Tagged: Justin Vernon

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Kanye West Almost Cut Chief Keef and Justin Vernon From Yeezus

Tonight at New York’s Milk Studios, Kanye West played his upcoming LP Yeezus (June 18th, Def Jam) for an audience of famous friends, fans and models. Played “fucking loud,” the album has ten songs and … read more »

POSTED June 11, 2013 12:42AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (4) TAGS: , , ,

Stream: Poliça f. Justin Vernon, “Tiff”

Minneapolis’ Poliça are prepping a follow-up to 2012′s Give you the Ghost LP for this year. “Tiff,” featuring Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon, is a first taste of that project. Hear it below, followed by … read more »

POSTED April 15, 2013 10:31AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Stream: Marijuana Deathsquads, “Top Down”

Melodic synths, raps from Astronautalis and an elegiac chorus sung by Channy Leaneagh of Polica merge on “Top Down,” a new track from Marijuana Deathsquads, the collaborative side project of Gayngs founder Ryan Olson. As … read more »

POSTED September 7, 2012 3:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , ,

Video: Justin Vernon and The Roots Perform an Extended Version of “Perth”

During a recent trip to New York, Justin Vernon bka Bon Iver stopped by 30 Rock to visit the set of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Along with The Roots, Vernon performed an extended version … read more »

POSTED February 9, 2012 5:15PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,

Stream: James Blake, “Not Long Now”

Gilles Peterson played a new track off of James Blake’s Enough Thunder EP (out October 1st on Atlas) on his BBC Radio 1 show last night. The EP will also include Blake’s much-hyped collaboration with … read more »

POSTED September 14, 2011 1:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,

James Blake and Bon Iver: The Collaboration That Caused an Earthquake the Day Before Anyone Even Heard It

Kind of a no brainer, right? Both Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) and James Blake have made pretty solid careers out of making some of the most morose, internal music around. They also both happen to … read more »

POSTED August 24, 2011 6:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (4) TAGS: , , , , ,
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Breaking: Bon Iver and Megafaun Play The FADER Fort by FIAT As DeYarmond Edison

Fans of Bon Iver know that Justin Vernon often plays live with hometown friends Megafaun, who initially seemed to come out of nowhere until everyone realized that Vernon and the Megafaun dudes were all in … read more »

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Kanye West Performed His Whole Album At The Bowery Ballroom Last Night

Last night Yeezy performed at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City, and even though he didn’t announce the show until Monday morning, on his end it seemed hardly impromptu. Instead, Ye did all the … read more »

POSTED November 24, 2010 10:00AM IN MUSIC NEWS 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: , ,

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: , , ,