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The Anniversary

For Emma, Forever Ago Turns 10

There may be no more mythic origin story in all of indie rock than the tale of Justin Vernon decamping to his father's hunting cabin…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2017 - 2:23 pm

2016 In Review

In A Tumultuous 2016, Sampled Music Showed History Repeating

The first time I heard "Be Yourself," I couldn't help but laugh because of the haunting sentiment that an older maternal figure was commanding me…
Margaret Farrell | December 19, 2016 - 10:35 am

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

More Bon Iver stories

Watch Justin Vernon Perform With Dead & Co In Wisconsin

It's been a collaborative summer for Justin Vernon. He's been working with the National’s twin brothers Bryce and Aaron Dessner on a collectivist music platform…
Julia Gray | 1:10 pm

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon And The National’s Bryce Dessner To Release Collaborative Album This Summer

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and The National co-founder and composer Bryce Dessner are preparing to release a record together under the moniker Big Red Machine.
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | June 21, 2018 - 2:38 pm

Iggy Pop Says Mitski Is The Most Advanced American Songwriter He Knows

Iggy Pop gave Mitski and Justin Vernon his seal of approval today on his BBC 6 show. "She’s a great talent. For me she’s probably…
Julia Gray | June 13, 2018 - 6:44 pm

Watch Bon Iver And Moses Sumney Cover Sade At Bonnaroo

Sade's "By Your Side" is still having a moment as evidenced by the fact that Bon Iver invited Moses Sumney onstage to sing a cover…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 13, 2018 - 4:20 pm

Swamp Dogg – “I’ll Pretend” (Feat. Justin Vernon) Video

Swamp Dogg is a gutbucket-soul legend, an artist who pushed his genre as far as it would go in the '70s. The man born Jerry…
Tom Breihan | June 7, 2018 - 10:31 am

Justin Vernon & The Dessner Brothers Explain Their New “Publishing Platform” PEOPLE

Bon Iver leader Justin Vernon and the National's twin brothers Bryce and Aaron Dessner are among the founders of a new collectivist music platform called…
Chris DeVille | June 6, 2018 - 1:15 pm

Bon Iver’s Manager Kyle Frenette Withdraws From Congressional Race

Bon Iver's manager Kyle Frenette has withdrawn his candidacy to represent Wisconsin's 7th district in Congress, he announced on Friday. In a statement…
Colin Stutz / Billboard | May 25, 2018 - 4:54 pm

Watch Bon Iver Debut New Music With Tu Dance

Ahead of his upcoming music-food-yoga retreat that is somehow a real thing, Bon Iver performed two shows over the weekend with the Minnesota contemporary dance…
Julia Gray | March 25, 2018 - 11:12 am

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Hosting Overnight Musical & Culinary Experience At His Hotel

Justin Vernon and his Bon Iver bandmate S. Carey have announced something called "Lock Inn," an exclusive overnight musical and culinary experience held at Vernon's…
Peter Helman | March 8, 2018 - 8:49 pm

Watch Phoebe Bridgers Sing “Flume” With Bon Iver

Phoebe Bridgers is already pals with Ryan Adams and Conor Oberst, and it seems she's added Justin Vernon to that list. Bon Iver just finished…
Peter Helman | March 6, 2018 - 9:47 pm

Bon Iver’s Manager Releases Congressional Campaign Ad Soundtracked By “Wisconsin”

Bon Iver's fellow Wisconsinite and manager, Kyle Frenette, recently announced he will be running for Congress. His election would unseat Republican Sean Duffy, the current…
Julia Gray | February 22, 2018 - 5:03 pm

Watch Bon Iver Debut Unreleased Song “Hayward, MI” At For Emma, Forever Ago Anniversary Show

Although Bon Iver's mythic debut album For Emma, Forever Ago technically turned 10 last July, Jagjaguwar didn't officially release it to a wider audience until…
Peter Helman | February 18, 2018 - 11:21 am

Bon Iver’s Manager Is Running For Congress

Kyle Frenette, Bon Iver's longtime manager, is planning on taking a break from the music industry to run for Congress, The Wausau Daily Herald reports.
Peter Helman | February 17, 2018 - 4:37 pm

Justin Vernon On Bruno Mars’ Grammy Win: “You Absolutely Have To Be Shitting Me”

In 2012, four years after their debut album had come out, Bon Iver won the Grammy for Best New Artist. But Bon Iver frontman Justin…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2018 - 10:38 am

Hear Bon Iver Play A Prairie Home Companion

A Prairie Home Companion is in the process of changing its name following an allegation of inappropriate behavior against the show's founder and former host,…
Peter Helman | December 10, 2017 - 1:07 pm
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