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“I Can’t Make You Love Me”: A 25th Anniversary Oral History

The year Bonnie Raitt turned 40, she became a pop star. …
Ryan Leas | October 27, 2016 - 11:34 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Bon Iver 22, A Million

The last album was supposed to be the weird one. After unexpectedly blowing the fuck up and selling a half-million copies of his isolationist spectral-folk…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2016 - 12:24 pm

Straight To Video

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

More Justin Vernon stories

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

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

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

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

Watch Bon Iver & Francis And The Lights Do Their “Friends” Dance In Brooklyn

Bon Iver are playing a silly amount of shows in New York City this month -- they've already done three, and they've got five more…
James Rettig | December 7, 2016 - 12:53 pm

Justin Vernon, Kathleen Hanna, Nick Cave, Tom Waits Contribute To Book Project Stories For Ways And Means

Stories For Ways & Means is a collaborative art project organized by Waxploitation founder Jeff Antebi that pairs musicians with contemporary painters to come up…
James Rettig | November 28, 2016 - 11:51 am

Watch Justin Vernon Discuss For Emma, Forever Ago On George Martin’s PBS Series Soundbreaking

Before he passed away earlier this year, famed Beatles producer George Martin created a documentary series for PBS called Soundbreaking. It premieres later this week,…
James Rettig | November 10, 2016 - 10:35 am

Watch Footage From Bon Iver And The National’s Massive Collaborative Event In Berlin

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the National's Aaron Dessner, the brains behind Wisconsin's annual Eaux Claires festival, threw a different kind of music event at…
Chris DeVille | October 3, 2016 - 2:18 pm

Bon Iver Play Surprise Show At Berlin Hotel, Announce Newspaper Handouts In Several Cities

Today was a big day for Bon Iver. They're about to release their new album 22, A Million, and tonight, just a few days before…
Peter Helman | September 28, 2016 - 9:14 pm

Justin Vernon, Bryce & Aaron Dessner Play Invisible Bridge Concert In Paris

The National's Bryce Dessner organized the Invisible Bridge concert at Paris' Philharmonie tonight, enlisting Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, his brother and bandmate Aaron Dessner, French…
Peter Helman | September 25, 2016 - 10:53 pm
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