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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

Interview

“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

More Justin Vernon 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 | June 24, 2018 - 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

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

PEOPLE Collective Launches Website With Tons Of New Music From Justin Vernon, The Dessner Brothers, & More

PEOPLE is an artist collective where Justin Vernon and the Dessner brothers serve as the ringleaders. There's a festival component, which takes place in Berlin…
James Rettig | June 5, 2018 - 5:59 pm

Hear Justin Vernon And Aaron Dessner’s Theme For New World Cup Podcast

Are you ready for some fútbol? The World Cup kicks off 6/14 in Russia, sadly without the United States men's national team, who failed to…
Chris DeVille | June 4, 2018 - 9:45 am

Kanye’s New Album Features Uncredited Justin Vernon, Uncleared Kareem Lotfy Samples

Remember the notepad? Every Kanye west album is a party, featuring contributions and collaborations from all of the friends that Kanye can round up. Pretty…
Peter Helman | June 2, 2018 - 1:38 pm

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 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

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

Mouse On Mars – “Dimensional People Part III” (Feat. Justin Vernon)

It's been about six years since the pioneering German glitch duo Mouse On Mars came out with Parastropics, their last album. And this spring, they'll…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2018 - 8:52 am

Stream Francis And The Lights Just For Us

It's been rumored for a little while, but synthpop auteur Francis Starlite, who records as Francis And The Lights, made no formal announcement about a…
Tom Breihan | December 29, 2017 - 1:12 pm

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

Watch Bon Iver Play New Song In Richmond

Bon Iver are currently on tour, and last night at their show in Richmond, Justin Vernon closed out the set with a brand-new song that…
James Rettig | December 4, 2017 - 1:11 pm

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Blasts Hillary Clinton Over Bernie Sanders Comments

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon took to Twitter today to criticize Hillary Clinton's recent comments about Bernie Sanders. Leaked excerpts of Clinton's new book suggest that…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 5, 2017 - 3:26 pm
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