Newport Folk Festival 2015 Lineup: Courtney Barnett, Sturgill Simpson, Laura Marling, and More

Update: The festival has only announced half its lineup. No headliners have been announced yet. Stay tuned for more. Newport Folk Festival has…
Brennan Carley / April 2, 2015

Bahamas Weave Lush Folk on Streaming ‘Bahamas Is Afie’ Album

Singer-songwriter Afie Jurvanen may have been born in frigid Toronto, but when he records and performs under his musical alias of Bahamas, he brings warm, lush folk instrumentation.
Killian Young / August 11, 2014

Bahamas Asks Tough Guys Hard Questions in ‘Stronger Than That’ Video

"Strength is a relative term," Afie Jurvanen of Bahamas tells usin the video above. "And if one man's strength is another man's weakness, how can…
Colin Stutz / July 11, 2014

Hear Bahamas Rip Soulful Harmonies on Falsetto-Filled ‘All the Time’

The running thread in the musicianship of Afie Jurvanen, a.k.a. Bahamas, has been effortlessness. Raised in Ontario, he's self-taught on guitar, dismissive of calculated production,…
Nim Barshad / May 29, 2014

See Bahamas’ Sweet Tribute to Dead Love, ‘Lost In The Light’

Anybody who's faced heartbreak with a sober eye can appreciate the message of "Lost in the Light" by Bahamas, a.k.a. Afie Jurvanen. The Toronto folk…
Chris Martins / October 1, 2012

Watch Bahamas Cover ‘Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out’ While Reading a 15,000-Word Springsteen Profile

We know you've been meaning to get around to reading David Remnick's 15,000-word Bruce Springsteen profile in the New Yorker, which explores the Boss' psychological…
Caryn Ganz / July 25, 2012

See Walkmen, Edward Sharpe, Bahamas Bring Warm Jams to Late Night

The Walkmen donned their Tuesday best to celebrate the release of their new record Heaven on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon yesterday, performing the album's…
Devon Maloney / June 6, 2012

Watch Bahamas Croon ‘Lost in the Light’ Acoustic

While we were gushing about Canadian singer-songwriter Afie Jurvanen at SXSW this year, the folks at Liveset had the good sense to get Bahamas on…
Caryn Ganz / April 5, 2012

Best of SXSW 2012, Wednesday: Fiona Apple, Zola Jesus, High on Fire

Fiona Apple: There's always talk of how much Lady Gaga borrows from Madonna, but her secret soul sister has always been fellow piano pounder Fiona…
SPIN Staff / March 15, 2012