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The National’s Aaron Dessner Teases New Big Red Machine Music

Aaron Dessner's making the most out of quarantine. The National multi-instrumentalist played a huge part in the making of Taylor Swift's new (and pretty damn…
Katrina Nattress / August 1, 2020

Bon Iver and The National’s Eaux Claires Festival to Skip 2019

Eaux Claires, the annual music festival in Eau Claire, Wisc. co-founded in 2015 by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and The National's Aaron Dressner, will not return next year.
Tosten Burks / December 11, 2018

Watch Big Red Machine Perform “Gratitude” on Colbert

Bon Iver and The National supergroup Big Red Machine stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, where they performed the song "Gratitude" from their…
Rob Arcand / November 10, 2018

Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner Drop Three Big Red Machine Videos: Watch

Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner -- the driving forces behind indie rock groups Bon Iver and The National, respectively -- have dropped three new music videos from their…
Mitchell Peters, Billboard / September 1, 2018

Stream Justin Vernon & Aaron Dessner’s Self-Titled Debut Album as Big Red Machine

The National's Aaron Dessner and Bon Iver's Justin Vernon have released their new collaborative album as Big Red Machine. Though it dates back to the…
Rob Arcand / August 31, 2018

Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner Release 2 New Songs as Big Red Machine

PEOPLE, a platform for artists to come together and create founded by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and The National co-founder Aaron Dessner, has released PEOPLE…
Isabella Castro-Cota / August 9, 2018

Watch Justin Vernon, Moses Sumney, & Francis and the Lights Cover “I Shall Be Released” at Eaux Claires

Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner’s Eaux Claires music festival kicked off on Friday in Vernon’s hometown, Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The two performed — alongside Bryce Dessner, Bradley Cook,…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / July 8, 2018

Watch Justin Vernon & Aaron Dessner’s Full Big Red Machine Set at Eaux Claires

Way back in 2009, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and the National’s Aaron Dessner teamed up on "Big Red Machine," a track off of the great…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / July 7, 2018

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and The National’s Aaron Dessner to Release Collaborative Album This Summer [UPDATED]

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and The National co-founder Aaron Dessner are preparing to release a record together under the moniker Big Red Machine. Earlier this…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 21, 2018

Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon Contribute Theme to Soccer Podcast as Big Red Machine

Aaron Dessner of the National and Justin Vernon of Bon Iver have joined forces for a podcast about soccer, the first official music by Vernon…
Joshua Copperman / June 4, 2018