re about to get a deluxe edition of one of the year’s finest albums, Bon Iver’s sprawling sophomore joint Bon Iver, Bon Iver. On YouTube, there’s now an enigmatic clip that sets the album’s music against disconnected high-def nature images, and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 18, 2011 - 9:52 am

Bon Iver, Lana Del Rey Win Q Awards

Q Magazine held its annual Q Awards ceremony in London today, and plenty of big-name acts did well for themselves. Adele won a ton of awards, and Coldplay won the coveted public-voting award Best Act In The World Today Presented By First Drinks Brand, which is probably the best name for any award ever. But… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 24, 2011 - 4:54 pm

Watch More Of Bon Iver & Feist On Jools Holland

Last week, we shared a trio of performance videos from the episode of Later With Jools Holland that featured indie rock big shots Feist and Bon Iver. Over the weekend, a few bonus clips from that episode hit the web. Check out Feist’s “Bittersweet Melodies” as well as Bon Iver’s “Perth” and “Calgary” after the… More »

By: Corban Goble / October 24, 2011 - 9:36 am
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