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Bon Iver Will Return This Summer

In the four years since Bon Iver exited the spotlight, many fans have wondered if the critically adored folk group would ever bless the world with another release. It’s a fear and worry that started when — in an interview with Australia’s Triple J radio while promoting his Volcano Choir album — group mastermind Justin […]

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Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) Granted Approval to Host Music Festival Next Summer

Justin Vernon, best known for his work in Bon Iver, has apparently been pursuing the idea of hosting a music festival in his hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin this upcoming Summer. Recently, news broke that the singer had received permission to use Foster Farm for his two day camp-out, called ‘Eaux Claires Music and Art […]

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Lorde Covers Kanye West And Bon Iver Live

Lorde is currently on tour in the US. Not only is she performing her own songs on the tour, but it seems like she’s performing some other big hits. During her set at the Mann Music Center in Philadelphia, she performed covers of Kanye West‘s “Flashing Lights” and Bon Iver‘s “Heavenly Father.” You can watch […]

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Listen to Bon Iver’s First New Song in 3 Years

Considering Justin Vernon certainly has not vanished from the music scene for a single year following Bon Iver‘s 2008 debut (which could technically be said for up to a decade predating that as well), it may come as a surprise that he hasn’t actually put out a track with Bon Iver in three years. After being roped in to contribute […]

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S. Carey (of Bon Iver) and Califone Announce Co-Headlining Tour

Three cheers for combining great forces! Chicago’s roots-rock group Califone and Bon Iver folk collaborator S. Carey will be hitting the road together this fall in a co-headlining tour. They both will split up after departing the East Coast–then opening for musicians like The War on Drugs and American Football–but will rock these September dates like they’re the long […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: S Carey (Bon Iver) – “Fire-Scene”

S Carey is the drummer and backing vocalist for the indie rock group Bon Iver. He released his debut solo album in 2010, and a follow-up EP in 2012. He will be releasing his sophomore full-length album April 1 via Jagjaguwar. He recently premiered a music video for the debut single off the album, titled […]

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Bon Iver Will Return, According To… Bon Iver

In the wake of some over zealous blogs posting that Bon Iver was most likely over (we ourselves posted saying Justin Vernon was “unsure”), his label has posted that Bon Iver will return and pointed at several interviews pointing out the plan has always been for a long hiatus. From Jagjaguwar, both Bon Iver and […]

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Justin Vernon Unsure If He Will Return To Bon Iver

There’s no good way to say a headline that involves a statement full of doubt. In an interview with Triple J (as sourced by NME), Bon Iver‘s Justin Vernon suggested he was nowhere near the headspace needed to write another Bon Iver record, and was unsure if he ever would be. The full quote is as […]

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STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Silent Rider – “Skinny Love” (Bon Iver Cover)

Brooklyn artist Reed Kackley (Silent Rider) has recently released an impressive (and bold) cover of Bon Iver’s single that started it all, “Skinny Love.” Kackley gives Justin Vernon a run for his money with an equally arresting and hypnotizing falsetto, this time backed by an ambient groove that gives the track a mesmerizing quality. This […]

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Justin Vernon of Bon Iver Designs Guitar Made From Whiskey Barrels, Puts It Up For Auction

Justin Vernon of Bon Iver has designed a guitar made from the wood of Bushmill’s Irish Whiskey barrels. This unique guitar, called “The 1608”, was built by Gordy Bischoff, a luthier from Vernon’s home town of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The guitar is up for auction on eBay to help benefit Eau Claire’s Confluence Project, which is […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Bon Iver – “Beth/Rest”

Bon Iver have released an amazing new video for “Beth/Rest” off of their critically acclaimed 2011 self-titled album. According to the Huffington Post, Mike Noyce of Bon Iver stars in the video as “an otherworldly presence who finds love in this dream world.” …and what a beautiful dream world it is. The video, like the song, […]

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Contrary To Blogular Belief, Bon Iver Is Not Going On Hiatus

Rumors began to spread earlier today that folk favorite Bon Iver would be stopping, or at least going on Hiatus, and we’re here to let you know that is simply not the case. For those unfamiliar with the story, fans and bloggers began their outcry when a new interview with Iver mastermind Justin Vernon on […]