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The 5 Best Music Videos Of The Week

Guys, Yeezus leaked. You don't need music videos right now. You need to just play that real loud, let blood fill up your vision, luxuriate…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2013 - 2:35 pm
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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…
Stereogum | December 20, 2011 - 12:24 pm
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Five Indie Types Who Would Do Well On X Factor… And Five Who Wouldn’t

Tonight, as anyone who's been near a TV in the past month already knows, the much-hyped Fox singing-competition show The X Factor makes its debut.
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2011 - 6:27 pm
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Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers – “Over The Rise” (Feat. Justin Vernon)

When Bon Iver dove into '70s and '80s soft-rock sounds on Bon Iver, Bon Iver, a standard complaint among detractors was that Justin Vernon suddenly…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2016 - 12:02 pm
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Watch Justin Vernon Speak At A Bernie Sanders Rally In Eau Claire

Justin Vernon of Bon Iver introduced Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at a rally in his hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin this morning. As NME
Peter Helman | April 2, 2016 - 5:00 pm
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Hear Grateful Dead Covers By The War On Drugs, Courtney Barnett, The National, Phosphorescent + Jenny Lewis, And Bruce Hornsby + DeYarmond Edison

The National revealed the tracklist for their massive Grateful Dead tribute compilation Day Of The Dead last week, and now they've unveiled five songs from…
Chris DeVille | March 24, 2016 - 7:21 am
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The National Reveal Massive Grateful Dead Tribute Tracklist Feat. The War On Drugs, Jenny Lewis, Flaming Lips, & Many More

The long-gestating Grateful Dead compilation album curated by Aaron and Bryce Dessner of the National will at last be released this May. The comp is…
Michelle Laggan | March 17, 2016 - 9:59 am
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Hear Kanye West’s Unfinished “Fall Out Of Heaven” With Justin Vernon And The-Dream

Apparently, not everyone who came through to work on The Life of Pablo signed the visitor log. The saga that is Kanye West and The
Collin Robinson | February 18, 2016 - 12:01 pm
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Mavis Staples – “Dedicated”

Mavis Staples' latest album, Livin' On A High Note, sees a bunch of songwriters penning tunes for the legendary singer, including Nick Cave, tUne-yArDs' Merrill…
James Rettig | February 15, 2016 - 11:22 am
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Justin Vernon: Bon Iver Is “No Longer Winding Down”

Perhaps a foregone conclusion considering the new music, new tour dates, and uncovered rarities that have popped up over the last year, but Justin Vernon…
James Rettig | February 11, 2016 - 1:47 pm
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Bon Iver – “Haven, Mass”

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the National's Aaron Dessner are organizing the second annual Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival in Eau Claire, Wisconsin this…
Peter Helman | February 8, 2016 - 10:38 pm
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Eaux Claires 2016 Lineup Cassette Teases Justin Vernon With James Blake, Bruce Hornsby, National & Arcade Fire Members, More

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the National's Aaron Dessner are bringing the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival back to Eau Claire, Wisconsin for its…
Peter Helman | February 6, 2016 - 4:33 pm
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Doe Paoro – “The Wind” Video

"The Wind" is one of many excellent songs on last year's Doe Paoro album After, and today it gets an intriguing animated video by Jack…
Chris DeVille | January 19, 2016 - 1:54 pm

Nick Cave, Justin Vernon, tUnE-yArDs, Neko Case Contribute Songs To New Mavis Staples LP

All-time-great singer Mavis Staples is releasing a new album next month, Livin' On A High Note, a follow-up to last year's Your Good Fortune EP.
James Rettig | January 7, 2016 - 1:13 pm
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Justin Vernon: Kendrick Lamar Is The Most Important Musician Alive, Peanut M&M’s The Most Important Snack

Apparel company Billy Reid invited Justin Vernon and celebrity chef Ashley Christensen to participate in their Fan Club series, "wherein we invite chef and musician…
Chris DeVille | January 1, 2016 - 1:18 pm
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Justin Vernon Joined By Bruce Hornsby On The National’s Grateful Dead Tribute

The National have been planning a Grateful Dead tribute compilation for years now, and next year, it'll finally be out in the world. We already…
Peter Helman | December 3, 2015 - 8:46 pm
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Bon Iver Announce 2016 Tour (In Asia, But It’s A Start)

Bon Iver played their first show since 2012 at frontman Justin Vernon's Eaux Claires festival this summer. Even though they debuted two new songs during…
Peter Helman | November 17, 2015 - 8:42 pm
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Watch The Silver Lake Chorus’ Video For Justin Vernon-Penned “From The Snow Tipped Hills”

When Justin Vernon is not writing music for Bon Iver or joining Kanye West on stage at Glastonbury or pursuing sundry other endeavors, he pens…
Cady Siregar | October 26, 2015 - 11:18 am

Eaux Claires Festival Announces 2016 Dates

Justin Vernon and the National's Aaron Dessner held the first Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival in Wisconsin this past summer, and it must have…
James Rettig | October 21, 2015 - 10:35 am
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Phil Cook – “Ain’t It Sweet”

Phil Cook's new solo album is so good it'll make you forget all about Megafaun. Okay, well maybe you shouldn't forget about Megafaun, because they're…
Caitlin White | September 1, 2015 - 11:59 am
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Kanye West And Justin Vernon Will Appear On James Blake’s Radio Silence

James Blake's highly anticipated third album is going to be called Radio Silence, and he's already pretty heavily implied that Kanye West and Bon Iver's…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2015 - 7:03 pm
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Watch Bon Iver Debut Two New Songs At Eaux Claires Festival

There are, obviously, a lot of festivals these days. You have the establishment, your Bonnaroos and Lollapaloozas and Coachellas, the most massive and famous of…
Ryan Leas | July 19, 2015 - 2:22 pm
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The National Perform With Sufjan Stevens And Justin Vernon, Cover The Grateful Dead At Eaux Claires

Yesterday was the first day of the inaugural Eaux Claires festival, a small occasion in rural Wisconsin dreamt up and brought to life by Justin…
Ryan Leas | July 18, 2015 - 1:09 pm
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