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James Blake Finds Beauty Within Darkness in ‘I Need a Forest Fire’ Video

Last week's cloudy weather came soundtracked by James Blake's surprise-released The Colour in Anything. "I Need a Forest Fire," the sublime collaboration with Bon Iver, is the first track…
Brian Josephs / May 10, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Radiohead, James Blake, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from California scuzz-punks, U.K. electro-rock mainstays, and more.
SPIN Staff / May 6, 2016

Surprise: James Blake’s New Album ‘The Colour in Anything’ Comes Out Tonight

Update: There's a third new James Blake song out there. It's called "My Willing Heart" and you can find it here. Update 2: Find album…
Anna Gaca / May 5, 2016

Bon Iver Release Rare B-Side, ‘Haven, Mass,’ to Eaux Claires Ticketholders

Update: The Eaux Claires / DEUX mixtape has been uploaded to SoundCloud, according to Kyle Matteson. Listen to the tape's A- and B-sides below. …
Harley Brown / February 9, 2016

Justin Vernon, Aaron and Bryce Dessner, and yMusic Cover Sharon Van Etten’s ‘Love More’

Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and the National's Aaron and Bryce Dessner, along with frequent collaborators and instrumental outfit yMusic, have joined quiet, introspective forces…
Harley Brown / January 28, 2016

Mavis Staples Launches ‘Livin’ on a High Note’ Album Cycle With a New Single

Mavis Staples has had a career both longer and also more storied than most others, and the 76-year-old living legend shows no signs of stopping,…
Brennan Carley / January 7, 2016

Lizzo Awakens With Booming New Single ‘Humanize’

After spending the top of 2015 opening for Sleater-Kinney's most recent U.S. tour, the Minneapolis-based hip-hop star Lizzo has announced her sophomore album, Big GRRL Small World. Due out on December…
Meilyn Huq / October 13, 2015

Ranking the Verses on Kanye West’s ‘Monster,’ Five Years Later

Five years ago today, Kanye West unleashed one of rap's most epic lineups  — Bon Iver, Rick Ross, Jay Z, and Nicki Minaj — on…
Brennan Carley / August 27, 2015

Bon Iver Keeps It In the Family At Triumphant Eaux Claires Set

There were hints throughout the weekend that something special might happen during Bon Iver's inaugural Eaux Claires Music and Arts Festival on July 17 and…
Harley Brown / July 19, 2015

Hear Two New Bon Iver Songs From the Eaux Claires Festival

Worries about Bon Iver's future status were temporarily quelled on Saturday night at the Eaux Claires Festival in Wisconsin. Closing out the second night of…
Andrew Unterberger / July 19, 2015

Here’s Bon Iver’s Digital Guide for the Eaux Claires Music Festival

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon has co-designed a digital guide to his and the National's Aaron Dessner's upcoming Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, which is set…
Rachel Brodsky / June 26, 2015

Watch Bon Iver Play a Stripped-Down Version of Spoon’s ‘Inside Out’

Update: Spoon have also shared a stripped-back demo version of "Inside Out" courtesy of Song Exploder. Listen here. As a teaser for his upcoming…
Brennan Carley / April 17, 2015

MusicNOW’s Tenth Anniversary Compilation With Bon Iver and Sufjan Stevens Is Streaming

Cincinnati's MusicNOW Festival is celebrating its tenth anniversary with MusicNOW – 10 Years, a compilation collecting live recordings of some of the best performances the series has seen over…
James Grebey / March 3, 2015

Bon Iver, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Sufjan Stevens, and More Guest on MusicNOW Compilation

Cincinnati's MusicNOW Festival has been going on for about ten years (this year's runs from March 11 through 15), with the help of the National's Bryce…
Rachel Brodsky / February 12, 2015

Eaux Claires Music Festival 2015 Lineup: Bon Iver, The National, Spoon, and More

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon has just announced the full lineup for the first annual Eaux Claires Music and Art Festival, and for a debut event,…
Brennan Carley / February 11, 2015

Watch That Arcade Fire, Bon Iver Supergroup Cover Phil Collins, White Stripes

Last week, Win Butler announced a one-off performance from an unbelievable indie rock supergroup featuring his brother Will, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, Nikolai Fraiture of…
Colin Joyce / September 21, 2014

This Indie Rock Supergroup Lineup Will Melt Your Brain

In a surefire way to drive Montreal tourism through the roof, members of Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, and the Strokes will unite for a one-afternoon-only…
Brennan Carley / September 19, 2014

Watch Lorde’s Swooning Cover of Kanye West’s ‘Flashing Lights’

Lorde is presently in the midst of her latest long string of tour dates in support of her accomplished debut Pure Heroine, and as Pitchfork…
Colin Joyce / September 15, 2014

Bon Iver Share Aching ‘Heavenly Father,’ Thanks to Zach Braff

After a couple of years spent on other projects, former SPIN cover star Justin Vernon has revived his Bon Iver moniker with "Heavenly Father," a…
Colin Joyce / June 30, 2014

Zach Braff’s Next Soundtrack Detailed, ‘Garden State’ to Hit Vinyl

The potentially life-changing soundtrack to Zach Braff's new flick, Wish I Was Here, will be released digitally and on CD July 15. The long-awaited track list is…
Olivia Forman / June 17, 2014
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