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David Bevan


Bon Iver: The Son And The Earth

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon returns home to the Wisconsin town that raised him. Walk into The Joynt in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, at happy hour and a beer will set you back just 30 cents. Signs … read more »

POSTED December 1, 2011 9:00AM IN FEATURES Comments (4) TAGS: , , , , ,

Video: Jack White + Conan O’Brien, “Twenty Flight Rock” (Eddie Cochran Cover)

Last night, Jack White appeared as the first musical guest on Conan O’Brien’s new show on TBS, Conan. (Maybe you watched it, maybe you were seeing Odd Future instead.) With a little help from Jimmy … read more »

POSTED November 9, 2010 11:34AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,

TI f. Jazmine Sullivan, “Dying In Your Arms” MP3

Apparently, “Dying In Your Arms” was recorded a few days before Tip turned himself in and may also be included on the forthcoming No Mercy. What can be verified more easily is that a) this … read more »

POSTED November 9, 2010 10:30AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Video: Volcano Choir, “Island, IS” (Live in Tokyo)

We posted a video late last week of the Justin Vernon-led experimentalists rehearsing for their very first shows together, all of which are happening right now in Japan. It got us really excited even though … read more »

POSTED November 9, 2010 10:10AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (5) TAGS: , ,

Stream: Cloud Nothings, “Understand It All”

In the press materials for his forthcoming, self-titled LP, Cloud Nothings‘ Dylan Baldi wanted it made clear that his new songs wouldn’t feature so much of the “lo-fi scuzz” that covered nearly everything he’s recorded … read more »

POSTED November 8, 2010 4:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

Video: Rick Ross ft. Gucci Mane, “MC Hammer”

Yeah, for whatever reason, we totally forgot Rick Ross was circumcised. Never again. (via Nah Right)

POSTED November 8, 2010 10:07AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: ,

Video: Volcano Choir, “Still” (Rehearsal)

We have it on good authority that Justin Vernon and the members of post-rock collective Volcano Choir (which also shares bodies and brains with Milwaukee’s Collections of Colonies of Bees) are en route to Tokyo … read more »

POSTED November 5, 2010 7:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , ,

Video: Fucked Up, “Miss World” (Hole Cover)

This past Sunday, Halloween night, Toronto punkers Fucked Up played a hometown show at The Garrison. Dutiful research tells us they played a set that, in addition to a few of their own, included a parade … read more »

POSTED November 5, 2010 4:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: ,

Video: Abby Portner Provides Lyrics For Avey Tare’s “Laughing Hieroglyphic”

FADER friend, contributor and visual artist Abby Portner  just snuck the above  video snippet onto her Vimeo page a few hours ago. It’s a lyrical supplement to “Laughing Hieroglyphic,” opening track on Down There, the … read more »

POSTED November 5, 2010 12:00PM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO TAGS: , ,

Video: Crystal Antlers, “Summer Solstice”

Crystal Antlers went down to Mexico earlier this year and spent time writing new material in a barn. From those sessions comes “Summer Solstice,” a downcast howler that may or may not be on a … read more »

POSTED November 4, 2010 6:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , ,