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Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Taylor Swift folklore

The first time Taylor Swift uses the word "fuck" on a record, she does it all wrong. This historic occasion arrives near the end of…
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2020 - 4:35 pm

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Jenn Wasner

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Ryan Leas | July 15, 2020 - 11:15 am

Interview

Aaron Dessner On His New Song With Michael Stipe And That Whole Antifa Debacle

Aaron Dessner is always working on a ton of music. Quarantine has been no different. Recently, he's had a couple projects germinating -- one of…
Ryan Leas | June 11, 2020 - 12:23 pm

More Justin Vernon stories

Jim-E Stack – “Jeanie” (Feat. Bon Iver)

Over the last couple months, producer Jim-E Stack has been sharing some stray tracks -- "Note To Self" featuring Empress Of and "Sweet Summer Sweat"
James Rettig | September 29, 2020 - 9:59 am

Watch Justin Vernon Transform Bon Iver’s “22 (OVER S∞∞N)” Into A Voting PSA For Colbert

Throughout the pandemic, The Late Show With Stephen Colbert has occasionally been publishing at-home performances by notable musicians directly to the program's Twitter account. Today…
Chris DeVille | September 25, 2020 - 3:23 pm

Wisconsin Contest Offers Secret Meeting With Justin Vernon To Talk About Voting

Justin Vernon really wants you to vote. Today, in honor of National Voter Registration Day, Vernon's Eaux Claires Festival and 88Nine Radio Milwaukee are partnering…
Peter Helman | September 22, 2020 - 11:27 am

The Japanese House – “Dionne” (Feat. Justin Vernon)

Last year, the English musician Amber Bain released Good At Falling, her debut full-length as the Japanese House, which was full of slick and dreamy…
James Rettig | August 12, 2020 - 12:10 pm

Aaron Dessner Describes Keeping Taylor Swift Album Secret From His 8-Year-Old Daughter

This morning, Taylor Swift released her new album folklore, an LP that she announced less than 24 hours before it was out in the world.
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2020 - 9:28 am

Stream Taylor Swift’s New Album folklore

Early on Thursday morning, Taylor Swift announced a new album and just like that, it's here. Her follow-up to last year's Lover was recorded over…
James Rettig | July 24, 2020 - 12:01 am

Aaron Dessner Details His Involvement In Taylor Swift’s New Album Out Tonight

Taylor Swift surprised the world this morning with news that she would be releasing folklore, a new album of songs written and recorded during this…
Chris DeVille | July 23, 2020 - 11:11 am

Taylor Swift Announces New Album folklore Out Tonight, Largely Produced By Aaron Dessner

Taylor Swift indie-folk quarantine album, anyone?
Chris DeVille | July 23, 2020 - 8:19 am

Interview

Aaron Dessner On His New Song With Michael Stipe And That Whole Antifa Debacle

Aaron Dessner is always working on a ton of music. Quarantine has been no different. Recently, he's had a couple projects germinating -- one of…
Ryan Leas | June 11, 2020 - 12:23 pm

Gayngs – “Appeayl 2 U”

Gayngs is an amorphous rock band that was founded by Ryan Olson and whose members include Justin Vernon and many other artists primarily from the…
James Rettig | May 14, 2020 - 8:37 pm

Naeem – “Simulation” (Feat. Swamp Dogg & Justin Vernon)

One of the best songs on Bon Iver's i,i, "Naeem," was named for one of the many artists in the orbit of Justin Vernon's 37d03d…
Chris DeVille | April 16, 2020 - 10:06 am

Watch Bon Iver Debut New Song “Things Behind Things Behind Things” During Bernie Sanders’ Coronavirus Crisis Livestream

Bernie Sanders hosted a livestream tonight to discuss the coronavirus pandemic and his priorities for the next relief package. And Soccer Mommy and Bon Iver's…
Peter Helman | April 4, 2020 - 9:09 pm

Sounding Board

Socials Distance: Can Indie Artists Quit Twitter Or Instagram Without Hurting Their Careers?

Over the last decade, myriad factors have (for better and worse) upended the culture surrounding "indie" music. Its dissemination and overall makeup have been altered,…
Larry Fitzmaurice | March 27, 2020 - 12:00 pm
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