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David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption Features Bon Iver, TV on the Radio, Sharon Van Etten, and More

Plus Reggie Watts, The Kills, Laura Marling, and Twin Peaks Collaborators

May 30, 2017

David Lynch is very much back in the public eye with the recent return of his iconic early '90s TV show Twin Peaks. Now he has announced another installment of his Festival of Disruption, which last year featured St. Vincent, Sky Ferreira, Xiu Xiu, and more.  More

Ani DiFranco Shares New Song Featuring Bon Iver - “Zizzing”

Binary Due Out June 9 via Righteous Babe

May 23, 2017

Ani DiFranco is releasing a new album, Binary, on June 9 via Righteous Babe. Now she has shared another song from it, "Zizzing." It features guest vocals from Bon Iver (aka Justin Vernon), who can be heard in the background while DiFranco takes the lead.  More

Björk, CHVRCHES, Feist, Etc. Part of Planned Parenthood 7-Inches; Watch Video Feat. St. Vincent

Video Also Features Zach Galifianakis and John Legend; Project Also Features Bon Iver, Elliott Smith, Sharon Van Etten, and More

Apr 10, 2017

7-Inches for Planned Parenthood is a new 7-inch box set with 100% of the proceeds being donated to Planned Parenthood.  More

Feb 08, 2017

The Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival has announced its 2017 lineup. The festival is put together by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and The National's Aaron Dessner. This is the third year and it goes down June 16-17 in Eau Claire, WI (a shift from the last two festivals, which were in August).  More

Watch: Bon Iver - “00000 Million” Lyric Video

22, A Million Out Now via Jagjaguwar

Oct 06, 2016

Bon Iver (Justin Vernon and band) released a new album, 22, A Million, last Friday via Jagjaguwar. Since then he's been sharing new lyrics videos for different songs every day. Over the weekend he shared official lyric videos for "29 #Strafford APTS" and"666 ʇ," on Monday we got one for "21 M◊◊N WATER," More

Watch: Bon Iver - “____45_____” Lyric Video

22, A Million Out Now via Jagjaguwar

Oct 06, 2016

Bon Iver (Justin Vernon and band) released a new album, 22, A Million, last Friday via Jagjaguwar. More

Watch: Bon Iver – “8 (circle)” Lyric Video

22, A Million Out Now via Jagjaguwar

Oct 04, 2016

Bon Iver (Justin Vernon and band) released a new album, 22, A Million, last Friday via Jagjaguwar. Since then he's been sharing a new lyrics video for a different song each day. Over the weekend he shared official lyric videos for "29 #Strafford APTS" and "666 ʇ" and yesterday we got one for "21 M◊◊N WATER." Now here's one for "8 (circle)."  More

Watch: Bon Iver - “21 M◊◊N WATER” Lyric Video

22, A Million Out Now via Jagjaguwar

Oct 03, 2016

Bon Iver (Justin Vernon and band) released a new album, 22, A Million, last Friday via Jagjaguwar. Over the weekend he shared official lyric videos for "29 #Strafford APTS" and "666 ʇ." Now he has released a lyric video for "21 M◊◊N WATER."  More

Oct 03, 2016

Bon Iver (Justin Vernon and band) released a new album, 22, A Million, last Friday via Jagjaguwar. Over the weekend he shared official lyric videos for "29 #Strafford APTS" and "666 ʇ." More

Sep 30, 2016

Bon Iver (Justin Vernon and band) released a new album, 22, A Million, today via Jagjaguwar. Previously we had been treated to "22 (OVER S∞∞N)," "10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄," "33 'GOD'," and "8 (a circle)." More

Listen: Bon Iver - “8 (a circle)”

22, A Million Due Out This Friday via Jagjaguwar

Sep 26, 2016

Bon Iver (Justin Vernon and band) are releasing a new album, 22, A Million, this Friday (September 30) via Jagjaguwar. Previously we had been treated to extended versions the album's first three tracks, "22 (OVER S∞∞N)," "10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄," and "33 'GOD'." More

Sep 15, 2016

Bon Iver (Justin Vernon and band) are releasing a new album, 22, A Million, on September 30 via Jagjaguwar. Previously we had been treated to extended versions the album's first three tracks, "22 (OVER S∞∞N)," "10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄," and "33 'GOD'." More

Bon Iver Announce 2017 Tour Dates

22, A Million Due Out September 30 via Jagjaguwar

Sep 12, 2016

Bon Iver (Justin Vernon and band) are releasing a new album, 22, A Million, on September 30 via Jagjaguwar. Previously we had been treated to extended versions the album's first three tracks, "22 (OVER S∞∞N)," "10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄," and "33 'GO More

Aug 29, 2016

Bon Iver (Justin Vernon and band) are releasing a new album, 22, A Million, on September 30 via Jagjaguwar. Previously we had been treated to extended versions the album's first two tracks, "22 (OVER S∞∞N)" and "10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄." Now Vernon has shared another song from the album, "33 'GOD,'" via its lyric video.  More

Bon Iver Announce New Album, Share Two New Songs

22, A Million Due Out September 30 via Jagjaguwar

Aug 13, 2016

Bon Iver (Justin Vernon and band) premiered their new album live last night, performing it at the Eaux Claires Festival (which Vernon is the co-founder of). Now the album has been announced and two songs from it have been shared. 22, A Million is due out September 30 via Jagjaguwar. Here are extended versions the album's first two tracks, "22 (OVER S∞∞N)" and "10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄" and the album's tracklist and cover art. 

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Aug 09, 2016

Bon Iver (Justin Vernon and band) are performing at the Eaux Claires Festival this Friday, a festival that Vernon is the co-founder of. It's now been announced that they will be premiering their new album at the festival, performing it live on Friday. More

Bon Iver Announce Some More West Coast Shows

Shows in October Include Francis and the Lights and Julianna Barwick

Jul 11, 2016

Bon Iver (Justin Vernon and band) have announced three more West Coast shows to go down this October. They are scheduled around their previously announced performance at the Hollywood Bowl on October 23 with Patti Smith and Hiss Golden Messenger.  More

Jul 05, 2016

Footage has surfaced of Mount Vernon, the high school band of Bon Iver's main creative force Justin Vernon, playing a 1998 high school battle of bands in Eau Clair, Wisconsin. Mount Vernon also featured Brad Cook, Phil Cook, and Joe Westerlund, all who would later form Megafaun (but first played with Vernon in DeYarmond Edison).  More

May 10, 2016

James Blake surprise released his new album, The Colour In Anything, last Thursday night. Now he has shared a video for "I Need a Forest Fire," which is a collaboration with Bon Iver's Justin Vernon. UVA directed the clip, which features abstract art installations. More

May 05, 2016

James Blake appeared on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show tonight to announce that his new album, his third, will be called The Colour In Anything (previously it was to be titled Radio Silence) and will be released digitally tonight at around midnight U.K. time or 7 PM EST. More

Apr 08, 2016

Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers have announced a new album Rehab Reunion, which will be out out June 17. The first single "Over the Rise," features Bon Iver's Justin Vernon providing backup vocals. More

Justin Vernon Is Working on New Bon Iver Music, Announces Eaux Claires Festival Line-up

Line-up Includes James Blake, Beach House, Jenny Lewis, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, a Grateful Dead Tribute Led by Members of The National, and More

Feb 11, 2016

Bon Iver's main creative force Justin Vernon said last year that there were no upcoming plans for a new Bon Iver album (the last one was released in 2011), but in a new interview with Billboard he has said that he's "no longer winding down" and promises that he's "definitely been working on music."  More

Feb 09, 2016

A rare unreleased Bon Iver track is featured on a limited edition cassette tape that the organizers of the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival has sent out to ticketholders and now one of those ticketholders has posted a video of the track playing on his stereo.  More

Nov 18, 2015

Justin Vernon said earlier in the year that there weren't any plans for a new Bon Iver album or tour. Since then the band has headlined the Eaux Claires festival, in which they played some new songs, and now the band has announced some 2016 shows. More

Watch: Bon Iver Covers Spoon’s “Inside Out”

Promoting Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival

Apr 17, 2015

In anticipation of his curated Eaux Claires Music and Arts Festival, taking place in his hometown of Eau Claire, WI, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon has issued the best kind of promotional video: his own stripped-back piano cover of Spoon's "Inside Out." More

Oct 24, 2014

British folk sister trio The Staves are currently working on the follow-up to their 2012 debut Dead & Born & Grown with none other than Bon Iver's Justin Vernon serving as producer.  More

Watch: Tove Lo – “Woods (Bon Iver Cover)” Video

Queen Of The Clouds is Out Now on Universal

Oct 09, 2014

Tove Lo recent stopped by the MuchMusic offices in support of her recently released debut album Queen of the Clouds More

Stream Jason Feathers’ “De Oro,” New Album By Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and Astronautalis

Also Stream New Albums by Cymbals Eat Guitars, Bishop Allen and Orenda Fink

Aug 11, 2014

Last week Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and hip hop artist Astronautalis teased an upcoming collaborative album under the moniker Jason Feathers. More

Listen: Bon Iver - “Heavenly Father”

Featured on Wish I Was Here Soundtrack

Jun 30, 2014

While the upcoming soundtrack to Zach Braff's new film Wish I Was Here naturally has a new song from The Shins, a number of high-profile indie artists are also included on the compilation.  More

Watch: Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Covers Johnny Cash with Megafaun

The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle Covers Grateful Dead

May 02, 2014

Earlier this week North Carolina psych-folk outfit Megafaun performed a hometown gig in Durham at The Pinhook. More

Mar 27, 2014

Zach Braff has just confirmed some of the details of his forthcoming film Wish I was Here (his directorial follow-up to Garden State). The soundtrack alone might give you a flashback to when Scrubs was big, indie was cool, all anyone ever wanted was for Natalie Portman to come along and change your life with a Shins song.


Watch Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Sell Red Wing Boots

“Made In The Land Of Wheat And Maize”

Feb 06, 2014

Check out this advertisement for Red Wing Boots that stars none other than Justin Vernon (he of Bon Iver). More

Oct 24, 2013

You don’t really know someone until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes, right? Thanks to the National Breast Cancer Foundation and Converse, you can get to know a lot of your favorite musicians.  More

Oct 10, 2013

Last weekend, The National performed at Austin City Limits. After the fest, they performed at an afterparty, where they invited Justin Vernon (he of Bon Iver, currently making the rounds with Volcano Choir) on stage. More

Sep 11, 2013

Last night Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and post rock ensemble Collections of Colonies of Bees, a.k.a. Volcano Choir, were welcomed as the musical guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. More

Jul 25, 2013

Volcano Choir, the side project of Bon Iver's Justin Vernon in conjunction with Wisconsin group Collections of Colonies of Bees, have released the new music video for their song "Byegone."  More

Jul 25, 2013

In 2010, Peter Gabriel released a somber and reflective covers album called Scratch My Back. The idea was to cover some of his favorite musicians with the expectation that they would return the favor. Some of them obliged, others showed no interestRadiohead, for example, were apparently offended by Gabriel's rendition of "Street Spirit,"but finally, after three years, the follow up And I'll Scratch Yours is set to be released September 23rd on Gabriel's label, Real World Records. More

Jul 17, 2013

Earlier this month it was revealed that Bon Iver's Justin Vernon was serving as the producer I'll Find A Way, the latest record by veteran gospel ensemble The Blind Boys of Alabama. More

Jul 11, 2013

Veteran gospel ensemble The Blind Boys of Alabama have been performing together for over seven decades. More

May 28, 2013

Back in 2009 Bon Iver's Justin Vernon debuted a new musical project called Volcano Choir, a collaboration with Wisconsin post-rockers Collections of Colonies of Bees. More

Apr 02, 2013

"Ashes in the Air," a collaborative track between The Flaming Lips and Bon Iver that was featured on the former's guest-heavy LP The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends, has landed itself a characteristically bizarre music video. More

Mar 21, 2013

Two years ago, Fink (a.k.a. Fin Greenall, who has worked with the likes of Amy Winehouse and John Legend) released an album called Perfect Darkness. More

Watch: Bon Iver – “Beth/Rest”

A Glowing Forest Romance

Oct 16, 2012

In the new video for Bon Iver cut “Beth/Rest,” a young couple find love in a glowing forest.  More

Oct 03, 2012

A few months back Bon Iver launched a contest asking anyone willing and able to help make a remix album using the material from his excellent sophomore LPMore

Aug 28, 2012

PBS staple Austin City Limits has revealed it will kick off its 38th season with performances by Bon Iver and Radiohead this coming fall. More

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Writes Track for The Silver Lake Chorus

Listen to “From The Snow Tipped Hills” Here

Aug 16, 2012

Justin Vernon of Bon Iver has written a song for the 25 piece Silver Lake Chorus. More

P.O.S. Release New Album Details

Features Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and Ryan Olson of Gayngs

Aug 15, 2012

Rapper P.O.S. has announced details of his second album, We Don't Even Live Here, due October 23 via Rhymesayers. Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) is featured on "Where We Land." More

Check Out Photos of Øya Festival, Day 4

Best Coast, First Aid Kit, SBTRKT, and More

Aug 12, 2012

From August 7-11 Oslo, Norway hosted the Øya Festival. We sent social media editor Laura Studarus over to cover the action. Check out her shots of Highasakite, Best CoastHeyerdahlPhilco FictionFirst Aid KitJessie Ware, Charles BradleySBTRKT, and Bon Iver. More

Aug 02, 2012

Ever want to leave your mark on a Bon Iver song? Now you can, thanks to Bon Iver: Stems project.  More

Bon Iver Adds North American Dates

Including Four Shows At Radio City Music Hall

Jun 25, 2012

Recently releasing an iTunes Session EPBon Iver has announced the addition of several U.S. dates to his ongoing international tour. More

Listen: Bon Iver - “Beth/Rest” iTunes Session

New European Tour Dates Announced

Jun 19, 2012

Today sees the release of an exclusive iTunes Session EP by Bon Iver, recorded at East West Studios in West Hollywood shortly after the release of the band's sophomore album last year. More

Apr 27, 2012

Bon Iver is currently on tour in support of their latest album, Bon Iver. Under the Radar photographer Robert Redfield took some photos at their show in Santa Barbara. More

Watch: Bon Iver Performs On “Ellen”

Plays "Towers" and "Michicant"

Apr 20, 2012

Yesterday Bon Iver took a break from the regular late night cast of characters like Conan, Letterman, and Fallon to visit the set of Ellen and her daytime talk show.  More

Apr 10, 2012

In a report by the Minneapolis City Pages Bon Iver's Justin Vernon has started a new musical project with indie-rapper Astronautalis, holing themselves up in Vernon's April Base studio near Eau Claire, Wisconsin. More

Bon Iver, Vampire Weekend, Sufjan Stevens, and Others Contribute Items to Charity Auction

Proceeds Will Go Toward Medical Costs for Infant With Heart Defect

Apr 04, 2012

A charity auction is currently under way, and several musicians have donated rare items and collectibles to be sold off. The money will go to help Asa Adams, a child born last December with a congenital heart defect. Asa has had three heart surgeries, and though his prognosis is good his parents are now faced with the inevitable cost of these life-saving procedures. More

Bon Iver Expands Tour

New U.S. Dates Added For June

Apr 04, 2012

Bon Iver has announced a number of additional performances to be included on the band's already extensive tour. More

Listen: The Flaming Lips and Bon Iver - “Ashes in the Air”

Off Record Store Day Release The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends

Mar 28, 2012

Much like everyone else The Flaming Lips are set to release an exclusive set of songs for next month's upcoming Record Store Day celebration. More

Mar 16, 2012

Currently on the road in Australia, Bon Iver stopped by the studio of Triple J Radio to take part in the station's ongoing "Like a Version" cover series. More

Digital Version of Under the Radar’s Best of 2011 Issue Contains 100 Pages of Bonus Content

Additional Bonus Interviews With: Future Islands, Metronomy, Zola Jesus and More

Mar 10, 2012

Just a reminder that the not-to-be-missed digital version of Under the Radar’s “Best of 2011” issue (available for Mac, PC, iPad, and Android via Zinio here) includes the same articles that appear in the printed version—plus 100 extra pages of editorial content not found in the print edition. Included are extra photos of BeirutBon IverThe HorrorsM83Slow ClubSummer Camp, and tUnE-yArDs. The digital version features exclusive bonus interviews with Big Black DeltaFuture IslandsHooray for EarthLanterns on the LakeMetronomyThe Pains of Being Pure at HeartReal EstateThe War on DrugsWild Flag, and Zola Jesus. More

Watch: Bon Iver - “Towers” Video

The Old Man and the Sea

Feb 27, 2012

Bon Iver has debuted yet another beautifully shot music video, this time for his self-titled sophomore effort's "Towers." More

Under the Radar’s Best of 2011 Issue is Out Now, Has Three Covers: Bon Iver, M83, and The Horrors

Plus: Florence and the Machine, Beirut, PJ Harvey, Anna Calvi, SBTRKT, R.E.M., and more

Feb 22, 2012

Under the Radar's Best of 2011 Issue is still on newsstands now. The issue features three unique covers, each featuring an artist behind one of our Top 5 albums of the year: M83The Horrors, and Bon Iver. The issue also takes a look back at other artists who made a splash in 2011, including BeirutAnna CalviEMAFlorence and the MachineGang Gang DanceNeon IndianPJ HarveyR.E.M.SBTRKT, Slow ClubSt. VincentSummer Camp, tUnE-yArDs, and Yuck. More

Watch: Sleigh Bells Play “SNL”

Justin Timberlake Impersonates Bon Iver

Feb 20, 2012

New York noise-pop duo Sleigh Bells visited the set of Saturday Night Live over the weekend, playing songs "Comeback Kid" and "End of the Line" off their sophomore album Reign of Terror. More

Feb 17, 2012

Reminding listeners once more why Bon Iver wound up earning two Grammy awards earlier this week, 4AD and Jagjaguwar have unveiled a video of an intimate studio session between frontman Justin Vernon and band member Sean Carey.  More

Feb 13, 2012

Somewhere between all the performances and tributes to late artists such as Etta James and Whitney Houston, the Grammys still managed to hand out a few awards to the night's nominated artists. More

Bon Iver Schedules Spring Tour

Stops at Coachella, Sasquatch

Feb 06, 2012

Bon Iver has announced that the band will be performing a number of shows throughout Australia and America's west coast starting in March. More

Watch: Bon Iver Plays SNL

Kristen Wiig Impersonates Lana Del Rey

Feb 06, 2012

Over the weekend Bon Iver was welcomed to the set of Saturday Night Live, where figurehead Justin Vernon and his band performed both "Holocene" and "Best/Rest" off of last year's brilliant self-titled album. More

Bon Iver Turned Down Offer To Play Grammys

To Collaborate with Alicia Keys, Work on American Songbook

Feb 03, 2012

Bon Iver has been doing a bit of press over the past few days, and Justin Vernon himself has been providing all kinds of choice informational nuggets pertaining to a number of topics. More

2012 Sasquatch Music Festival Lineup Announced

Featuring Jack White, Bon Iver, St. Vincent, and More

Feb 03, 2012

The 11th annual Sasquatch Music Festival has announced its official lineup of artists, including Jack White, Bon Iver, Tenacious D, The Shins, St. Vincent, Feist, The Roots, Beirut, and Beck. More

Grammys Release Poster Featuring Bon Iver

Bon Iver Out Now on Jagjaguwar

Jan 23, 2012

Justin Vernon aka Bon Iver is featured in a poster as part of the We Are Music campaign for the 54th annual Grammys award show on February 12. More

Bon Iver Guests on New Chieftains Album

Troubadour Joins the Band For Murder Ballad

Jan 17, 2012

Can’t get enough of our cover artist Bon Iver’s excellent self-titled album? Neither can we. While we’re all marking time until he enters the studio again, the Wisconsin troubadour gifted us with a little something special to ease the wait. More

The Flaming Lips Tap Bon Iver for New Collaboration

Also Nick Cave, Neon Indian, and Yoko Ono

Jan 13, 2012

The Flaming Lips just can't seem to help themselves anymore (as if they ever could). More

Bon Iver To Play SNL

Appearing Feb. 4

Jan 11, 2012

It seems that Saturday Night Live will be welcoming to a number of indie music's bigger buzz artists in the coming weeks.  More

Bon Iver To Release “Towers” Single

Featuring John Prine Cover

Jan 03, 2012

One of Under the Radar's Best of 2011 cover stars Bon Iver has announced that he will be releasing a 12'' single for his track "Towers" later this month.  More

Yesterday Was Declared Bon Iver Day in Eau Claire

Bon Iver Now Has Two Separate Holidays

Dec 14, 2011

Yesterday, the city of Eau Claire, Wisconsin declared December 13 to be Bon Iver Day. More

Watch: Win Butler Performs “Start a War” with The National

Montreal's Hometown Hero Joins The Band

Dec 12, 2011

Just days after debuting two new songs and bringing on Bon Iver's Justin Vernon onstage for a performance of "Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks," The National continued to provide audiences along the last bit of their North American tour with surprises when Matt Berninger was joined by Arcade Fire's Win Butler to sing The Boxer's "Start a War." More

Watch: Bon Iver Performs with the National

Also Interview with Justin Vernon about Grammy Comments, Liquor Endorsement, and Kanye West

Dec 09, 2011

Last night The National Performed for CBC Radio in Toronto. They were joined by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon. Check out the video here. More

Dec 01, 2011

Last night the 54th Annual Grammy Awards presented its year's list of contenders, with Bon Iver coming away big and scoring some of the evening's higher profile nominations, including Record and Song of the Year ("Holocene"), Best New Artist, and Best Alternative Album.  More

Nov 29, 2011

Turns out you don't actually need to purchase the deluxe edition of Bon Iver's excellent eponymous LP to enjoy the nifty short films designed to accompany the record's ten tracks. More

Watch: Bon Iver - “Hinnom, TX”

One of Ten Short Film Included in "Bon Iver" Deluxe Edition

Nov 28, 2011

Earlier this month Bon Iver announced that when the band's upcoming digital deluxe edition of its stellar sophomore album found its way onto iTunes Nov. 29 (that's tomorrow), it would be packaged with an accompaniment of short films, one for each of the record's ten tracks.  More

Nov 18, 2011

Haven’t snagged Bon Iver’s self-titled sophomore album? Here’s some extra incentive. As of November 29, iTunes will be selling a deluxe version, featuring a short visual accompaniment to each track.We have the details.  More

Listen: Bon Iver’s Cover of Don Williams

"If Hollywood Don't Need You (Honey I Still Do)"

Sep 15, 2011

Bon Iver main man, Justin Vernon, recently paid homage to Don Williams with his rendition of Williams' "If Hollywood Don't Need You (Honey I Still Do)." More

Aug 18, 2011

This morning Bon Iver unveiled another gorgeous music video, this time for the track "Holocene" off his highly acclaimed self-titled album. More

Aug 17, 2011

James Blake and Bon Iver (who interviews Ian MacKaye in our current issue) are working together on…something.  More

Under the Radar Announces Summer Issue and St. Vincent Cover

Issue Also Features Stephen Malkmus vs. Gus Van Sant, M83, The Horrors, Washed Out, Bon Iver vs. Fugazi, WU LYF, Dum Dum Girls, and much more

Jul 28, 2011

Under the Radar’s Summer 2011 Issue has just hit stands. It features St. Vincent on the cover and includes articles on M83, Bon Iver vs. Fugazi, The Horrors, Washed Out, Stephen Malkmus vs. Gus Van Sant, WU LYF, Dum Dum Girls, Friendly Fires, Memory Tapes, John Maus, Niki & The Dove, Purity Ring, Youth Lagoon, and many others; as well as over 115 reviews. The digital version of the magazine also includes 50 extra pages of bonus content, including articles on My Morning Jacket, The Rapture, Eleanor Friedberger, Handsome Furs, Moonface, Stephin Merritt, Laurel Halo, and more. More

Bon Iver Debuts at #2 on Billboard Chart

Bon Iver’s Best Chart Placing

Jun 29, 2011

Bon Iver's self-titled second release has debuted at #2 on the Billboard Chart. More

Jun 27, 2011

Justin Vernon just can't seem to get out of the public eye. With plenty of build-up to his critically lauded sophomore album with visits to late night talk shows, music videos, and online listening streams the man behind Bon Iver has given fans yet another treat with an intimate studio performance of his double Bonnie Raitt cover "I Can't Make You Love Me" and "Nick of Time." More

Jun 21, 2011

Last night Stephen Colbert kicked off his own week-long music series, the "Dr Pepper Presents StePhest Colbchella '011: Rock You Like a Thirst-icane," featuring Bon Iver has his first guest. More

Jun 20, 2011

For those that missed Bon Iver's exellent cover medley of Bonnie Raitt's "I Can't Make You Love Me" and "Nick of Time" on "Jimmy Fallon" a while back, listeners have the opportunity to hear it over and over again as Disco Naïveté has gotten its hands on the B-side song for your repeated enjoyment. More

Jun 15, 2011

With the release of his upcoming album less than a week away Bon Iver has unveiled a beautifully cryptic video for the record's first single, "Calgary." More

Jun 09, 2011

Bright Eyes, St. Vincent, Mumford & Sons, Phoenix, and Wilco donate items to charity auction. Civil Wars Created Benefit to Aid Alabama. More

Jun 07, 2011

With the release of his forthcoming album Bon Iver, Bon Iver looming ever closer, Justin Vernon has released another track off Bon Iver's latest record for your listening enjoyment. More

May 24, 2011

Instead of playing perhaps "Calgary" off his forthcoming, doubly self-titled effort, Bon Iver appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon yesterday to deliver a three-part medley of covers that included Bonnie Raitt's "I Can't Make You Love Me" and "Nick of Time," as well as Donny Hathaway's "A Song for You." More

Bon Iver Publish Full Lyrics to New Album

Self-Titled Album Arrives June 21

May 19, 2011

Today, Bon Iver's label, Jagjaguwar, released the poetic yet completely heart-wrenching lyrics to the folk outfit's latest album in entirety. More

Listen: Bon Iver, “Calgary”

First Single Released Off Forthcoming Self-Titled Record

May 16, 2011

Bon Iver fans can stop holding their breaths: Fresh material from the gentle folk outfit has been released. We have the download for single "Calgary." More

Bon Iver Announce Additional Summer Tour Dates

Band Set to Tour Eastern U.S. in Support of Sophomore Self-Titled Album, Due June 21

May 09, 2011

Bon Iver have announced a summer U.S. tour with The Rosebuds supporting. We have the details. More

Apr 26, 2011

How on the heels of officially announcing his new album (out June 21 for those keeping score), Bon Iver (aka Justin Vernon) has announced his first official shows of 2011.  More

Apr 20, 2011

Following a cryptic video last week Bon Iver, aka Justin Vernon, has unveiled the long awaited follow-up to his breakthrough debut For Emma, Forever Ago. More

Bon Iver Posts a Mysterious Video Clip

Prelude to a New Album?

Apr 14, 2011

Today, a strange video clip appeared on Bon Iver’s website. We have the clip.  More

Dec 15, 2010

For Under the Radar’s 8th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2010. Pick up a copy of Under the Radar’s Year End issue for interviews with: The Antlers, Bon Iver, Caribou, Club 8, Delphic, Rose Elinor Dougall, Gayngs, Hot Chip, Lost in the Trees, Love is All, The Love Language, Mogwai, of Montreal, Okkervil River, Yoko Ono, Owen Pallett, Plants and Animals, Mark Ronson, Superchunk, Tame Impala, Vampire Weekend, Sharon Van Etten, and Vivian Girls. Today we posted web exclusive surveys with The Antlers, Oh No Ono, and Justin Vernon (Bon Iver/Gayngs). More

Sup Pop Auctions Off Rare Items For Kotowicz Family Foundation

Muse, Foo Fighters, Band of Horses, Conan O'Brien, and Rolling Stones Donate

Nov 24, 2010

Last month, Sup Pop lost vice president Andy Kotowicz to a tragic car accident. He left behind his wife and baby daughter. Recently Sup Pop bands put together a tribute concert to their fallen friend—but it appears the Kotowicz story was bigger than the Seattle label.Now, non-label heavy hitters, including Muse, Foo Fighters, Band of Horses, Bon Iver, The Dead Weather, and Rolling Stones have contributed to an auction to raise money for the Kotowicz family. We have the details.

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Interviews

Dec 23, 2010

For Under the Radar’s 8th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2010. Pick up a copy of Under the Radar’s Year End issue for interviews with: The AntlersBon IverCaribou,Club 8DelphicRose Elinor Dougall, GayngsHot ChipLost in the TreesLove is AllThe Love LanguageMogwaiof MontrealOkkervil RiverYoko OnoOwen PallettPlants and AnimalsMark RonsonSuperchunkTame ImpalaVampire WeekendSharon Van Etten, and Vivian Girls.  Here’s a survey from S. Carney of Bon Iver.   More

Dec 14, 2010

For Under the Radar’s 8th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2010. However our printed pages weren’t enough to hold all the great responses we got. Pick up a copy of Under the Radar’s Year End issue for interviews with: The Antlers, Bon Iver, Caribou, Club 8, Delphic, Rose Elinor Dougall, Gayngs, Hot Chip, Lost in the Trees, Love is All, The Love Language, Mogwai, of Montreal, Okkervil River,Yoko Ono, Owen Pallett, Plants and Animals, Mark Ronson, Superchunk, Tame Impala, Vampire Weekend, Sharon Van Etten, and Vivian Girls.  Then check here for bonus responses not found in the magazine. Here are additional answers from from Justin Vernon of Bon Iver & Gayngs. More


Reviews

22, A Million

22, A Million

Jagjaguwar

Sep 30, 2016

Bon Iver's (aka Justin Vernon) debut album, For Emma, Forever Ago, was unarguably one of the best records of 2007. It's somewhat surprising to think, then, that in the nine years since, Bon Iver has only released one other studio album (2011's Bon Iver, Bon Iver)until now.  More

Øya Day Four: The War on Drugs, Best Coast, First Aid Kit, Bon Iver and More

August 11th, 2012

Aug 13, 2012

Øya, day four. The best way to avoid jet lag is to never sleep—but by this point I was experiencing a new sensation: festival lag. On the way to the day’s events, I passed a man in the hotel lobby, sleeping soundly in a small nest of beanbag chairs. He is my spirit animal. More

Coachella Recap Day 2: Radiohead, Andrew Bird, tUnE-yArDs, Destroyer and More

April 15th, 2012

Apr 17, 2012

The strongest line-up of the three-day set, Saturday’s highlights included: Andrew BirdDestroyerBon Iver, and some band called Radiohead

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

Jagjaguwar

Jun 20, 2011

It's astonishing that after For Emma, Forever Ago created a snapshot portrait of the artist post breakup—angry, depressed, beaten—Justin Vernon could make a record that's so positively upbeat. More