justin vernon

Watch a Full-Length Bon Iver Performance in Brooklyn

Earlier this month, Bon Iver performed a series of five concerts at Brooklyn's Pioneer Works, a converted warehouse space. NPR Music was on hand to film the second…
Anna Gaca / December 22, 2016

Stream Francis and the Lights’s New Album Farewell, Starlite!

Last month, Francis and the Lights performed a live debut of new album Farewell, Starlite! to close out Eaux Claires, the music festival curated by Bon Iver's Justin…
Anna Gaca / September 24, 2016

Bon Iver Share Two New Songs, Announce Third Album ’22, A Million’

Bon Iver have finally announced their third album. The new LP is called 22, A Million and will be released on September 30 via Jagjaguwar. Recorded…
Kyle McGovern / August 13, 2016

Justin Vernon and Vince Staples Livened Up James Blake’s Glastonbury Set

James Blake had two surprises in store for attendees at England's Glastonbury Festival this weekend: "I Need a Forest Fire" collaborator Justin Vernon and Long Beach, California…
Anna Gaca / June 26, 2016

The National’s Grateful Dead Tribute Album Features Courtney Barnett, Wilco, the Flaming Lips, and More

The National announced their Grateful Dead tribute album all the way back in 2011, but now it's finally coming out, and based off of the…
James Grebey / March 17, 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

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

James Blake Confirms Justin Vernon, Kanye West Appearances on ‘Radio Silence’

James Blake has confirmed what we've already sort of known for a year: his forthcoming third album, Radio Silence, will feature Justin Vernon and Kanye West. According to…
Harley Brown / July 22, 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

Justin Vernon Joins The Staves Onstage in London

Justin Vernon of Bon Iver fame is producing English folk trio the Staves' second album, If I Was. Vernon must've felt the need to come…
James Grebey / February 13, 2015

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Streams His Rap Album With Astronautalis

Never one to not be working on a dozen projects, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon now teams up with Minneapolis MC Astronautalis to release De Oro, an experimental rap…
Brennan Carley / August 11, 2014

Watch Justin Vernon and the Roots Slow-Jam Bon Iver’s ‘Holocene’

With Jimmy Fallon's stint as the host of Late Night ending February 7, it's no surprise that he'll have a number of pals stopping by…
Dan Reilly / February 4, 2014

Pardon the Eruption: 36 Hours in Milwaukee with Volcano Choir

Tonight in Chicago, Volcano Choir will enjoy the first set of their first North American tour, a run of five dates that will take the…
David Bevan / September 6, 2013

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon: ‘Volcano Choir Is Where My Heart Is’

Justin Vernon has released two albums this year, neither of which are credited to his main gig, Bon Iver. April's Grownass Man LP was birthed…
Kyle McGovern / September 4, 2013

Volcano Choir Frolic Through Snowy Woods in ‘Comrade’ Video

Justin Vernon's fascination with distorting his vocals kicked off famously on the Bon Iver EP track "Woods" but has defined this method as a part…
Jordan Sargent / August 14, 2013
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