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Watch Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Perform With The National in Ireland

The National's Saturday concert in Cork featured a very special guest: Bon Iver's  Justin Vernon. Vernon contributed electronics, guitar, and backing vocals to a slew…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 18, 2017

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Blasts Hillary Clinton Over Bernie Sanders Comments

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon took to Twitter today to criticize Hillary Clinton’s recent comments about Bernie Sanders. Leaked excerpts of Clinton’s new book suggest that she harbors…

Watch Justin Vernon, Roger Waters, Margo Price and Jim James Duet With John Prine at Newport Folk Festival

John Prine, the beloved folk/country singer-songwriter, was the headliner on the final day of the eventful Newport Folk Festival this weekend. Prine, 70, was assisted…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 31, 2017

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Goes In on Delta Air Lines

As a rule, it's not cool to be seen tweeting earnestly at brand accounts. Compliments make you look credulous and overeager; complaints make you look whiny and boorish. Launching…
Anna Gaca / May 30, 2017

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Sings Backup on New Ani DiFranco Track “Zizzing”

Songwriting polymath Ani DiFranco has a new album coming out: Binary, her ninteenth solo studio effort, arrives June 9 via her own Righteous Babe record label.
Andy Cush / May 23, 2017

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Narrates Trailer for UFO Documentary by American Movie’s Mark Borchardt

You might not like his music, or you may clown his beardo Indie-Rock-Man image, but let it never be said that Bon Iver's Justin Vernon…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 16, 2017

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
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