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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 in the angry anxiety. If, however, you somehow need a break in between Yeezus sessions, or if you’re one of those weird and virtuous people who waits until it’s legal… More »

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 »

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. The Americanized version of the hit British show might be new to us, but then again, it’s not really new to us. Simon Cowell is the man responsible for putting… More »

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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

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

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

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

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

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

Justin Vernon Has No Bon Iver Plans, Regrets Bushmills Ad

Justin Vernon’s inaugural Eaux Claires Festival would seem like a perfect place to kick off another era of Bon Iver. Vernon’s been active with side…
James Rettig | July 8, 2015 - 12:35 pm

Watch Justin Vernon Also Join The Staves At Glastonbury

Justin Vernon wasn't officially scheduled to perform at Glastonbury, but he made a surprise appearance at Kanye's climactic headlining set yesterday. And while he was…
Peter Helman | June 28, 2015 - 4:33 pm

Watch Kanye’s Full Glastonbury Set, Feat. Justin Vernon, A Stage Crasher, & “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Like much of what Kanye West does, his headlining set at Glastonbury was already a huge fucking deal before it even happened. Over 134,000 British…
Peter Helman | June 27, 2015 - 7:09 pm

Justin Vernon Shares His Field Journal For Eaux Claires Fest

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and the National’s Aaron Dessner are kicking off their inaugural Eaux Claires Festival on 7/17 and 7/18 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
Peter Helman | June 27, 2015 - 11:47 am

Justin Vernon Isn’t A Fan Of Apple Music

The recent launch of Apple Music has garnered a divisive reaction from the music industry at large. Similar to the response when Tidal launched, many…
Caitlin White | June 16, 2015 - 5:31 pm

Phil Cook – “Great Tide” (Stereogum Premiere)

You may recognize the name Phil Cook from his sideman gigs in Megafaun and Hiss Golden Messenger or his collaborations with Justin Vernon in Gayngs
Grace Birnstengel | June 8, 2015 - 11:00 am

Watch Justin Vernon Discuss His Eaux Claires Festival On Minneapolis Local News

It's always funny when an indie internet star like Bon Iver crosses over to the local news, and here he is in a glowing interview…
Caitlin White | May 20, 2015 - 3:04 pm

Watch Justin Vernon Cover Spoon’s “Inside Out” In Eau Claire

Justin Vernon's inaugural Eaux Claires Festival will happen in his home state of Wisconsin in a few months. They just sold out of their Chippewa…
James Rettig | April 17, 2015 - 12:11 pm

The Staves – “Make It Holy” (Feat. Justin Vernon) Video (Stereogum Premiere)

The Staves officially release their sophomore album If I Was today in the U.S., and it's one of my absolute favorite albums to come out…
Caitlin White | March 31, 2015 - 12:05 pm

Stream The Staves If I Was (Stereogum Premiere)

If I Was is an album about coming undone and all the possibilities that pass before your eyes while you're unraveling. It's the second full-length…
Caitlin White | March 24, 2015 - 11:31 am

Watch Justin Vernon Join The Staves In London

Justin Vernon produced, If I Was, the second album from British female folk trio the Staves, but it seems like the working relationship between Vernon…
Caitlin White | February 13, 2015 - 11:44 am

Hear Indie Folk Supergroup Sounds Of The South Play “Trials, Troubles, Tribulations” From MusicNOW – 10 Years Comp

For the past decade, the National’s Bryce Dessner has been helping to put together Cincinnati’s MusicNOW Festival, which regularly features acts from the National’s orbit…
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2015 - 1:03 pm

Justin Vernon’s Eaux Claires Festival Reveals Full Lineup Feat. Bon Iver, Sufjan Stevens, The National, Spoon

The lineup for Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner's Eaux Claires festival is here, and as you might expect, it's both charming and formidable. Bon Iver…
Chris DeVille | February 11, 2015 - 8:57 am
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